New school will promote scientific research: PM

New school will promote scientific research: PM

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Thursday inaugurated the Qatar School of Science and Technology for Boys in Umm Al Seneem area.

Qatar reiterates commitment to promote research and innovation

Qatar reiterates commitment to promote research and innovation

HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahid al-Hammadi underlined Qatar's commitment to build an economic society that is based on diversification and sustainability, and promotes education, innovation and scientific research.

Japanese fleet returns from Antarctic hunt with 333 whales

Japanese fleet returns from Antarctic hunt with 333 whales

Japan's whaling fleet returned on Friday from its months-long Antarctic hunt in the name of scientific research with a take of more than 300 minke whales, a hunt that prompted complaints from Australia.

Singapore court sends teen blogger back to jail for criticising religion

Singapore court sends teen blogger back to jail for criticising religion

A Singapore court sentenced 17-year-old blogger Amos Yee to six weeks in jail on Thursday for ‘wounding religious feelings’, his second prison term in a year ...

Reversing the trend in domestic energy consumption in the GCC: Consequences of success and failure?

Reversing the trend in domestic energy consumption in the GCC: Consequences of success and failure?

Power generation growth in the GCC countries has been nothing short of dramatic, given that most of the region

Denmark shuts rail link as Europe wrangles over refugees

Denmark shuts rail link as Europe wrangles over refugees

Denmark became the latest flashpoint Thursday in Europe's migrant crisis, with the continent bitterly spit over how to cope with the vast numbers of refugees pouring across its borders

Islamic State demolishes tower tombs of Palmyra

Islamic State demolishes tower tombs of Palmyra

Islamic State group militants have blown up several of ancient Palmyra’s famed tower tombs as they press ...

 For Egypt rulers past and present, Suez a symbol of glory

For Egypt rulers past and present, Suez a symbol of glory

An insecure Egyptian ruler, bullied as a child for his weight, was persuaded that a canal connecting the Mediterranean to the Red Sea would bring him glory—a monument....

Aspetar to open new facility for public after Ramadan

Aspetar to open new facility for public after Ramadan

Aspetar, the first specialised Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital in the Gulf region, will open a new facility for the general public very soon

New showroom of Mannai home appliances and electronics division inaugurated

New showroom of Mannai home appliances and electronics division inaugurated

Home Appliances & Electronics Division (HAED) of Mannai Trading Company, a subsidiary of Mannai Corporation,

Qatar to get six new health centres this year

Qatar to get six new health centres this year

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) will open 6 new health centres this year to meet the needs of the growing population of the country , a top health official has said.

Al Gharafa beat Al Nasr 3-1, El Jaish hold Al Jazira

Al Gharafa beat Al Nasr 3-1, El Jaish hold Al Jazira

Qatar’s Al Gharafa showed Dubai-based Al Nasr the door by handing a 3-1 defeat in the 2013 AFC Champions League at the Gharafa Stadium yesterday.