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 2021-09-24 00:48 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports 57 community Covid-19 cases on Sept 23...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 109 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 173 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 233,901....

 2021-09-23 21:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

Hot days expected during weekend: QMD...

On its weather forecast for the weekend, Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) said that weather conditions will be hazy at some places at first followed by hot daytimes....

 2021-09-23 20:21 

The Peninsula Qatar

Lukaku a distant memory as free-scoring Inter start in style...

Inter Milan have begun their Serie A title defence in free-scoring form, despite selling their top scorer from last season....

 2021-09-23 17:06 

The Peninsula Qatar

Tourists to soon rent residential houses for accommodation...

Ever wondered what it feels like to live in a Qatari house? Tourists coming to Qatar especially during the World Cup next year may take a step closer to immersing themselves in the local culture....

 2021-09-23 17:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoTC's virtual forum highlights importance of digitization...

The Ministry of Transport and Communications yesterday held its sixth virtual forum in support for SMEs, titled 'Importance of Digitization Shifting Business Models' in collaboration with Qatar Development Bank....

 2021-09-23 17:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir's speech at UN 'comprehensive': Envoys...

The envoys of different countries to Qatar have hailed the speech of Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly terming it as "comprehensive" which offered pragmatic suggestions to resolve c...

 2021-09-23 17:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

CRA and Huawei conclude 'Seeds for the Future' Program 2021...

In collaboration with the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA), Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has concluded the 5th edition of its annual knowledge-exchange prog...

 2021-09-23 16:51 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar First Bank EGM approves increasing paid-up nominal share capital...

Qatar First Bank LLC Public (QFB) held its Extraordinary General Assembly Meeting yesterday....

 2021-09-23 16:38 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ronaldo leapfrogs Messi in Forbes list of top-earning players...

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo has reclaimed top spot in the list of the world's highest-paid soccer players from Lionel Messi, according to Forbes....

 2021-09-23 16:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

Doha Bank CEO honoured at ICAI International Research Awards 2021...

Doha Bank CEO Dr. R. Seetharaman was honoured at the recent ICAI International Research Awards 2021 where he was awarded with the silver shield by the Governor of Jharkhand and Chief Guest of the event Shri Ramesh Bais for his research paper on "Econo...

 2021-09-23 15:47 

The Peninsula Qatar

Expat arrested for engaging in investment without licenses; cash and cars seized...

The Department of Combating Economic and Electronic Crimes at the General Department of Criminal Investigations has arrested an individual on charges of engaging in investment and financial activities without obtaining the required licenses from the compe...

 2021-09-23 15:47 

The Peninsula Qatar

25% of adult population registered as organ donors in Qatar: Official...

Over 463,000 people from over 100 nationalities in the country have registered as donors with Qatar's organ donor registry, according to an official....

 2021-09-23 15:34 

The Peninsula Qatar

FM urges re-engagement in nuclear talks with Iran...

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has urged Iran and the US to re-engage in nuclear talks, stating the region cannot afford a nuclear or arms race....

 2021-09-23 15:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Five Qatari cueists to participate at GCC Billiards and Snooker Championship...

The Gulf Billiards and Snooker Championship, organised by the Qatar Billiards and Snooker Federation (QBSF), will kick off tomorrow at Al Messila Resort....

 2021-09-23 01:59 

The Peninsula Qatar

James Rodriguez joins Qatar's Al-Rayyan from Everton...

Colombia international James Rodriguez has joined Qatar's Al- Rayyan from Premier League Everton, both clubs said on Wednesday....

 2021-09-23 01:33 

The Peninsula Qatar

QU research series discusses distance education experiences...

As part of the Research Wednesday series of podcasts organized by the Research and Graduate Studies Department of Qatar University (QU), experts and specialists shed light on distance education experience and its future....

 2021-09-23 00:42 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoPH reports 138 Covid-19 cases in Qatar on Sept 22...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 138 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 128 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 233,728....

 2021-09-23 00:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Airways extends USAID ROUTES partnership...

