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QU, Omani university jointly organise international research meet

QU, Omani university jointly organise international research meet

Qatar University (QU) is collaborating with Sultan Qaboos University in Oman to organise the first international convention on scientific research management
1/26/2020 8:49:36 PM
Amir meets Sri Lankan ambassador

Amir meets Sri Lankan ambassador

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the outgoing ambassador of Sri Lanka to Qatar Kithsiri Athulathmudali at the Amiri Diwan Sunday.
1/26/2020 8:36:05 PM
QPMC is Golden Sponsor for ‘Made in Qatar 2020’ in Kuwait

QPMC is Golden Sponsor for ‘Made in Qatar 2020’ in Kuwait

Qatar Primary Materials Company (QPMC) will be supporting the ‘Made in Qatar 2020’ slated from February 19 to 22 in Kuwait as ‘Golden Sponsor’.
1/26/2020 8:28:10 PM
Qatar developing 'National Intellectual Property Strategy', says al-Kuwari

Qatar developing 'National Intellectual Property Strategy', says al-Kuwari

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari has said Qatar is in the process of developing a 'National Intellectual Property Strategy'
1/26/2020 8:20:46 PM
Qatari tech start-up to revolutionise online home hunt

Qatari tech start-up to revolutionise online home hunt

A Qatar-based tech start-up is aiming to change the way people search for homes to rent by introducing a platform that would help them navigate through Qatar’s burgeoning property market.
1/26/2020 8:13:16 PM
Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province

Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province

Residents of China's Hubei province, where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported, will be banned from entering Hong Kong from Monday as China tries to halt the rapid spread of the outbreak.
1/26/2020 7:52:19 PM
Proposed Hong Kong virus quarantine building firebombed during protest

Proposed Hong Kong virus quarantine building firebombed during protest

Protesters threw petrol bombs on Sunday night at an empty public housing complex in Hong Kong that had been earmarked to become a temporary quarantine zone
1/26/2020 7:08:38 PM
Palestinians threaten to quit Oslo Accords over Trump peace plan

Palestinians threaten to quit Oslo Accords over Trump peace plan

Palestinian officials threatened Sunday to withdraw from key provisions of the Oslo Accords, which define relations with Israel, if US President Donald Trump announces his Middle East peace plan next week.
1/26/2020 6:58:30 PM
Burundi ruling party picks Ndayishimiye to contest presidential vote

Burundi ruling party picks Ndayishimiye to contest presidential vote

Burundi's ruling party, the CNDD-FDD, on Sunday picked secretary general Evariste Ndayishimiye as its candidate in a presidential election scheduled for May.
1/26/2020 6:48:14 PM
Twenty soldiers killed in Mali attack, government says

Twenty soldiers killed in Mali attack, government says

About 20 soldiers were killed in a pre-dawn attack on an army camp in central Mali on Sunday, the government said.
1/26/2020 6:25:39 PM
US presidential hopeful Sanders surges in early primary states, national polls

US presidential hopeful Sanders surges in early primary states, national polls

US Senator Bernie Sanders pulled ahead in a New Hampshire poll released on Sunday, bolstering evidence that he is gaining momentum with only days left until voting begins in the Democratic presidential contest.
1/26/2020 6:14:30 PM
Strong winds, poor visibility, scattered light rain tonight

Strong winds, poor visibility, scattered light rain tonight

Weather inshore until 6am on Monday will be blowing dusty at places at times with scattered cloud and chance of scattered light rain at north
1/26/2020 6:09:04 PM
Afghan forces launch air, ground attacks on Taliban, killing 51

Afghan forces launch air, ground attacks on Taliban, killing 51

Afghan forces used ground attacks and air strikes in multiple operations against the Taliban during the last 24 hours, killing 51 fighters in an escalation that signalled renewed deadlock in peace talks.
1/26/2020 2:42:25 PM
The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has claimed 56 lives since emerging in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, and spread around the world.
1/26/2020 2:14:30 PM
UK will set out EU trade objectives next month: Brexit secretary

UK will set out EU trade objectives next month: Brexit secretary

Britain will set out more details about its objectives for a free trade deal with the European Union next month after the country leaves the bloc on Jan. 31, Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay said.
1/26/2020 2:01:36 PM
Dozens pulled from rubble as Turkey quake toll hits 35

Dozens pulled from rubble as Turkey quake toll hits 35

Rescue teams working through the night pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey's disaster authority said on Sunday, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country's east rose to 35.
1/26/2020 11:59:33 AM
Iraq protesters wounded in second day of clashes with security forces

