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Libya's UN-backed govt, rival announce ceasefire

Libya's UN-backed govt, rival announce ceasefire

Libya's warring rival administrations announced in separate statements yesterday that they would cease all hostilities and organise nationwide elections, a move widely welcomed by the UN and several countries.

Government offices to work 7am to 1pm from Sunday

Government offices to work 7am to 1pm from Sunday

Government offices in Qatar will revert to the 7am to 1pm schedule from Sunday when they reopen after the Eid al-Fitr break.

Private practitioners allowed to work in govt treatment institutions

Private practitioners allowed to work in govt treatment institutions

Licensed practitioners in the private sector were recently allowed to work in treatment institutions in the government sector in order to strengthen the medical and paramedical staff ...

80% of private sector staff to work from home from Thursday

80% of private sector staff to work from home from Thursday

Eighty per cent of the employees in the private sector will have to work from home starting Thursday as part of the government's efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the Cabinet has decided.

Govt's financial package announcement lifts QSE above 8,400 levels

Govt's financial package announcement lifts QSE above 8,400 levels

The government's proposed financial package on Monday substantially lifted sentiments on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), whose key index rose above 8,400 levels.

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new govt

Crisis-hit Lebanon names new govt

Lebanon ended a painful wait yesterday by unveiling a new cabinet line-up, but the government was promptly scorned by protesters and faces the Herculean task of saving a collapsing economy.

Lebanon urgently needs new gov't to avoid collapse: Hariri

Lebanon urgently needs new gov't to avoid collapse: Hariri

Lebanon needs to quickly form a new government to stop a cycle of collapse and worsening economic and security conditions, caretaker prime minister Saad al-Hariri said on Monday ...

Sudan protesters reject army coup, demand civilian govt

Sudan protesters reject army coup, demand civilian govt

Opposition groups in Sudan rejected a military coup on Thursday and called for continued protests, hours after long-time President Omar al-Bashir was overthrown and arrested.

'Govt support to PPPs, private sector to attract billions in investments'

'Govt support to PPPs, private sector to attract billions in investments'

Qatar’s governance and support mechanism that encourages public-private partnership (PPP) and facilitates private sector involvement in various infrastructure projects, is expected to attract billions ...

Ministry opens registration for govt schools

Ministry opens registration for govt schools

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced that the registration and acceptance process for government schools has begun for the academic year 2019-2020 ...

Sri Lankan parliament passes no-confidence motion against new govt

Sri Lankan parliament passes no-confidence motion against new govt

Sri Lanka's parliament Wednesday passed a no-confidence motion against controversial newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his cabinet of ministers amid chaotic scenes, officials said.

Survey shows Filipinos more satisfied with Duterte govt than any other

Survey shows Filipinos more satisfied with Duterte govt than any other

Public satisfaction with the performance of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's government rose in December to the highest level on record since one of the country's top pollsters ...