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GCC rift not in the best interest of world: Pompeo

GCC rift not in the best interest of world: Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for an end to a long-running row between a Saudi-led bloc of countries and neighbouring Qatar.

Cabinet okays new law on reconciliation of offences

Cabinet okays new law on reconciliation of offences

The Cabinet has taken the necessary measures to issue a draft law on the reconciliation of offences stipulated in laws related to municipalities and the environment.

94 in final list of CMC candidates

94 in final list of CMC candidates

There are 94 candidates, including five women, in the final list of aspirants for the elections of the sixth Central Municipal Council (CMC), it was announced Wednesday.

Indian music legend A R Rahman's debut Qatar concert Friday

Indian music legend A R Rahman's debut Qatar concert Friday

Globally acclaimed Indian music legend and two time Oscar-winner, A R Rahman will be performing for the first-time in Qatar at Khalifa International Stadium on Friday in what is billed as the biggest ever concert in the country.

FM meets Sudanese counterpart

FM meets Sudanese counterpart

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, met Sudan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Dardari Mohamed Ahmed,

Qatar calls on Yemen parties to strive for national reconciliation

Qatar calls on Yemen parties to strive for national reconciliation

Qatar has called on all parties of the conflict in Yemen to abide by international humanitarian and human rights law and to protect the civilians and to strive for national reconciliation

Sidra Medicine installs first neonatal respiratory ECMO in Middle East

Sidra Medicine installs first neonatal respiratory ECMO in Middle East

Sidra Medicine is the only hospital in Qatar and the Middle East to offer a neonatal respiratory ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation service), it was announced Wednesday.

Qatar, Morocco open new chapter in education sector

Qatar, Morocco open new chapter in education sector

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education and the Moroccan Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education & Scientific Research signed the seventh executive programme for co-operation in the field of higher education and scientific research during the academic years 2019-

Qatar in forefront of efforts to cut methane emissions: Al-Attiyah Foundation official

Qatar in forefront of efforts to cut methane emissions: Al-Attiyah Foundation official

The State of Qatar, which is among the world’s top exporters of liquefied natural gas (LNG), remains at the forefront of efforts to minimise methane emissions, according to an official of the Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Foundation for Energy & Sustainable Development.

Areas where non-Qataris can own property named

Areas where non-Qataris can own property named

Non-Qataris can have freehold ownership of property in 10 areas while 16 areas have been identified where they can use real estate for 99 years, it was announced Tuesday.

Qatar Islamic banks urged to tap modern technology for sustainable expansion

Qatar Islamic banks urged to tap modern technology for sustainable expansion

Islamic banks, which account for more than 26% of Qatar's banking assets, need to take advantage of modern technology to develop and expand their portfolio as well as reduce costs, in view of the umpteen opportunities in the country's mammoth infrastructure drive.

Qatar hosts global launch of world’s 1st Islamic digital e-token ‘iDinar’

Qatar hosts global launch of world’s 1st Islamic digital e-token ‘iDinar’

Qatar hosted the global launch of ‘iDinar,’ the world’s first Islamic digital e-token platform, on the sidelines of the ‘5th Doha Islamic Finance Conference’ held in Doha Tuesday.