Ashghal to build Middle East’s  first factory for EV chargers

Ashghal to build Middle East’s first factory for EV chargers

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ABB for the establishment of a factory to produce chargers for electric vehicles.

All arrivals must register through Ehteraz

All arrivals must register through Ehteraz

All travellers coming to the country are now mandatorily required to pre-register via the Qatar arrivals registration platform, http://ehteraz.gov.qa, as the new travel and return policy came into effect on Monday.

Doha 2030 would script a golden legacy for Asia

Doha 2030 would script a golden legacy for Asia

The Doha 2030 Asian Games Bid Committee on Tuesday welcomed members of the OCA Evaluation Committee to the Qatari capital as it prepares to showcase the city’s Games readiness and commitment to serving as a "gateway to legacy now for Asia".

Blockade: Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue

Blockade: Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue

Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, called on Europe on Monday to use its influence to promote dialogue in the Gulf after Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar earlier this month.

Oil rebounds as US crude inventories ease off record high

Oil rebounds as US crude inventories ease off record high

Oil prices on Wednesday climbed for the first time in more than a week on a surprise drawdown in US crude inventories and data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) suggesting Opec cuts should create a crude deficit in the first half of 2017.

Police, ruling party hit by attacks in Istanbul

Police, ruling party hit by attacks in Istanbul

An assailant opened fire on a police car Saturday in Istanbul, just hours after two other attacks against the police and Turkey's ruling party offices, media reports said.

Stowaway migrants found crushed under trucks in Austria

Stowaway migrants found crushed under trucks in Austria

Two migrants who had apparently hidden on a train bringing trucks from Italy to Austria were found dead early on Saturday, either of cold or because they were crushed when the vehicles were unloaded, the police said.

England’s Selby sends World No. 4 Mossad crashing

England’s Selby sends World No. 4 Mossad crashing

Daryl Selby has been on a roll of late. In the last 16 stage of the recent World Championship in Cairo, the 34-year-old Englishman gave a big fright to eventual finalist Ramy Ashour, before going down fighting.

Lufthansa, Ryanair face off in Frankfurt battle

Lufthansa, Ryanair face off in Frankfurt battle

Ryanair announced plans to move into Lufthansa’s home hub of Frankfurt, stepping up its push into bigger airports and ratcheting up pressure on the German carrier which is expanding its own budget flights.

Aleppo air strike kills 14 members of one family

Aleppo air strike kills 14 members of one family

Fourteen members of the same family were killed in an air strike in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Monday, emergency service workers said, as the Syrian government pursued its Russian-backed campaign ...

US 'reasonably certain' that 'Jihadi John' killed in drone strike

US 'reasonably certain' that 'Jihadi John' killed in drone strike

The US military said Friday it was "reasonably certain" that it killed the ruthless Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" in a drone strike in Syria.

Twin suicide blasts kill 37 in Beirut Hezbollah bastion

Twin suicide blasts kill 37 in Beirut Hezbollah bastion

At least 37 people have been killed and more than 180 wounded after twin suicide bombings rocked a stronghold of Lebanon's Shia Hezbollah movement in south Beirut, officials said.