Qatar Airways has extended its participation in the USAID ROUTES (Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species) Partnership, reinforcing its commitment to combat illegal trafficking of wildlife and its products....

 2021-09-22 23:08 

The Peninsula Qatar

New WHO air-quality guidelines aim to cut deaths linked to fossil fuels...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday issued its first air quality guidelines since 2005 aimed at reducing deaths from key pollutants that cause cardiovascular and respiratory diseases....

 2021-09-22 21:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Vision screening survey for students this academic year: Official...

Vision screening survey for school students will be conducted this academic year (2021-2022) for all students in primary and preparatory grades of governmental and private schools....

 2021-09-22 17:45 

The Peninsula Qatar

MOTC sets in motion electric vehicle strategy for Qatar...

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) and Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) have officially begun the execution of the electric vehicle strategy prepared by the Ministry of Transport and Communications in association with bodies co...

 2021-09-22 16:39 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ahlibank launches 'Transfer Your Salary and Save' campaign...

Ahlibank, a leading Qatari-owned financial institution, has launched its 'Transfer your Salary and Save' campaign, which will run until December 31, 2021....

 2021-09-22 16:29 

The Peninsula Qatar

Energy transition is a shared responsibility: Minister Al Kaabi...

Minister of State for Energy Affairs, the President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, H E Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, stressed that energy transition is a shared responsibility that requires the active participation of oil and gas producers, legislators and governme...

 2021-09-22 16:26 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ooredoo, CK Hutchison $6bn merger gains positive market response: Sheikh Mohammed...

Ooredoo Group and CK Hutchison's $6bn merger to form Indonesia's second-largest mobile telecoms company Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison has been gaining positive response from the market and financial analysts following the announcement of the landmark ...

 2021-09-22 16:25 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar, Malaysia trade reaches QR1.75bn...

Malaysia is one of Qatar's important trade partners, with total trade volume between both countries reaching QR1.75bn last year, Qatar Chamber (QC) Board Member Dr. Mohamed Jawhar Al Mohamed (pictured) said yesterday at the virtual Qatar-Malaysian Bus...

 2021-09-22 16:14 

The Peninsula Qatar

Wassim victorious at Nantes...

Owned by H H Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, Wassim (Charm Spirit x Prairie Pearl) showed a good turn of foot when taking the Prix Des Espoirs, a Maiden for two-year-olds, at Nantes yesterday....

 2021-09-22 15:38 

The Peninsula Qatar

Deputy PM underlines women's role in Afghanistan development...

The State of Qatar participated in the ministerial meeting, held on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly on safeguarding the achievements of 20 years of international engagement in Afghanistan to discuss support for Afg...

 2021-09-22 15:25 

The Peninsula Qatar

Shura candidates focus on youth, women empowerment...

As the Shura Council election campaign heats up, issues like youth and women empowerment and education have topped the election programmes of many candidates....

 2021-09-22 03:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir addresses opening session of General Debate of 76th Session of UNGA...
 2021-09-22 02:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Al Thumama Stadium ready for Amir's Cup; Fan ID to be introduced...

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) announced the readiness of Al Thumama Stadium, the sixth World Cup stadium, to host the final of Amir's Cup, which will bring together Al Sadd and Al Rayyan on October 20....

 2021-09-22 01:13 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar strongly condemns failed coup attempt in Sudan...

The State of Qatar condemned in the strongest terms the failed coup attempt which the Sudanese authorities announced thwarted today....

 2021-09-21 23:17 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports 143 Covid-19 cases on Sept 21...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 143 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 146 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 233,600....

 2021-09-21 23:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

Most falls among elderly are preventable: HMC...

Every year one in four adults aged 65 and older has a fall that may lead to injury such as bruises, broken bones, especially hip bones, and head injuries. The physical, emotional and financial costs of falls affect not just the injured person, but their f...

 2021-09-21 22:48 

The Peninsula Qatar

McDonald's begins phasing out plastic toys in Happy Meals...

McDonald's plans to...

 2021-09-21 22:46 

The Peninsula Qatar

Architect discusses design journey for sixth Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium...

