The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a four-day diversion on Salwa Road eastbound carriageway between Rawdat Rashed Interchange (Exit 29) and Mesaieed Interchange (Exit 24) for a distance of 2.2 kilometers to allow the installation of gantries at Mesaieed Interchange.
Intense fighting broke out in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah late on Monday, shattering a lull in violence that had raised hopes of a ceasefire between a Saudi-led coalition and Houthi insurgents as the United Nations tried to resume peace talks.
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary closure of the Olympic Intersection (Sports Intersection), on the main lanes of the four sides of the intersection, for a period of 7 hours on November 22.
A Singapore lawmaker hit out at Facebook on Tuesday, saying it had reneged on a promise to help rein in fake news and calling for tougher regulations, which the social media firm has cautioned against.
Fallen Malaysian leader Najib Razak is being questioned over the purchase of two French-made submarines, an official told AFP Tuesday, the latest probe to engulf the former prime minister since his government's ousting.
The Colombian Unit of Civil Aeronautics has opened an investigation into an incident between an Avianca and a Lufthansa plane which on Saturday reportedly went close to colliding before landing in the country's south-west.
A US judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.
Bangladesh's main opposition party said Tuesday that authorities have cut internet access at its headquarters after its exiled acting chief conducted interviews with potential election candidates via Skype.
Three men who allegedly plotted "chilling" terror attacks in Melbourne were charged early Tuesday, less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage inspired by the Islamic State group left two dead in Australia's second city, police said.
A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming the facility and killing a pharmaceutical assistant and a police officer during an exchange of gunfire and dying in the rampage, officials said.
The Reserve Bank of India said yesterday it has decided to set up an expert panel to examine the economic capital framework of the central bank, in a move that could prompt a rethink of what constitutes adequate capital reserves for the central bank.
Goals101 Data Solutions, India’s leading fintech and Big Data technology platform, has opened its full-fledged office in the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) and the company is in talks with leading domestic lenders for its machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.
Qatar Insurance, the leading insurer in the Middle East and North Africa region, has been recognised as the “Top Investment House” during a survey conducted by The Asset magazine, in collaboration with Benchmark Research.
Benchmark crude oil futures completed a sixth weekly decline last week losing 5% and 6% for Brent and WTI respectively. The end of last week saw prices paring losses modestly, which means some kind of stabilisation even if only temporary.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday inaugurated the Kundli-Manesar section of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway in Haryana, and said it would help in reducing traffic pollution in the national capital.
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) is auditing the impact of the controversial demonetisation on India’s economy and may complete its report on it before the budget session of parliament early next year.
Hundreds of “manual scavengers” die each year cleaning out sewers in cities across India but a machine unveiled for yesterday’s World Toilet Day could help to end that tragic record.
Thousands of mostly low-caste people are employed in one of the world’s dirtiest jobs unclogging human waste
Police arrested at least 70 people taking part in protests around the flashpoint Sabarimala temple, as a plea was made to the Supreme Court yesterday seeking more time to follow an order to let women enter.
South Africa is looking to double its bilateral trade with Qatar in the next few years, according to Doha Bank Group CEO Dr R Seetharaman, who spoke during a knowledge-sharing forum hosted by the bank in Doha recently.
Emergency services yesterday renewed their search through the charred wreckage of California’s deadliest ever wildfire for the nearly 1,000 people still unaccounted for, with rain expected to help fire crews fighting the blaze but complicate efforts to find its victims.
Three Democratic senators yesterday launched a new legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s naming of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, accusing Trump of depriving the US Senate of its constitutional power to act on such appointments.
Global health is once again in the spotlight. In September, the United Nations General Assembly convened two high-level meetings – one on ending tuberculosis (TB), and the other on fighting noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).