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Qatar Olympic Committee reaffirms commitment to hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games

  • Mar 05, 2021
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Qatar Olympic Committee reaffirms commitment to hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Tribune News Network Doha The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has reiterated its total commitment to maintaining continuous dialogue with the IOC’s Future Host Commission as it moves forward in its bid to host the ..

Some private schools in Qatar will be allowed to increase tuition fees: Ministry

  • Mar 05, 2021
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Some private schools in Qatar will be allowed to increase tuition fees: Ministry
Tribune New Network Doha A committee assigned to study private schools’ request to raise tuition fees in Qatar has recommended the Ministry of Education and Higher Education to allow up to 8 percent of the total ..

US CDC’s zombie apocalypse tips rise again for pandemic times

  • Mar 05, 2021
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US CDC’s zombie apocalypse tips rise again for pandemic times
If there’s one lesson that horror movies can teach, it’s that you should always be prepared for a zombie outbreak — especially during a pandemic. A decade-old guide to preparing for a zombie apocalypse ..

Qatar Central Bank announces bank holiday on March 7

  • Mar 04, 2021
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Qatar Central Bank announces bank holiday on March 7
QNA Doha Qatar Central Bank (QCB) announced that Sunday, March 7, 2021 will be official holiday for all banks and financial institutions operating under its supervision. In a press statement, the QCB said that the ..

Kuwait to impose curfew, close parks as COVID-19 cases rise

  • Mar 04, 2021
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Kuwait to impose curfew, close parks as COVID-19 cases rise
Kuwait will impose a 5 pm to 5 am curfew and close parks from Sunday until April 8 in a bid to contain the coronavirus, the government's spokesman said on state TV. Kuwait registered a record daily toll of 1,716 cases on Thursday. ..

Education minister inspects schools, checks how exams are held under COVID-19 protocol

  • Mar 04, 2021
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Education minister inspects schools, checks how exams are held under COVID-19 protocol
Tribune News Network Doha Minister of Education and Higher Education His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Wahid Al Hammadi visited several schools in Qatar and inspected the way midterm exams are being held under ..

Drugs in stomach: Qatar Customs foils risky smuggling attempt at HIA

  • Mar 04, 2021
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Drugs in stomach: Qatar Customs foils risky smuggling attempt at HIA
Tribune News Network Doha Suspicion of a customs inspector has led to the detection of cannabis capsules and narcotic pills in the stomach of a passenger at the Hamad International Airport. According to the Customs ..

Qatar records 475 new COVID-19 cases as 57 returning travellers test positive

  • Mar 04, 2021
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Qatar records 475 new COVID-19 cases as 57 returning travellers test positive
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Wednesday recorded 475 new COVID-19 cases — 418 from within the community and 57 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 318 ..

Teachers in Qatar urged to avoid airplane travel during mid-summer vacation

  • Mar 04, 2021
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Teachers in Qatar urged to avoid airplane travel during mid-summer vacation
Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has called on teachers in the country to avoid airplane travel during the mid-summer vacation in the second semester, according to Al Jasra ..

450 booked for disregarding COVID-19 preventive measures

  • Mar 04, 2021
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450 booked for disregarding COVID-19 preventive measures
Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Interior on Thursday said it referred to Public Prosecution 450 people for violations of various COVID-19 safety norms.  While 423 people were booked for not wearing ..

Sheikha Mayassa shares Oryx’s plight as she launches #KeepQatarClean campaign

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Sheikha Mayassa shares Oryx’s plight as she launches #KeepQatarClean campaign
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Museums Chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani highlighted what a carelessly discarded plastic can do to the wildlife in the country as she launched the ..

More people to get vaccinated as Qatar readies to scale up inoculation drive

  • Mar 03, 2021
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More people to get vaccinated as Qatar readies to scale up inoculation drive
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar is all set to scale up its COVID-19 vaccination drive as it has started receiving regular supply of vaccines,  Chair of the National Health Strategic Group on COVID-19 and Head of ..

No entry for employees to schools without COVID-19 vaccine proof from March 21

  • Mar 03, 2021
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No entry for employees to schools without COVID-19 vaccine proof from March 21
If a non-vaccinated staff tests positive, quarantine period will be without pay: MoEHE Tribune News Network Doha Starting from March 21, no employee will be allowed to enter the school without showing the golden frame ..

US grateful for Qatar's role in promoting prosperity, security and stability in region: Secretary of State

  • Mar 03, 2021
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US grateful for Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha The US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has congratulated Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani for the historic progress achieved ..

Qatar’s FM calls for united Arab action to tackle challenges facing the region

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Qatar’s FM calls for united Arab action to tackle challenges facing the region
Tribune News Network Doha Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has said the Arab world faces enormous challenges and imminent threats in light of the conflicts ..

