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Labour ministry extends probation period to 9 months

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Labour ministry extends probation period to 9 months
QNA Doha The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) on Thursday said the amended rules for obtaining license to recruit foreign workers for others had come into effect. The ..

Prime Minister urges citizens to register to vote in Shura Council elections

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Prime Minister urges citizens to register to vote in Shura Council elections
Tribune News Network Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani has urged citizens to get registered to vote in the upcoming Shura Council elections. "By issuing a ..

COVID-19: New cases fall but community infections stay above 100

  • Jul 29, 2021
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COVID-19: New cases fall but community infections stay above 100
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Thursday recorded 158 new COVID-19 cases — 114 from within the community and 44 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 118 ..

Qatar warns of danger of continuing current situation in occupied Palestinian territories

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Qatar warns of danger of continuing current situation in occupied Palestinian territories
QNA New York The State of Qatar warned against the danger of continuing the current situation in the Palestinian territories and the lack of a sustainable settlement of the Palestinian cause. Qatar called on the UN ..

New Qatar election law expands voting rights, spells out candidacy requirements

  • Jul 29, 2021
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New Qatar election law expands voting rights, spells out candidacy requirements
Tribune News Network Doha His Highness the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday confirmed Law No. 7 of 2021 regarding the Shura Council elections, which will be held for the first time in Qatar ..

Crank up the AC as very hot weekend in store for Qatar

  • Jul 29, 2021
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Crank up the AC as very hot weekend in store for Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha The Qatar Meteorology Department has predicted "very hot" days and humid nights in Qatar for this weekend. The temperatures will range between 33 and 46° ْC, with Northwesterly to ..

India and US discuss regional security and Covid-19 aid in Blinken's visit

  • Jul 29, 2021
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India and US discuss regional security and Covid-19 aid in Blinken
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said ties between India and the United States would be critical for bringing prosperity to the Indo-Pacific region and that India was a top foreign policy priority against the backdrop of ..

Amir holds phone call with Tunisian president

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Amir holds phone call with Tunisian president
QNA Doha His Highness the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani held a telephone conversation with President of Tunisia Kais Saied on Wednesday evening. The phone call touched on the latest ..

Ecuadorian court revokes citizenship for Julian Assange

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Ecuadorian court revokes citizenship for Julian Assange
Ecuador has revoked the citizenship of Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, who is in a British prison. Ecuador’s justice system formally notified the Australian that his naturalisation had been nullified in a ..

Cabinet decides to continue Qatar's current COVID-19 measures

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Cabinet decides to continue Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar's Cabinet on Wednesday decided to continue the measures currently in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The country is currently in the third phase of lifting the pandemic ..

Doha Film Institute launches Ajyal Film Club to drive youth dialogue on vital issues through film

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Doha Film Institute launches Ajyal Film Club to drive youth dialogue on vital issues through film
The Doha Film Institute has launched the Ajyal Film Club, an initiative by the young jurors of Ajyal Film Festival, to put the spotlight on pressing global concerns and rally youth dialogue around them through the medium of ..

Qatar’s Fahad Badar scales Broad Peak in Karakoram

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Qatar’s Fahad Badar scales Broad Peak in Karakoram
Fahad Abdulrahman Badar, a Qatari climber seeking adventure and thrill among the highest mountain peaks, and a pioneering bank executive, achieved yet another daunting sporting achievement as he succeeds in accomplishing ..

COVID-19: New cases rise above 200 in Qatar as virus claims life of 49-year-old

  • Jul 28, 2021
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COVID-19: New cases rise above 200 in Qatar as virus claims life of 49-year-old
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Wednesday recorded 225 new COVID-19 cases — 117 from within the community and 108 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 166 ..

Fake 'UAE embassy' conned stranded NRIs with approval letters

  • Jul 28, 2021
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With the UAE continuing to bar commercial flights from India on account of COVID-19, thousands of NRIs stranded in their motherland have been worried about job security and families. Excluding certain categories such as UAE ..

AstraZeneca second jab does not increase risk of blood clots

  • Jul 28, 2021
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AstraZeneca second jab does not increase risk of blood clots
A second dose of AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine does not increase the instances of rare blood clots, according to a new study. Data published in the Lancet medical journal on Wednesday found that the estimated rate of ..

Simone Biles withdraws from all-around final ‘to focus on mental health’

  • Jul 28, 2021
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Simone Biles withdraws from all-around final ‘to focus on mental health’
Day five of Tokyo 2020 is underway with Simone Biles deciding to withdraw from Thursday’s women’s all-around final. The 24-year-old pulled out after one rotation of the women’s team final on Tuesday in ..

GWC posts net profit of QR108 million in first half of 2021

  • Jul 27, 2021
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GWC posts net profit of QR108 million in first half of 2021
Tribune News Network Doha Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC), Qatar’s leading logistics and supply chain solutions provider, on Tuesday reported a net profit of QR108 million for the first half of 2021. The company ..

