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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...

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...

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...

Aug 11, 2022
A Russian mine-clearing expert with a dog works to find and defuse mines along the high voltage line in Mariupol, on the territory which is under the Government of the Donetsk People's Republic control, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, July 13, 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...

Aug 11, 2022
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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...

Aug 11, 2022
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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...

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
Qatar's FM meets with Singapore's Second Minister for Education, Foreign Affairs

QNA Doha Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani met with the Second Minister for Education and Foreign Affairs of Singapore, Dr. Mohamad Maliki bin Osman, in Singapore on Wednesday. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral cooperation relations, especially in the economy, investment, education, and training fields, and the activation of...

Aug 10, 2022
China reaffirms threat of military force to annex Taiwan

China on Wednesday reaffirmed its threat to use military force to bring self-governing Taiwan under its control, amid threatening Chinese military exercises that have raised tensions between the sides to their highest level in years. The statement issued by the Cabinet’s Taiwan Affairs Office and its news department followed almost a week of missile firings and incursions into Taiwanese waters...

Aug 10, 2022
Snap plans to open office in Qatar, signs MoU with GCO

Tribune News Network Doha Snap Inc. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar’s Government Communications Office (GCO) to open a new office in Doha, expanding its footprint in the MENA region. This move is part of Snap’s efforts to support and create opportunities for its highly engaged community in Qatar, as well as work closely with local partners and businesses, ultimately...

Aug 09, 2022
Ministry acts against retail outlet in Msheireb for selling counterfeit products on social media 

Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has taken action against a retail outlet in Msheireb for selling counterfeit products and goods of international brands on social media platforms. The outlet operators were held accountable for violating Article 6 of Law No. 8 of 2008 on Consumer Protection. The violation was caught during a joint inspection carried out by MoCI and...

Aug 09, 2022
Amiri Guard commander meets with Omani military attache

QNA Doha Amiri Guard Commander Lieutenant-General Hazza bin Khalil Al Shahwani met on Tuesday with Military Attache at the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman to the State of Qatar Staff Colonel (Air) Yousef Rashid Saif Al Jahouri. During the meeting, they discussed several issues of common interest and ways to support and enhance them.

Aug 09, 2022
Amir meets with African Union Commission chairperson

QNA Doha HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan office on Tuesday morning HE Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) Moussa Faki Mahamat, on the occasion of his visit to the country. During the meeting, cooperation relations between the State of Qatar and the African Union in various fields were reviewed. HE Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed his thanks and...

Aug 09, 2022
 Amir receives Arab Tourism Necklace of Excellent Class

QNA Doha HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received on Tuesday the Arab Tourism Necklace of Excellent Class from the Arab Tourism Organization, in appreciation of His Highness' pioneering efforts in promoting and developing joint Arab action in various sectors, especially tourism, and the prominent role of the State of Qatar in this sector. This took place when HH the Amir met HE...

Aug 09, 2022
Non-Qatari investor ownership limit in Doha Bank raised to 100%

QNA Doha Doha Bank, Qatari Public Shareholding Company, announces that, after having earned all necessary approvals, the non-Qatari Investor Ownership Limit threshold has been increased to 100%. The change has been made at the Qatar Central Securities Depository with immediate effect, the bank said in a statement posted on Qatar Exchange website. Doha Bank was incorporated in 1979. It has a...

Aug 09, 2022
Donald Trump's Florida residence raided by FBI, he calls it ‘dark times’

Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) on Monday searched the Mar-a-Lago estate of former US President Donald Trump in connection with an investigation on whether he took classified documents with him when he left the white house in 2020. While the FBI has not given any indication on whether the search happened or what it was about multiple US media outlets have claimed that the recent raids are...

Aug 09, 2022
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Qatar v Ecuador to kick off World Cup on November 20

TNNDohaThe FIFA World Cup 2022 will kick off with an even greater celebration for local and international fans as host country Qatar will now play Ecuador on Sunday (November 20) at 7 pm as part of a stand-alone event, the world football governing body confirmed on Thursday.The opening match and...

Coordinating Committee of Qatar, Arab League General Secretariat Technical Cooperation Program holds meet

QNACairoThe Coordinating Committee of the Technical Cooperation Program between the State of Qatar and the Arab League General Secretariat met for two days on Thursday at the Arab League’s headquarters in Cairo.Qatar’s team was led by Minister of Social Development and Family HE Maryam bint Ali...

Italian gymnast D’Amato gets first gold at Munich multisports Euros

MunichcTypeface:> Asia d’Amato became the second Italian to win women’s gymnastics all-around gold at the European championships after team-mate Martina Maggio dramatically fell at the final apparatus. D’Amato, 19, scored big at the concluding uneven bars to win the first gold medal omn offer...

US gas prices dip just below $4 for the first time in 5 months

Agencies Gasoline prices dipped to just under the $4 mark for the first time in more than five months — good news for consumers who are struggling with high prices for many other essentials.AAA said the national average for a gallon of regular was $3.99 on Thursday.Prices have dropped 15 cents in...

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