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Church shooting in Russia condemned

Church shooting in Russia condemned

Qatar strongly condemned the shooting that targeted a church in Russia’s southern province of Dagestan, which caused a number of deaths and injuries.
2/20/2018 1:23:48 AM
No dialogue at cost of sovereignty: FM

No dialogue at cost of sovereignty: FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani reaffirmed that any dialogue with the siege countries will not be at the expense of Qatar's sovereignty, stressing the need to have basic principles, which are shielded by a clear mechanism, to settle conflict
2/20/2018 1:06:00 AM
Smart device for vehicle impounding

Smart device for vehicle impounding

A new smart device will be used to impound vehicles, involved in certain traffic offences, at the homes of their owners, revealed Brigadier Mohamed Saad al-Kharji, director general of the General Directorate of Traffic.
2/20/2018 12:55:49 AM
Scattered rain likely coming weekend

Scattered rain likely coming weekend

Preliminary indications suggest there are chances of scattered rain in the country during the coming weekend, the Qatar Met department tweeted Monday.
2/20/2018 12:49:43 AM
Qatar is keen to develop laws on child rights, says minister

Qatar is keen to develop laws on child rights, says minister

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi reiterated Qatar’s keenness to develop and update its laws and legislation related to child rights to comply with the international standards.
2/20/2018 12:48:26 AM
QIC Group official tournament insurer of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

QIC Group official tournament insurer of Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

Qatar Insurance Group (QIC) has partnered with Commercial Bank Qatar Masters to be the official tournament insurer for the region’s premier golf tournament.
2/20/2018 12:47:39 AM
Ezdan Holding, subsidiaries hold National Sport Day activities

Ezdan Holding, subsidiaries hold National Sport Day activities

Ezdan Holding Group and its subsidiaries organised a myriad of sports events for their employees and the public at Ezdan Towers in Doha and Ezdan Village 3 in Al Wukair.
2/20/2018 12:46:42 AM
Barwa Bank names Thara’a prize winners

Barwa Bank names Thara’a prize winners

Barwa Bank has announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shariah-compliant savings account, in a ceremony held recently at the bank’s headquarters.
2/20/2018 12:45:49 AM
Trump backs improved checks on gun buyers

Trump backs improved checks on gun buyers

US President Donald Trump yesterday signalled support for a bipartisan effort to improve a national system of background checks for gun purchases, as urgent calls for reform swell in the wake of the Florida school shooting.
2/20/2018 12:41:49 AM
Road deaths, injuries fall in Qatar

Road deaths, injuries fall in Qatar

Road deaths and injuries in Qatar declined in 2017 compared to 2016, the General Directorate of Traffic announced.
2/20/2018 12:41:36 AM
Forum sheds new light on juvenile traffic violations

Forum sheds new light on juvenile traffic violations

A teenager who is found driving without a licence or is involved in an accident should not try to flee the spot or ask another motorist to ‘replace him’ at the wheel as doing so will add to the offences already committed, a senior Traffic Department official has advised.
2/20/2018 12:38:32 AM
El Arabi puts Duhail on top, Gharafa also win

El Arabi puts Duhail on top, Gharafa also win

Youssef El Arabi recorded a double as Al Duhail made their Asian rivals sit up and take notice with a thrilling but convincing 3-2 away win against the UAE’s Al Wahda at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
2/20/2018 12:38:19 AM
In a global first, Angry Birds World theme park slated to open at DHFC

In a global first, Angry Birds World theme park slated to open at DHFC

In a global first for Qatar, Doha Festival City (DHFC) will soon open the Angry Birds World theme park, it was announced yesterday.
2/20/2018 12:37:19 AM
Emir gets Sudanese president's message

Emir gets Sudanese president's message

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has received a written message from Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, pertaining to the bilateral relations and ways to enhance them.
2/20/2018 12:37:16 AM
Qatar Foundation launches first  ‘Innovation in Teaching Week’

Qatar Foundation launches first ‘Innovation in Teaching Week’

Qatar Foundation’s (QF) ‘Innovation in Teaching Week’, which aims to bring together lecturers and college deans within Education City to discuss the future of learning, was officially launched recently.
2/20/2018 12:36:24 AM
Yazeed first Arabian I have trained of this quality: De Mieulle

Yazeed first Arabian I have trained of this quality: De Mieulle

Tell Alban de Mieulle that on Yazeed’s form, he seems to have HH The Emir’s Sword (Gr1 PA) in the bag, and the Frenchman only breaks into a laughter.
2/20/2018 12:35:41 AM
50 artworks on display at ‘Fath Al Khair 3 voyage’ exhibition

