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Ashghal signs two contracts with local suppliers for 2600 decorative light poles for Doha Corniche and Central Doha

Ashghal signs two contracts with local suppliers for 2600 decorative light poles for Doha Corniche and Central Doha

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announces signing of two new contracts to provide 2,600 decorative lighting poles to enhance Doha Corniche and Central Doha areas ...
1/28/2021 6:33:43 PM
MoPH reports 347 cases, 163 recoveries

MoPH reports 347 cases, 163 recoveries

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 347 new cases of coronavirus (Coivd-19) and 163 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 145,414.
1/28/2021 1:01:14 PM
GameStop, other retail darlings dented after Reddit group briefly shuts doors

GameStop, other retail darlings dented after Reddit group briefly shuts doors

A slugfest between Wall Street and Main Street took an unexpected turn late on Wednesday after moderators of a stock trading forum that has helped fuel massive rallies in the shares of GameStop temporarily closed its doors.
1/28/2021 12:06:48 PM
HH the Amir patronizes graduation ceremony of Ahmed bin Mohammed Military College

HH the Amir patronizes graduation ceremony of Ahmed bin Mohammed Military College

HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani patronized the graduation ceremony of the 16th batch of graduates of Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College at its headquarters on Thursday morning.
1/28/2021 11:52:08 AM
US must lead world on climate crisis: Biden

US must lead world on climate crisis: Biden

President Joe Biden yesterday said the US must lead the global response to the climate crisis, as he signed a raft of orders aimed at curbing rising temperatures and announced a climate summit in April.
1/28/2021 12:58:28 AM
Al Khaliji posts profit of QR683mn for 2020

Al Khaliji posts profit of QR683mn for 2020

Al Khaliji has reported a 5.7% year-on-year growth in net profit to QR683mn and suggested 5.6% cash dividend for shareholders for 2020.
1/28/2021 12:53:15 AM
Commercial Bank eyes $500mn bond issue in 2021: Abraham

Commercial Bank eyes $500mn bond issue in 2021: Abraham

Commercial Bank is looking to issue a $500mn bond this year, Group CEO Joseph Abraham said yesterday.
1/28/2021 12:50:25 AM
Commercial Bank posts QR1.3bn net profit in 2020

Commercial Bank posts QR1.3bn net profit in 2020

Commercial Bank Group posted a net profit of QR1.3bn in 2020 compared to QR2.02bn in 2019.
1/28/2021 12:49:29 AM
HBKU college recognised at Oman’s National Research Award 2020

HBKU college recognised at Oman’s National Research Award 2020

One PhD student and one faculty member at the College of Science and Engineering at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) have been recognised with Oman’s National Research Award 2020 in the Young Researcher’s category.
1/28/2021 12:38:18 AM
Dozens injured after lockdown protests in north Lebanon

Dozens injured after lockdown protests in north Lebanon

Overnight clashes in northern Lebanon between security forces and demonstrators angered by a coronavirus lockdown injured at least 45 people, the Lebanese Red Cross said yesterday.
1/28/2021 12:35:15 AM
Indian farmers call off march to parliament on Budget Day

Indian farmers call off march to parliament on Budget Day

Indian farmers yesterday postponed a march to parliament on Feb 1, the day of the government’s budget announcement, following violent clashes with police a day earlier that left one person dead and hundreds injured.
1/28/2021 12:33:44 AM
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1/28/2021 12:31:02 AM
QRCS launches relief drive for flood victims in Syria

QRCS launches relief drive for flood victims in Syria

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched an emergency response campaign in the aftermath of the recent flooding at the camps of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Syria.
1/28/2021 12:30:38 AM
IPU president hails Qatar for holding Shura elections

IPU president hails Qatar for holding Shura elections

FIFA World Cup 2022 is an important event not only for Qatar but for the whole region, and shows the world that Qatar is a vibrant country and capable of organising such a huge event, says Duarte Pacheco
1/28/2021 12:29:54 AM
Qatar Airways resumes UAE flights with Dubai service

Qatar Airways resumes UAE flights with Dubai service

Qatar Airways has resumed flights to the UAE, starting yesterday with a double-daily service to Dubai, followed by a daily flight to Abu Dhabi today.
1/28/2021 12:28:23 AM
First day, first show: How Biden got his symbolism right

First day, first show: How Biden got his symbolism right

One of Donald Trump’s first acts on moving into the White House in January 2017 was to hang a portrait of Andrew Jackson, the former US president and known racist, in the Oval Office.
1/28/2021 12:28:18 AM
QFTH to host 2nd ‘Hackathon’ to support innovative ideas

QFTH to host 2nd ‘Hackathon’ to support innovative ideas

Qatar FinTech Hub (QFTH), co-founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) to support the growth of the fintech industry in Qatar, is inviting entrepreneurs and fintechs from Qatar and around the world to apply for its second ‘Hackathon’.
1/28/2021 12:28:10 AM
Qatar market ‘greatly welcomes’ Somali products, says chamber official

