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Fed rate hike, dollar surge seen headwinds for gold

Fed rate hike, dollar surge seen headwinds for gold

Market conditions are proving toxic for gold prices, Emirates NBD said and noted the Federal Reserve rate hike and dollar surge are headwinds for the precious metal.
9/26/2022 8:00:56 PM
QIB receives STP excellence award from Citibank

QIB receives STP excellence award from Citibank

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has received the straight through processing (STP) excellence award 2021 from Citibank.
9/26/2022 7:56:25 PM
QDB incubator Scale7 successfully hosts Abaya Bootcamp 2022

QDB incubator Scale7 successfully hosts Abaya Bootcamp 2022

Scale7, the first fashion and design business incubator in Qatar founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB), in partnership with M7, has successfully conducted a four-day intensive Abaya Bootcamp.
9/26/2022 7:53:36 PM
Global recession fears grip QSE; index tanks 162 points, M-cap erodes QR8bn

Global recession fears grip QSE; index tanks 162 points, M-cap erodes QR8bn

Global recession fears continued to play spoilsport in the Qatar Stock Exchange, which on Monday plummeted 164 points and its key index retreated below 12,300 levels.
9/26/2022 7:50:56 PM
QIC Group subsidiary Antares tops Lloyd’s Peer Analysis for investment performance

QIC Group subsidiary Antares tops Lloyd’s Peer Analysis for investment performance

Antares Managing Agency (Antares), the Lloyd’s specialist insurance and reinsurance subsidiary of QIC Group, said Antares Syndicate 1274 has been ranked first for investment performance based on three-year average investment return over the period from FY 2019 to 2021
9/26/2022 7:01:53 PM
BMC Turkiye welcomes co-operation with Qatari companies

BMC Turkiye welcomes co-operation with Qatari companies

BMC, a Turkish company established in 1964 and manufactures vehicles and heavy equipment, has welcomed co-operation with Qatari firms and establishment as a real value added to the assets and production of the company.
9/26/2022 6:50:18 PM
Russia school shooting kills 15, including children

Russia school shooting kills 15, including children

The death toll has risen to 15 people, including 11 children, after a man opened fire Monday at his former school in central Russia, authorities said.
9/26/2022 6:42:59 PM
Minister launches electronic food safety system 'Watheq'

Minister launches electronic food safety system 'Watheq'

The Minister of Public Health HE Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Monday inaugurated the electronic food safety system 'Watheq'.
9/26/2022 6:32:30 PM
816 daily average cases of Covid-19 last week

816 daily average cases of Covid-19 last week

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has reported Monday in its weekly Covid-19 report, for the period of September 19-25, a daily average of 816 cases: 756 in the community and 60 among travellers.
9/26/2022 6:04:40 PM
Islamic scholar Al Qaradawi passes away

Islamic scholar Al Qaradawi passes away

International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) announced Monday the passing away of its founding chairman Sheikh Yusuf Al Qaradawi at the age of 96.
9/26/2022 5:37:13 PM
Commercial Bank and Euromoney present: “Qatar: Outlook and opportunities before and after FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022”

Commercial Bank and Euromoney present: “Qatar: Outlook and opportunities before and after FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022”

Commercial Bank joins hands with Euromoney to present on Thursday, September 29th, 2022 at 2pm Doha time, “Qatar: Outlook and opportunities before and after FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022”, an online Euromoney Livestream where key speakers from the Bank and others will share their perspectives on what th
9/26/2022 11:05:25 AM
Six killed in second Pakistan chopper crash in over a month

Six killed in second Pakistan chopper crash in over a month

Six Pakistan servicemen were killed in a helicopter crash in southwestern Pakistan, the military said Monday, the second deadly chopper incident in just over a month.
9/26/2022 9:27:13 AM
Rare pink diamond to go under hammer in Geneva

Rare pink diamond to go under hammer in Geneva

The Fortune Pink, an exceptionally rare giant gemstone, will be auctioned in Geneva in November when it is expected to go for up to $35 million (36 million euros), auctioneers said Monday.
9/26/2022 9:19:10 AM
Department of Meteorology warns of strong wind and poor visibility

Department of Meteorology warns of strong wind and poor visibility

Weather inshore until 6pm on Monday will be hot daytime with some clouds and slight dust to blowing dust at places at times, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report, warning of expected strong wind and poor visibility at places at times.
9/26/2022 9:16:13 AM
US warns Russia of ‘catastrophic consequences’ if it uses N-weapons

US warns Russia of ‘catastrophic consequences’ if it uses N-weapons

The United States warned of “catastrophic consequences” if Moscow were to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, after Russia’s Foreign Minister said regions holding widely-criticised referendums would get full protection if annexed by Moscow.
9/26/2022 12:49:57 AM
CIA’s in-house museum adds new spy exhibits

CIA’s in-house museum adds new spy exhibits

They like to call it ‘the greatest museum you’ll never see.’ Tucked away in the corridors of its Langley, Virginia, headquarters, the revamped Central Intelligence Agency museum — while still closed to the public — is revealing some newly declassified artefacts from the spy agency’s most storied ope
9/26/2022 12:47:43 AM
Italy votes as far-right eyes historic victory

