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Department of Meteorology warns of poor horizontal visibility

Department of Meteorology warns of poor horizontal visibility

Weather inshore until 6 pm on Wednesday will be hazy and misty to foggy at places at first, becomes hot daytime, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report, warning of poor horizontal visibility at places at first.
6/23/2021 8:45:37 AM
Refugee women promote gender equality through film

Refugee women promote gender equality through film

In the offices of a small Athens charity offering vocational courses, a group of women are busy editing short films and podcasts under the supervision of an American director.
6/23/2021 1:25:56 AM
Spain pardons jailed Catalan separatists

Spain pardons jailed Catalan separatists

Spain yesterday pardoned nine jailed Catalan separatists behind a failed 2017 independence bid, aiming to break a deadlock over the political crisis in the wealthy northeastern region.
6/23/2021 1:23:06 AM
New Yorkers vote in Democratic primary for post-pandemic mayor

New Yorkers vote in Democratic primary for post-pandemic mayor

New York City residents cast ballots in a Democratic primary yesterday that will select the candidate almost certain to take over as mayor tasked with shaping the post-pandemic future of America’s largest metropolis.
6/23/2021 1:19:31 AM
Madame Tussauds to open museum in Dubai

Madame Tussauds to open museum in Dubai

London’s renowned wax-work museum Madame Tussauds will open its first outpost in the Arab world in Dubai later this year, the group’s owner Merlin Entertainments said yesterday.
6/23/2021 1:12:33 AM
Iran accuses US of meddling over criticism of election

Iran accuses US of meddling over criticism of election

Iran accused the United States yesterday of interference for saying its election was neither free nor fair as political factions traded blame for the record low turnout and high number of invalid ballots.
6/23/2021 1:03:16 AM
HMC: Safe, complete care for premature babies, newborns

HMC: Safe, complete care for premature babies, newborns

The health system in Qatar is witnessing great development and tangible progress at all preventive and curative levels as well as the standards of health care provided to all residents, regardless of their age and the type of diseases,
6/23/2021 12:49:21 AM
Crypto assault: China’s widening bitcoin crackdown

Crypto assault: China’s widening bitcoin crackdown

China has long expressed displeasure with the anonymity provided by bitcoin and other crypto tokens.
6/23/2021 12:46:36 AM
Officials count ballots after Ethiopia’s election

Officials count ballots after Ethiopia’s election

Officials in Ethiopia counted ballots yesterday after a parliamentary election billed as the first free vote in the country’s history but marred by an opposition boycott, war and reports of irregularities in some areas.
6/23/2021 12:45:12 AM
Concerns raised about China at UN rights council

Concerns raised about China at UN rights council

More than 40 countries led by Canada voiced grave concerns at the UN Human Rights Council yesterday about China’s actions in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet – triggering a fierce backlash from Beijing.
6/23/2021 12:35:35 AM
Duterte threatens vaccine decliners with jail

Duterte threatens vaccine decliners with jail

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, frustrated by the slow pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in his country, threatened people who refuse to get inoculated with jail or an injection of Ivermectin, an anti-parasite drug widely used to treat animals.
6/23/2021 12:27:21 AM
New Covid variant is a concern, says India

New Covid variant is a concern, says India

India yesterday declared a new coronavirus variant to be of concern, and said nearly two dozen cases had been detected in three states.
6/23/2021 12:23:59 AM
80kgs fish stock destroyed

80kgs fish stock destroyed

The director of Al Wakra Municipality issued two administrative decisions to shut down two fish shops at the Fish Market here for three days each for displaying fish unfit for human consumption.
6/22/2021 11:56:38 PM
Qatar’s focus on being the lowest cost producer of LNG: al-Kaabi

Qatar’s focus on being the lowest cost producer of LNG: al-Kaabi

Qatar’s focus is on being the lowest cost LNG producer and then placing volumes in the market that are growing most, said HE the Minister of State for Energy Affairs, Saad Sherida al-Kaabi.
6/22/2021 11:54:44 PM
MoCI announces recall of BMW models

MoCI announces recall of BMW models

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in co-operation with Alfardan Automobiles, dealer of BMW in Qatar, has announced the recall of BMW 420i Cabrio and M440i xDrive Cabrio models of 2021 due to a possible malfunction in the side airbag, for which it may not correctly deploy.
6/22/2021 11:52:26 PM
Cote d'Ivoire PM stresses nation's progress in modernising economic structures

Cote d'Ivoire PM stresses nation's progress in modernising economic structures

Cote d'Ivoire Prime Minister Patrick Achi has underlined that his country is moving forward in modernising its economic structures and enhancing aspects of development in accordance with its 2030 development vision, through the optimal use of its natural resources, including cocoa, QNA reported.
6/22/2021 11:50:11 PM
Air freight an important part of Qatar Airways’ strategy