Qatar ranked second among Arab countries in GEMS Maturity Index 2020

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Qatar ranked second among Arab countries in GEMS Maturity Index 2020
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar has been ranked second among Arab countries on the Government Electronic and Mobile Services (GEMS) Maturity Index 2020, among 15 Arab countries covered by a report issued recently by the ..

Prime Minister receives message from British counterpart

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Prime Minister receives message from British counterpart
QNA Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani received on Wednesday a verbal message from Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson, pertaining bilateral ..

Prime Minister meets Ghana Foreign Minister

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Prime Minister meets Ghana Foreign Minister
QNA Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, met this morning with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration of the Republic of Ghana Shirley Ayorkor ..

Prime Minister meets Chinese Ambassador

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Prime Minister meets Chinese Ambassador
QNA Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani met on Wednesday with HE Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the State of Qatar Zhou Jian. During the ..

Katara Hospitality continues growth in F&B landscape with opening of Jamavar at Sheraton Grand Doha

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Katara Hospitality continues growth in F&B landscape with opening of Jamavar at Sheraton Grand Doha
Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, is excited to announce the opening of Jamavar Doha at Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, an Indian fine dining ..

471 new COVID-19 cases push Qatar's active caseload past 10,000

  • Mar 03, 2021
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471 new COVID-19 cases push Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Wednesday recorded 471 new COVID-19 cases — 427 from within the community and 44 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 332 ..

Discover Qatar assists over 330,000 people with quarantine packages

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Discover Qatar assists over 330,000 people with quarantine packages
Tribune News Network Doha Discover Qatar (DQ) has to date processed over 50,000 refunds for hotel quarantine packages and assisted over 330,000 people to complete their quarantine successfully in 65 hotels. Over 240 ..

Cabinet approves draft to set up AI committee in Qatar

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Cabinet approves draft to set up AI committee in Qatar
QNA Doha Qatar's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft devcision to establish and artificial intelligence committee in Qatar. According to the draft, the committee will be established at the Ministry of Transport and ..

More than 350 face action for disregarding COVID-19 preventive measures

  • Mar 03, 2021
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More than 350 face action for disregarding COVID-19 preventive measures
Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Interior on Wednesday said it referred to Public Prosecution 367 people for violations of various COVID-19 safety norms.  While 312 people were booked for not wearing ..

Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May
President Joe Biden said the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccine for all adults by the end of May — two months earlier than anticipated — and he pushed states to get at least one shot into the ..

Saudi Arabia says COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for Hajj

  • Mar 03, 2021
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Saudi Arabia says COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for Hajj
Saudi Arabia is considering making vaccinations mandatory for all pilgrims undertaking Hajj later this year, Arabic daily Okaz quoted the kingdom’s health minister as saying on Tuesday. In an internal memo seen by ..

More than 60 percent of people over 70 years have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: MOPH

  • Mar 02, 2021
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More than 60 percent of people over 70 years have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: MOPH
The Ministry of Public Health has announced that 61 percent of people over 70 years of age have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose since the start of Qatar’s National COVID-19 Vaccination Program. “I ..

Have questions on Qatar's labour laws? GCO will answer them on WhatsApp

  • Mar 02, 2021
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Have questions on Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar's Government Communication Office launched an automated WhatsApp messaging service on Tuesday in cooperation with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social ..

Qatar Airways conducting annual Disabled Aircraft Recovery Exercise at Doha International Airport

  • Mar 02, 2021
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Qatar Airways conducting annual Disabled Aircraft Recovery Exercise at Doha International Airport
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Airways is conducting its 12th annual simulated Disabled Aircraft Recovery (QDAR) Exercise on a grounded Airbus A340-600 aircraft using the airline’s state-of-the-art Aircraft ..

Talks only way to solve Yemen crisis: Qatar Foreign Minister

  • Mar 02, 2021
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Talks only way to solve Yemen crisis: Qatar Foreign Minister
Tribune News Network Doha Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on Tuesday met with US Special Envoy for Yemen Timothy Lenderking, who is visiting the ..

Minister Jassim Al Sulaiti heads Qatar delegation to 2nd Maritime India Summit

  • Mar 02, 2021
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Minister Jassim Al Sulaiti heads Qatar delegation to 2nd Maritime India Summit
Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti on Tuesday headed the Qatari delegation participating in the second edition of the Maritime India Summit, which India’s Prime Minister ..

Qatar's Minister of State for Defence Affairs meets with US Special Envoy for Yemen

  • Mar 02, 2021
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Qatar
QNA Doha Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs HE Dr Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah met on Tuesday with US Special Envoy for Yemen Timothy Lenderking on Tuesday. During the meeting, they ..

Amir receives written message from President of Ghana

  • Mar 02, 2021
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Amir receives written message from President of Ghana
Tribune News Network Doha HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has received a written message from President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo, pertaining to bilateral relations and ways of enhancing and developing ..

