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 2022-06-27 12:26 

The Peninsula Qatar

QatarEnergy joins industry initiative to eliminate methane footprint by 2030...

Doha:QatarEnergy has joined the Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions Initiative, an industry led initiative that aims to reach near zero methane emission......

 2022-06-27 12:26 

The Peninsula Qatar

SC signs deal with Associated Press to manage Qatar's broadcast services during FIFA World Cup...

The Supreme Committee for Delivery Legacy (SC), the Qatari organisation responsible for delivering the required infrastructure and host country plan......

 2022-06-27 10:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Customs seizes over 25kg prohibited tobacco at Hamad Airport...

Doha: Hamad International Airport customs foiled an attempt to smuggle prohibited tobacco into Qatar. On suspicion, the customs officer at the airport......

 2022-06-27 10:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Astronomically Eid Al Adha on July 9: Qatar Calendar House...

Doha: 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, 202......

 2022-06-27 09:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir awards Philippine Ambassador Al Wajbah Medal...

Doha: The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani awarded the Ambassador of Philippines Alan Al Timbayan the Al Wajbah Medal, in appreciation of his......

 2022-06-27 09:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Airways, Airlink sign comprehensive codeshare agreement...

Doha:Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travelers more choices, enhanced services and greater connecti......

 2022-06-27 07:52 

The Peninsula Qatar

Philippine corner at Katara features 'Kulintang'...

Doha: The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) and the Philippine Embassy in Qatar inaugurated yesterday the Philippine corner at Katara featuring an......

 2022-06-27 07:52 

The Peninsula Qatar

Commercial projects to help raise agri sector income by over QR300m...

Doha: The Ministry of Municipality has said that the commercial agricultural projects, launched under National Strategy for Food Security (2018 23), a......

 2022-06-27 06:22 

The Peninsula Qatar

Muslims urged to seize opportunities of first 10 days of Dhul-Hijjah...

Doha: Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs affirmed the greatness of the Dhul Hijjah month and the first 10 days of it in particular, which Allah Alm......

 2022-06-27 06:22 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar University develops system to manage crowd during FIFA World Cup...

Doha: In collaboration with the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), Qatar University (QU) College of Engineering has developed an intellig......

 2022-06-26 18:22 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar records 49 degrees Celsius in Sudanthile...

Doha: According to Qatar Meteorology Department some parts of Qatar witnessed very hot temperatures today with Sudanthile recording a maximum of 49 de......

 2022-06-26 15:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ministry denies social media news about stolen car...

Doha: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has denied the news circulating on social media about the theft of a car in Qatar. Some users had posted a pictur......

 2022-06-26 10:49 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar invites performers from across the globe to showcase talent during World Cup...

Doha: In order to deliver an immersive cultural fan experience, Qatar is inviting artists from across the globe to showcase their talents during the F......

 2022-06-26 09:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ministry warns against copying World Cup logo on vehicle number plates...

Doha: Ministry of Interior in Qatar stated that vehicle number plates with the World Cup logo are a special version auctioned by it and cannot be copi......

 2022-06-26 07:49 

The Peninsula Qatar

The Peninsula survey reveals soaring rents irk tenants...

Doha: A large number of tenants in an online survey have decried sharp and sudden increase in rents of housing units in the country asking the authori......

 2022-06-26 06:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Ministry of Awqaf opens seven endowment villas in Thumama...

Doha: The Department of Endowments at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs inaugurated seven new residential villas from the endowment of Ahmed b......

 2022-06-26 06:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir attends opening ceremony of Oran 2022 Mediterranean Games...

Oran: The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani attended on Saturday evening the opening ceremony of the 19th Oran 2022 Mediterranean Games in Oran,......

 2022-06-26 06:19 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir leaves Algeria's Oran...

Oran: The AmirHH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani left on Saturday evening the city of Oran after attending the opening ceremony of 19th Oran 2022 Medi......

 2022-06-25 15:16 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir leaves Cairo...

Cairo: The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani left this afternoon Cairo, the Arab Republic of Egypt after an official visit, for a visit to the c......

 2022-06-25 10:45 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatari plane carrying aid arrives in Afghanistan as part of earthquake relief...

Khost: The first Qatari plane carrying a shipment of aid, provided by Qatar Charity (QC) in cooperation with partner agencies and in coordination with......

 2022-06-25 10:45 

The Peninsula Qatar

Egypt hosts official reception for Amir in Cairo...

Doha: The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani was accorded an official reception ceremony upon his arrival at Al Ittihadiya Palace, in Cairo, Egy......

 2022-06-25 06:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

Nasser Ghanim Al Khelaifi acquitted of all charges...

Doha: The Swiss Supreme Court in a verdict yesterday fully acquitted beIN Media Group Chairman Nasser Al Khelaifi. Today s verdict is a total vind......

 2022-06-25 06:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Tourism exploring esports' role in boosting visitor numbers...

Doha: The growth of electronic sports or esports is booming and Qatar Tourism is in multiple conversations around partnerships in hosting such tournam......

 2022-06-24 19:41 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir arrives in Cairo...

Cairo: The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in Cairo on Friday, on an official visit to the sisterly Arab Republic of Egypt.HH the......

 2022-06-24 18:11 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar at forefront in finding solutions to many challenges: Rwandan president...

