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 2021-01-22 01:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Over 3,500 active Covid-19 cases in Qatar on Jan 21...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 258 new cases of coronavirus (Coivd-19) and 128 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 144,478....

 2021-01-21 23:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Al Nasr area roadworks completed, beautification works commenced...

Public Works Authority 'Ashghal' announced the completion of the main works of the Improvement of Main Roads in Al Nasr Area project. The completed works included the upgrade of 7km of main roads in Al Nasr area in addition to completion of 6 sign...

 2021-01-21 23:17 

The Peninsula Qatar

760 up, Cristiano Ronaldo hailed as most prolific goalscorer...

Cristiano Ronaldo was hailed as the most prolific professional goalscorer in the history of the game on Wednesday after notching his 760th senior goal to help Juventus beat Napoli 2-0 in the Italian Supercup....

 2021-01-21 22:02 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Airways and Iberia sign expanded codeshare agreement...

Qatar Airways signed an expanded codeshare agreement with Iberia. The agreement will enhance connectivity between the two airlines' networks and will offer additional travel options to customers travelling between the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America,...

 2021-01-21 21:21 

The Peninsula Qatar

Karwa starts Covid-19 vaccination for drivers...

Mowasalat (Karwa) initiated the general Covid-19 vaccination for its employees as part of the national campaign launched at the end of 2020....

 2021-01-21 21:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Fire at building site for India's Serum Institute, vaccine output not hit, source says...

A big fire has broken out at a plant being built for the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's biggest vaccine maker, but it will not affect production of coronavirus vaccines, a source close to the firm said....

 2021-01-21 21:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Al Khor Carnival postponed due to unexpected weather conditions...

Al Khor Carnival, which was supposed to open today, has been postponed, organisers said on social media....

 2021-01-21 19:43 

The Peninsula Qatar

flydubai to resume daily Doha flights...

flydubai announced that it will resume flights to Doha from January 26. The airline will operate double daily service between Dubai and Doha....

 2021-01-21 17:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Sandstorm blankets parts of Qatar, visibility less than 2km: QMD...

The country witnessed a decrease in visibility due to a sandstorm which occurred in some parts of Doha....

 2021-01-21 17:36 

The Peninsula Qatar

Marmi Cup: Thomas guides Al Shaqab Racing's Lauded to brilliant win...

Jockey Ronan Thomas yesterday guided Al Shaqab Racing's Lauded (GB) (Acclamation x Thatsallimsaying) to the Marmi Cup win at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club's (QREC) racetrack at Al Rayyan Park....

 2021-01-21 17:26 

The Peninsula Qatar

Things to do this weekend in Qatar (Jan 21-23, 2021)...

Here is a list of interesting things happening in and around Doha....

 2021-01-21 17:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar keen on boosting trade with ACD: Qatar Chamber...

Qatar is keen on developing and promoting its economic and commercial ties with all friendly Asian countries, said a senior official of Qatar Chamber (QC), at an event yesterday....

 2021-01-21 16:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Commercial Bank wins Best Cash Management and Transaction Bank in Qatar award...

Having undergone the stringent evaluation of the MEA Transaction Finance Awards 2020 program, Commercial Bank, Qatar's first private bank, emerges for another year as market leader in cash management and transaction banking, and garners a new award fo...

 2021-01-21 16:52 

The Peninsula Qatar

QIIB names winners of National Day Cards Campaign...

QIIB has announced the names of 25 winners of its card campaign that was launched on the occasion of Qatar National Day, in the period between November 29 and December 31, 2020....

 2021-01-21 16:51 

The Peninsula Qatar

GWC signs MoU to acquire Aero Chem Logistics...

GWC, the leading logistics provider in the State of Qatar, announced yesterday the signing of an MoU for the acquisition of Aero Chem Logistics WLL and their strategically located, 22,000 sqm Chemical Storage Facility in Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC) ...

 2021-01-21 16:36 

The Peninsula Qatar

QLM expands its product range...

These new series of products are in addition to the current corporate products already available....

