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Impending Barzan launch, FIFA 2022 capital spend 'positive' for Qatar growth: EIU

Impending Barzan launch, FIFA 2022 capital spend 'positive' for Qatar growth: EIU

The impending launch of the long-awaited Barzan natural gas development together with capital spending related to the hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be “positive factors” for Qatar’s growth ...

Aspire, Wega sign pact for multi-game eSports World Cup

Aspire, Wega sign pact for multi-game eSports World Cup

Aspire Zone has announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with Wega, one of the world’s leading e-payment systems, to organise the first multi-game eSports World Cup tournament ever ...

SpaceX says weather forces cancellation of launch of US satellite

SpaceX says weather forces cancellation of launch of US satellite

Rain and wind forced the cancellation of a scheduled morning launch of a Falcon 9 rocket that was to carry a global positioning system satellite into space for the US Air Force, SpaceX said on Thursday.

SpaceX to launch US satellite in first national security mission

SpaceX to launch US satellite in first national security mission

Elon Musk's SpaceX was poised on Tuesday to launch a long-delayed spy satellite for the US military, marking what the space transportation company said was its first designated national security mission ...

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Valletta, Malta

Qatar Airways to launch flights to Valletta, Malta

Qatar Airways announced that it will launch direct services to Valletta, Malta, starting 4 June 2019, marking the airline's first gateway to Malta and the latest addition to its rapidly-expanding European network.

New Zealand police launch murder probe over missing British woman

New Zealand police launch murder probe over missing British woman

Police searching for a 22-year-old British woman missing in New Zealand have launched a murder investigation and a 26-year-old man is being questioned, investigators said on Saturday.

Katara Hospitality to launch winter offer

Katara Hospitality to launch winter offer

Katara Hospitality has announced an exclusive offer for nationals and residents on the occasion of Qatar National Day throughout its local and international hotels.

Paris region to launch world's biggest fleet of electric bicycles

Paris region to launch world's biggest fleet of electric bicycles

The Paris region plans to launch a large fleet of electric bicyles in a state-funded scheme aimed at getting commuters to cycle to work and reducing congestion and pollution.

Scientists launch plan to map genes of all complex life on earth

Scientists launch plan to map genes of all complex life on earth

Scientists launched a vast project on Thursday to map the genetic code of all 1.5 million known species of complex life on earth, aiming to complete the work within a decade.

Katara to launch innovative app for walkers to listen to novels

Katara to launch innovative app for walkers to listen to novels

Katara – the Cultural Village will soon launch an innovative electronic application that allows users to listen to audio version of Arabic novels while walking for physical exercise.

Qatar to launch first free zone in 2019

Qatar to launch first free zone in 2019

Two new free zones in the country will be open to local and international investors by 2019, according to HE the Minister of State Ahmed bin Mohamed al-Sayed, who is also the chairman of Qatar’s Free Zones Authority.

QRCS joins Qatari peers to launch mega projects in Gaza

QRCS joins Qatari peers to launch mega projects in Gaza

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has joined hands with a number of Qatari institutions in a fundraising campaign supervised by the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities (RACA) ...