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Snoonu enters Omani market

Snoonu enters Omani market

Snoonu, a leading technology company in Qatar, has announced the acquisition of Omani delivery platform Akeed for $10mn.
5/29/2022 1:48:44 AM
Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win Champions League for 14th time

Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win Champions League for 14th time

Vinicius Junior scored the only goal of the game as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 in Saturday’s Champions League final in Paris to become kings of Europe for a record-extending 14th time
5/29/2022 1:24:50 AM
Urgent efforts needed to ensure global food security

Urgent efforts needed to ensure global food security

Food price increases are having devastating effects on the poorest and most vulnerable around the world.
5/29/2022 12:37:29 AM
Berlusconi’s bad break-up with Putin reveals Italy-Russia ties

Berlusconi’s bad break-up with Putin reveals Italy-Russia ties

After a tycoon bromance, Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi is struggling to break up with Russia’s Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine war — like many in his country, where ties with Moscow run deep.
5/29/2022 12:36:18 AM
Butterflies to behold

Butterflies to behold

One of the creatures that nature has offered us to make this world look pretty are butterflies. Lepidoptera is an order of insect of incomparable beauty, whose name comes from the Greek words lepis (scale) and pteron (wing).
5/29/2022 12:33:43 AM
Cardinal Sodano, right-hand man to two popes, dies

Cardinal Sodano, right-hand man to two popes, dies

Italian cardinal Angelo Sodano, right-hand man to former popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, has died at the age of 94, the Vatican announced yesterday.
5/29/2022 12:09:56 AM
Harrowing new accounts emerge from Texas shooting

Harrowing new accounts emerge from Texas shooting

Fresh harrowing accounts emerged yesterday of the ordeal faced by survivors of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, fanning public fury over the massacre ahead of a visit today by US President Joe Biden.
5/29/2022 12:07:30 AM
Russia steps up battle for eastern Ukraine

Russia steps up battle for eastern Ukraine

Russia pressed its onslaught on eastern Ukraine yesterday, saying it had captured the strategic town of Lyman and had successfully tested hypersonic missiles in the Arctic.
5/29/2022 12:05:56 AM
Book explores Qatari media’s journey -- from inception to current trends

Book explores Qatari media’s journey -- from inception to current trends

Al Jasra Club invited Dr Khaled al-Jaber, a media academic from Qatar University, to give a lecture on his new book - 'Media in Qatar' - Saturday evening at the club’s headquarters.
5/29/2022 12:04:27 AM
Weather-induced shortage pushes fish prices up

Weather-induced shortage pushes fish prices up

The Fish Market at Umm Slal Central Market has seen considerable drop in the amounts of fish on display there, due to the shortage in supply because of the strong winds and the difficulty of fishermen in accessing the fishing areas due to the changing weather conditions.
5/28/2022 11:55:28 PM
Swiatek racks up 31st straight win

Swiatek racks up 31st straight win

World number one Iga Swiatek was the only top 10 seed left standing at the French Open yesterday after racking up her 31st straight win as third seed Paula Badosa and seventh-ranked Aryna Sabalenka crashed out.
5/28/2022 11:53:12 PM
QIC launches 'first and fastest all-inclusive' online portal to get insurance in Qatar

QIC launches 'first and fastest all-inclusive' online portal to get insurance in Qatar

Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) has launched the "first all-inclusive" online portal, offering the "fastest digital solution" to buy and renew insurance policies in Qatar.
5/28/2022 11:48:46 PM
Shell NXplorers Awards recognises Qatar’s excellence in education

Shell NXplorers Awards recognises Qatar’s excellence in education

Qatari students were among those celebrated in the Shell NXplorers Awards held at the Qatar Science & Technology Park.
5/28/2022 11:46:15 PM
More than 13,000 students to attend end of second semester exams from Sunday

More than 13,000 students to attend end of second semester exams from Sunday

A total of 13,185 male and female students from 74 schools will start Sunday, the end of the second semester exams for the General Certificate of Secondary Education and the parallel education track, QNA reported.
5/28/2022 11:30:36 PM
British Food Week gets under way at LuLu outlets

British Food Week gets under way at LuLu outlets

Leading hypermarket chain LuLu Group has launched the British Food Week at its outlets across the country.
5/28/2022 11:26:19 PM
Di Giannantonio snatches Italian Grand Prix pole

Di Giannantonio snatches Italian Grand Prix pole

Fabio Di Giannantonio snatched a shock pole position at home in the Italian MotoGP yesterday, as Marc Marquez announced he will undergo further surgery on his troublesome right arm.
5/28/2022 11:20:10 PM
Nelly Korda to return to action at US Women’s Open

Nelly Korda to return to action at US Women’s Open

US golf star Nelly Korda said Friday she will return to competition at the US Women’s Open, more than a month after she was sidelined by a blood clot in her left arm. “See you guys at uswomensopen next week,” Korda said in an Instagram post
5/28/2022 11:17:50 PM
Debutants Gujarat face Rajasthan’s red hot Buttler in final