 2021-01-21 15:45 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar's mobile Internet speed fastest in world...

Mobile Internet speed in Qatar was the fastest in the world in December 2020, according to the Speedtest Global Index results released yesterday....

 2021-01-21 15:36 

The Peninsula Qatar

Travellers with chronic conditions told to register online...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has said that travellers with chronic health conditions are required to register online to get a medical report to be exempted from hotel quarantine. It also said that quarantine exemptions are not applicable for arriv...

 2021-01-21 04:21 

The Peninsula Qatar

Biden takes the helm as US president...
 2021-01-21 02:44 

The Peninsula Qatar

Quarantine exemptions not applicable for arrivals from four countries: MoPH...

Ministry of Public Health announced in a tweet that the hotel quarantine exemption is not applicable for arrivals from UK, South Africa, Netherlands and Denmark....

 2021-01-21 02:21 

The Peninsula Qatar

Etihad Airways to recommence flights To Doha...

Effective February 15, 2021, Etihad Airways will recommence passenger flights from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to Doha, Qatar, subject to the applicable government approvals, the airline announced. The service will operate daily us...

 2021-01-21 00:43 

The Peninsula Qatar

Djokovic hits back at criticism over Australian Open quarantine stance...

World number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday hit back at criticism of his letter to Australian Open chief Craig Tiley in which he suggested easing of quarantine restrictions, saying his good intentions were...

 2021-01-20 23:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Artists explore how pandemic impacted creative process in Fire Station exhibition...

The Fire Station: Artist in Residence today unveils Grey Times, an exhibition encompassing the works of artists who participated in the fifth edition of its annual Artist in Residence Programme (AIR5)....

 2021-01-20 22:49 

The Peninsula Qatar

Trump leaves White House, last time as president...

Donald Trump has left the White House for the final time as president....

 2021-01-20 21:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

Egypt says agreed with Qatar on resuming diplomatic relations...

Egypt has agreed to resume diplomatic relations with Qatar, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on a statement on Wednesday....

 2021-01-20 21:05 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar sees rise in Covid-19 community cases on Jan 20...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 271 new cases of coronavirus (Coivd-19) and 132 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours....

 2021-01-20 19:46 

The Peninsula Qatar

Over 200 booked for not adhering to Covid-19 precautionary measures...

Ministry of Interior (MoI) takes action against 204 individuals for not wearing masks in public....

 2021-01-20 18:56 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar to resume UAE flights from next week...

Qatar Airways will resume direct flights to Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the coming week....

 2021-01-20 17:07 

The Peninsula Qatar

QTSK 600: Champion Al Qubaisi ready to rumble as riders get set for new season...

Abdulla Al Qubaisi has issued a warning to his rivals ahead of the new season's first race - that he is looking forward dominating the proceedings when the new Qatar Superstock 600 season kicks off at Losail International Circuit (LIC) on Friday....

 2021-01-20 16:17 

The Peninsula Qatar

Doha Festival City to open more stores this year...

Aiming to broaden its range of offerings to shoppers, Doha Festival City will expand its portfolio of retailers this year by opening new stores in the next few months....

 2021-01-20 16:10 

The Peninsula Qatar

Masraf Al Rayan net profit reaches QR2.175bn in 2020...

Masraf Al Rayan has reported a net profit of QR2.175bn for the year ended December 31, 2020....

 2021-01-20 03:26 

The Peninsula Qatar

No decision yet on quarantine requirements for vaccine takers: Official...

During a programme on Qatar TV on Monday, in response to the question "will returnees who took the second dose of the Covid 19 vaccine be quarantined"? Dr Yousef Al Maslamani, Medical Director of Hamad General Hospital, said that so far there is n...

 2021-01-20 03:07 

The Peninsula Qatar

Bayern to face either Al Duhail or Al Ahly in Club World Cup...

European champions Bayern Munich will meet either Qatar's Al Duhail or Egyptian side Al Ahly in the semi-finals of FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020, after Tuesday's draw in Zurich....