Italy votes as far-right eyes historic victory

Italians voted yesterday on whether to usher in the country’s first government led by the far-right since World War II, bringing eurosceptic populists to the heart of Europe.
9/26/2022 12:46:51 AM
Amir to attend Abe's funeral

Amir to attend Abe's funeral

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani left Doha Sunday evening for the Japanese capital, Tokyo, to attend the state funeral of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
9/26/2022 12:45:39 AM
Poverty in Lebanon’s ‘city of billionaires’ drives deadly migration

Poverty in Lebanon’s ‘city of billionaires’ drives deadly migration

In the city from which Lebanon’s richest politicians hail, the poorest residents once again mourn their dead.
9/26/2022 12:44:13 AM
Al-Barahat at Msheireb Downtown Doha lit in purple

Al-Barahat at Msheireb Downtown Doha lit in purple

Marking the World Alzheimer's Day, Msheireb Properties lit up in purple Al-Barahat at Msheireb Downtown Doha on September 21 in an expression of support to those affected and raise awareness among the conditions.
9/26/2022 12:44:03 AM
Iran protests Western interference

Iran protests Western interference

Iran summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it called interference and hostile media coverage of nationwide unrest triggered by the death of a woman detained by morality police, the semi-official ISNA news agency said yesterday.
9/26/2022 12:42:11 AM
Al Meera organises beach clean up

Al Meera organises beach clean up

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipality (MoM) and the College of Health and Life Sciences at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), hosted a cleanup event at Ras Al Nof beach in Al Khor recently on the occasion of World Cleanup Day
9/26/2022 12:41:37 AM
30 Palestinian prisoners start hunger strike over detention

30 Palestinian prisoners start hunger strike over detention

Thirty Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli occupation authorities’ prisons have staged a hunger strike rejecting their continuing administrative detention.
9/26/2022 12:41:24 AM
Qatar World Cup will be the best in history: Infantino

Qatar World Cup will be the best in history: Infantino

FIFA President Gianni Infantino welcomed football fans from around the world to Qatar to attended the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which will be held from November 20 to December 18.
9/26/2022 12:39:51 AM
New metrolink electric buses to start plying from Oct 2

New metrolink electric buses to start plying from Oct 2

Mowasalat (Karwa) has added 90 new electric buses to the metrolink fleet to cater to the needs of residential areas, and the fleet is scheduled to start plying the roads of Qatar from October 2.
9/26/2022 12:37:51 AM
Startling findings on neurological conditions after Covid experience

Startling findings on neurological conditions after Covid experience

Though Covid-19 cases have receded from the pandemic peak across the world, conditions such as long Covid and other consequences are plaguing several survivors. It is a matter of concern that those who have been infected with the virus are at increased risk of developing a range of neurological cond
9/26/2022 12:35:40 AM
US-Qatar relations ‘at their best’ in 50 years  of diplomatic links

US-Qatar relations ‘at their best’ in 50 years of diplomatic links

Samuel Warberg, the regional spokesman for the US State Department, feels that US-Qatari relations are currently going through their best form for more than 50 years.
9/26/2022 12:35:01 AM
 Ooredoo updates HR policies and reinforces employer of choice position

Ooredoo updates HR policies and reinforces employer of choice position

Qatar’s leading telecommunications operator Ooredoo shared a raft of new and updated human resources policies with its staff at a recent event, as part of a recently completed major HR Policy Changes exercise.
9/26/2022 12:34:22 AM
Qatar Charity’s teams to take part in Street Child World Cup

Qatar Charity’s teams to take part in Street Child World Cup

Qatar Charity (QC) will participate in the Street Child World Cup (SCWC) 2022, which will take place from October 8-15 in Doha.
9/26/2022 12:32:13 AM
 Stars of Science innovators tackle environmental challenges

Stars of Science innovators tackle environmental challenges

The top seven innovators on Qatar Foundation’s (QF) Stars of Science Season ( SoS) 14 took to the stage this week to prove the feasibility of their projects – inventions that tackled a pressing challenge for communities around the world – environmental sustainability.
9/26/2022 12:29:24 AM
12 feature films to be screened for Ajyal Jurors at Special 10th Edition

12 feature films to be screened for Ajyal Jurors at Special 10th Edition

Nearly 600 Ajyal Jurors will assess a selection of 12 feature films, including several award-winning works by prominent and emerging film directors, at the Special 10th Edition of the Ajyal Film Festival to be held from October 1 to 8.
9/26/2022 12:26:37 AM
Qatari rider al-Sahouti finishes third in Japan

Qatari rider al-Sahouti finishes third in Japan

Qatar’s Hamad al-Sahouti produced some great late race pace in the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup (ATC) to pick up a second podium finish of the season at the Motul Grand Prix of Japan yesterday.
9/26/2022 12:11:41 AM