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Queen Elizabeth resting after first night in hospital in years

Queen Elizabeth resting after first night in hospital in years

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, 95, spent a night in hospital for the first time in years for what Buckingham Palace termed "preliminary investigations", but was in good spirits and back at work at Windsor Castle.
10/22/2021 12:11:53 PM
Prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin kills woman on set: police

Prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin kills woman on set: police

US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a film set in New Mexico, US law enforcement said Friday.
10/22/2021 10:30:06 AM
Relatively hot weather expected today

Relatively hot weather expected today

Weather inshore until 6 pm on Friday will be relatively hot daytime with slight dust at places at times, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report.
10/22/2021 10:27:07 AM
Dominant Scotland, Bangladesh make World Cup Super 12

Dominant Scotland, Bangladesh make World Cup Super 12

Scotland, having gone “through thick and thin”, reached the T20 World Cup second round for the first time yesterday with a thumping eight-wicket win over Oman as star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan steered Bangladesh into the next phase.
10/22/2021 12:43:52 AM
Nothing matches India-Pakistan rivalry, says Hayden

Nothing matches India-Pakistan rivalry, says Hayden

Former Australian opener Matthew Hayden admitted hostile cricket rivalry between India and Pakistan is unmatched and will test the two teams when they play a high voltage game in the Twenty20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday.
10/22/2021 12:40:16 AM
Ronaldo salvage job masks United’s failings

Ronaldo salvage job masks United’s failings

Cristiano Ronaldo’s second coming at Manchester United has already produced two memorable moments with late winners against Villarreal and Atalanta to edge the Red Devils towards the last 16 of the Champions League.
10/22/2021 12:38:15 AM
Quartararo eyes title as Rossi waves goodbye to Misano

Quartararo eyes title as Rossi waves goodbye to Misano

Fabio Quartararo is within touching distance of his first MotoGP world title at Sunday’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix which will host Valentino Rossi’s final farewell to his adoring Italian fans.
10/22/2021 12:36:58 AM
Verstappen seeks triumph to extend advantage over Hamilton

Verstappen seeks triumph to extend advantage over Hamilton

Max Verstappen will seek to beat Lewis Hamilton in one of the defending champion’s favourite backyards this weekend to realise his own American dream and consolidate his lead in the Formula One drivers’ world championship.
10/22/2021 12:32:08 AM
Wakrah fight back to shock Duhail 4-1

Wakrah fight back to shock Duhail 4-1

Al Wakrah stunned former champions Al Duhail 4-1 in the QNB Stars League at the Al Wakrah Stadium on Thursday. It was a brilliant fightback by Al Wakrah after Almoez Ali had put Al Duhail ahead in the 29th minute.
10/22/2021 12:31:34 AM
Al Sadd hold edge over Al Rayyan in Amir Cup final

Al Sadd hold edge over Al Rayyan in Amir Cup final

Defending champions Al Sadd will start as hot favourites when they take on Al Rayyan in the prestigious HH the Amir Cup final today. With the magnificent Al Thumama stadium as the venue, which will be inaugurated by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, as the backdrop for the title
10/22/2021 12:28:51 AM
QFA president meets Saudi ambassador to Qatar

QFA president meets Saudi ambassador to Qatar

HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani, president of the Qatar Football Association (QFA), received in his office yesterday, Prince Mansour bin Khalid bin Farhan al-Saud, ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Qatar.
10/22/2021 12:14:12 AM
Qatar Off-Road Championship second round to be held at Al Kharsaah

Qatar Off-Road Championship second round to be held at Al Kharsaah

The second round of the Qatar Off-Road Championship will be held at Al Kharsaah near Al Shahaniya on Saturday.
10/22/2021 12:13:20 AM
Taxiwala clinches Sealine Cup

Taxiwala clinches Sealine Cup

Jockey Faleh Bughanaim led Taxiwala, owned and trained by Eng. Osama Omer al-Dafea, to its fourth straight win to clinch the Sealine Cup, the feature event of the races at Al Rayyan Racecourse on Thursday.
10/22/2021 12:12:31 AM
Qatar to host T20 World Cup qualifiers

Qatar to host T20 World Cup qualifiers

The stage is set for the Asia Group A Qualifier for the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup at the Asian Town Stadium from Saturday till October 29.
10/22/2021 12:11:33 AM
Asal to face Coll in semi-finals

Asal to face Coll in semi-finals

World No 9 Mostafa Asal entered the semi-finals of the Qatar QTerminals Classic after outlasting compatriot Tarek Momen in a 114-minute battle at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex on Thursday.
10/22/2021 12:10:31 AM
Seto, Sates sparkle as FINA WC begins

Seto, Sates sparkle as FINA WC begins

The FINA World Cup got off to an exciting start yesterday as Japan’s Dalya Seto won gold in the men’s 100m medley at Hamad Aquatic Centre, while South Africa’s Matthew Sates picked up two medals.
10/22/2021 12:09:33 AM
Qatar banking sector total assets stand at QR1.78tn in September: QNBFS

