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Al Khor Carnival a huge draw

Al Khor Carnival a huge draw

The ongoing inaugural edition of Al Khor Carnival, which highlights the cultural legacy and heritage of Qatar and features an array of entertainment and shopping opportunities, is drawing crowds at Al Bayt Stadium Park.
1/24/2021 10:25:56 PM
Hospitality industry guests looking for more personalised experiences in 2021: St Regis Doha GM

Hospitality industry guests looking for more personalised experiences in 2021: St Regis Doha GM

Guests of the hospitality industry are looking for more personalised experiences in 2021, and St Regis Doha will this year "continue to innovate bespoke experiences impeccably crafted to satisfy guests’ tastes", the hotel's general manager has stressed.
1/24/2021 10:15:40 PM
Art at Al Khor Carnival highlights Qatar's heritage and legacy

Art at Al Khor Carnival highlights Qatar's heritage and legacy

With its focus on the Qatari heritage and legacy along with the modern day life, the Sea Shore Art at Al Khor Carnival gives an opportunity to artists to showcase their talent.
1/24/2021 10:10:40 PM
QBA, QFZA webinar focuses on starting a business in Qatar Free Zones

QBA, QFZA webinar focuses on starting a business in Qatar Free Zones

The Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA), in partnership with Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA), organised yesterday an investment webinar on ‘How to Start a Business in Qatar Free Zones’.
1/24/2021 10:09:15 PM
Abey Rajan appointed GM of ENGIE Cofely Mannai in Qatar

Abey Rajan appointed GM of ENGIE Cofely Mannai in Qatar

ENGIE Solutions, an international leader in sustainable energy services and facilities management, has appointed Abey Rajan (pictured) as general manager of ENGIE Cofely Mannai in Qatar.
1/24/2021 10:03:31 PM
HSBC sets up MENAT ‘sustainable and transition finance team’

HSBC sets up MENAT ‘sustainable and transition finance team’

HSBC has announced the formation of a dedicated ‘Sustainable and Transition Finance Team’ in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT).
1/24/2021 10:00:43 PM
Iraq to lower oil output to make up for Opec+ breach

Iraq to lower oil output to make up for Opec+ breach

Iraq plans to cut oil output in January and February to make up for breaching its Opec+ quota last year, according to the state company that markets the nation’s crude.
1/24/2021 9:58:51 PM
HMC opens new Smoking Cessation Clinic at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital

HMC opens new Smoking Cessation Clinic at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital

As part of its strategic plan to offer smoking cessation services across Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center, officially designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre
1/24/2021 9:52:12 PM
Seven banks escape with minor fines in Mexico antitrust case

Seven banks escape with minor fines in Mexico antitrust case

Mexico’s antitrust body has fined seven banks a total of $1.5mn, only 4% of potential penalties, following a four-year investigation into alleged price rigging in the peso bond market, according to a document seen by Bloomberg News.
1/24/2021 9:38:54 PM
Davos 2021 to work on a sustainable future

Davos 2021 to work on a sustainable future

On account of the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Economic Forum Davos 2021 Agenda will be discussed virtually this week under the theme “A Crucial Year to Rebuild Trust”.
1/24/2021 9:34:58 PM
Air Arabia Egypt to operate Doha flights from Feb 2

Air Arabia Egypt to operate Doha flights from Feb 2

Air Arabia Egypt is all set to operate flights between Alexandria and Doha from next month. "Air Arabia Egypt announces the resumption of direct flights to Qatar, Doha from Alexandria starting February 2, 2021,"
1/24/2021 9:32:14 PM
Hedge funds beef up tech holdings before Apple, Amazon earnings

Hedge funds beef up tech holdings before Apple, Amazon earnings

Hedge funds have fallen back in love with technology giants after spending the final months of last year cutting back on these stocks.
1/24/2021 9:26:48 PM
Campaign against abandoned vehicles in Al Daayen Municipality

Campaign against abandoned vehicles in Al Daayen Municipality

A joint campaign to remove abandoned vehicles within the jurisdiction of Al Daayen Municipality was launched Sunday. The initiative is being carried out by the committee to remove abandoned vehicles
1/24/2021 9:06:04 PM
Al-Kuwari leads Qatari delegation to GCC meeting of ministers of commerce and members of Customs Union Authority

Al-Kuwari leads Qatari delegation to GCC meeting of ministers of commerce and members of Customs Union Authority

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari, on Sunday led the Qatari delegation in the meeting that brought together the ministers of commerce and members of the Customs Union Authority of the GCC States
1/24/2021 8:52:41 PM
QIB voted ‘Best Islamic Bank in Qatar’ by IFN readers for 2nd year

QIB voted ‘Best Islamic Bank in Qatar’ by IFN readers for 2nd year

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has been recognised as the ‘Best Islamic Bank in Qatar’ by Islamic Finance News (IFN) for the second consecutive year.
1/24/2021 8:28:59 PM
Qatar Chamber to hold 1st virtual general assembly meeting on February 15

