Gulf Times - Haima
Labour ministry working with govt, private entities to nationalise jobs

Labour ministry working with govt, private entities to nationalise jobs

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs is working with the government and private entities to nationalise jobs and create job opportunities for citizens ...

US-led coalition huddles as forces inch towards Mosul

US-led coalition huddles as forces inch towards Mosul

Iraqi forces were inching to within striking distance of eastern Mosul yesterday as defence chiefs from the US-led coalition met in Paris to review the offensive on the militant bastion.

Gretzky skates for Oilers again in outdoor alumni loss

Gretzky skates for Oilers again in outdoor alumni loss

Wayne Gretzky, the all-time National Hockey League scoring leader, returned to the ice in an Edmonton Oilers jersey Saturday at age 55 for an outdoor alumni game against Winnipeg.

Typhoon batters Hong Kong as city in lockdown

Typhoon batters Hong Kong as city in lockdown

The usually frenetic streets of Hong Kong were deserted Friday as the city was battered by Typhoon Haima after the storm left a trail of deaths and damage in the Philippines.

Super typhoon kills at least four in Philippines

Super typhoon kills at least four in Philippines

One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Philippines killed at least four people as it destroyed houses, tore roofs off schools and uprooted giant trees on Thursday.

England prepare for trial by India’s spin master Ashwin

England prepare for trial by India’s spin master Ashwin

How good is Ravichandran Ashwin? To some the question is rhetorical, to others interrogative. After another spectacular performance against New Zealand, he is No1 in the ICC Test bowling rankings,

Consumer protection: MEC spots 137 violations

Consumer protection: MEC spots 137 violations

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) issued 137 violations in September for non-compliance with consumer protection regulations.

QTA’s World Tourism Day social media contest woos residents

QTA’s World Tourism Day social media contest woos residents

Life-size photo frames installed at eight landmarks in Qatar have started attracting visitors as the country joins other nations in celebrating World Tourism Day (WTD) 2016.

Gold miners look past Fed ‘headwind’ to stay upbeat on prospects

Gold miners look past Fed ‘headwind’ to stay upbeat on prospects

The mood in the gold market is, to use the cliche, cautiously optimistic.

Investment ramp up, Barzan output to lift Qatar real GDP growth to 3.8% in 2017: QNB

Investment ramp up, Barzan output to lift Qatar real GDP growth to 3.8% in 2017: QNB

The ramp up in investment spending and initial gas production from the Barzan gas project will accelerate Qatar’s real GDP growth to 3.8% in 2017 and 4.1% in 2018 from 3.2% this year, QNB has said in its ‘Qatar Economic Insight’.

Sweden holds off Russia in World Cup of Hockey

Sweden holds off Russia in World Cup of Hockey

Sweden fended off a late comeback bid from Alex Ovechkin’s Team Russia to win 2-1 Sunday as each squad opened its account in the World Cup of Hockey at Toronto.

Elton John kicks off Apple Music Festival in London

Elton John kicks off Apple Music Festival in London

Music stars such as Britney Spears, Michael Buble, Robbie Williams and Alicia Keys will take to a London stage over the coming days to perform at the Apple Music Festival, with veteran Elton John kicking off proceedings on Sunday.