Saudi Arabia announces 3-year travel ban for citizens flying to red-list countries

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Saudi Arabia announces 3-year travel ban for citizens flying to red-list countries
Saudi Arabia will impose a three-year travel ban on citizens travelling to countries on the kingdom's 'red list' under efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus and its new variants, state news agency SPA said on Tuesday. It ..

Over 2 mn people received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: MoPH

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Over 2 mn people received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: MoPH
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar's National COVID-19 Vaccination Programme reached a major milestone on Tuesday, with more than 2 million people receiving at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the country. With ..

Elon Musk takes swipe at Apple during Tesla earnings call, twice

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Elon Musk takes swipe at Apple during Tesla earnings call, twice
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, known for his outspokenness, criticised tech giant Apple during a conference call on Tesla's second quarter results to deny that Tesla used a large amount of cobalt in the production of ..

COVID-19: 146 more people test positive as Qatar records 86 community infections

  • Jul 27, 2021
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COVID-19: 146 more people test positive as Qatar records 86 community infections
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Monday recorded 146 new COVID-19 cases — 86 from within the community and 60 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 96 recoveries. ..

Sheikha Al Mayassa shares captivating photos of Qatar’s Al Thakira Mangroves

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Sheikha Al Mayassa shares captivating photos of Qatar’s Al Thakira Mangroves
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Museums Chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani celebrated the World Mangrove Day by sharing some captivating imageries of the Al Thakira Mangroves in ..

Indian customs seize gold worth $500,000 from Dubai flight passengers

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Indian customs seize gold worth $500,000 from Dubai flight passengers
Passengers going to India from Dubai tried to dodge import taxes by smuggling more than half a million dollars worth of gold in household appliances. The pair, who had travelled on an Emirates flight, concealed 8.17kg of gold ..

Coach proposes to Argentine fencer in front of TV cameras at Olympics

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Coach proposes to Argentine fencer in front of TV cameras at Olympics
Argentine fencer Maria Belen Perez Maurice accepted a marriage proposal from her long-term partner and coach in front of television cameras at the Olympics on Monday, the second time he had posed the question in similar ..

Biden, Kadhimi seal agreement to end US combat mission in Iraq

  • Jul 27, 2021
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Biden, Kadhimi seal agreement to end US combat mission in Iraq
US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday (July 26) sealed an agreement formally ending the US combat mission in Iraq by the end of 2021, more than 18 years after US troops were sent to the ..

Tunisia police storm Al Jazeera office in Tunis

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Tunisia police storm Al Jazeera office in Tunis
Tunisian police has stormed Al Jazeera’s bureau in the capital Tunis, expelling all the staff, after President Kais Saied late on Sunday ousted the government in a move his foes called a coup. At least 20 heavily armed ..

Qatar calls on Tunisian leaders to avoid escalation of political crisis

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Qatar calls on Tunisian leaders to avoid escalation of political crisis
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar said it was following the developments of the political crisis in Tunisia, and called on all parties of the crisis to uphold the interests of the Tunisian people, let the voice of wisdom ..

COVID-19: New cases jump to 178 as Qatar records more than 100 community infections

  • Jul 26, 2021
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COVID-19: New cases jump to 178 as Qatar records more than 100 community infections
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Monday recorded 178 new COVID-19 cases — 107 from within the community and 71 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 138 ..

Qatar Customs seizes marijuana stashed in spare parts shipped from Africa

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Qatar Customs seizes marijuana stashed in spare parts shipped from Africa
Tribune News Network Doha Customs authorities have seized nearly 7 kilos of marijuana stashed in spare parts being shipped to Qatar from an African country. The seizure was made by inspectors of the Air Cargo Customs and ..

Children drowning at home: A leading concern during the hot months

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Children drowning at home: A leading concern during the hot months
The Hamad Injury Prevention Program (HIPP) at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hamad Trauma Center is warning parents, families and caregivers to supervise their children and to know about how to protect kids, avoid ..

President of Rwanda meets Qatar's Ambassador

  • Jul 26, 2021
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President of Rwanda meets Qatar
President of Rwanda Paul Kagame met with Ambassador of Qatar to Rwanda HE Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Sayed, on the occasion of the end of his tenure. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral cooperation relations between ..

Vice President of Paraguay Meets Qatari Acting Charge d'Affaires

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Vice President of Paraguay Meets Qatari Acting Charge d
HE the Vice President of Paraguay Hugo Velazquez has met with Acting Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Paraguay Saeed bin Hamad Al Marri. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between ..

British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa meets Qatar's Ambassador

  • Jul 26, 2021
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British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa meets Qatar
British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa James Cleverly met with Ambassador of Qatar to the United Kingdom HE Yousef bin Ali Al Khater, on the occasion of the end of his tenure. the British minister expressed ..

President of Italian Senate Meets Ambassador of Qatar

  • Jul 26, 2021
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President of Italian Senate Meets Ambassador of Qatar
President of the Senate of Italy Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati met on Monday with Ambassador of Qatar to Italy HE Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Al Malki, on the occasion of the end of his tenure. Relations of bilateral cooperation ..

