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Al Meera hosts beach cleanup at Jazirat Bin Ghannam in Al Khor

Al Meera hosts beach cleanup at Jazirat Bin Ghannam in Al Khor

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Al Meera), in coordination with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), hosted a cleanup event at Jazirat Bin Ghannam in Al Khor beach on the occasion of ‘World Cleanup Day 2021’.
9/19/2021 8:59:17 PM
Qatar participates in GCC education ministers' meet

Qatar participates in GCC education ministers' meet

The State of Qatar took part in the 5th meeting of the GCC Minister of Education, which was held via videoconference on Sunday.
9/19/2021 8:50:45 PM
MADLSA concludes internal auditing, administrative audit programs

MADLSA concludes internal auditing, administrative audit programs

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs represented by the Institute of Public Administration, in cooperation with the Community Service and Continuing Education Center at Qatar University, concluded the 'Basics of Internal Auditing' and 'Administrative Audit
9/19/2021 8:36:56 PM
Oxford Business Group marks return to Qatar with landmark 2022 report

Oxford Business Group marks return to Qatar with landmark 2022 report

Oxford Business Group (OBG) has relaunched its operations in Qatar following a one-year break necessitated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
9/19/2021 8:26:43 PM
QCB finds consumer, commercial delinquency on the decline in 2020

QCB finds consumer, commercial delinquency on the decline in 2020

The consumer and commercial delinquency had declined year-on-year in 2020 despite Covid-19 induced lockdown in place for most part of the year, according to Qatar Central Bank (QCB).
9/19/2021 8:15:58 PM
Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president in 2022

Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president in 2022

Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte's cozy relationship with China.
9/19/2021 8:07:47 PM
PHCC adopts global standards to ensure patient safety

PHCC adopts global standards to ensure patient safety

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) affirmed its adoption of patient safety practices and policies in accordance with international standards, and its continuation to provide medical services with high quality and efficiency in its 28 health centers located in all regions of the country.
9/19/2021 7:57:10 PM
Qatargas’ Common Sulfur Plant achieves historic processing milestone

Qatargas’ Common Sulfur Plant achieves historic processing milestone

The Common Sulfur Plant (CSP) operated by RLTO & Refining marked an important milestone in the plant’s history, announced Qatargas Sunday
9/19/2021 7:44:21 PM
Local SMEs ‘capable’ to supply needs for Qatar’s future projects

Local SMEs ‘capable’ to supply needs for Qatar’s future projects

Optimism remains high on the capability of Qatar’s burgeoning small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector to deliver the needed requirements for future projects in the country, according to an official of Fatora.io
9/19/2021 7:27:30 PM
Qatar flight with Afghans, Americans, Europeans leaves Kabul

Qatar flight with Afghans, Americans, Europeans leaves Kabul

A fourth chartered flight carrying civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since US forces withdrew last month left Kabul on Sunday with more than 230 passengers, including Afghans, Americans and Europeans
9/19/2021 7:19:17 PM
101 new Covid cases, 173 recoveries Sunday in Qatar

101 new Covid cases, 173 recoveries Sunday in Qatar

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported Sunday 65 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 among community and 36 among travelers. The MoPH recorded 173 recoveries from the virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases recovered in Qatar to 233,289.
9/19/2021 7:04:10 PM
Qatar’s industrial production up 1.2% m-o-m in July: PSA

Qatar’s industrial production up 1.2% m-o-m in July: PSA

Higher extraction of hydrocarbons and faster pace in the production, especially of refined petroleum products and chemicals, led Doha's industrial production index (IPI) jump 1.2% month-on-month in July, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).
9/19/2021 6:36:45 PM
QSE crosses 11,200 points as Islamic stocks outperform

QSE crosses 11,200 points as Islamic stocks outperform

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday saw Islamic equities outperform the major indices as it settled above 11,200 points.
9/19/2021 6:30:47 PM
Armed Forces to conduct reconnaissance activity in Al Busayyir Field

Armed Forces to conduct reconnaissance activity in Al Busayyir Field

The General Command of the Armed Forces announced that Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College will conduct reconnaissance activity in Al Busayyir field during the period from Oct. 6 to 7 from 4:00 pm until 4:10 pm, and from 4:30 pm to 4:40 pm, at a height of 200 feet, and a radius of 50 meters.
9/19/2021 3:15:12 PM
Qatar embassy in Mexico organizes high level seminar for International Day to Protect Education from Attack

Qatar embassy in Mexico organizes high level seminar for International Day to Protect Education from Attack

The Embassy of the State of Qatar in the United States of Mexico organized a high level seminar to celebrate the International Day to Protect Education from Attack and to announce the Qatar Grants provided by the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD).
9/19/2021 3:13:56 PM
Qatar participates in LDCs Ministerial meeting

Qatar participates in LDCs Ministerial meeting

The State of Qatar participated in the virtual Ministerial meeting of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
9/19/2021 3:12:18 PM
MoI adds new services in the Metrash2 application

