Guarantees worth QR3bn allocated to local banks

Guarantees worth QR3bn allocated to local banks

Guarantees worth QR3bn will be allocated to local banks as part of the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, to support the economic and financial sector ...

Emir issues decrees

Emir issues decrees

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday issued the following decrees:

Heynckes makes winning Bayern return, Dortmund lose

Heynckes makes winning Bayern return, Dortmund lose

Jupp Heynckes made a winning return to the Bayern Munich bench yesterday as the German champions crushed Freiburg 5-0 to close in on leaders Borussia Dortmund, who lost to Leipzig 3-2.

QBF, HBKU sign MoU for basketball development

QBF, HBKU sign MoU for basketball development

Qatar Basketball Federation’s (QBF) secretary general Ali al-Malki and Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) vice-president of student affairs Ms. Maryam al-Mannai signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) yesterday to enable both parties to collaborate more closely on student basketball developmen

Local banks account for 97% of total QR762.21bn deposits in Qatar

Local banks account for 97% of total QR762.21bn deposits in Qatar

Total deposits in Qatar's banking system stood at QR762.21bn in May this year, of which about 97% was with local lenders and only little above 3% in foreign banks, according to the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) data.

2016 Mercedes GL recalled

2016 Mercedes GL recalled

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, has announced the recall of Mercedes-Benz GL-Class 2016 model because the expansion reservoir for the coolant may not correspond to specification.

French vote: Le Pen steals the limelight

French vote: Le Pen steals the limelight

Marine Le Pen’s far-right rhetoric, Francois Fillon’s survival tale and Emmanuel Macron’s novel style: the ups and downs of the French presidential election have captured international attention.

Goic, KAUST discuss cooperation to support GCC industries

Goic, KAUST discuss cooperation to support GCC industries

A delegation from the Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting’s (Goic) recently visited Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) to promote cooperation in the fields of scientific research and innovation to support industries in the GCC.

Meqdam al-Zaidy’s feature win gives trainer confidence

Meqdam al-Zaidy’s feature win gives trainer confidence

Meqdam Al Zaidy won a thriller when he edged out Aaley Al Magam by the narrowest of margins in the HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah Cup at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club yesterday.

FM meets UN envoy for Syria

FM meets UN envoy for Syria

Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met in Marrakesh yesterday with the UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura.

Commercial Bank holds outreach activities

Commercial Bank holds outreach activities

Commercial Bank has engaged in a number of community outreach activities to mark National Day with the wider Qatari community. Volunteers from Commercial Bank distributed special National Day gifts to independent schools and made visits to Al Wakra Hospital and the children’s ward at Hamad Hospital.