Iraq protesters wounded in second day of clashes with security forces

Security forces shot live rounds to clear protest hotspots in Baghdad and southern Iraq for a second day Sunday, sparking skirmishes with demonstrators determined to keep up their movement.
1/26/2020 11:31:16 AM
Women grab limelight at India's Republic Day pageantry

Women grab limelight at India's Republic Day pageantry

Huge crowds gathered for India's Republic Day parade Sunday, with women taking centre-stage at the annual pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring army tanks, horses and camels.
1/26/2020 11:17:58 AM
China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

China on Sunday ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have been spawned in a market that sold wild animals as food.
1/26/2020 11:04:17 AM
'1917' scoops top Hollywood director prize for Mendes

'1917' scoops top Hollywood director prize for Mendes

Hollywood's directors handed World War I thriller ‘1917’ their top annual prize Saturday, one of the final major award shows that typically spells success at next month's Oscars.
1/26/2020 10:33:55 AM
Philippines downgrades Taal Volcano alert level

Philippines downgrades Taal Volcano alert level

The alert level for Taal Volcano in the Philippines was lowered to Level 3 on Sunday, two weeks after it started spewing ash and lava forcing thousands to evacuate ...
1/26/2020 10:23:16 AM
More than 2,000 now infected with Coronavirus; 56 dead in China

More than 2,000 now infected with Coronavirus; 56 dead in China

More than 2,000 people globally have been infected with a new Coronavirus, the vast majority of them in China, where 56 people have died from the disease, according to figures released on Sunday.
1/26/2020 9:54:02 AM
Ihsan organises ‘2020 Olympics’ for the elderly

Ihsan organises ‘2020 Olympics’ for the elderly

The Centre for Empowerment and Elderly Care (Ihsan) of Qatar Foundation for Social Action has organised Ihsan 2020 Olympics under the slogan “You Are Capable”.
1/26/2020 2:01:39 AM
Authorities move 21 orphans out of Syria camp

Authorities move 21 orphans out of Syria camp

Kurdish authorities said they transferred 21 orphans from a squalid displacement camp in northeast Syria yesterday, including two French children who are set to be repatriated.
1/26/2020 1:57:23 AM
Qatar Post signs MoU to deliver textbooks for CCQ students

Qatar Post signs MoU to deliver textbooks for CCQ students

The Community College of Qatar (CCQ) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Qatar Postal Services Co (Qatar Post), under which the latter will deliver the college’s textbooks and courseware to its students across the country.
1/26/2020 1:56:01 AM
Protesters hit Beirut streets to mark 100 days of demos

Protesters hit Beirut streets to mark 100 days of demos

Hundreds of people hit the streets of the Lebanese capital yesterday to mark 100 days of anti-government demonstrations and denounce a new cabinet line-up.
1/26/2020 1:55:09 AM
Four killed as Iraqi security forces raid protest camps

Four killed as Iraqi security forces raid protest camps

Iraqi security forces fired bullets and tear gas yesterday in raids on protest camps in Baghdad and southern cities, killing four people and wounding dozens more, police and medical sources said.
1/26/2020 1:53:17 AM
QU hosts foreign researchers

QU hosts foreign researchers

Director of Qatar University’s (QU) Centre for Advanced Materials (CAM) Dr Nasser Abdullah Alnuaimi has hosted three leading international researchers.
1/26/2020 1:52:51 AM
Al Sheehaniya Municipality made 11,198 inspection tours in 2019

Al Sheehaniya Municipality made 11,198 inspection tours in 2019

Al Sheehaniya Municipality’s Municipal Control Department conducted 11,198 inspection tours within its jurisdiction in 2019.
1/26/2020 1:51:26 AM
Space Force logo draws comparisons to Star Trek

Space Force logo draws comparisons to Star Trek

President Donald Trump on Friday unveiled the logo of US Space Force, attracting critics who said America’s newest military branch had boldly gone where Star Trek went before.
1/26/2020 1:51:14 AM
Doha Bank launches loyalty programme

Doha Bank launches loyalty programme

Doha Bank has announced the launch of its loyalty programme, Doha Bank Entertainer, as part of its “continuous efforts to offer best-in-class banking services and benefits and to reward its loyal cardholders”.
1/26/2020 1:45:34 AM
All-new 2020 Cadillac XT6 arrives in Qatar

All-new 2020 Cadillac XT6 arrives in Qatar

The all-new Cadillac XT6, described as a luxurious three-row crossover, has arrived at the Cadillac Mannai showroom.
1/26/2020 1:41:38 AM