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Qatar plays it 'cool' as temperature stays between 10°C and 18°C

  • Jan 16, 2021
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Temperatures in different parts of Qatar now range between 10 and 18 degree Celsius, the Qatar Meteorology Department said on Saturday.
According to its earlier report, cold conditions are expected to continue until Wednesday. 
“Winter weather conditions affecting the country will continue during the coming days especially at night and early morning with minimum temperatures reaching below 10 degrees Celsius in some southern areas,” the QMD report said.
The cloud amount is expected to increase gradually from January 14 evening until the beginning of Wednesday with a chance of scattered rain and northwesterly fresh to strong wind in some areas, it added.

Minister of Public Health opens ‘Easy Street’ Patient Rehabilitation Facility

  • Feb 27, 2021
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Minister of Public Health opens ‘Easy Street’ Patient Rehabilitation Facility
Tribune News Network Doha Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has expanded its specialized rehabilitation services with a modern simulated environment located within the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute (QRI). The ..

356 people booked in Qatar for various COVID-19 rule violations

  • Feb 27, 2021
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356 people booked in Qatar for various COVID-19 rule violations
Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Interior on Saturday said it referred to Public Prosecution 356 people for violations of various COVID-19 safety norms.  While 291 people were booked for not wearing ..

beIN SPORTS to broadcast Qatar Total Open 2021 and Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2021 live and exclusively from Doha

  • Feb 27, 2021
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beIN SPORTS to broadcast Qatar Total Open 2021 and Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2021 live and exclusively from Doha
beIN Media Group, the global sports and entertainment broadcaster, and its flagship sports channel beIN SPORTS will broadcast the Qatar Total Open 2021, as well as the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2021 live and exclusively for its ..

Qatar records 460 new COVID-19 cases, 412 recoveries

  • Feb 27, 2021
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Qatar records 460 new COVID-19 cases, 412 recoveries
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Saturday recorded 460 new COVID-19 cases — 423 from within the community and 37 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 412 ..

Dominican envoy impressed by Qatar hospitality, pays tribute to his country’s heroes on Independence Day

  • Feb 27, 2021
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Dominican envoy impressed by Qatar hospitality, pays tribute to his country’s heroes on Independence Day
Ashraf Siddiqui Doha Dominican Republic is keen to enhance bilateral relations with Qatar, its Ambassador to Qatar HE Georges Bahsa Hazim has said. In an exclusive interview with Qatar Tribune on the eve of his ..

Nigeria confronts second mass kidnapping of schoolchildren in nine days after 317 girls vanish

  • Feb 27, 2021
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Nigeria confronts second mass kidnapping of schoolchildren in nine days after 317 girls vanish
Gunmen raided a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria early Friday and kidnapped more than 300 girls, marking the third mass abduction of children since December in Africa's most populous nation. The assailants struck ..

Qatar Petroleum enters into a long-term agreement for LNG supply to Pakistan

  • Feb 26, 2021
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Qatar Petroleum enters into a long-term agreement for LNG supply to Pakistan
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Petroleum entered into a new long-term Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSO)for the supply of up to 3 million tons per annum (MTPA) of liquefied ..

COVID-19: 469 test positive as 480 recover in Qatar

  • Feb 26, 2021
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COVID-19: 469 test positive as 480 recover in Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Thursday recorded 469 new COVID-19 cases — 431 from within the community and 38 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 480 ..

Qatar's Ministry of Interior to continue drills to thwart attacks against buses, metro trains

  • Feb 25, 2021
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QNA Doha The Ministry of Interior, represented by the public transport security department, is carrying out a number of exercises at metro stations with the aim of raising readiness and identifying the measures taken to ..

Five more arrested in Qatar for home-quarantine violation

  • Feb 25, 2021
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Five more arrested in Qatar for home-quarantine violation
QNA Doha Five persons were arrested in Qatar on Thursday for violating home-quarantine conditions imposed as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The arrests were made in implementation of ..

