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Emergency cases drop in Ramadan this year: HMC

Emergency cases drop in Ramadan this year: HMC

Emergency cases during the first 10 days of the ongoing holy month of Ramadan decreased compared to the same period last year, according to Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) data.

Emergency teams in overdrive to drain out rainwater

Emergency teams in overdrive to drain out rainwater

Rain emergency teams in various municipalities across the country continued to work round the clock to remove rainwater that had accumulated in different places ...

Iran orders more than 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Iran orders more than 60,000 to evacuate flood-hit oil city

Authorities ordered tens of thousands of residents of the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as floodwaters entered the capital of oil-rich Khuzestan province ...

Ethiopian Airlines pilots initially used Boeing emergency procedures before crash: WSJ

Ethiopian Airlines pilots initially used Boeing emergency procedures before crash: WSJ

The pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX jet that crashed last month had initially followed Boeing Co's emergency procedures but later deviated from them as they tried to regain control of the plane ...

First lawsuit brought over Trump's national emergency declaration

First lawsuit brought over Trump's national emergency declaration

US President Donald Trump's plans hit a snag on Friday with the filing of the first lawsuit against the national emergency he has declared to secure funding for a southern border wall.

Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency seeking wall funds

Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency seeking wall funds

President Donald Trump will sign a border security bill to avert another government shutdown, but also declare a national emergency to try to obtain funds for his promised US-Mexico border wall ...

Burkina Faso declares emergency in violence-hit provinces

Burkina Faso declares emergency in violence-hit provinces

Burkina Faso is declaring a state of emergency in provinces grappling with jihadist violence, Communications Minister Remis Fulgance Dandjinou said on Monday.

France mulls state of emergency after Paris riots, won't change policy

France mulls state of emergency after Paris riots, won't change policy

The French government will consider imposing a state of emergency to prevent a recurrence of France's worst riots in years, but while it is open to dialogue it will not change course, its spokesman said on Sunday.

Over 4,000 urgent and emergency surgeries performed at HMC yearly

Over 4,000 urgent and emergency surgeries performed at HMC yearly

Around 4,000 urgent and emergency surgeries performed at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) each year, said Dr Abdulla al-Ansari, acting chief medical officer.

Steps taken to meet rising demand in emergency medical care: minister

Steps taken to meet rising demand in emergency medical care: minister

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari was among the attendees at the opening ceremony of the fourth World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine (WACEM 2018), held in Doha ...

Sri Lankan president suspends parliament after firing prime minister

Sri Lankan president suspends parliament after firing prime minister

A constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka deepened on Saturday as President Maithripala Sirisena temporarily suspended parliament a day after sacking the prime minister and replacing him with a former leader seen as being close to China.

PM reviews procedures to drain out rainwater

PM reviews procedures to drain out rainwater

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani visited yesterday evening the Rain Emergency Room at The Assets Sector that pertains to the Public Works Authority ...