MoI adds new services in the Metrash2 application

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) added a number of new services in the Metrash2 application
9/19/2021 2:30:17 PM
Vice President of Republic of Ecuador meets Ambassador of Qatar

Vice President of Republic of Ecuador meets Ambassador of Qatar

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries.
9/19/2021 11:17:45 AM
Vice President of Republic of Ecuador meets Ambassador of Qatar

Vice President of Republic of Ecuador meets Ambassador of Qatar

Vice President of the Republic of Ecuador HE Alfredo Borrero met with HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Ecuador Mohammed Ali Al Malki.
9/19/2021 11:04:10 AM
US says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including children, in 'tragic mistake'

US says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including children, in 'tragic mistake'

A drone strike in Kabul last month killed as many as 10 civilians, including seven children, the US military said on Friday, apologizing for what it called a "tragic mistake".
9/19/2021 10:19:11 AM
'Change the game': supermodel Halima Aden reinvents modest fashion

'Change the game': supermodel Halima Aden reinvents modest fashion

Halima Aden, the first supermodel to wear a hijab and pose in a burkini, has ripped up her lucrative contracts in an industry she feels lacks "basic human respect" and entered the world of modest fashion design instead.
9/19/2021 10:11:16 AM
Granting Qatar 'Dialogue Partner' status in Shanghai Organization is an achievement for Qatari diplomacy: Qatari Ambassador

Granting Qatar 'Dialogue Partner' status in Shanghai Organization is an achievement for Qatari diplomacy: Qatari Ambassador

HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the People's Republic of China Mohammed Abdullah Al Duhaimi underlined that granting the State of Qatar the status of a "Dialogue Partner" in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is a new achievement for the Qatari diplomacy.
9/19/2021 9:52:00 AM
Greece inaugurates the first of five ‘closed’ camps for asylum-seekers

Greece inaugurates the first of five ‘closed’ camps for asylum-seekers

Greece has inaugurated the first of five new “closed” migrant camps, opposed by rights groups who say the strict access measures are too restrictive.
9/19/2021 1:43:27 AM
Relatives of Afghan family killed in US strike want face-to-face apology

Relatives of Afghan family killed in US strike want face-to-face apology

Relatives of the victims of a US drone strike that wiped out 10 members of an Afghan family in a “tragic mistake” demanded a face-to-face apology and compensation yesterday.
9/19/2021 1:42:24 AM
Many issues in spotlight as Shura candidates present their priorities

Many issues in spotlight as Shura candidates present their priorities

Candidates for the upcoming Shura Council elections have stressed their keenness to pursue various issues that directly affect the lives of the Qatari people, with each of them laying particular emphasis on certain areas of interest.
9/19/2021 1:30:50 AM
Tunisians protest over president’s seizure of powers

Tunisians protest over president’s seizure of powers

Several hundred demonstrators gathered in Tunis yesterday to protest against Tunisian President Kais Saied’s seizure of governing powers in July, which triggered a constitutional crisis and prompted accusations of a coup.
9/19/2021 12:37:28 AM
Mixed reactions as Algeria’s former president dies

Mixed reactions as Algeria’s former president dies

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who ruled Algeria for two decades before resigning in 2019 under pressure from huge street protests, has died aged 84, leaving behind mixed reactions.
9/19/2021 12:35:15 AM
US accelerates removal of migrants at US-Mexico border

US accelerates removal of migrants at US-Mexico border

US authorities moved some 2,000 people to other immigration processing stations on Friday from a Texas border town that has seen an influx of Haitian and other migrants, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said yesterday.
9/19/2021 12:33:25 AM
Trudeau warns against vote split in Canada election

Trudeau warns against vote split in Canada election

With the Canadian election in a dead heat two days before the September 20 vote, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Conservative rival implored supporters to stay the course and avoid vote splitting that could hand their opponent victory.
9/19/2021 12:27:15 AM
Sparse crowds rally in support of January 6 US Capitol rioters

Sparse crowds rally in support of January 6 US Capitol rioters

A few hundred protesters turned up yesterday in Washington to rally in support of the pro-Trump rioters who ransacked the US Capitol on January 6, but they were outnumbered by a robust security presence and journalists.
9/19/2021 12:24:57 AM
World leaders descend on New York despite pandemic

World leaders descend on New York despite pandemic

Some 100 world leaders descend on New York next week in a partial return of the annual UN extravaganza despite concerns over the coronavirus (Covid-19), with progress sought on pressing global problems – starting with the pandemic.
9/19/2021 12:22:01 AM
Hundreds of seabirds found dead along UK coasts

Hundreds of seabirds found dead along UK coasts

Several hundred seabirds have been found dead along the coasts of northeast England and Scotland, while many have been discovered in a condition of emaciation.
9/19/2021 12:16:49 AM