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 2022-06-27 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Inflation as a political power play gone horribly wrong...

The blame game over surging prices is on. Was it too much central-bank money being pumped out for too long that caused inflation to take off? Was it China, where most physical production had moved before the pandemic locked down the country and disrupted ...

 2022-06-27 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Lanka stops fuel supply to non-essential services...

Sri Lanka will shut schools and only allow fuel supplies to services deemed essential like health, trains and buses for two weeks starting today, a minister said, in a desperate attempt to deal with a severe shortage....

 2022-06-27 21:27 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Cartoon Corner...

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 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Champion Pogacar given familiar support cast...

Tadej Pogacar will begin his bid for a third straight Tour de France title later this week alongside four of the same teammates who helped him to last year's yellow jersey....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Middle East ]

Jordan toxic gas blast kills 10, injures over 200...

A toxic gas explosion killed 10 people and injured more than 250 on Monday, authorities said, when a cloud of yellow gas suddenly enveloped Jordan's Aqaba port....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

India rights activist's arrest sparks protest across cities...

Protests were held in several Indian cities yesterday over the arrest of a rights activist who attempted to have Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared complicit in deadly sectarian riots 20 years ago....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Schauffele holds nerve to win PGA Travelers trophy...

Tokyo Olympic champion Xander Schauffele birdied the final hole on Sunday to win the Travelers Championship, holding off Sahith Theegala for his sixth career US PGA Tour title....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

MoPH strengthens capacities of breastfeeding counselors...

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is operating to build and prepare the capacities of breastfeeding counselors in Qatar within the framework of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative...

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

First comprehensive university majors guide launched in Qatar...

Qatar Career Development Center (QCDC), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has launched the Majors Guide, which is the first comprehensive and detailed guide for all the majors in universities and higher ed...

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Missile strikes on crowded mall in Ukraine kill 13...

Two Russian missile strikes on a crowded mall in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk killed at least 13 people and injured more than 50 yesterday, a regional governor said....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Smuggling of prohibited tobacco foiled...

The Customs Department at Hamad international Airport (HIA) foiled the smuggling of prohibited tobacco, the General Authority of Customs said in a tweet...

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Djokovic racks up 80th win as Alcaraz fights back...

Defending Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic became the first player to win 80 matches at all four Grand Slams yesterday while teenage star Carlos Alcaraz battled over five sets to make the second round....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Haj mission providing top services to Qatari pilgrims...

Qatar's Haj mission, represented by the Mashaer services unit and call centre and support unit, held a co-ordination meeting in the holy city of Makkah with officials and representatives of Qatari campaigns...

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

World champion Lyles edges Knighton at US trials...

World champion Noah Lyles schooled youngster Erriyon Knighton in winning the men's 200m in 19.67sec at the US athletics championships on Sunday....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Ooredoo partners with Ali Bin Ali Holding...

Ooredoo has announced it is partnering with Ali Bin Ali (ABA) Holding's Dohatna Innovative Distribution and Prime Distribution Trading Company (PDTC), providing more value to members of the Nojoom loyalty programme...

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Opinion ]

Helping the 222mn: Let's not fail kids seeking education...

The United Nations recently estimated that the number of crisis-affected children in need of urgent educational support has skyrocketed from 75mn in 2016-222mn today. That's 222mn dreams dashed and 222mn attacks on our collective humanity....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Chun defies the doubters to end her title drought...

In-gee Chun said she was urged to retire from golf during her three-and-a-half year title drought, which the South Korean snapped with her third major at the Women's PGA Championship at Bethesda on Sunday....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Pharma Care opens new outlet at LuLu Hypermarket, Ain Khaled...

Pharma Care Group, which has a two-decade-long tradition in Qatar's retail pharmacy sector, has opened its latest outlet -- Modern Relief Pharmacy -- at LuLu Hypermarket, Ain Khaled....

 2022-06-27 21:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Healthcare professionals boost research skills with WCM-Q course...

Healthcare professionals in Qatar enhanced their understanding of qualitative research thanks to a course delivered by the Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q)'s Division of Continuing Professional Development....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

US resuscitates bid at G-7 to counter China's Belt and Road...

President Joe Biden rebooted his effort to counter China's flagship trade-and-infrastructure initiative after an earlier campaign faltered, enlisting the support of Group of Seven leaders at their summit in Germany....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Balhaneen Street features pedestrian-friendly space...

The Supervisory Committee of Beautification of Roads and Public Places has developed Balhaneen Street as part of the West Bay North Beach project, creating a pedestrian-friendly space by widening sidewalks, adding trees.....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Abandoned vehicles removed...

For the second consecutive day, a joint campaign to remove abandoned vehicles continued at a number of places in Doha....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Windy, dusty conditions Tuesday too...

Strong winds and poor visibility are again expected in the country Tuesday, the Qatar Met department has said....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Raducanu delights Wimbledon crowd with triumphant Centre Court debut...

Britain's teenage US Open champion Emma Raducanu lived up to her star billing on her first appearance on Wimbledon's Centre Court by overcoming the awkward challenge of in-form Belgian Alison van Uytvanck 6-4 6-4 in the first round yesterday....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

England's Morgan to retire from international cricket...

England's World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan is set to retire from international cricket, with an official announcement expected as soon as today, according to the BBC....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Patients can now apply for medical records through PHCC portal...

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has introduced a new feature on its website My Health Patient Portal, allowing patients to request medical reports online....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

'China central bank will continue to support economic recovery'...

China's monetary policy will continue to be accommodative to support economic recovery, People's Bank of China governor Yi Gang was quoted by state media as saying....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Saudi Arabia 'injects $13bn' in liquidity-starved banks...

