Qatar’s diplomacy has always been and will always be based on principles, says FM

Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani speaks loud and clear about what propels his country’s policies forward.

Health ministry announces withdrawal of cholesterol drug Lipodar from market

If you are using Lipodar, a drug used to control cholesterol, then you need to be careful as the health ministry has announced its withdrawal from the market.

Qatar’s Crime Investigation Department arrests man for committing credit card fraud

Qatar’s Criminal Investigation Department has added another feather to its cap by arresting a man who counterfeited credit cards and made purchases with it.

Top minister says Qatar’s farm sector will be able to meet 50% of country’s needs

The Minister of Municipality and Environment has said that the country’s expanding farming sector will be able to meet around 50% of the country’s food needs.

Qatar Airways deny reports in Indian media about plans of joint bid for Air India

Qatar Airways has firmly denied reports that it is preparing a joint bid for Indian national carrier Air India in the coming days.

Woqod opens brand new petrol station in the New Salata area

Woqod has opened its second petrol station this year, in the New Salata Area, and is in the process of building another 28 around the country. 

Hamad International Airport ranked as the fifth best in the world by Skytrax

Qatar’s Hamad International Airport was adjudged as the fifth-best airport in the world. It also retained its title as Middle East’s Best Airport for the fourth year.

Surprised Iraq roundly rejects UAE claims of Qatar funding paramilitaries

Iraq has expressed surprise and concern over false claims made by the UAE that Qatar has been funding paramilitary forces.

United Development Company to launch new, ambitious QR2.5bn Island project

The United Development Company, master developer of the Pearl-Qatar, has announced that it will soon launch another multi-billion island project.

Low cost carrier IndiGo and Qatar Airways may soon make a joint bid for Air India

Latest news from India suggests that Qatar Airways may co-operate with IndiGo to snap up the country’s domestic carrier Air India.

Two people arrested for running fake companies and engaging in illegal visa trade

In an attempt to clamp down on illegal visa racketeering, authorities arrest at least two people who were involved in the illegal practice.

Latest edition of Progress Qatar sheds light on Qatar's achievements in the face of the blockade

Progress Qatar launch was held to mark Qatar's achievements in various sectors last year in the face of the blockade imposed on it by some of its neighbours.

A new security robot has been launched at the Hamad International Airport

The Hamad International Airport has enhanced its security further by pressing a scooter-shaped robot, fitted with several scanning devices, into action.

Missed the Aspire Lake Festival last year? Don’t worry, the second edition is here!

If you still rue missing the Aspire Lake Festival last November, then worry no more. The event’s second edition, which is bigger and better than before, is here.

Hamad Port hits new landmark by handling one million TEUs in a short time

The Hamad Port, which was inaugurated last year, has achieved a new mark in record time by handling one million TEUs in a short span of time.

Authorities could soon place cameras in school buses to catch safe distance violations

Authorities are actively considering placing cameras in school buses to catch drivers who commit safe distance violations, a top official has said.

Doha sues ‘Qatar Exposed’ website for spreading falsehood about the country

Qatar has filed defamation cases in the US against online websites that extensively reported false news to tarnish the country’s reputation.

Qatar Central Bank asks US regulators to investigate attempts to manipulate the Riyal

The Qatar Central Bank has requested US regulators to launch an investigation into financial manipulation of the Riyal by banks from blockading nations.

The Qatari Amiri Naval Forces carry out joint drills with Italian and Indian vessels

Members of the Qatari Amiri Naval Forces held joint drills with their Italian and Indian counterparts to further strengthen relations between the countries.

Qatar economy expected to gain more traction this year on stronger fixed investment

Though Qatar may still be under a blockade, the country’s economy is expected to gain more traction this year owing to stronger fixed investments.

Qatar’s health system ranked as the best in the Middle East, 13th best in the world

In a creditable achievement, Qatar’s health services have been acknowledged as the 13th best in the world and the most sophisticated in the Middle East.

Chances of strong winds and swirling dust today, says Qatar's Met Department

If you are going out to the city today, be wary of strong winds and swirling dust, says Qatar’s Met Department.

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.


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