Air freight an important part of Qatar Airways’ strategy

Air freight will remain an important part of Qatar Airways’ total strategy, said Group Chief Executive HE Akbar al-Baker.
6/22/2021 11:48:48 PM
Education ministry to announce results today

Education ministry to announce results today

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education will announce Wednesday morning the results of the general and specialised secondary certificate for the 2020/2021 academic year.
6/22/2021 11:44:17 PM
CMU-Q students win Qatar national Arabic debate championship

CMU-Q students win Qatar national Arabic debate championship

A team of students from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, took the national championship title at the 2021 Arabic university debate tournament.
6/22/2021 11:43:09 PM
Southee double gives NZ hope in World Test final

Southee double gives NZ hope in World Test final

Tim Southee removed both India openers late yesterday to give New Zealand hope of an unlikely victory in the World Test Championship final as the showpiece match headed into the reserve sixth day.
6/22/2021 11:42:11 PM
Health official hails Amir's speech at QEF

Health official hails Amir's speech at QEF

A senior health official has lauded His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani's speech at the opening of the Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg on Monday.
6/22/2021 11:41:54 PM
US, Europe should step up supply chain for vaccines: Indian FM

US, Europe should step up supply chain for vaccines: Indian FM

The US and Europe need to step up the supply chain for Covid-19 vaccines, Indian Minister of External Affairs Dr S Jaishankar has stressed.
6/22/2021 11:41:09 PM
Toro Toro invites guests to celebrate its upcoming 6th anniversary

Toro Toro invites guests to celebrate its upcoming 6th anniversary

Toro Toro Doha, located at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski The Pearl Doha, will launch its sixth anniversary celebration on June 26 with a distinct set menu.
6/22/2021 11:39:55 PM
Morgan says nothing offensive about use of ‘sir’ in Twitter posts

Morgan says nothing offensive about use of ‘sir’ in Twitter posts

England’s World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan insisted Tuesday his use of the word ‘sir’ in Twitter posts conveyed “admiration and respect” as he rejected suggestions of causing offence on social media.
6/22/2021 11:39:36 PM
Boucher hails disciplined S. Africa

Boucher hails disciplined S. Africa

Coach Mark Boucher believes his South Africa side is becoming “smarter” on the field and feeling the positive influence of new captain Dean Elgar following their 2-0 Test series win in the West Indies.
6/22/2021 11:38:18 PM
552 referred to prosecution for Covid violations

552 referred to prosecution for Covid violations

The designated authorities referred 552 people to the prosecution for violating the preventive and precautionary measures enforced by the country to contain the spread of Covid-19, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Tuesday.
6/22/2021 11:37:40 PM
Younis Khan steps down as Pakistan batting coach

Younis Khan steps down as Pakistan batting coach

Former captain Younis Khan has stepped down as Pakistan’s batting coach before their coming tours of England and the West Indies, the country’s cricket board said yesterday.
6/22/2021 11:36:55 PM
Qualifiers advance to face Carlsen in Katara tournament

Qualifiers advance to face Carlsen in Katara tournament

A total of 15 qualifiers, including wildcard entrant GM Alexander Grischuk of Russia, have advanced to face 7-time world champion and defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the 2nd edition of the Katara International Chess Tournament 2021 which began on Sunday.
6/22/2021 11:36:07 PM
Ball in Serena’s court at Wimbledon with rivals battling fitness problems

Ball in Serena’s court at Wimbledon with rivals battling fitness problems

Serena Williams turns 40 on September 26 and the arrival of that landmark birthday will be all the sweeter if she has at last equalled Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.
6/22/2021 11:34:40 PM
Doha Gymnastics World Cup from today

Doha Gymnastics World Cup from today

The 2016 Olympic champion Eleftherios Petrounias of Greece and three-time Olympian Vanessa Ferrari of Italy are among those aiming to clinch tickets to this summer’s Tokyo Games at the Doha Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus World Cup, which will be held from Wednesday till Saturday at the Aspire Dome.
6/22/2021 11:33:46 PM
Palestine, Kuwait squads arrive in Doha

Palestine, Kuwait squads arrive in Doha

Palestine and Kuwait players arrive in Doha for the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021 qualifiers on Tuesday. Palestine take on Comoros on Thursday, while Kuwait face Bahrain on Friday.
6/22/2021 11:29:54 PM
In-form Lebanon wary of improving Djibouti

In-form Lebanon wary of improving Djibouti

Higher-ranked Lebanon will start as favourites against Djibouti in the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar qualifier at the Khalifa International Stadium on Wednesday, but they are not taking their motivated rivals lightly.
6/22/2021 11:26:17 PM