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IATA downgrades Middle East 2020 traffic forecast; sees only 60mn travellers this year

IATA downgrades Middle East 2020 traffic forecast; sees only 60mn travellers this year

IATA downgraded its traffic forecast for the Middle East for 2020 and said it expected to see only 60mn travellers in the region this year compared to 203mn in 2019.

Hot, relatively humid weather expected tonight

Hot, relatively humid weather expected tonight

Weather inshore until 6 pm today will be hazy at places first becomes hot daytime with local clouds, relatively humid by night, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report.

QNL to represent Middle East in global open access network

QNL to represent Middle East in global open access network

Qatar National Library ( QNL) has joined the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (Scoss), furthering its commitment to helping researchers in Qatar and beyond ...

Covid-19 impact on Middle East ‘worsening’

Covid-19 impact on Middle East ‘worsening’

New data paints a bleak picture on Covid-19’s impact on the Middle East aviation industry, and on economies caused by the shutdown of air traffic due to the Covid-19 pandemic has deepened over recent weeks.

Commercial Bank bags 7 major awards from Global Finance Middle East

Commercial Bank bags 7 major awards from Global Finance Middle East

Commercial Bank of Qatar has received seven “prestigious” awards from Global Finance Middle East 2020 across both consumer and corporate digital banking award categories.

QIB receives two prestigious awards for Middle East World’s Best Consumer Digital Banks Awards

QIB receives two prestigious awards for Middle East World’s Best Consumer Digital Banks Awards

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has been recognised with two prestigious awards at the ‘Middle East World’s Best Consumer Digital Banks Awards 2020’ by Global Finance Magazine ...

Oman steps up plan for Middle East’s biggest oil-tank farm

Oman steps up plan for Middle East’s biggest oil-tank farm

Oman’s ambitious goal of building the biggest oil-storage facility in the Middle East is finally progressing, more than seven years after the Gulf sultanate announced the plan.

Non-oil sectors in Mideast should see a 'significant' rebound in 2021: PwC

Non-oil sectors in Mideast should see a 'significant' rebound in 2021: PwC

Non-oil sectors in the Middle East should see a "significant" rebound in 2021 as lockdowns end and demand recovers, while oil production will only be slightly higher year-on-year

Qatar accounts for bulk of LNG supplies to Asia in 2019: IGU

Qatar accounts for bulk of LNG supplies to Asia in 2019: IGU

Qatar accounted for bulk of the 36.3mn tonnes LNG supplies to Asia from the Middle East in 2019, the International Gas Union has said in its latest report.

Qatar-UK trade jumps 21% to £6.7bn in 2019

Qatar-UK trade jumps 21% to £6.7bn in 2019

Bilateral trade between Qatar and the UK stood at £6.7bn, registering a 21% growth in 2019, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East, Simon Penny, said during the "3rd SMEs Conference" ...

‘Qatar is a pearl, a jewel of the Middle East’

‘Qatar is a pearl, a jewel of the Middle East’

Qatar continues to be a special and important market for high-end and fine jewellery brands, Shelley & Co founder, Shelley Kabilu, has said.

Mideast can deliver 8,500bcm gas at $2.5 per MMBtu average breakeven prices by 2030: Report

Mideast can deliver 8,500bcm gas at $2.5 per MMBtu average breakeven prices by 2030: Report

The Middle East can deliver approximately 8,500bn cubic metres (bcm) of gas with average breakeven prices of $2.5 per MMBtu [Million British Thermal Units] by 2030, a new report has shown.