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PM's presence at Makkah summits shows Qatar's keenness for peace in region

PM's presence at Makkah summits shows Qatar's keenness for peace in region

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani participated in the opening session of the Emergency GCC Summit ...

Volunteers from Qatar, region helped deliver Amir Cup final

Volunteers from Qatar, region helped deliver Amir Cup final

More than 1,000 volunteers from Qatar and across the region helped ensure the Amir Cup final, the first match to be played at Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah City, was a tremendous success.

Vodafone makes the first live 5G mobile calls in the region

Vodafone makes the first live 5G mobile calls in the region

Vodafone Qatar on Saturday marked yet another major communications technology milestone by making the region’s first local and international live mobile calls via a 5G handset ...

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

The passage of a resolution rejecting the use of mercenaries as a way to undermine peace and violate human rights will have a positive impact on Middle East’s efforts in fighting extremism ...

Qatar on track to lead sports tech entrepreneurship in region: QDB

Qatar on track to lead sports tech entrepreneurship in region: QDB

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has announced the launch of the first SportsTech accelerator in the MEA region powered by Startup Bootcamp ...

FIFA 2022 will help drive real change in region: al-Thawadi

FIFA 2022 will help drive real change in region: al-Thawadi

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacys (SC) Secretary General Hassan al-Thawadi on Thursday said the first FIFA World Cup 2022 to be held in the Arab world ...

New website showcases biggest healthcare expansion in the region

New website showcases biggest healthcare expansion in the region

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced the launch of a website dedicated exclusively to the new Medical City hospitals.

Swiss woman abducted in Sudan's Darfur region freed

Swiss woman abducted in Sudan's Darfur region freed

Sudanese authorities have freed a Swiss humanitarian worker who was abducted in the war-torn southern region of Darfur last month, the deputy governor of North Darfur, Mohamed Barima, told Reuters ...

Qatar leads region on counter-terror efforts

Qatar leads region on counter-terror efforts

The State of Qatar is a regional leader in countering terrorism and has made significant contributions to global efforts to defeat terrorism.

Iran warns of 'terrorist governments' across region

Iran warns of 'terrorist governments' across region

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned against the threat of ‘terrorist governments’ being established in the Middle East and North Africa, during a visit by EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday.

‘Stars of Science’ selects region’s brightest innovators

‘Stars of Science’ selects region’s brightest innovators

Nine innovators from across the Arab world have earned the “chance of a lifetime”, vaulting ahead of their fellow applicants to earn a place on the Qatar Foundation (QF) flagship media initiative ‘Stars of Science’ this season.

Exhibition on region's environment life opens at Postal Museum

Exhibition on region's environment life opens at Postal Museum

Qatar Post would continue to encourage philatelic activities, including exhibition of stamps in a big way in coming years, a senior postal official has said.