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 2022-08-16 13:32 

The Peninsula Qatar

Air Algrie to fly two weekly direct flights between Algiers and Doha...

Doha: Air Alg rie will fly two flights per week, every Thursday and Saturday, between Algiers and Doha. The direct route operates between Doha s Hamad......

 2022-08-16 12:02 

The Peninsula Qatar

Fine of up to QR1-million for trading goods non-compliant with Islamic values, reminds Ministry...

Doha: Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) reminded merchants or shopping malls from trading or displaying goods that are non compliant with Islam......

 2022-08-15 21:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Lusail Stadium awarded GSAS 5-Star sustainability rating...

Lusail Stadium the venue for the FIFA World Cup final on 18 December has achieved a five star rating under the Global Sustainability Assessment S......

 2022-08-15 18:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoPH tells dentists to stop using 'laughing gas' in treating patients...

The Department of Healthcare Professions (DHP) at the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has recently released a circular directing all licensed dentist......

 2022-08-15 16:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports daily average Covid-19 cases for the week (Aug 8-14, 2022)...

DOHA: The number of daily average cases among the community and among travelers shows another slight decline this week as per the weekly status report......

 2022-08-15 10:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Narcotic capsules hidden in children's toys seized by Qatar Customs...

Doha: The Postal Consignments Customs Department at the Air Cargo and Private Airports Customs thwarted an attempt to smuggle narcotic capsules into Q......

 2022-08-15 10:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Daytrip fans attending FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 can now apply for Hayya Card...

Fans attending the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 using the Match Day Shuttle service can now apply for their Hayya Card.The Match Day Shuttle allows f......

 2022-08-15 09:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Legal measures being taken against violators: Labour Ministry reacts to video on social media...

Doha: In response to a video of labourers protesting on C Ring Road, the Ministry of Labour has stated that legal measures are being taken against the......

 2022-08-15 06:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

NCSA working to ensure cybersecurity during World Cup...

Doha: President of the National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA) Abdulrahman bin Ali Al Farahid Al Malki has said the agency continues efforts to offer th......

 2022-08-15 06:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

Plan to facilitate passenger, goods movement during World Cup ready...

The plan for customs duties related to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is fully ready, an official of the General Authority of Customs (GAC) has said. A......

 2022-08-14 19:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Six-week traffic diversion on Salwa Road starts August 18: Ashghal...

DOHA: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) announced a traffic diversion on Salwa Road starting from August 18 (Thursday) for a period of 6 weeks.......

 2022-08-14 19:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ministry of Labour launches new set of electronic services...

DOHA: The Ministry of Labour launched a new set of e services on its digital platform as part of its digital transformation strategy to achieve operat......

 2022-08-14 07:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Nearly 4,500 hotel rooms likely to be added in 2022...

Doha: Around 4,500 new hotel keys are expected to be delivered to the market throughout 2022, with most targeting opening dates in the third quarter,......

 2022-08-14 06:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar working proactively to ensure health for all during FIFA World Cup...

Doha: The healthcare sector is ready to play a vital role in supporting delivery of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and provide a comprehensive range of......

 2022-08-14 06:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

60% wastes to be sorted out to make World Cup carbon-neutral...

Doha: Following Qatar s commitment to host the first carbon neutral FIFA World Cup by cutting the emissions, the Ministry of Municipality is targeting......

 2022-08-13 15:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar University Professor enters Metaverse to deliver keynote speech...

Doha: Through a memorandum of understanding signed with Metavisionaries, Qatar University made history by becoming the first university to join the Me......

 2022-08-13 10:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

First vessel arrives at Hamad Port's Strategic Food Security Facilities Terminal...

Doha: The Strategic Food Security Facilities Terminal at Hamad Port received the first vessel loaded with two LHM 280 mobile harbor cranes and their......

 2022-08-13 10:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Marcel Desailly: I'm thrilled people in the Middle East are going to experience the World Cup...

With less than 100 days to go until Qatar s FIFA World Cupgets underway, Marcel Desailly is confident the tournament will have a hugely positive impac......

 2022-08-13 07:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Huge number of entertainment options during World Cup...

Doha:Qatar will host a vast array of cultural and entertainment options for the whole family during this year s FIFA World Cup, which will be held fro......

 2022-08-13 07:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Celebrations mark 100-day countdown to World Cup...

Doha: The excitement of the country s hosting of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 continues to unfold as it marked yesterday the 100 days countdown befor......

 2022-08-13 06:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

King of Malaysia, Deputy Prime Minister discuss boosting investments...

Kuala Lumpur:King of Malaysia H M Al Sultan Abdullah Ri ayatuddin Al Mustafa Billah Shah met yesterday at the Royal Palace in the capital Kuala Lumpur......

 2022-08-13 06:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

Cabin-style accommodation under fan villages offered...

Doha: The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has offered cabin style accommodations under fan villages during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Fa......

 2022-08-12 19:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Huge number of entertainment attractions to wow visitors to Qatar during FIFA World Cup...

DOHA: Qatar will host a vast array of cultural and entertainment options for the whole family during this year s FIFA World Cup , which will be held f......

 2022-08-12 19:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Official hospitality packages see record sales, worldwide interest ahead of World Cup...

DOHA: With around 100 days to go before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Match Hospitality reports that revenue for the upcoming tournament s official h......

 2022-08-12 11:59 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar marks 100 days countdown to FIFA World Cup...

Doha: There are just 100 days to go until Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup.Eight state of the art stadiums will stage 64 matches between 20 November......

