Gulf Times - Ramadan
QDA symposium focuses on diabetes care during Ramadan

QDA symposium focuses on diabetes care during Ramadan

The Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), and Diabetes and Ramadan International Alliance organised a symposium entitled ‘Diabetes and Ramadan’ in co-operation ...

Micro-businesses seen as drivers of Qatar's economy

Micro-businesses seen as drivers of Qatar's economy

Most home-based businesses in Qatar thrive in “virtual stores,” utlising social media apps such as Instagram and Facebook to market and sell their products.

Nearly 35,000 new organ donors registered since Ramadan

Nearly 35,000 new organ donors registered since Ramadan

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced that nearly 35,000 people have registered to become organ donors since May when the corporation launched its annual organ donation campaign.

New Gold Souq shops expect 30% jump in sales

New Gold Souq shops expect 30% jump in sales

Shop owners at the new Gold Souq in Souq Najada are looking forward to an increase in jewellery sales by as much as 30% this coming Eid al-Adha.

Afghans 'tired of war', say exhausted peace marchers

Afghans 'tired of war', say exhausted peace marchers

The march was triggered by a car bomb in Helmand on March 23 that killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens.

Afghan Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended

Afghan Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended

The first formal, nationwide ceasefire since the 2001 US invasion had been met with jubilation across the country.

India to resume military strikes on Kashmir militants

India to resume military strikes on Kashmir militants

Army operations were halted on May 16 at the start of the fasting month.

QC holds Iftars and distributes foodstuff in Turkey

QC holds Iftars and distributes foodstuff in Turkey

The organisation has also hosted Iftars for the general public and Muslim communities living in Turkey.

Mowasalat hands out free Smartcards to workers

Mowasalat hands out free Smartcards to workers

Mowasalat Government Relations manager Khalid Kafoud formally handed over the free transport cards.

Baladna marks year of blockade at Doha Corniche

Baladna marks year of blockade at Doha Corniche

Baladna distributed fresh milk and laban products at Iftar time to the public.

MEC highlights initiatives to fight food waste in Ramadan

MEC highlights initiatives to fight food waste in Ramadan

The world wastes 1.3bn tonnes of food annually, equivalent to US$1tn, and a quarter of this amount can feed the poor and hungry around the globe, according to recent statistics.

Amir's visit bolsters Qatar's ties with Kuwait

Amir's visit bolsters Qatar's ties with Kuwait

His Highness the Amir and the Kuwaiti Amir exchanged greetings on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.