Despite pandemic, number of factories in Qatar jumps by 6% to 927

  • Feb 25, 2021
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Despite pandemic, number of factories in Qatar jumps by 6% to 927
Tribune News Network Doha The industrial sector in Qatar was able to pushback against the debilitating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and emerged victorious in the face of some extreme odds, according to Minister of ..

Qatar pledges $60 million to solve electricity crisis in Gaza Strip

  • Feb 25, 2021
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Qatar pledges $60 million to solve electricity crisis in Gaza Strip
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar has pledged to provide $60 million towards solving the electricity crisis in Gaza Strip, Committee for Reconstruction of Gaza Chairman HE Ambassador Mohamed Al Emadi announced on ..

COVID-19: 465 test positive as 540 recover in Qatar

  • Feb 25, 2021
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COVID-19: 465 test positive as 540 recover in Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Thursday recorded 465 new COVID-19 cases — 408 from within the community and 57 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 540 ..

Over 6,800 Lyrica capsules seized, pills tightly wrapped and hidden in women's clothing to avoid x-ray detection

  • Feb 25, 2021
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Over 6,800 Lyrica capsules seized, pills tightly wrapped and hidden in women
Tribune News Network Doha The Air Cargo Customs Administration and Private Airports Customs Department in Qatar on Thursday said they foiled an attempt to smuggle banned pills inside parcels being brought into the ..

Weather: Weekend likely to be pleasant in Qatar

  • Feb 25, 2021
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Weather: Weekend likely to be pleasant in Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Weekend in Qatar is likely to be pleasant with moderate temperatures and some clouds during the day and cold conditions during the nights. The Qatar Meteorology Department, in its latest ..

Joe Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants

  • Feb 25, 2021
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Joe Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants
US President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked a proclamation from his predecessor that blocked many green card applicants from entering the United States. Former President Donald Trump issued the ban last year, saying it was ..

Qatar PM and Kuwait Deputy PM inaugurate 29km-long Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Qatar PM and Kuwait Deputy PM inaugurate 29km-long Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor
Satyendra Pathak Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani and Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al Ali Al Sabah ..

Qatar brings vaccination to elderly at home, aims to vaccinate 90% of population by year-end: Dr Khal

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Qatar brings vaccination to elderly at home, aims to vaccinate 90% of population by year-end: Dr Khal
Ailyn Agonia Doha As part of its efforts to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Qatar on Wednesday launched an initiative to give the elderly and their close family members vaccines at the comfort of their homes. Dr ..

COVID-19: 459 test positive as 562 recover in Qatar

  • Feb 24, 2021
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COVID-19: 459 test positive as 562 recover in Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Wednesday recorded 459 new COVID-19 cases — 427 from within the community and 32 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 562 ..

Prime Minister meets with head of ILO Project Office for Qatar

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Prime Minister meets with head of ILO Project Office for Qatar
QNA Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani met on Wednesday with Head of the International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar Houtan Homayounpour, ..

Prime Minister Meets Tunisian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Prime Minister Meets Tunisian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
QNA Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani met on Wednesday with HE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Republic of Tunisia Olfa Benouda ..

Health insurance must for all residents, visitors

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Health insurance must for all residents, visitors
QNA Doha All expatriates and visitors to Qatar will be required to obtain health insurance to receive basic health care services in the country, according to draft law that comes with the aim of providing an integrated, ..

Home-quarantine violation: Five arrested in Qatar on Wednesday

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Home-quarantine violation: Five arrested in Qatar on Wednesday
QNA Doha Five persons were arrested in Qatar on Wednesday for violating home-quarantine conditions imposed as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The arrests were made in implementation ..

Amir meets with Kuwait's Deputy PM

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Amir meets with Kuwait
QNA Doha His Highness the Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met with Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al Ali Al Sabah in Doha on Wednesday. The Kuwait official ..

What is long-COVID? MOPH explains

  • Feb 24, 2021
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What is long-COVID? MOPH explains
Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Public Health on Wednesday published a public awareness infographic on long-COVID and its common symptoms.  Long-COVID, also referred to as post-COVID-19 syndrome, is ..

Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash
In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all. Woods was driving through a sweeping, downhill stretch of road through coastal suburbs of Los Angeles when his SUV struck a sign, ..

‘It’s a Big Deal’: Carrefour kicks off three-month promotion campaign

  • Feb 23, 2021
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‘It’s a Big Deal’: Carrefour kicks off three-month promotion campaign
Carrefour Qatar has launched a three-month promotional campaign across its physical and digital stores regionwide to bring weekly and monthly savings deals on a vast range of essential items.  Fittingly called ..

QFA sorry as Qatar not to play at 2021 Copa America

  • Feb 23, 2021
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QFA sorry as Qatar not to play at 2021 Copa America
Tribune News Network Doha The Qatar Football Association has decided to apologise for not participating in the 2021 Copa America, which will be held at the beginning of next June, and whose competitions are hosted by ..

Qatar's health minister visits post-COVID Inpatient Unit at Qatar Rehabilitation Institute

  • Feb 23, 2021
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Tribune News Network Doha Minister of Public Health Her Excellency Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari visited the Post-COVID Inpatient Unit in the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute (QRI) that was established to offer a holistic ..

WCM-Q scientists investigate whether camels hold a cure for COVID-19

  • Feb 23, 2021
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WCM-Q scientists investigate whether camels hold a cure for COVID-19
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) believe camels could be a source of therapeutic antibodies - and potentially a cure - for humans with COVID-19.   Although there are a number of ..

Sidra Medicine research publishes study on antibodies against coronavirus infection

  • Feb 23, 2021
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Sidra Medicine research publishes study on antibodies against coronavirus infection
A team of researchers from Sidra Medicine have published a study about antibody responses against ‘common cold’ coronaviruses involving over a thousand individuals. The study is featured in the February 22 ..

QRCS supports medical training for Gaza physicians

  • Feb 23, 2021
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QRCS supports medical training for Gaza physicians
In the training room at the Al-Ahli Arab Hospital of Gaza, Dr. Amal Abu Kirsh stood among her colleagues as they were attending the endoscopy training funded by Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), to discuss the outcomes of the ..

After UAE, Egypt holds talks with Qatar for the first time after Al Ula declaration

  • Feb 23, 2021
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After UAE, Egypt holds talks with Qatar for the first time after Al Ula declaration
Tribune News Network Doha Official delegations from Qatar and Egypt held talks in Kuwait on Tuesday for the first time since an agreement last month to end a blockade on Qatar by a Saudi-led Arab quartet, including ..

Mercury may plunge to 12°C this weekend as Met predicts more rain in Qatar

  • Feb 23, 2021
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Mercury may plunge to 12°C this weekend as Met predicts more rain in Qatar
Tribune News Network Doha Temperatures in Qatar will begin to plunge significantly from Thursday, with the minimums hovering around 12-19° Celsius and maximums around 20-26°C, Qatar Meteorology Department ..

Single day COVID-19 recoveries cross 500 even as 455 more test positive

  • Feb 23, 2021
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Single day COVID-19 recoveries cross 500 even as 455 more test positive
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Tuesday recorded 455 new COVID-19 cases — 417 from within the community and 38 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 510 recoveries. ..

More than 260 booked for various COVID-19 safety violations

  • Feb 23, 2021
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More than 260 booked for various COVID-19 safety violations
Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Interior on Tuesday said it referred to Public Prosecution 263 people for violations of various COVID-19 safety norms.  While 241 people were booked for not wearing ..

Qatar contributes to international efforts to address COVID-19 pandemic: Lolwah Al Khater

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Qatar contributes to international efforts to address COVID-19 pandemic: Lolwah Al Khater
QNA Doha The State of Qatar has reminded the international community that providing the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to the Palestinians in the occupied territories is one of the responsibilities of the occupation ..