Debutants Gujarat face Rajasthan’s red hot Buttler in final

Indian Premier League debutants Gujarat Titans will take on a Shane Warne-inspired Rajasthan Royals in today’s final, both teams eyeing a fairy tale victory after each enjoyed a dominant season run.
5/28/2022 11:15:56 PM
Teach for Qatar celebrates graduation of 7th cohort

Teach for Qatar celebrates graduation of 7th cohort

Under the patronage and in the presence of HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani, the Chairperson and Founder of Teach for Qatar, the organisation celebrated the graduation of its seventh cohort of fellows, who have successfully completed their leadership journey after two years of teaching..
5/28/2022 11:10:42 PM
Hindley on brink of glory after snatching lead  from Carapaz

Hindley on brink of glory after snatching lead from Carapaz

JJai Hindley took a huge step towards winning the Giro d’Italia yesterday after snatching the overall lead from Richard Carapaz in the final kilometres of the gruelling penultimate stage in the Dolomites, won by Italian Alessandro Covi.
5/28/2022 11:04:34 PM
No. 1 Scheffler keeps share of PGA Colonial lead

No. 1 Scheffler keeps share of PGA Colonial lead

Top-ranked Masters champion Scottie Scheffler fired a five-under par 65 to keep a share of the lead after Friday’s second round of the US PGA Charles Schwab Challenge.
5/28/2022 11:00:16 PM
Injured Cornet blasts ‘handful of idiots’ after French Open boos

Injured Cornet blasts ‘handful of idiots’ after French Open boos

Alize Cornet hit out at a “handful of idiots” as she was booed after a thigh injury forced her to retire yesterday in her French Open third round clash against China’s Zheng Qinwen.
5/28/2022 10:57:58 PM
LuLu outlets showcase about 400 new British products

LuLu outlets showcase about 400 new British products

LuLu Group is showcasing about 400 new British products across Qatar as the British Food Week celebration started at all its outlets in the country, said a top official of LuLu Group.
5/28/2022 10:56:35 PM
China’s Zheng ‘so excited’ for Swiatek clash at French Open

China’s Zheng ‘so excited’ for Swiatek clash at French Open

Chinese 19-year-old Zheng Qinwen said she was eager for the chance to test herself against Iga Swiatek after setting up a last-16 meeting with the world number one and former Roland Garros champion.
5/28/2022 10:56:02 PM
Qataris exempt from visa requirement to travel to Britain from next year: envoy

Qataris exempt from visa requirement to travel to Britain from next year: envoy

Qataris travelling to the UK will be exempt from the visa requirement from next year, the British ambassador said Saturday.
5/28/2022 10:53:10 PM
Ferrari’s Leclerc takes ‘special’ pole in home Monaco GP

Ferrari’s Leclerc takes ‘special’ pole in home Monaco GP

Charles Leclerc secured pole position for his home Monaco Grand Prix with a sigh of relief and a smile yesterday after a crash-hit finale to a dramatic qualifying session.
5/28/2022 10:52:42 PM
Hrustic and Rogic spearhead Australia squad

Hrustic and Rogic spearhead Australia squad

Ajdin Hrustic, fresh from winning the Europa League with Eintracht Frankfurt, and ex-Celtic star Tom Rogic spearhead Australia’s squad named yesterday for a crunch World Cup playoff against the United Arab Emirates.
5/28/2022 10:51:06 PM
Mbappe’s decision to stay at PSG good for French football, says Deschamps

Mbappe’s decision to stay at PSG good for French football, says Deschamps

Kylian Mbappe’s decision to stay at Paris Saint-Germain rather than move to Real Madrid is very good news for French football, France coach Didier Deschamps said yesterday.
5/28/2022 10:46:18 PM
Minister gives insight into the use of behavioural sciences in health policy

Minister gives insight into the use of behavioural sciences in health policy

Qatar participated in a strategic roundtable on behavioural sciences for better health on the sidelines of the 75th World Health Assembly in Geneva. Qatar was represented by HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari
5/28/2022 10:41:18 PM
Grand Mall’s newest outlet 'a boon' for residents of Mekaines

Grand Mall’s newest outlet 'a boon' for residents of Mekaines

Mohamed Hassan al-Obaidly, Assistant Undersecretary at the Ministry of Labour, recently inaugurated Grand Mall hypermarket in Mekaines.
5/28/2022 10:36:40 PM
Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co participates in Milipol

Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co participates in Milipol

Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co, the exclusive agent for Nissan in Qatar, continued its support for the International Event for Homeland Security and Civil Defence (Milipol Qatar 2022) with its integral event participation as a platinum sponsor.
5/28/2022 10:21:04 PM
Smart cars to be used for driving tests to ensure transparency

Smart cars to be used for driving tests to ensure transparency

Smart test cars introduced by the General Directorate of Traffic are all set to be used for driving tests across Qatar, it is learnt.
5/28/2022 10:15:48 PM