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Chief of staff meets Omani counterpart

HE Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces Lieutenant-General (Pilot)...

Award is a way of life for a more tolerant society, says QF's Akhlaquna ambassadors

Two ambassadors of Qatar Foundation's (QF) Akhlaquna Award have...

AlKhater meets Tunisian envoy

HE the Assistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson for the Ministry...

MoFA

Qatar participates in conference supporting the Lebanese people

Qatar participated Wednesday in the international conference...

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has announced to switch to distance learning for scho

Students wishing to study abroad urged to ensure university is accredited

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education called on students...


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Greece

Greece battles to control fire close to ancient Olympic site

Greek firefighters battled Thursday to bring under control two major fires raging near Olympia and on the island of Evia as the country swelters in a record-breaking heatwave.

Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines

Mind your business, vaccine makers warned

The WHO yesterday urged Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers to keep their prices low and affordable, after reports that two producers will raise the cost they are charging the EU.

Maria Kolesnikova gestures inside the defendants’ cage at the opening of her trial in Minsk yesterda

Last protest leader in Belarus dances in court as trial starts

Maria Kolesnikova, the last remaining protest leader still in Belarus, danced and smiled as she went on trial yesterday accused of violating national security when she challenged President Alexander Lukashenko’s rule last year.


Region
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Beirut rally

Tears and anger as crowds mark Beirut monster blast

As thousands of Lebanese stood solemnly facing Beirut port yesterday...

Emirates airliners are seen on the tarmac in a general view of Dubai International Airport in Dubai

Dubai airport expects passenger surge as UAE eases travel curbs

Dubai's state airport operator expects a "surge" in passenger traffic...

JERUSALEM

Ruling on East Jerusalem flashpoint evictions put off

Palestinians facing eviction from Jerusalem’s flashpoint Sheikh...

Mourn

Attack on Lebanese funeral prompts warnings of strife

The Lebanese army detained two men over an attack on mourners at a...


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Alex Macheras

Electric aircraft deals take off

All-electric aviation is the future the aviation sector is betting on. Not only will all-electric aircraft produce zero carbon emissions, but airlines hope they will also reduce operating costs by up to 90%, maintenance costs by up to 50%, and noise by nearly 70%.

IATA World Air Transport Statistics (WATS) released on Wednesday showed 2020 was the “worst year on

Middle East 'worst performer' among regions in air passenger traffic in 2020: IATA Aviation Page

The Middle East region suffered the largest proportion of loss for passenger traffic in 2020 with the region accounting for 76.8mn passengers, a decrease of 67.6% over 2019.

Cargo on trolleys beside an Airbus SE A330 passenger aircraft, operated by Air France-KLM, at Charle

Air cargo leads recovery on favourable supply chain conditions amid challenges

Amid the pandemic-induced challenges, it has been a very good first half for global air cargo, which registered a growth of 8%, its strongest half-yearly performance since 2017.

QSE

Qatar bourse key index rises further on buy support

An across the board buying – especially in the real estate, industrials and consumer goods – Wednesday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange by more than 15 points in key barometer and QR4bn in capitalisation.

The country’s GDP, FocusEconomics said will exceed $171bn this year, $180bn (2022), $185bn (2023), $

Qatar’s GDP per capita forecast at $60,898 in 2021: FocusEconomics

Qatar’s GDP per capita has been forecast at $60,898 this year and may exceed $70,000 by 2025, researcher FocusEconomics has said in a report.

Al Kharaitiyat, Nakilat's one of the liquefied natural gas carriers. Nakilat, DNV and a group of lea

Nakilat join hands with global players to enhance maritime operational performance

Nakilat, a global leader in energy transportation; Classification Society DNV; and a group of leading yards and system suppliers have teamed up on a joint development project (JDP) to enhance the software reliability and maintenance during operations in the maritime sector.

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