Over 50,000 refunds for quarantine packages processed so far: Qatar Airways

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Over 50,000 refunds for quarantine packages processed so far: Qatar Airways
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar Airways has confirmed that more than 50,000 refunds for hotel quarantine packages have been processed so far. “We have processed over 50,000 refunds to date and continue to ..

HMC feat: Breast cancer survivor discharged on same day tumour is removed

  • Feb 22, 2021
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HMC feat: Breast cancer survivor discharged on same day tumour is removed
A team of breast surgical oncologists at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hamad General Hospital (HGH) has successfully performed a tumour removal surgery for a patient in her thirties, with the patient being ..

Cap the number of times an employee can change jobs in Qatar at 3: Shura Council

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Cap the number of times an employee can change jobs in Qatar at 3: Shura Council
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar’s Shura Council on Monday called on the government to cap at three the number of times an employee is allowed to change employers during his or her stay in the country. The measure is ..

Shura Council's Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee holds meeting

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Shura Council
QNA Doha The Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee of the Shura Council held a meeting on Monday chaired by its Rapporteur HE Nasser bin Rashid bin Saree Al Kaabi. During the meeting, the committee studied a draft law ..

Virus claims another life as 463 more test positive

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Virus claims another life as 463 more test positive
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Monday recorded 463 new COVID-19 cases — 425 from within the community and 38 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 495 recoveries. ..

Qatar Petroleum in long-term LNG supply deal with Bangladesh

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Qatar Petroleum in long-term LNG supply deal with Bangladesh
Qatar Petroleum entered into a long term Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Vitol for the supply of 1.25 million tons per annum (MTPA) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Vitol’s final customers in Bangladesh. Under ..

Power failure: How a winter storm pushed Texas into crisis

  • Feb 22, 2021
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Power failure: How a winter storm pushed Texas into crisis
Two days before the storm began, Houston’s chief elected official warned her constituents to prepare as they would for a major hurricane. Many took heed: Texans who could stocked up on food and water, while nonprofits ..

PHCC to start using Moderna vaccine at three health centres from Monday

  • Feb 21, 2021
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PHCC to start using Moderna vaccine at three health centres from Monday
Tribune News Network Doha Primary Health Care Corporation will start administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at three of its health centers -- Al Wajba, Lebaib, and Thumama -- from Monday, February 22. The move ..

Private school students' scores, certificates can soon be checked online in Qatar

  • Feb 21, 2021
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Private school students
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar's Ministry of Education and Higher Education has launched a new service to upload the certificates of private school students on the National Student Information System (NSIS) website. ..

Qatar Airways Holidays celebrates success of longest-running, uninterrupted travel bubble

  • Feb 21, 2021
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Qatar Airways Holidays celebrates success of longest-running, uninterrupted travel bubble
Qatar Airways Holidays, the leisure division of Qatar Airways Group, celebrate the enormous success of the Travel Bubble Holidays to the Maldives – the longest-running, uninterrupted safe corridor - welcoming the ..

US plane scatters engine debris over Denver homes

  • Feb 21, 2021
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US plane scatters engine debris over Denver homes
A Boeing jet has scattered debris over a residential area near Denver after one of its engines failed on take-off. The Boeing 777, with 231 passengers and 10 crew on board, was able to return safely and land at Denver airport. No ..

Active COVID-19 caseloads begin to recede in Qatar as recoveries outstrip new infections

  • Feb 21, 2021
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Active COVID-19 caseloads begin to recede  in Qatar as recoveries outstrip new infections
Tribune News Network Doha Qatar on Sunday recorded 459 new COVID-19 cases — 415 from within the community and 44 among travellers returning from abroad. The Ministry of Public Health also reported 480 recoveries. ..

Finland: New COVID-19 strain may not show up on tests

  • Feb 20, 2021
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Finland: New COVID-19 strain may not show up on tests
A new mutated coronavirus strain that may not show up in PCR tests was found Thursday in Finland, experts have reportedly said.  The Helsinki-based Vita Laboratories said the variant, Fin-796H, was different from ..

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