 2022-08-11 20:59 

The Peninsula Qatar

Tickets for the Lusail Super Cup to go on sale from August 18...

The Lusail Super Cup Organising Committee has announced that tickets for the event at the 80,000 capacity Lusail Stadium will go on sale from Thursday......

 2022-08-11 20:59 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar v. Ecuador to kick off FIFA World Cup 2022 on November 20...

The FIFA World Cup 2022 will kick off with an even greater celebration for local and international fans as host country Qatar will now play Ecuador o......

 2022-08-11 19:29 

The Peninsula Qatar

Al Arabi edge Al Rayyan as stunning Lusail Stadium stages first match...

Goals from Youssef Msakni (12 ) and Mehrdad Mohammadi (64 penalty) secured Al Arabi a 2 1 win over Al Rayyan in the second round of the QNB Stars Lea......

 2022-08-11 08:58 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Customs seizes hashish hidden in carton at Hamad Airport...

Doha: Customs authorities at Hamad International Airport thwarted an attempt to smuggle narcotic hashish into Qatar. On Twitter, Customs shared a......

 2022-08-11 05:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Giant cruise ships to serve as hotels arrive on Nov 10, 14...

Two giant cruise ships to serve as floating hotels during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will anchor at Doha Port on November 10 and 14, an official ha......

 2022-08-11 05:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Residential rents soar ahead of 2022 World Cup...

Doha: Residential rents soar ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, with the residential real estate sector witnessing strong growth in rents during......

 2022-08-10 19:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ministry destroys 78 vegetable consignments for violations...

DOHA: The Ministry of Municipality destroyed 78 consignments weighing 36.68 tonnes during inspections in the month of July for violating the Agricultu......

 2022-08-10 16:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

All students and staff must take rapid antigen test before start of school year...

Doha: All the staff and students in all government and private nurseries, kindergartens, and schools must take the Rapid Antigen Test once at home or......

 2022-08-10 13:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ministry, private schools review readiness for new academic year...

Doha: The Private Education Department of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education reviewed the preparations and readiness of private schools an......

 2022-08-10 05:56 

The Peninsula Qatar

Katara gears up for International Hunting and Falcons exhibition...

Major preparations for Katara International Hunting and Falcons exhibition (S hail) are ongoing. It will be held from September 5 to 10.With less......

 2022-08-10 05:56 

The Peninsula Qatar

Dates Festival at Souq Waqif concludes today...

The 7th Local Dates Festival concludes will conclude today at Al Ahmad Square in Souq Waqif.Over 81 local farms taking part, offering a variety of......

 2022-08-10 05:56 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar to implement local value system in govt tendering...

Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has ratified the Cabinet Resolution No. (11) of 2022 amending some provisions of the Executive Regulations of......

 2022-08-09 13:25 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Museums to add more than 40 public art works...

Doha: As part of Qatar Creates the year round national cultural movement that curates, promotes, and celebrates the diversity of cultural activities......

 2022-08-09 11:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Snapchat to open office in Qatar; signs MoU with Government Communications Office...

Doha: Snap Inc. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar s Government Communications Office (GCO) to open a new office in Doha, expanding......

 2022-08-09 07:25 

The Peninsula Qatar

Award-winning Qatari animated short film now on YouTube...

Award winning short animated Qatari film Hope, written and directed by Abdulla Al Janahi can now be streamed on YouTube.The film was funded by t......

 2022-08-09 07:25 

The Peninsula Qatar

QM invites artists to be part of Al Najadah community...

Qatar Museums (QM) is inviting artists who want to be part of Al Najadah a new community of emerging and established creatives and enterprises.......

 2022-08-09 05:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Chad parties sign peace deal to start national dialogue...

Paving way for a comprehensive national reconciliation dialogue, Chadian parties yesterday signed Doha Peace Agreement and the Participation of Polit......

 2022-08-08 20:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports daily average Covid-19 cases for the week (Aug 1-7, 2022)...

DOHA: The number of daily average cases among the community and among travelers shows a slight decline this week as per the weekly status report of th......

 2022-08-08 16:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Airways to resume flights to Qassim...

Doha: Qatar Airways will resume services to its fifth destination in Saudi Arabia, Qassim, with three weekly flights starting on Aug. 22. The airline......

 2022-08-08 13:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

New Salwa port connecting Qatar and Saudi Arabia starts trial operations...

Doha: The new Salwa land port linking Qatar and Saudi Arabia started trial operations from today.Saudi Arabian television channel yesterday report......

 2022-08-08 11:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

Assistant Foreign Minister condemns support for Israeli aggression...

Doha: Assistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs H E Lolwah Al Khater has condemned the global community for its......

 2022-08-08 11:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Lusail Stadium to host Al Arabi against Al Rayyan on Thursday...

Doha: Al Arabi face Al Rayyan in Week 2 of the 2022 2023 season QNB Stars League at the new Lusail Stadium on Thursday.The venue of this match its......

 2022-08-08 08:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Customs thwarts attempt to smuggle shabo hidden in water filters...

Doha: Inspectors at the Postal Consignments Customs Department at the Air Cargo and Private Airports Customs thwarted an attempt to smuggle shabo into......

 2022-08-08 05:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Sports tournaments, art exhibitions, date festival and more this month...

The country has a lot planned for this month of August, including e Sports competitions, a dates festival, equestrian events, art exhibitions, and sum......

 2022-08-07 13:22 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Education Ministry opens five new schools...

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has opened five new preparatory and secondary schools for boys and girls in different parts of the coun......

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