2 hrs ago | Scoop
Peter Maurer, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross , Has Just Completed a Two-day Visit to Qatar The ICRC president met with His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifah al-Thani, the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jaber al-Thani, the prime minister, and Dr Khaled al-Attiyah, the minister of State for foreign affairs, ... (more)
3 hrs ago | The Peninsula
Dr David P Norton , one of the world's leading thinkers in strategic performance management, and Dr Khalid Al Jaber, Adviser to General Manager for Strategic Affairs, Katara, speaking at the workshop.
7 hrs ago | The Peninsula
DOHA: Al-Jazeera is the Middle East and North Africa's most-watched Arabic-language television channel, according to an independent survey, the Qatar-based broadcaster said today.
11 hrs ago | OpEdNews
A general view shows the newsroom at the headquarters of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera English-language channel in Doha in this February 7, 2011 Photograph: Fadi Al-Assaad/REUTERS Last Tuesday, Al Jazeera English published a lengthy Op-Ed by Columbia professor and Middle East scholar Joseph Massad entitled "The Last of the Semites." Massad's argument ... (more)
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DOHA: The Mall of Qatar is scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2015, developer UrbaCon Trading & Contracting announced yesterday.
DOHA: Hamad Medical Corporation will mark world No Tobacco Day later this month with a series of workshops and education activities for the public.
DOHA: Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development hosted the First Lady of Senegal, Marime Faye Sall on Monday.
DOHA: Qatar's plan to set up a QR360bn health and education fund is to make sure that spending on the two basic sectors that are the key to socio-economic development is not jeopardised by volatile oil and gas prices in future.
DOHA: Traffic chiefs from GCC countries have concluded a two-day event to discuss a unified strategy to improve road safety and prevent accidents, with Oman proposing that women with face veils should not be allowed to drive.
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr with Pablo Kang, Australian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, during a businessmen reception in Doha.
DOHA: The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation , the multilateral development bank owned by the 10 members of the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries , yesterday announced net profits of $109m, for 2012, up three percent compared to 2011.
The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani receiving Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh.
Qatar's banks' credit is likely to grow by 14% to 17% year-on-year in 2013, much lower than the average 27% expansion seen in the previous two years, according to a Barclays study.
DOHA: HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud met here separately on Tuesday with each of HE Eritrea's Ambassador Ali Ibrahim Ahmed, HE Chad's Ambassador Abubakr al-Siddiq Chourouma, HE Iran's Ambassador Mohammad Javad Asayesh and HE Italy's Ambassador to Qatar Guido De Sanctis.
DOHA: Qatar Tourism Authority is participating in the eleventh edition of IMEX, the world's leading gathering of experts in incentive travel, exhibitions and events, which opens today in Frankfurt, Germany.
DOHA: The Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology , in collaboration with the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center , celebrated the United Nation's World Telecommunications and Information Society Day .
Argentinian football star Lionel Messi and Chairman of Ooredoo Group, Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Thani, pose with children at Aspire Dome yesterday.