Mayor of Los Angeles meets Qatar's Consul General

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Mayor of Los Angeles meets Qatar
Mayor of US Los Angeles Eric Garcetti has met with the Consul General of Qatar in Los Angeles Khalid bin Yousif Al Sada, on the occasion of the end of his term of office. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations ..

Umrah for foreign pilgrims to resume from August 10

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Umrah for foreign pilgrims to resume from August 10
Saudi Arabia will allow international pilgrims to perform Umrah from August 10, state media said on Sunday as the kingdom reopened the Grand Mosque in Makkah to domestic Umrah pilgrims after the Hajj pilgrimage last ..

Tunisia's PM sacked after violent Covid protests

  • Jul 26, 2021
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Tunisia
Tunisia's president has sacked the prime minister and suspended parliament, after violent mass protests nationwide on Sunday. Anger over the government's handling of a massive recent spike in Covid cases has added to ..

Qatar's foreign minister meets with Iranian counterpart

  • Jul 25, 2021
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Qatar
QNA Tehran Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani met on Sunday in Tehran with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif. During the meeting, ..

Qatar's GCO launches interactive guide on COVID-19 travel measures

  • Jul 25, 2021
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Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Confused by Qatar's entry and quarantine laws?  The Government Communications Office in Qatar has launched a webtool to help you. The interactive guide, at the end of a series of ..

Reports of change in Qatar’s quarantine conditions for Indians fake: Embassy

  • Jul 25, 2021
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Reports of change in Qatar’s quarantine conditions for Indians fake: Embassy
Tribune News Network Doha The Indian Embassy in Doha has dismissed as fake social media posts claiming changes in quarantine conditions for on-arrival visitors, particularly from India. “There have been FAKE ..

Qatar records 63 community infections as 63 travellers test positive

  • Jul 25, 2021
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Qatar records 63 community infections as 63 travellers test positive
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Sunday recorded 126 new COVID-19 cases — 63 from within the community and 63 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 137 recoveries. ..

US defence secretary says Afghan army must slow Taliban momentum

  • Jul 25, 2021
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US defence secretary says Afghan army must slow Taliban momentum
US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Saturday that Afghan security forces must make sure they can slow the Taliban's momentum before attempting to retake territory. This comes as Afghan armed forces seek to ..

US, China head into first talks in months still trading blows

  • Jul 25, 2021
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US, China head into first talks in months still trading blows
The United States and China barrelled into their first high-level talks since March trading sanctions and rhetorical barbs, raising the stakes for the effort to stabilise strained relations between the world's two largest ..

Tokyo Olympics: Tunisia's Hafnaoui wins shock swimming gold

  • Jul 25, 2021
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Tokyo Olympics: Tunisia
Tunisian swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui took a shock gold medal in the men's 400m freestyle on Sunday. The 18-year-old won from the outside lane after qualifying slowest, but finished with stunning pace to beat Australia's Jack ..

Mohammed Hanzab re-elected SIGA vice-chairman

  • Jul 24, 2021
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Mohammed Hanzab re-elected SIGA vice-chairman
Tribune News Network Doha Mohammed Hanzab, Founder and Chairman of the International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS), has been re-elected Vice Chairman of the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) during the ..

Attiyah clinches late win for Overdrive Racing in Baja Spain Aragon

  • Jul 24, 2021
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Attiyah clinches late win for Overdrive Racing in Baja Spain Aragon
Tribune News Network Teruel  Overdrive Racing’s Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel returned to cross-country rallying action for the first time since the Andalucia Rally in mid-May and snatched a ..

Tesla pushes for lower taxes on EVs in India

  • Jul 24, 2021
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Tesla pushes for lower taxes on EVs in India
Tesla Inc has written to Indian ministries seeking a big reduction in import duties on electric vehicles (EVs), a move it says will boost demand and generate revenue for the government, two sources with knowledge of the matter ..

China braces for Typhoon In-Fa as it cleans up flood damage

  • Jul 24, 2021
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China braces for Typhoon In-Fa as it cleans up flood damage
China shut down ports and railways on Saturday (July 24) as it braced itself for Typhoon In-Fa as parts of the country struggled to recover from devastating floods earlier this week. In-Fa is forecast to make landfall late on ..

Philippines evacuates thousands as monsoon rains flood cities, provinces

  • Jul 24, 2021
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Philippines evacuates thousands as monsoon rains flood cities, provinces
The Philippine authorities moved thousands of residents of the capital, Manila, out of their low-lying communities on Saturday (July 24) as heavy monsoon rain, compounded by a tropical storm, flooded the city and nearby ..

Qatar records 124 new COVID-19 cases and 112 recoveries

  • Jul 24, 2021
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Qatar records 124 new COVID-19 cases and 112 recoveries
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Saturday recorded 124 new COVID-19 cases — 76 from within the community and 48 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 112 ..

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