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HMC increases Covid-19 testing capabilities

HMC increases Covid-19 testing capabilities

Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) laboratory has significantly increased the number of Covid-19 tests it is able to do each day as well as reduced the time it takes to process test results.

Qatar Airways increases equity stake in IAG to 25.1%

Qatar Airways increases equity stake in IAG to 25.1%

IAG combines leading airlines in Ireland, Spain and the UK such as Aer Lingus, British airways, Iberia, Level and Vueling.

Qatar increases investment in IAG; Syria’s Aleppo reopens after 8 years

Qatar increases investment in IAG; Syria’s Aleppo reopens after 8 years

It’s been a busy week for aviation news across the Middle East. On Wednesday, Qatar Airways Group increased its shareholding in International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) from 21.4% to 25.1%.

Too much screen time increases the chances of disease: study

Too much screen time increases the chances of disease: study

Teenagers who spend hours in front of screens are more likely to guzzle fizzy and energy drinks, according to new research.

Mannai Corporation’s half yearly revenue increases 10% to QR5.7bn

Mannai Corporation’s half yearly revenue increases 10% to QR5.7bn

Mannai Corporation’s half yearly revenue increased by 10% to QR5.7bn compared to QR5.1bn in the same period last year.

Smoking increases risk of premature heart disease

Smoking increases risk of premature heart disease

Young smokers are eight times more likely to have a major heart attack compared to non-smokers, said a senior official of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC). Dr Ahmad al-Mulla ...

SriLankan Airlines increases Doha-Colombo flights

SriLankan Airlines increases Doha-Colombo flights

SriLankan Airlines has announced that it has “significantly enhanced” its capacity between Doha and Colombo by increasing services to 11 flights per week.

Iraq increases oil exports from south to make up for Kirkuk shortfall

Iraq increases oil exports from south to make up for Kirkuk shortfall

Iraq said it was increasing oil exports on Saturday from the southern Basra region by 200,000 barrels per day to make up for a shortfall from the northern Kirkuk fields.

World Bank increases support for health sector in Bangladesh

World Bank increases support for health sector in Bangladesh

The World Bank has approved $150mn in additional financing to help strengthen Bangladesh’s health systems and improve its services.