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All visitors will need Hayya card to enter Qatar from November 1

Tribune News Network Doha All visitors will need a "Hayya Card" to enter Qatar from November 1, 2022, a senior official has confirmed, but did not specify how long the requirement will be in effect. However, he said a Hayya Card would ensure a stay...

Aug 13, 2022
Minister inspects Wild Animal Breeding Centre in Al Shahaniya

Tribune News Network Doha Qatar's Minister of Environment and Climate Change HE Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani along with other senior officials from the ministry paid an inspection visit to the Wild Animal Breeding Centre...

Aug 13, 2022
First vessel arrives at Qatar's Strategic Food Security Facilities Terminal

QNA Doha The Strategic Food Security Facilities Terminal at Hamad Port has received the first vessel loaded with two LHM 280 mobile harbor cranes and their accessories after German company Liebherr had completed their manufacture. Today's event...

Aug 13, 2022
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Amir awarded Chadian National Order of Merit

QNA Doha His Highness the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani was awarded the National Order of Merit of Chad by President of the Transitional Military Council Lt. Gen. Mahamat Idriss DebyItno, in appreciation of the Amir's role and efforts of Qatar in making the Chadian Peace Negotiations a success. The Chadian Peace...

Aug 13, 2022
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FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022: Official hospitality sees record sales

With around 100 days to go before the FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022, Match Hospitality reports that revenue for the upcoming tournament's official hospitality program continues to grow at record levels. Revenue is currently 29 percent higher than generated at the same time leading up to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the tournament that set the...

Aug 13, 2022
 The Last-Mile Cultural Activation will feature more than 6,000 performances in 21 locations in Qatar.

Huge number of entertainment attractions to wow visitors to Qatar during FIFA World Cup

Qatar will host a vast array of cultural and entertainment options for the whole family during this year’s FIFA World Cup™, which will be held from 20 November to 18 December. The country-wide festival will include more than 90 special events set to take place on the sidelines of the tournament, which marked its 100-day countdown today. The...

Aug 13, 2022
Qatar marks 100 days countdown to FIFA World Cup

There are just 100 days to go until Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup. Eight state-of-the-art stadiums will stage 64 matches between 20 November and 18 December as Qatar welcomes the best international teams on the planet for the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and Arab world. This edition of the FIFA World Cup – the 22nd in its illustrious history – will be transformative for Qatar and...

Aug 12, 2022
Point-of-sale service between Saudi and Qatar launched

QNA Doha The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) has launched a point-of-sale service between the Saudi payments network Mada and the Qatari national network NAPS, The services started from August 1. The step comes following the success of the pilot technical tests between the two networks, according to Saudi Press Agency. With the launch of this service, holders of Mada and NAPS cards will be able to...

Aug 11, 2022
Singapore president meets with Qatar's foreign minister

QNA Singapore President of Singapore Halimah Yacob met with Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani in Singapore on Thursday. In the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed conveyed the greetings of His Highness the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to the Singaporean president, and HH the Amir's wishes of...

Aug 11, 2022
Doha Metro, Lusail Tram to offer substitute services on Friday

Tribune News Network Doha Doha Metro's Red Line and Lusail Tram will offer substitute services in place of metro and tram services on Friday (August 12). Doha Metro said replacement buses will run every 5 minutes between Al Wakra and Lusail QNB stations on the Red Line. The buses on both routes will stop at all the stations, except in Katara and Ras Bu Fontas. A replacement bus service will...

Aug 11, 2022
Passenger caught with 2 kilos of hashish at HIA

Tribune News Network Doha More than 2 kilos of hashish has been confiscated from a passenger at the Hamad International Airport, the General Authority of Customs said in a tweet on Thursday. "Hamad International Airport Customs thwarted an attempt to smuggle narcotic hashish secretly hidden inside a carton for one of the passengers arriving in the country, and the total weight of the seized...

Aug 11, 2022
Russia struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

The prisoners at the penal colony in St. Petersburg were expecting a visit by officials, thinking it would be some sort of inspection. Instead, men in uniform arrived and offered them amnesty — if they agreed to fight alongside the Russian army in Ukraine. Over the following days, about a dozen or so left the prison, according to a woman whose boyfriend is serving a sentence there. Speaking on...

Aug 11, 2022
Leaked UN email suggests over 60 countries struggling with food imports

A leaked United Nations email suggests that over 60 countries are struggling to meet essential agricultural imports, Politico reported. According to the task force formed by the UN to address food insecurity following Russia's invasion of Ukraine found that the high cost of imports is affecting the balance of payments in over 60 countries, the publication reported. Politico, which accessed...

Aug 11, 2022
Students, school staff must take antigen tests 48 hours before school reopening: Ministry  

Tribune News Network Doha Students, teachers and other employees of private and government schools in Qatar are required to take a rapid antigen test no later than 48 hours before schools reopen in Qatar, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced on Wednesday. This also applies to nurseries and kindergartens. The tests, which can be taken at home or at one of the designated...

Aug 10, 2022
Qatar's healthcare sector ready for World Cup: Dr Ahmed Al Mohammed

QNA Doha Chair of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Health Strategic Command Group Dr Ahmed Al Mohammed said Qatar's healthcare sector is ready to support the nation's hosting of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 through the provision of a comprehensive range of healthcare services. Speaking to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Dr. Al Mohammed explained that the World Cup healthcare service plans bring...

Aug 10, 2022
Qatar's FM meets with Singapore's Senior and Coordinating Minister for National Security

QNA Doha Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met Wednesday with HE Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security of the Republic of Singapore Teo Chee Hean, during His Excellency's visit to Singapore. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral cooperation, especially in the areas of food and health security,...

Aug 10, 2022
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Qatar’s Strategic Food Security Facilities Terminal receives 1st vessel

QNADohaQatar’s Strategic Food Security Facilities (SFSF) Terminal, which is key to Qatar’s food security and is being built to facilitate the storage of grains and oils to feed up to three million people for two years, has received its first vessel on Saturday.The vessel was loaded with two LHM...

Qatar Rail gets ready for WC Qatar 2022

Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Railways company (Qatar Rail) is intensifying its operational preparations for the FIFA World Cup 2022 to ensure a seamless travel experience for the tournament’s fans, which is now just 100 days away. The Doha Metro will play an instrumental role in transporting of...

Opening match vs Qatar will be like a final for Ecuador: Coach Alfaro

Over 13,600km and 30 years separate the Argentinian city of Rafaela and Jor, nestled on the north coast of Qatar, in Gustavo Alfaro’s life story. After calling time on a fleeting career in the heart of Atletico de Rafaela’s midfield, Alfaro took his first steps in management in 1992 at his...

Oil prices settle lower but post weekly gain as demand improves

Agencies New York Oil prices settled lower on Friday but posted weekly gains, as investors weighed continued supply disruptions amid the Russia-Ukraine crisis against an improved demand outlook, driven by use of oil for power generation.Brent, the global benchmark for two-thirds of the world’s...

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