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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...

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,...

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,...

Aug 09, 2022
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 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...

Aug 09, 2022
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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...

Aug 09, 2022
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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...

Aug 09, 2022
'China preparing for invasion,' says Taiwan

China is using US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit as an excuse to prepare for an invasion, Taiwan foreign minister Joseph Wu said. Reuters quoting the minister reported, "China has used the drills to prepare for the invasion of Taiwan," Wu said, urging international support to safeguard "peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait". "It's conducting large-scale military exercises,...

Aug 09, 2022
Muslim communities fearful after 4 killings in Albuquerque

First was the killing of a Muslim man from Afghanistan late last year. Then came two more slayings in the last two weeks — men from Pakistan who attended the same mosque in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Those deaths were followed Friday by the city’s fourth homicide of a Muslim man in nine months. Together the killings have sent ripples of fear through Islamic communities in New Mexico and beyond...

Aug 09, 2022
Malls to host special activations to mark 100 days countdown to Qatar 2022

Fans in Qatar will have the chance to win tickets to the opening match of the FIFA World Cup at Al Bayt Stadium – Qatar v Ecuador – during a series of activations held to mark 100 days to go until the big kick-off. The activations will take place from 11-13 August at Doha Festival City, Place Vendome and Mall of Qatar, and will feature football activities, special giveaways, e-gaming,...

Aug 08, 2022
New Qatar-Saudi border crossing in Salwa begins trial operations

TNN & QNA Doha Saudi Arabia started trial operations of a new border crossing with Qatar in Salwa on Monday. The new facility will raise the number of vehicles crossing the border by more than 24,000 from the current 3,000, according to Saudi Arabia's AlEkhbariya news channel. The capacity increase comes ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which is expected to bring a huge number of...

Aug 08, 2022
Qatar's assistant foreign minister condemns 'unconditional support' for Israel

Tribune News Network Doha Qatar's assistant foreign minister on Tuesday published an angry tweet on Monday, lashing out at the unconditional support being extended to Israel by what has been seen either as the western governments or the global media. Without directly naming anyone, HE Lolwah Al Khater said Israel was enjoying unconditional political, military and media support despite its...

Aug 08, 2022
Summer is not over yet with Qatar Calendar’s August edition

Tribune News Network Doha With a few more weeks left to the summer holidays, Doha residents can take part in a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities as showcased by Qatar Calendar’s latest edition (qatarcalendar.com). With football tournaments, summer programs for the little ones and the opening of the much-anticipated Lusail Stadium, a case of rising football fever can be detected this...

Aug 08, 2022
Qatar Airways to resume flights to Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Airways will resume services to its fifth destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qassim, with three weekly flights starting 22 August. The airline will increase to four weekly flights from 2 September 2022. The award-winning airline will also introduce additional four weekly flights to Riyadh starting 18 August 2022, bringing the total to 20 weekly flights to...

Aug 08, 2022
Qatar Tourism launches Specialist Programme to upskill global travel trade partners

Tribune News Network Doha As part of its comprehensive plan to transform Qatar into a world-leading tourist destination, Qatar Tourism has launched a new, interactive online training programme called Qatar Specialist, which is designed to enhance its global travel trade partners’ knowledge of Qatar’s diverse product offering and provide a recognised qualification for its global travel trade...

Aug 08, 2022
Sudan lauds Qatari role in bringing peace to Chad

QNA Doha Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan Ali Al-Sadiq lauded the efforts made by the State of Qatar over the past months to settle peace to Chad. In statements, carried by the Sudan News Agency (SUNA), Al-Sadiq stressed the importance of the peace agreement. to be signed in Doha between the Chadian parties, for Sudan, given the geographical neighborhood and tribal...

Aug 08, 2022
Qatar customs foils attempt to smuggle shabo hidden inside water purifiers

Tribune News Network Doha A drug known as "shabo" — a term for methamphetamine used in Japan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia — is the latest contraband to be seized by Qatar Customs in yet another foiled attempt to smuggle narcotic substances into the country. The General Authority of Customs on Monday said its Postal Consignment Department of the Air Cargo and Private...

Aug 08, 2022
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Snap plans to open office in Qatar, signs MoU with GCO

Tribune News NetworkDohaSnap Inc. has 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...

FM begins Asian tour of Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam & South Korea: MoFA spokesperson

QNA DohaDeputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on Tuesday started an Asian tour that includes Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Korea, where he will meet with his counterparts and several high-ranking officials and businessmen.In a statement...

On behalf of HH the Amir, HE Sheikh Joaan attends 5th Islamic Solidarity Games’ opening ceremony

QNAKonya (Turkey)On behalf of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, HE President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani attended the inaugural ceremony of the 5th edition of the Islamic Solidarity Games being held in the Turkish city of Konya on Tuesday evening...

Oil prices fluctuate as Russia halts exports through pipeline to Europe

Agencies LondonOil prices remained volatile on Tuesday despite supply concerns as Russia suspended oil exports to Europe through a major pipeline amid Moscow’s military offensive in Ukraine.Ukraine halted flows through the Druzhba pipe towards Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia on August 4...

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