50 artworks on display at ‘Fath Al Khair 3 voyage’ exhibition

‘The story of Fath Al Khair 3 voyage’ exhibition by Qatari artist Fahad al-Maadid showcased around 50 artworks on Sunday, reflecting the major events of the journey.
2/20/2018 12:35:06 AM
Georgetown University’s Gemba students and faculty visit QP

Georgetown University’s Gemba students and faculty visit QP

A delegation of students, faculty and staff from Georgetown University’s Global Executive Master of Business Administration (Gemba) programme visited the Qatar Petroleum (QP) headquarters yesterday as part of their visit to Qatar.
2/20/2018 12:34:01 AM
FIFA chief praises Qatar’s 2022 progress

FIFA chief praises Qatar’s 2022 progress

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has once again praised Qatar’s preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, saying it will be a “wonderful” event.
2/20/2018 12:32:34 AM
Gaza reconstruction panel chief unveils details of Qatari grant

Gaza reconstruction panel chief unveils details of Qatari grant

Chairman of the Qatari National Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza, ambassador Mohamed al-Emadi, has revealed the details of the disbursement of the recent Qatari grant of QR31mn ($9mn).
2/20/2018 12:17:12 AM
Vescovi leads Italian sweep in double trap

Vescovi leads Italian sweep in double trap

Young Andrea Vescovi produced a fine display of shooting to lead the Italian dominance as they swept the podium in the double trap event of the Qatar Open Shotgun yesterday.
2/20/2018 12:16:29 AM
Search for missing Iran plane halted again

Search for missing Iran plane halted again

Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night yesterday as severe weather and hazardous mountain conditions thwarted search efforts.
2/20/2018 12:12:41 AM
Executive Council of Global Dryland Alliance meets in Doha

Executive Council of Global Dryland Alliance meets in Doha

Doha hosted yesterday the first ordinary session of the executive council of the Global Dryland Alliance.
2/20/2018 12:12:14 AM
Alfardan Premier Motors recognised for luxurious contribution to Qatar Total Open

Alfardan Premier Motors recognised for luxurious contribution to Qatar Total Open

Alfardan Premier Motors Co., the exclusive retailer of Jaguar Land Rover in Qatar, celebrated its continued partnership with Qatar Total Open – the prestigious international tennis tournament that was staged from February 12-18 at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex.
2/20/2018 12:12:03 AM
Bombing kills 71 in eastern Ghouta

Bombing kills 71 in eastern Ghouta

A surge in attacks by the Syrian government and its allies has killed 71 people in the rebel pocket of eastern Ghouta in the past 24 hours, a war monitoring group said yesterday.
2/20/2018 12:11:50 AM
Qatar and Kuwait discuss co-operation in air transport

Qatar and Kuwait discuss co-operation in air transport

Chairman of Qatar’s Civil Aviation Authority Abdullah bin Nasser Turki al-Subaie met the President of Directorate General of Civil Aviation in Kuwait, Sheikh Salman Sabah al-Salem al-Hamoud al-Sabah yesterday.
2/20/2018 12:11:06 AM
Doha Interfaith Conference begins today

Doha Interfaith Conference begins today

The 13th Doha Interfaith Conference will begin today.
2/20/2018 12:09:46 AM
Qatar Airways, QDF congratulate Kvitova on her win

Qatar Airways, QDF congratulate Kvitova on her win

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF), the official airline and retail sponsor of the Qatar Total Open Women’s Tennis Tournament 2018, congratulate Petra Kvitova on her victory in the tournament’s final match last night.
2/20/2018 12:08:23 AM
Emir issues instruments of ratification

Emir issues instruments of ratification

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued the following instruments of ratification yesterday:
2/20/2018 12:08:17 AM
Second edition of Katara Aquathlon held on NSD

Second edition of Katara Aquathlon held on NSD

Second edition of the Katara Aquathlon, a swim-run multisport activity, was organised by Mad Triathlon at the Katara Cultural Village on the 2018 National Sport Day last week.
2/20/2018 12:05:30 AM
Wasiak tops sixth leg of Royal Air Maroc League

Wasiak tops sixth leg of Royal Air Maroc League

Szymon Wasiak emerged as the champion of the sixth leg of the Royal Air Maroc Cycling League, which concluded in Al Ghuwayriya near Al Zubara Fort in northern Qatar last weekend.
2/20/2018 12:03:59 AM
Barca visit presents Champions League stage Conte craves

Barca visit presents Champions League stage Conte craves

Barcelona’s visit to Chelsea today gives Antonio Conte the perfect opportunity to reaffirm his stature as one of Europe’s greatest coaches.
2/20/2018 12:00:16 AM