HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), yesterday met with record-breaking Olympic swimmer and mental health campaigner Michael Phelps at the ‘Friendship Bench’ at the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2018.
Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation yesterday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over a Gaza ceasefire deal, throwing the government into turmoil.
HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani
yesterday met the First Vice-Prime Minister and Minister for Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, Stepan Kubiv, and his accompanying delegation, on the occasion of their visit to Qatar.
Significant fiscal and external buffers have enabled Qatar to successfully absorb the adverse shocks from the 2014-16 decline in oil prices and the diplomatic rift with its neighbours, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary closure of all lanes on a part of G-Ring Road en route from the Industrial Area to Hamad International Airport (HIA) for six hours, from 2am to 8am, tomorrow.
Qatar has underlined that the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory and the occupied Arab territories, in light of the ongoing Israeli violations, require urgent efforts to reach a radical settlement for the Palestinian issue.
Italy yesterday re-submitted its draft 2019 budget to the European Commission with the same growth and deficit assumptions as a draft rejected for breaking European Union rules, stepping up its showdown with the EU over its fiscal policy.
The Armed Forces concluded a joint exercise between the Qatar’s Amiri Land Forces and US forces – Eastern Action 19 – under the patronage and presence of HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatar Armed Forces, Lieutenant-General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanem.
Sweden’s parliament yesterday rejected centre-right Moderates party leader Ulf Kristersson as new prime minister in a vote, leaving no end in sight to the political deadlock that has gripped the country since a September election.
HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi met the Undersecretary General for Partnerships at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Dr Jemilah Mahmood, who’s currently visiting Qatar.
The American astronaut who will hitch the first ride on a Russian rocket since last month’s aborted launch and dramatic emergency landing is confident that her scheduled trip in December on a rocket that she calls a “workhorse” will go smoothly.
As part of a series of activities to mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week, held from November 12 to 19, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is advising the public that incorrect use, especially overuse, of antibiotics is making a growing number of infections harder to treat.
Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), in line with World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), has highlighted how primary healthcare is overcoming the challenges of treating elders with complex conditions.
The State of Qatar, represented by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) signed yesterday a $3mn grant agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO), on the sidelines of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH).
Qatar Airways (QA) passengers on board flight QR279 from Doha to St Petersburg were treated to an exclusive surprise performance by members of Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO), who were travelling to Russia for a concert in St Petersburg, in celebration of the Qatar Russia 2018 Year of Culture.
The National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC), in co-operation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, yesterday organised a meeting of the principals of Asian schools in the State of Qatar.
Chelsea are to reward their captain, Gary Cahill, for six years of fine service with a loan in January to secure more regular first-team football in a move which will effectively bring the curtain down on his career at Stamford Bridge.
The 8th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival will feature local, regional and international participants, including Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Turkey, India, Greece, Italy, and Zanzibar, among others, it was announced yesterday.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) won the ‘Best Customer Experience’ Initiative Award at the Future Travel Experience (FTE) Asia Awards 2018, which took place in Singapore, awarding the leading hub for transforming its terminal and bringing the FIFA World Cup experience to its travellers.