Kigali: The President of the sisterly Republic of Rwanda Paul Kagame said that the State of Qatar, under the leadership of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bi......

 2022-06-24 12:10 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir participates in Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting...

The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani participated in the opening session of the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, in the......

 2022-06-24 12:10 

The Peninsula Qatar

On 9th anniversary of Amir's accession to rein: Achievements making Qatar and citizens proud...

Doha: If we make major investments and do not obtain appropriate results, we should not pass over that unnoticed. This is what was stated in the spe......

 2022-06-24 09:08 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatari, Azerbaijani aircraft join wildfire fight: Turkey...

ANKARA, Turkey: Water dropping aircraft from Azerbaijan and Qatar on Friday joined the fight against a wind stoked wildfire that burned for a fourth d......

 2022-06-24 06:06 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar plans 'stopover campaign' to attract more tourists...

Qatar Tourism is ramping up its strategies to drive more tourists in the country by capitalising on stopover campaign together with Qatar Airways.......

 2022-06-23 19:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir arrives in Rwandan capital Kigali...

Doha: The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived on Thursday in Rwandato participate in the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, wh......

 2022-06-23 18:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

NATO says ready to provide security support to Qatar for World Cup 2022...

Brussels: NATO expressed today, June 23, their readiness to provide support to the State of Qatar regarding the security aspects of hosting the FIFA W......

 2022-06-23 16:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

FIFA allows bigger 26-man squads for Qatar World Cup...

Geneva: FIFA has approved bigger 26 man squads for the World Cup in Qatar, deciding on Thursday to extend soccer s relaxation of rules that help coach......

 2022-06-23 16:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar back in top 50 in FIFA World Rankings...

Asian champions Qatar returned to top 50 in the latest FIFA World Rankings in what is seen as a positive development with less than five months remain......

 2022-06-23 15:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar to ban single-use plastic bags from November 15...

Doha: Use of single use plastic bags in Qatar will be banned from November 15 onwards, the Ministry of Municipality announced today in a press confere......

 2022-06-23 12:00 

The Peninsula Qatar

13 students from Qatar schools conquer Kilimanjaro...

Doha: 13 students from Qatar Foundation schools have just returned from conquering Mount Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa. One of the stud......

 2022-06-23 10:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Sheikha Jowaher honors high school outstanding female students...

Doha: Consort of HH the Amir HH Sheikha Jowaher bint Hamad bin Suhaim Al Thani honored the State s top outstanding female students in the high school......

 2022-06-23 10:30 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir issues law regulating use of cash in transactions...

Doha: The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani issued today Law No. (4) of 2022 regulating the use of cash in transactions.The law is effectiv......

 2022-06-23 07:28 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qetaifan Projects, JMJ Properties sign QR600m MoU...

Doha: Qetaifan Projects, fully owned by Katara Hospitality and the real estate developer of Qetaifan Island North (QIN) yesterday signed a memorandum......

 2022-06-23 07:28 

The Peninsula Qatar

Opening a mega farm next year: Infarm CEO...

Doha:Founder and CEO of Infarm company Erez Galonska has revealed the intention to open a mega farm in Qatar next year with the aim to transform the c......

 2022-06-23 05:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar is open to the world: Sheikha Al Mayassa...

Doha: Only months away of the country s hosting of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Qatar Museums Chairperson, H E Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Kha......

 2022-06-23 05:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Around 1.2 million tickets sold, accommodation not an issue ahead of Qatar 2022...

Doha: Around 1.2 million match tickets for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 have been purchased so far, H E Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of the Supre......

 2022-06-23 05:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Under Zeeenah initiative, entire nation to celebrate Qatar 2022...

Doha: The Supervisory Committee of Beautification of Roads and Public Places in Qatar yesterday launched Zeeenah initiative under the slogan Let s......

 2022-06-22 19:26 

The Peninsula Qatar

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 infrastructure is ready: Al Thawadi...

Doha: Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) Hassan Al Thawadi confirmed the readiness of the infrastructure for the......

 2022-06-22 19:26 

The Peninsula Qatar

PHCC to launch mobile blood donation drive...

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) is preparing to launch its blood donation campaign across six of its health centers during the month of Jul......

 2022-06-22 16:26 

The Peninsula Qatar

The Pearl Island records 77% increase in vehicle influx: UDC...

Doha: United Development Company (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl and Gewan islands, announced that nearly 90 million vehicles entered The Pea......

 2022-06-22 14:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Cabinet approves increasing non-Qatari ownership in some banks and companies...

Doha: The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani chaired the Cabinet meeting held at Amiri Diwan......

 2022-06-22 14:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Cabinet approves draft law combating concealment of non-Qatari commercial activities...

Doha: The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani chaired the Cabinet meeting held at Amiri Diwan......

 2022-06-22 13:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Prime Minister visits Cityscape Qatar 2022...

Doha: Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani visited the 10th edition of Cityscape Qatar 2022 at......

 2022-06-22 13:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar will wait for right time to apply VAT: Minister...

Doha: Qatar, one of only two Arab economies in the Gulf region without value added tax, will likely wait longer before imposing the levy. We will......

 2022-06-22 10:22 

The Peninsula Qatar

Amir issues decree to adjourn Shura Council session...

Doha: The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani issued Decree No. 31 of 2022 to adjourn the first ordinary session of the first legislative term, c......

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