Qatar Chamber to hold 1st virtual general assembly meeting on February 15

Qatar Chamber has announced that it will hold its first online general assembly meeting (GAM) on February 15
1/24/2021 8:25:29 PM
Qatar's growth helps maintain GECF’s status as largest coalition of global LNG supplier: Sentyurin

Qatar's growth helps maintain GECF’s status as largest coalition of global LNG supplier: Sentyurin

Natural gas will be the fastest-growing fossil fuel in the global energy mix, increasing its share from the currently 23% to 28% by 2050, with the GECF members representing 52% of that share, according to the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.
1/24/2021 8:22:07 PM
Robust tech infrastructure at CT2 at Hamad Port to enhance Qatar's share in Mideast trade

Robust tech infrastructure at CT2 at Hamad Port to enhance Qatar's share in Mideast trade

Qatar's share in the overall Middle East trade is expected to significantly increase with the robust technological infrastructure supporting the Hamad Port's second container terminal (CT2).
1/24/2021 8:16:18 PM
QSE remains above 10,700 level as foreign funds turn bullish

QSE remains above 10,700 level as foreign funds turn bullish

The Qatar Stock Exchange Sunday witnessed foreign funds turn bullish even as it closed 29 points lower but remained above 10,700 levels.
1/24/2021 8:12:19 PM
Qatar Airways raises over QR3.8mn for Educate A Child

Qatar Airways raises over QR3.8mn for Educate A Child

Qatar Airways announced Sunday that it has raised over QR3.8mn for Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Educate A Child (EAC), during 2019 and 2020.
1/24/2021 8:05:48 PM
Alleged drug lord dubbed 'Asia's El Chapo' arrested in Amsterdam

Alleged drug lord dubbed 'Asia's El Chapo' arrested in Amsterdam

The alleged ringleader of Asia's biggest crime syndicate and one of the world's most wanted men has been arrested in the Netherlands, with Australian authorities pushing Sunday for his extradition to face trial.
1/24/2021 7:07:11 PM
Cold, slightly cloudy weather expected Sunday night

Cold, slightly cloudy weather expected Sunday night

Weather inshore Sunday night until 6am Monday will be cold with some clouds and hazy at places later, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report.
1/24/2021 7:00:05 PM
Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers

Indonesia's coast guard seizes Iranian and Panamanian tankers

Indonesia said on Sunday its coast guard had seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Frea vessels over suspected illegal fuel transfers off the country's waters.
1/24/2021 6:53:08 PM
Gunmen kill six Malian soldiers in coordinated attacks

Gunmen kill six Malian soldiers in coordinated attacks

Gunmen in Mali killed at least six soldiers and wounded 18 others in two coordinated attacks in the centre of the African nation on Sunday morning, an army spokesman said.
1/24/2021 6:36:04 PM
MoPH reports 247 cases, 118 recoveries

MoPH reports 247 cases, 118 recoveries

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 247 new cases of coronavirus (Coivd-19) and 118 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 144,740.
1/24/2021 4:02:59 PM
Works start on the roads and infrastructure project in South Al Meshaf

Works start on the roads and infrastructure project in South Al Meshaf

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced the commencement of works on the Roads and Infrastructure Project in South Al Meshaf, which aims to develop internal streets in the area and improve the traffic safety on them as well as upgrade infrastructure facilities to respond to residents’ needs a
1/24/2021 3:45:08 PM
Kuwait Amir appoints HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as Prime Minister

Kuwait Amir appoints HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as Prime Minister

HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued today an Amiri Decree appointing HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as Prime Minister.
1/24/2021 2:49:39 PM
FIFA World Cup legacy programme highlights SC’s commitment to education

FIFA World Cup legacy programme highlights SC’s commitment to education

Every year, on 24 January, educators and students around the world mark the International Day of Education. The global observance proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly aims to raise awareness about the role education plays in peace and development around the world. For its part, the Supr
1/24/2021 2:38:58 PM
QRCS strengthens humanitarian co-operation with MSF

QRCS strengthens humanitarian co-operation with MSF

Ali bin Hassan Al-Hammadi, Secretary-General of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), met today Antoine Bieler, Humanitarian Representative of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the Middle East and North Africa.
1/24/2021 2:04:48 PM
MOI Juvenile Police Department signs agreement with Behavioral Healthcare Center

MOI Juvenile Police Department signs agreement with Behavioral Healthcare Center

The Ministry of the Interior, represented by the Juvenile Police Department, signed a cooperation agreement with the Behavioral Healthcare Center, on Sunday at the officers Club of the General Directorate of Civil Defense to enhance cooperation between the two parties in the areas of exchange of exp
1/24/2021 1:49:08 PM
Indian embassy to hold online Open House

Indian embassy to hold online Open House

The ambassador of India will hold Open House on Thursday, 28 January, 2021 from 03:00 pm to listen and redress any urgent labour and consular issues of the Indian nationals in the State of Qatar.
1/24/2021 12:35:36 PM
HMC’s Tobacco Control Center opens new smoking cessation Clinic at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital

HMC’s Tobacco Control Center opens new smoking cessation Clinic at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital

The new clinic will operate currently on Mondays, with plans to expand clinic hours to cope with future demands as needed.
1/24/2021 12:03:31 PM