The Saudi Central Bank placed about 50bn riyals ($13bn) as time deposits with commercial lenders, according to people familiar with the matter, seeking to ease the worst liquidity crunch in over a decade....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Maltese president visits Qatar National Library...

Maltese President Dr George Vella, his wife, and the accompanying delegation visited Qatar National Library, as part of their visit to Qatar. He was received by HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari, Minister of State and President of Qatar National Library...

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Souq Mesaieed, Dunes Mall cater to growing local needs...

Waseef, a leading real estate management and marketing company, manages the multi-use Souq Mesaieed to support and sustain the communities in Mesaieed city and cater to the growing local needs....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Britain's battered economy is sliding toward a breaking point...

Britain under Prime Minister Boris Johnson is running into the biggest headwinds it's faced since the 1970s, heaping pain on an economy still reeling from Brexit and the pandemic....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Confident Jabeur sets sights on top ranking...

Having climbed to a career-high ranking of second yesterday, Tunisian trailblazer Ons Jabeur was already plotting on dethroning Iga Swiatek as the world number one....

 2022-06-27 19:56 

Gulf Times

[ Sport ]

Bairstow blitz seals England rout of New Zealand...

Jonny Bairstow led England to a whitewash of Test world champions New Zealand with a stunning fifty on his Headingley home ground yesterday....

 2022-06-27 18:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar Tourism's Experience a World Beyond campaign wins Adobe Experience Maker Award...

Qatar Tourism's (QT) latest and largest promotional campaign, Experience a World Beyond, recently bagged the Adobe Experience Maker Award....

 2022-06-27 18:26 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

QatarEnergy joins 'Aiming for Zero' industry initiative aiming to eliminate methane footprint by 2030...

QatarEnergy, the country's hydrocarbon bellwether, has joined the 'Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions' Initiative', an industry-led move that aims to reach near zero methane emissions from operated oil and gas assets by 2030...

 2022-06-27 18:26 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Moody's affirms IQ's A1 rating; outlook remains stable...

Global credit rating agency Moody's on Monday affirmed Industries Qatar's (IQ) 'A1' long-term issuer rating....

 2022-06-27 18:26 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Dukhan Bank, Visa unveil FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 campaign...

Dukhan Bank has partnered with Visa, the Official Payment Services partner of FIFA, to launch a special campaign that will give Dukhan Bank Visa credit cardholders an...

 2022-06-27 18:26 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

New study suggests Covid-19 changes consumer behaviour in Qatar...

Consumer behaviour in Qatar has changed "completely and sustainably" due to the Covid-19 pandemic, suggests a new study by Roland Berger....

 2022-06-27 18:26 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Qatar shares edge higher on foreign, Gulf funds' buying interests...

The Qatar Stock Exchange Monday rose 0.25% on the back of strong buying in the telecom, transport, industrials and consumer goods counters....

 2022-06-27 15:24 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

US says G7 closing in on Russian oil price caps...

The United States said Monday that the G7 is closing in on a plan to force a lower price for Russian oil in what would be a major escalation of the campaign to punish the Kremlin for its invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-06-27 15:24 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Rare tornado kills one, injures 10 in Netherlands...

A tornado ripped through a city in the Netherlands Monday, killing at least one person and injuring 10 others in the first fatal twister to hit the country for three decades....

 2022-06-27 13:54 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Qatar Airways and Airlink sign comprehensive codeshare agreement to enhance connectivity across Southern Africa...

Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between 45 destinations in 13 countries across southern Africa and the rest of the world....

 2022-06-27 13:54 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

Private sector achieves 46% growth earning up to QR7.7bn, says Qatar Chamber report...

Private sector exports achieved significant growth in the first quarter of 2022, an indicator of the recovery of Qatar's economy, where economic dynamics have been appropriately reclaimed and market mechanisms have fairly regained dominance over econo...

 2022-06-27 12:24 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Eid al-Adha will be on July 9 according to astronomical calculations: QCH...

The first day of Hijri month of Dhu al-Hijjah for 1443 AH will be on Thursday June 30, 2022, and the day of Arafat will be on Friday July 8, 2022, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has announced, according to the calculations by astronomers....

 2022-06-27 10:54 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Amir grants Philippine Ambassador Al Wajbah Decoration...

HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan office on Monday morning Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines Alan L. Timbayan, who called on HH the Amir to greet him on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country....

 2022-06-27 10:54 

Gulf Times

[ Business ]

IMF suggests measures for 'independent monetary policy' for Qatar...

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested a slew of measures such as deepening financial markets and containing balance sheet vulnerabilities, to enable Qatar follow a more independent monetary policy in the long run.....

 2022-06-27 07:53 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Peru facing fourth wave of Covid-19: government...

Peru's government on Sunday declared that a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections had begun to hit the country, which has one of the highest mortality rates from the virus in the world....

 2022-06-27 07:53 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

Japan swelters as heatwave prompts power crunch warning...

Japan's government warned Monday of a power crunch as extreme heat hits the country, with temperature records toppling and Tokyo's rainy season declared over at the earliest date on record....

 2022-06-27 07:53 

Gulf Times

[ Qatar ]

Chief of Staff meets Saudi counterpart...

HE Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces Staff Lieutenant General (Pilot) Salem bin Hamad bin Aqeel Al Nabit, met with HE Chief of the Saudi General Staff Lieutenant-General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, during His Excellency's visit to the sisterly Kin...

 2022-06-27 07:53 

Gulf Times

[ International ]

'Elvis' puts the King back in spotlight in N.American theaters...

Baz Luhrmann's rock'n'roll biopic...

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