Qatar banking sector total assets stand at QR1.78tn in September: QNBFS

Qatar banking sector total assets remained flat, month-on-month (MoM) in September and stood at QR1.78tn, QNB Financial Services (QNBFS) said in an update on Thursday.
10/22/2021 12:05:40 AM
Transport, insurance stocks keep QSE afloat on positive trajectory

Transport, insurance stocks keep QSE afloat on positive trajectory

The Qatar Stock Exchange Thursday crossed the 11,900 levels intraday, but overall it could not sustain the momentum as the index finally settled 15 points higher against the previous day’s levels.
10/22/2021 12:03:14 AM
Qatar partakes in meeting of BIE

Qatar partakes in meeting of BIE

Qatar participated via videoconferencing in the meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Bureau of Expositions (BIE).
10/22/2021 12:02:17 AM
Ezdan Holding Group posts QR233.42mn net profit in third quarter

Ezdan Holding Group posts QR233.42mn net profit in third quarter

The Ezdan Towers West Bay. Ezdan Holding Group has posted a net profit of QR233.42mn at the end of the third quarter in September.
10/22/2021 12:01:13 AM
Finance Minister receives Credit Suisse chairman

Finance Minister receives Credit Suisse chairman

The meetings between the two sides discussed strengthening bilateral relationship, and ways to support and develop the partnership
10/21/2021 11:59:59 PM
Qatar reiterates two-state solution for lasting peace in Middle East

Qatar reiterates two-state solution for lasting peace in Middle East

Qatar reiterated that a permanent, comprehensive, and just settlement of the Middle East issue will only be achieved on the basis of international law, international legitimacy resolutions, and the Arab Peace Initiative, leading to ending the occupation of all occupied Arab lands...
10/21/2021 11:53:55 PM
Erdogan threatens to expel 10 Western envoys

Erdogan threatens to expel 10 Western envoys

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday threatened to expel the US, German and eight other Western ambassadors after they issued a rare joint statement in support of a jailed civil society leader.
10/21/2021 11:51:20 PM
EU leaders lambast Poland over its challenge to union

EU leaders lambast Poland over its challenge to union

European leaders lined up to chastise Warsaw yesterday for challenging the EU’s legal foundations, but Poland’s premier said he would not bow to “blackmail” as he joined a summit of the bloc’s 27 nations.
10/21/2021 11:49:43 PM
Pakistan coaches Taliban on winning international recognition

Pakistan coaches Taliban on winning international recognition

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi gave Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers advice yesterday on how to gain international recognition, during a visit to the neighbouring capital.
10/21/2021 11:48:07 PM
Credit Suisse to set up Global Tech Innovation Centre in Doha

Credit Suisse to set up Global Tech Innovation Centre in Doha

The proposed Global Technology Innovation Centre in Doha will act as a repository of knowledge, and as a resource pool for multiple business areas within Credit Suisse.
10/21/2021 11:47:36 PM
Doha Bank participates in beach cleanup

Doha Bank participates in beach cleanup

A Doha Bank team participated in a beach cleanup at Al Farkiah Beach, Al Khor. The initiative, themed ‘Keep Qatar Clean’
10/21/2021 11:40:24 PM
Traffic shifts to two lanes on Al Wukair Road

Traffic shifts to two lanes on Al Wukair Road

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a traffic shift onto two parallel lanes on 850m of Al Wukair Road in the direction from Al Wakra Interchange towards Al Wakra Hospital Roundabout, also on 150m of Fahaiheel St in both directions from Al Wakra Hospital Roundabout from Friday, for two
10/21/2021 11:30:07 PM
Temporary closure of right turn on Al Sadd Intersection

Temporary closure of right turn on Al Sadd Intersection

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary closure of the right turn on Al Sadd Intersection from Jaawan Street to Suhaim bin Hamad Street with closure of two straight lanes out of four, and closure of right turn from Al Sadd Street to Olympic Intersection, from 10pm Friday until
10/21/2021 11:25:54 PM
Shaheed Sheikh Russel Day observed in Doha

Shaheed Sheikh Russel Day observed in Doha

The Bangladesh embassy in Doha organised events to mark Shaheed Sheikh Russel Day 2021 on October 18, the birth anniversary of Shaheed Sheikh Russel.
10/21/2021 11:25:03 PM
QNRF plays key role to raise Qatar's profile as research hub

QNRF plays key role to raise Qatar's profile as research hub

In its 15 years of operation, the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) has nurtured a thriving culture of scientific research and built the much-needed next generation of scientists and engineers to advance knowledge and education in Qatar, QNRF executive director, Dr Abdul Sattar al-Taie noted durin
10/21/2021 11:24:18 PM
QU’s new building wins prestigious international award

QU’s new building wins prestigious international award

Qatar University’s (QU) new College of Education building won an Award of Merit in the Education/Research category at the Engineering News – Record (ENR) 2021 Global Best Projects Awards. A statement from QU on Thursday explained that the prestigious competition is dedicated to honouring the best in
10/21/2021 11:23:39 PM