Qatar University denies hacking of its website, says it was an attempt at ‘phishing’

Qatar University has denied inaccurate reports about its website being hacked and said there were some attempts at phishing email accounts.

Qatar informs UN council about another violation of airspace by UAE’s military craft

Qatar’s Permanent Representative to the UN informs the world body of yet another airspace violation by a UAE-owned military transport aircraft.

Qatar signs $3.7bn deal to buy military helicopters from Italian company Leonardo

In the newest defense deal development, Qatar has signed a $3.7bn deal with Italian company Leonardo to purchase 28 military helicopters.

Qatar’s move to pay back recruitment fees of 30,000 blue-collar workers by 2019 hailed

Qatar is moving ahead with a plan to pay back recruitment fees of up to 30,000 blue-collar workers who will work on different stadium projects.

Temperatures set to exceed mid-30Cs today and tomorrow

The temperatures on Friday and Saturday are expected to exceed the mid-30Cs level before returning to normal from March 18 onwards.

MotoGP riders visit Katara Cultural Village ahead of Grand Prix of Qatar

The first race weekend is in gear, with some of the grid checking out a photo exhibit and some local landmarks of the Qatari capital.

Qatar Airways bags four honors at APEX Passenger Choice Awards in Shanghai

Qatar Airways added another feather to its cap when it garnered four popular recognitions at the APEX Passenger Choice Awards in Shanghai.

The Spring Bazaar, at the newly renovated Al Bidda Park, to open today

Al Bidda Park, which was recently opened after undergoing extensive renovations, will host its first public event — the Spring Bazaar — starting today.

Indian schools get special permission for vacations this year, to reopen on September 9

Qatar’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education has granted Indian schools a special permission for their summer holidays this year.

New National Development Strategy to focus on self-sufficiency, sustainable growth

Moving with the times, Qatar has unveiled its second National Development Strategy 2018-22, giving due importance to self-sufficiency and sustainable growth.

Registration open for live cooking classes with the world’s best chefs at QIFF

Roll up your sleeves and starch your aprons because they're some of the world's best.

Despite the ongoing Gulf crisis, Qatar renews Al Bunduq oil deal with Abu Dhabi

Qatar Petroleum has renewed its contract with Abu Dhabi to continue operating a shared offshore oilfield despite ongoing tensions.

British scientist Stephen Hawking, the best-known physicist of his time, passes away

Stephen Hawking, one of the most famous and recognizable figures in science in modern times, has passed away at the age of 76.

Trump sacks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Twitter, replaces him with Pompeo

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who had been a voice of reason during the ongoing Gulf crisis, was sacked by President Donald Trump on Twitter.

Fifth edition of Qatar International Boat Show sets sail at The Pearl-Qatar

If you are a fan of fast boats and luxurious yachts, then you should head over to The Pearl-Qatar for the fifth Qatar International Boat Show.

Health ministry issues clarification regarding old Snickers video that went viral

If you saw a viral video of thousands of Snickers chocolate bars being burned in a pit, don’t worry. It was shot in 2016 and has no relevance at present.

Qatar National Bank getting ready to lift its foreign ownership limit to 49%

In a major move, Qatar National Bank, the largest lender in the Middle East by assets, is all set to raise Foreign Ownership Limit in it from 25% to 49%.

For the time being, there will be no change in age limit for Indian schools in Qatar

Indian parents will not have to worry about change in age-limits for admission for children this academic year. However, it is likely to be implemented next year.

First set of trains for the Lusail tramway arrives in Qatar from France

The Lusail tramway has hit another milestone with the arrival of the first set of trains at the Hamad Port, after 18 days of travel, from France.

Are you into warships? Check out this exhibition

More than 80 warships dock at Hamad Port for the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference from March 12 till 14.

Bakeries in Qatar cut salt usage by 30% under new initiative by ministry

The Ministry of Public Health has announced that bakeries in Qatar have cut the usage of salt by up to 30% as part of a new initiative.

Souq Waqif management hikes price of shishas in order to deter smokers

Souq Waqif's management has decided to hike the price of shishas served within its facility in a bid to deter smokers and make the place more family friendly.

The Truck Park at Al Shamal is now operational, says MoTC

The 75,000sqm Al Shamal Truck Park, set up by Qatar's Ministry of Transport and Communication, has finally become operational.

'Be outrageous, daring and authentic', international film festival heads advise young talents at Qumra

"Qumra’s openness to the world is just what cinema needs," says Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of Toronto International Film Festival.

Some poultry products, produced by a local farm, withdrawn from the market

Some poultry products, produced by a local farm in the north of Qatar, has been withdrawn from the market after it failed to confirm to Qatari standards.


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