Qatar’s population shrinks by 147,000 people in nine months

  • Mar 02, 2021
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Qatar’s population shrinks by 147,000 people in nine months
Tribune News Network Doha Over a span of nine months, Qatar saw its population shrinking by more than 147,000 people, from 2.807 million in May, 2020, to 2.660 million in February, 2021, according to the Planning and ..

463 new COVID-19 cases push active cases in Qatar closer to 10,000

  • Mar 02, 2021
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463 new COVID-19 cases push active cases in Qatar closer to 10,000
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Tuesday recorded 463 new COVID-19 cases — 421 from within the community and 42 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 359 recoveries. ..

'Premature' and 'unrealistic' to think COVID-19 will end soon, WHO emergencies chief warns

  • Mar 02, 2021
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The World Health Organization's emergencies chief says it's "premature" and "unrealistic" to think that the pandemic might be stopped by the end of the year. But Dr. Michael Ryan said Monday that the recent arrival of ..

COVID-19: Japan asks China to stop anal swab tests

  • Mar 01, 2021
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COVID-19: Japan asks China to stop anal swab tests
Japan on Monday asked China to abstain from anal swab tests for COVID-19 on its citizens. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told a news conference that Tokyo received “complaints of psychological ..

New COVID-19 drive-through vaccination centre opens in Lusail

  • Mar 01, 2021
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New COVID-19 drive-through vaccination centre opens in Lusail
Tribune News Network  Doha A new COVID-19 Drive-Through Vaccination Centre was opened today in Lusail as part of the efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The vaccination process for visitors in the new centre ..

MOEHE making great efforts to limit impact of COVID-19 on education in Qatar: Minister

  • Mar 01, 2021
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MOEHE making great efforts to limit impact of COVID-19 on education in Qatar: Minister
QNA Doha The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has made great efforts to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education in the country, minister HE Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi said, while ..

Qatar General Tax Authority and Invenio launch integrated digital tax administration system

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Qatar General Tax Authority and Invenio launch integrated digital tax administration system
Qatar's General Tax Authority (GTA) and implementation partner Invenio Business Solutions successfully launched a state-of-the-art digital tax administration system in Qatar. The new system has transformed the tax ..

Sidra Medicine performs groundbreaking surgeries on children with Apert Syndrome

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Sidra Medicine performs groundbreaking surgeries on children with Apert Syndrome
Apert syndrome is a rare craniofacial condition, occurring in approximately 1/65,000 live births worldwide. It is known to be associated with a distinct genetic mutation. There are no currently understood precipitating ..

Prime Minister inspects COVID-19 drive-through vaccination centre in Lusail

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Prime Minister inspects COVID-19 drive-through vaccination centre in Lusail
QNA Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani inspected on Monday the COVID-19 drive-through vaccination centre in Lusail. His Excellency was briefed on the ..

Qatar Airways named world's best airline by leading online travel agent eDreams

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Qatar Airways named world
Recognition for the airline across key metrics including refunds, ticket flexibility, reliability and safety Qatar Airways has been acknowledged for its performance during the global pandemic as the best airline in the ..

49-year-old dies of COVID-19 in Qatar as 473 more test positive

  • Mar 01, 2021
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49-year-old dies of COVID-19 in Qatar as 473 more test positive
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Monday recorded 473 new COVID-19 cases — 444 from within the community and 29 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 440 recoveries. ..

Early registration in private schools opens from today

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Early registration in private schools opens from today
Tribune News Network Doha With the approaching registration in private schools and preschools, which will kick off next Monday until mid-October, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, represented in the ..

Shura Council holds regular weekly meeting

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Shura Council holds regular weekly meeting
QNA Doha The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting, via video conference on Monday, under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, at the Council's headquarters. During its ..

Qatar Petroleum awards North Field Expansion project contract for LNG storage and loading facilities

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Qatar Petroleum awards North Field Expansion project contract for LNG storage and loading facilities
Qatar Petroleum announces the award of a major engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to Samsung C&T Corporation for the expansion of the LNG storage and loading facilities located within Ras Laffan ..

Girl dies after being caned during ‘exorcism’ in Sri Lanka

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Girl dies after being caned during ‘exorcism’ in Sri Lanka
Police in Sri Lanka said Monday they have arrested two people in connection with the death of a 9-year-old girl who was repeatedly beaten during a ritual they believed would drive away an evil spirit. The two suspects — ..

Amir honours winners of Education Excellence Award

  • Mar 01, 2021
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Amir honours winners of Education Excellence Award
QNA Doha HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani patronized the14th Education Excellence Day Award ceremony, which took place at Doha Sheraton Hotel on Monday morning. The ceremony was attended by HE the Prime ..

443 more booked for violating COVID-19 safety rules in Qatar

  • Mar 01, 2021
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443 more booked for violating COVID-19 safety rules in Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Interior on Monday said it referred to Public Prosecution 434 people for violations of various COVID-19 safety norms.  The ministry also acted against 42 for breaking a ..

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