Qatar market ‘greatly welcomes’ Somali products, says chamber official

Officials from Qatar Chamber and Somalia’s Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs held a meeting yesterday in Doha to discuss ways to enhance economic and commercial relations.
1/28/2021 12:27:00 AM
talabat Qatar announces ‘amazing deals’ on tDine

talabat Qatar announces ‘amazing deals’ on tDine

talabat, the leading food delivery and grocery platform in the region, has announced the launch of talabat Dine - or tDine - in Qatar.
1/28/2021 12:26:08 AM
Stage set for Katara International Arabian Horse Festival

Stage set for Katara International Arabian Horse Festival

The stage is set for the Katara International Arabian Horse Festival, which will feature a prestigious show with a huge prize money and wide international participation.
1/28/2021 12:24:14 AM
Mohammadi penalty take Arabi to quarters

Mohammadi penalty take Arabi to quarters

Al Arabi edged past Umm Salal 2-1 to set up an Amir Cup quarter-final match against Al Sailiya. At the Suheim Bin Hamad Stadium yesterday, Arabi needed an 84th-minute penalty from Mehrdad Mohacammadi to secure a place in the last eight.
1/28/2021 12:21:41 AM
Al Sadd target title as AFC Champions League draw announced

Al Sadd target title as AFC Champions League draw announced

QNB Stars League leaders and Qatar’s only AFC Champions League champions Al Sadd have been drawn in Group D for this year’s competition yesterday.
1/28/2021 12:20:13 AM
Al Shamal, Al Sadd reach Qatar Cup semis

Al Shamal, Al Sadd reach Qatar Cup semis

The Qatar Men’s Basketball League runners-up Al Shamal and Al Sadd marched into the semi-finals of the Qatar Cup yesterday.
1/28/2021 12:18:50 AM
Khalid al-Mohannadi ready for tough test at Qatar rally

Khalid al-Mohannadi ready for tough test at Qatar rally

Qatar National Baja champion Khalid al-Mohannadi will be looking for more success at the Qatar International Rally. The opening round of the 38th FIA Middle East Rally Championship (MERC) will take place over 11 gravel special stages from tomorrow till Sunday,
1/28/2021 12:17:08 AM
Ten shooters from Qatar to take part in Morocco Shotgun GP

Ten shooters from Qatar to take part in Morocco Shotgun GP

Ten shooters from Qatar will be taking part in the ISSF Shotgun Grand Prix which begins in Rabat, Morocco, today.
1/28/2021 12:15:54 AM
Al-Thefiri faces stiff competition for FIA MERC 2 honours in Qatar

Al-Thefiri faces stiff competition for FIA MERC 2 honours in Qatar

Multiple regional FIA MERC 2 and Group N rally champion Meshari al-Thefiri faces major competition as he begins the defence of his MERC 2 championship title at this weekend’s Qatar International Rally.
1/28/2021 12:14:28 AM
Denmark defeat hosts Egypt on penalties

Denmark defeat hosts Egypt on penalties

Defending world champions Denmark needed a double extra-time and a penalty shoot-out to beat host nation Egypt 39:38 (16:13, 28:28, 34:34, 35:35) in a highly dramatic and entertaining match.
1/28/2021 12:13:06 AM
QU hosts seminar on tender and auctions law

QU hosts seminar on tender and auctions law

Qatar University’s General Legal Counsel Office organised a two-day seminar under the title of ‘The Tender and Auctions Law and its executive policy: the status-quo and the challenges’.
1/28/2021 12:12:30 AM
Fawad hits ‘dream’ century to put Pakistan in charge

Fawad hits ‘dream’ century to put Pakistan in charge

Fawad Alam gave further evidence of his considerable patience with a grafting century which helped Pakistan take a useful first innings lead over South Africa on the second day of the first Test in Karachi yesterday.
1/28/2021 12:10:46 AM
Explore, win prizes with Qatar Museums Monopoly Challenge

Explore, win prizes with Qatar Museums Monopoly Challenge

Qatar Museums (QM) yesterday launched a new social media competition encouraging Qatar’s wider community to become local tourists and visit cultural destinations, public art locations and heritage sites.
1/28/2021 12:09:45 AM
Amir meets Pakistani Chief of Staff

Amir meets Pakistani Chief of Staff

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met Wednesday at his office at Al Bahr Palace with Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan General Qamar Javed Bajwa
1/28/2021 12:07:04 AM
Olympic chief Bach calls for ‘patience’ over Tokyo Games

Olympic chief Bach calls for ‘patience’ over Tokyo Games

Olympic chief Thomas Bach called yesterday for “patience” over the Tokyo Games, the holding of which this summer are in continued doubt due to the coronavirus pandemic.
1/28/2021 12:06:18 AM