 2021-01-20 00:52 

The Peninsula Qatar

Artists paint murals artworks to Umm Slal Mohammed quarantine compound...

Qatar Museums and Abu Issa Holding recently initiated a project to create murals for the Umm Slal Mohammed quarantine compound. The artworks are intended to uplift the spirit of those residing and working at the compound, during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-01-20 00:14 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports 199 Covid-19 community cases on Jan 19...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 225 new cases of coronavirus (Coivd-19) and 203 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 144,218....

 2021-01-20 00:03 

The Peninsula Qatar

Solution for stray dogs on Qatar streets soon: Ministry...

In their effort to manage complaints regarding stray dogs in the country, Ministry of Municipality and Environment has stated that it has a specialized team to deal with them....

 2021-01-19 23:46 

The Peninsula Qatar

Former Al Duhail player signs for Italian league leader AC Milan...

AC Milan signed 34-year-old Mario Manduki? on Tuesday, giving 39-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic support in attack for the Italian league leader's title challenge....

 2021-01-19 23:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

British supermarket chain to open branch in Qatar...

Qatari Diar and Ariane Holding Group signed an agreement to open the first branch of the British supermarket chain Sainsbury's in Qatar. Sainsbury's is the second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom. The first branch is expected to...

 2021-01-19 21:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

Strong winds and drop in temperature from tomorrow night: QMD...

Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) forecasts strong winds from tomorrow night until Friday (January 20 - January 22)....

 2021-01-19 21:13 

The Peninsula Qatar

US awards highest medal for Distinguished Public Service to Qatar Foreign Minister...

The United States, represented by the US Department of Defense, presented Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani with the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, the highest ...

 2021-01-19 17:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoI books 140 for not wearing masks in public...

Ministry of Interior (MoI) takes action against 140 individuals for not wearing masks in public....

 2021-01-19 16:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar look to top group with win over Croatia...

Qatar coach Valero Rivera yesterday expressed his delight at the performances of his players ahead of their third and final Group match of the 27th IHF Men's Handball World Championship - Egypt 2021....

 2021-01-19 16:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

MME weighs plant factories to ensure year-round produce of leafy vegetables...

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has planned to establish plant factories soon to ensure production of leafy vegetables round the year....

 2021-01-19 16:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Geriatric-Dermatology Clinic at Rumailah Hospital expands patient care services...

The Geriatric-Dermatology (GeriDerm) clinic has expanded its patient care services by adding face-to-face consultations to virtual sessions for older patients with skin diseases in Qatar....

 2021-01-19 16:17 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar banks' assets rose by 3.7% in first nine months of 2020: PwC...

The aggregated total assets of Qatar's eight listed commercial banks on the Qatar Stock Exchange grew by 3.7 percent to QR1.69 trillion in the first nine months of 2020 (Q3 2020), according to PwC in its latest '2020 Qatar Banking Sector Report...

 2021-01-19 16:13 

The Peninsula Qatar

QNB launches innovative platform of its mobile banking app...

QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has launched QNB Pay, a new and innovative platform of its mobile banking app, which includes QNB card digitisation that provides mobile card-less payments....

 2021-01-19 16:08 

The Peninsula Qatar

QFC records 63.7% growth amid global economic slowdown...

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a leading onshore financial and business centre in the region, has announced a significant increase of 63.7 percent in the number of new firms licensed on the QFC platform in 2020, compared to 2019....

 2021-01-19 02:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Vaccination certificates could become the new norm for travel: Qatar Airways chief...

Qatar Airways GCEO Akbar Al Baker said in comment to the media that vaccination certificates could be the new norm that a lot of countries would require that you be vaccinated before you enter the countries....

 2021-01-19 00:22 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Airways becomes first global airline to achieve 5-Star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating...

Qatar Airways became the first global airline to achieve the prestigious 5-Star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating by international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax....

 2021-01-19 00:03 

The Peninsula Qatar

Presale offers chance to purchase tickets for FIFA Club World Cup 2020 in Qatar...

Fans have an exclusive opportunity to secure match tickets on FIFA.com/tickets...

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