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Doha resident cautions against fake news

Doha resident cautions against fake news

“Ever since the blockade of Qatar started, fake news and propaganda have become rampant on social media."

Thousands will die unless Saudi lifts Yemen blockade: UN

Thousands will die unless Saudi lifts Yemen blockade: UN

The stark warning from World Health Organisation, Unicef and World Food Programme came 10 days after the Saudi-led military coalition shut down Yemen's sea and air ports.

Qatar remains unchanged despite blockade : Sheikha Moza

Qatar remains unchanged despite blockade : Sheikha Moza

The QF chairperson pointed out that “It is a world where objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief."

Students learn how to protect intellectual property rights

Students learn how to protect intellectual property rights

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has received a group of students from a local primary school for boys and a secondary school for girls as part of cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.

Qatar moving ahead irrespective of blockade: Emir

Qatar moving ahead irrespective of blockade: Emir

The Emir said the blockading countries have breached all norms of international relations and their actions have made it now evident that they did not want to reach a negotiated settlement.

Hassad hands over food supply task to private sector

Hassad hands over food supply task to private sector

Since the start of the blockade until the arrival of Hassad’s final shipment, the company supplied significant quantities of strategic products to the local market, via air freight on a daily basis, and through land-sea routes.

Effects of siege on Qatar 'fading', says BMI

Effects of siege on Qatar 'fading', says BMI

The effects of the quartet’s boycott against Qatar on the country’s import levels are “fading”, facilitating “continued growth” in the construction and manufacturing segments, BMI Research has said in its latest report.

Al Jazeera celebrates its 21st anniversary amid closure calls

Al Jazeera celebrates its 21st anniversary amid closure calls

The Qatar-based media network marked its 21st anniversary on Wednesday amid calls by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt for its closure.

Qatari economy adjusting to impact of blockade: IMF

Qatari economy adjusting to impact of blockade: IMF

The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Arab countries is expected to have a “limited impact” on growth in the region at this stage, the IMF said.

NHRC chief urges EU to put pressure on siege countries

NHRC chief urges EU to put pressure on siege countries

Al-Marri urged the European Parliament MPs to send a fact-finding mission and submit a report to the European Union on the humanitarian crisis due to the blockade.

Qatari companies 'have strong case against siege countries'

Qatari companies 'have strong case against siege countries'

Qatar Chamber chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim al-Thani said “We estimate the losses in billions of dollars but the chamber had already sent all the documents to the committee."

NU-Q forum debates Gulf crisis, fake news

NU-Q forum debates Gulf crisis, fake news

The challenges in covering the Gulf Crisis, the role of social media during the crisis, the issue of fake news as well as the trust in local media were some of the topics discussed on Monday at the Qatar Media Industries Forum on ‘International Media and the Blockade’