Qatar participates in world’s largest dementia survey

Qatar participates in world’s largest dementia survey

The survey collects feedback from four key groups including the general public, health and care professionals, and people living with dementia and careers of people with dementia to assess attitudes around the condition.
WATCH: Qatar 2022 World Cup to feature only 32 teams: FIFA

WATCH: Qatar 2022 World Cup to feature only 32 teams: FIFA

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers FIFA said on Wednesday.
New Trauma and Emergency Center starts limited services from today

New Trauma and Emergency Center starts limited services from today

One of the largest in the region, the completion of the new center this year will lead to a significant expansion of trauma and emergency services in Qatar.
Qatar ranks first in the region in mobile internet speed

Qatar ranks first in the region in mobile internet speed

In another top rating for Qatar, the country has been ranked first in the Gulf region and fifth in the world in an international mobile internet speed index.
HH the Amir, Kuwaiti Amir discuss ways to enhance bilateral ties

HH the Amir, Kuwaiti Amir discuss ways to enhance bilateral ties

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met with the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah yesterday at Dasman Palace.
Qatar stresses need to combat terrorism at international conference

Qatar stresses need to combat terrorism at international conference

Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe hosted on Saturday an international conference on regional and international cooperation in counter-terrorism.
I.M. Pei, the legendary architect behind MIA, passes away at age 102

I.M. Pei, the legendary architect behind MIA, passes away at age 102

Chinese-born architect, I.M. Pei was the mastermind behind the iconic glass pyramid at the entrance of the Louvre Museum in Paris as well as the phenomenal Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) in Qatar.
WATCH: Qatar to hit another milestone with Al Wakrah Stadium's opening tonight

WATCH: Qatar to hit another milestone with Al Wakrah Stadium's opening tonight

Gates of the stadium are expected to open at 7.30 pm for the public, according to MOI that also recommends people come in early to avoid traffic congestion.
Ashghal inks QR 3.2bn contracts to develop infrastructure, roads projects

Ashghal inks QR 3.2bn contracts to develop infrastructure, roads projects

Under a mega plan to develop infrastructure of citizens’ sub-divisions and road projects across a number of areas in Qatar this year, the Public Works Authority, Ashghal, has signed seven new contracts worth QR3.2bn.
UN reappoints Sheikha Moza as SDG Advocate

UN reappoints Sheikha Moza as SDG Advocate

Antonio Gueterres, Secretary-General of UN has re-appointed HH Sheikha Moza as one of the 17 influential public figures, who are part of the 2019-2020 class of SDG Advocates. 
Al Wakrah Stadium all set for grand opening this Thursday

Al Wakrah Stadium all set for grand opening this Thursday

Excitement is in the air as one of Qatar's first stadiums to be built entirely from scratch is nearing its official inauguration on Thursday, May 16.
Shopping malls, retail outlets can remain open round-the-clock this Ramadan: MOCI

Shopping malls, retail outlets can remain open round-the-clock this Ramadan: MOCI

Qatar's Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) has allowed all consumer and commercial complexes in the country to extend their working hours without obtaining prior approvals.
Qatar criticizes UAE for running ‘campaign of violence and hatred’ at ICJ

Qatar criticizes UAE for running ‘campaign of violence and hatred’ at ICJ

Qatar has accused UAE for running “a campaign of violence and hatred” against its citizens at an International Court of Justice (ICJ) hearing held in The Hague yesterday.
Excited commuters enjoy their first ride on Doha Metro

Excited commuters enjoy their first ride on Doha Metro

A wave of excitement has swept across Qatar as part of the country’s first-ever railway network has been opened to the public.
HH the Amir, HH Sheikha Moza grace QF Convocation 2019

HH the Amir, HH Sheikha Moza grace QF Convocation 2019

Held yesterday, QF Convocation 2019 saw as many as 787 students graduate from nine universities. With graduates from this class, QF’s global alumni network has now reached over 5,000 members.
HH The Amir receives well-wishers on the advent of Ramadan

HH The Amir receives well-wishers on the advent of Ramadan

To mark the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan that began in Qatar yesterday, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani welcomed scores of well-wishers at Al Wajba Palace last evening.
Doha Metro Red Line South to open for public on Wednesday, May 8

Doha Metro Red Line South to open for public on Wednesday, May 8

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) announced earlier today that the Doha Metro Red Line South will open to its first commuters this Wednesday.
Ashghal upgrades four pumping stations to improve sewage networks

Ashghal upgrades four pumping stations to improve sewage networks

The project springs from an ambition to enhance the capacity of the pumping stations by 62 percent to 211 percent in order to accommodate both current and future sewage flows within these significant areas.
Hassad Food initiates expansion phase to boost fodder production in Qatar

Hassad Food initiates expansion phase to boost fodder production in Qatar

Hassad launched this strategic project using state-of-the-art irrigation technology designed to meet the local market needs.
HH the Amir exchanges Ramadan greetings with leaders of Arab, Islamic countries

HH the Amir exchanges Ramadan greetings with leaders of Arab, Islamic countries

The holy month of Ramadan has begun in Qatar and on this blessed occasion, His Highness the Amir has congratulated the leaders of Arab and Islamic countries over a number of telephonic conversations held yesterday.
Countdown for Ramadan Sports Festival begins

Countdown for Ramadan Sports Festival begins

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) gets ready to host more than 800 male and female sports enthusiasts at the Ramadan Sports Festival (RSF2019)
The Holy Month of Ramadan to begin on Monday, May 6, in Qatar

The Holy Month of Ramadan to begin on Monday, May 6, in Qatar

The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced that Monday, May 6 will be the first day of Ramadan in Qatar.
Security, safety measures in place for Ramadan: MOI

Security, safety measures in place for Ramadan: MOI

As the country gears up to welcome Ramadan, MOI has confirmed that all security arrangements have been made to ensure the highest level of safety in Qatar throughout the holy month.
Great scope to enhance Qatar-Greece bond, says FM

Great scope to enhance Qatar-Greece bond, says FM

Qatari Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister His Excellency Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani yesterday highlighted Qatar’s strong interest in enhancing its economic and trade ties with Greece.
‘Holy Kaaba Exhibition’ opens at Qatar National Library

‘Holy Kaaba Exhibition’ opens at Qatar National Library

The ‘Holy Kaaba Exhibition’ that opened yesterday offers an exquisite look at the history of the cube-structured building, which is the most sacred site of Islam.

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