What started as a sketch for a design competition now stands as an architectural gem ready to host the world's best footballers in 2022....

 2021-09-21 21:34 

The Peninsula Qatar

No more 'tiki-taka' - Barca face identity crisis under Koeman...

Barcelona pride themselves on judging their team on style as well as results but coach Ronald Koeman is struggling to deliver on either front, with his position under renewed scrutiny following Monday's 1-1 home draw with Granada....

 2021-09-21 20:38 

The Peninsula Qatar

Soaring gas prices not a crisis, reflect lack of investment: Qatar Energy Minister...

Minister of State for Energy Affairs H E Saad Sherida Al Kaabi said on Tuesday that he believes currently high gas prices reflect a lack of investment as well as a shortage of supply but added he did not regard the situation as a crisis....

 2021-09-21 18:48 

The Peninsula Qatar

Sheikha Hind completes her first Olympic distance triathlon...

CEO of Qatar Foundation HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al-Thani completed her first Olympic distance triathlon at the Hamburg Wasser 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series, which is world's biggest triathlon race....

 2021-09-21 18:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Australia women crush India for 25th consecutive ODI win...

Meg Lanning's ruthless Australia women's team registered their 25th consecutive victory in one-day internationals on Tuesday after crushing India by nine wickets in the series opener in Mackay....

 2021-09-21 17:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir meets British Prime Minister...

The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met today with the Prime Minister of the friendly United Kingdom HE Boris Johnson and his accompanying delegation......

 2021-09-21 16:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

IPA Qatar, PwC release new tax and legal guide for businesses...

The Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (IPA Qatar) and PwC Qatar jointly released the new 'Tax & Legal Guide to Doing Business in Qatar' yesterday, which provides a comprehensive overview of Qatar's conducive business environment....

 2021-09-21 16:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar witnessing major construction boom: Minister Al Kuwari...

Qatar has been witnessing a major construction boom as the country gets on with the completion of development projects aimed at achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030, as well as implementing the program for hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, according to...

 2021-09-21 16:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Al Shaqab Racing's Caracal sparkles on debut; Almafjar lands first group success...

The Al Shaqab Racing-owned colt Caracal (Zelzal x Caramanta) showed plenty of class on debut and finished strongly to take the Prix du Chateau Peychaud at Bordeaux-Le-Bouscat on Sunday....

 2021-09-21 16:16 

The Peninsula Qatar

Arabi look to bounce back in Al Sailiya game...

Al Arabi are hoping to bounce back after defeat to Al Duhail in the previous round as they meet Al Sailiya in third round of the QNB Stars League at the Khalifa International Stadium, today....

 2021-09-21 15:39 

The Peninsula Qatar

Silatech, Gates Foundation pact to promote youth empowerment...

Silatech has launched a powerful youth dialogue series at the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly that will help youth turn challenges into opportunities within an economic development context and through employment creati...

 2021-09-21 15:28 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir to address 76th UNGA today...

The General Debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which will start today running until September 27. Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will address the opening session of the General Debate today....

 2021-09-20 23:59 

The Peninsula Qatar

Installation of 1440 decorative light poles on Doha Corniche begins...

The Supervisory Committee of Beautification of Roads and Public Places in Qatar has begun installing 1440 palm-frond designed light poles to decorate Corniche Road. These works are expected to be completed by the second quarter of 2022....

 2021-09-20 23:04 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar 2022 World Cup final venue nears completion...

Qatar ticked off another milestone this week after turf was laid for the first time at Lusail Stadium the 80,000-capacity venue that will host the FIFA World Cup final in December 2022....

 2021-09-20 22:38 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports 139 Covid-19 cases on Sept 20...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today reported 139 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) and 165 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 233,454....

 2021-09-20 20:53 

The Peninsula Qatar

Pfizer/BioNTech say data show Covid-19 vaccine safe and protective in 5-to-11-year old kids...

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Monday their COVID-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in 5 to 11 year olds, and they plan to ask for authorization to use the vaccine in children in that age range in the United States, Europe and elsewhere as s...

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