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 2022-07-27 15:58 

The Peninsula Qatar

Two-week full closure on Omar Al Mukhtar Street...

DOHA: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) announced a full closure on Omar Al Mukhtar Street in both directions from Omar Al Mukhtar intersection to......

 2022-07-27 11:29 

The Peninsula Qatar

QR 250,000 fine for selling or exchanging tickets without FIFA permission: Ministry...

Doha: As per Law No. (10) of 2021 regarding measures to host the World Cup, a fine of no more than QR 250,000 will be imposed on anyone who issues, se......

 2022-07-27 09:58 

The Peninsula Qatar

Use of cash prohibited in certain transactions: Qatar Central Bank...

Doha: The use of cash in transactions that exceed the value of QR 50,000 are prohibited in selected trading outlets, based on the Council of Ministers......

 2022-07-27 09:58 

The Peninsula Qatar

Some parts of Qatar receive scattered rain...

Doha: Qatar continues to experience cloudy weather conditions and scattered rain, which may turn thundery at times. On its recent weather update, Qata......

 2022-07-27 05:28 

The Peninsula Qatar

Construction sector forecast to keep growing post-2022...

Qatar s construction sector is growing rapidly and is nearing the end of a decade of building, as developing infrastructure directly and indirectly re......

 2022-07-26 18:55 

The Peninsula Qatar

390 people referred to Prosecution for violating Covid-19 precautionary measures...

DOHA: In view of the recent spike in Covid 19 cases in Qatar, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has intensified efforts to take action against people vio......

 2022-07-26 17:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Team Base Camp line-up reflects uniquely compact nature of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022...

DOHA: The 31 teams travelling to Qatar will have a Team Base Camp (TBC) to call home at the most compact FIFA World Cup since the inaugural instalment......

 2022-07-26 17:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Stars League launches 2022-2023 football season...

DOHA: The Qatar Stars League (QSL) celebrated on Tuesday the launch of the 2022 2023 football season with the participation of several officials and h......

 2022-07-26 09:50 

The Peninsula Qatar

14-year-old expat from Qatar summits Mount Kilimanjaro; aims for Everest...

Doha: The most memorable part has to be when we reached the summit, while others were freezing, tired and craving the luxuries of home, I was there s......

 2022-07-26 05:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

Yacht rentals among top options for leisure in Qatar...

Yacht cruises have emerged as a top desired entertainment option for citizens and residents in Qatar this summer, according to an industry expert. Qat......

 2022-07-26 05:20 

The Peninsula Qatar

7th Local Dates Festival opens tomorrow at Souq Waqif...

Doha: The 7th Local Dates Festival will open tomorrow at Souq Waqif and will continue until August 10, 2022.It is organised by the Ministry of Mun......

 2022-07-25 17:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

Discover Qatar extends Whale Sharks of Qatar daily tour...

DOHA: Building on a successful launch, Discover Qatar announces the extension of the Whale Sharks of Qatar tour which offers guests an awe inspiring e......

 2022-07-25 17:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

Final call to become a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 volunteer...

DOHA: Registrations to become a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 volunteer will close on Sunday, July 31, with interviews set to be completed by August 13......

 2022-07-25 11:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatari mountaineer makes history; summits world's second-highest peak...

Doha: Qatari mountaineer Sheikha Asma bint Thani Al Thani has scaled another height and made history as the first Arab to scale six of the 8000er moun......

 2022-07-25 09:45 

The Peninsula Qatar

Weather fluctuations expected in Qatar from tomorrow...

Doha: In its latest update, Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) said that weather fluctuations are expected from tomorrow evening until the end of the......

 2022-07-25 08:15 

The Peninsula Qatar

Customs thwart attempt to smuggle banned pills into Qatar...

Doha: The inspectors at Postal Consignment Department of Air Cargo and Private Airports Customs thwarted an attempt to smuggle banned pills into Qatar......

 2022-07-24 17:12 

The Peninsula Qatar

QFC report reveals investor confidence in Qatar's flourishing digital sector...

DOHA: The mid year growth record of Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has revealed investor confidence in Qatar s flourishing Digital sector. Among the 152......

 2022-07-24 11:11 

The Peninsula Qatar

5 upcoming destinations for visitors in Qatar during the World cup...

Doha: Before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 kicks off in November an assortment of exceptional new tourism developments will open across the country. F......

 2022-07-24 08:11 

The Peninsula Qatar

Baby dugong rescued in Qatar; named 'Oscar' by Ministry...

Doha: The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has announced a rescue of another dugong pup found on Saturday in Khor Al Daid area.The b......

 2022-07-24 05:11 

The Peninsula Qatar

Transportation master plan envisages modernising Qatar's parking regime...

The Qatar Parking Master Plan (QPMP), a part of Transportation Master Plan for Qatar 2050 (TMPQ), will address all issues related to growing parking n......

 2022-07-23 18:38 

The Peninsula Qatar

QNL offers more summer activities for children, teenagers and adults...

Doha: Qatar National Library (QNL) continues its summer season with many events and activities designed for children, teenagers and adults, focusing o......

 2022-07-23 06:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

Tracking device mandatory for tankers from August 1...

Doha: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has reminded tanker owners to install tracking devices before August 1, 2022 to permit their entry into sew......

 2022-07-23 06:37 

The Peninsula Qatar

World Cup an opportunity for fans to enjoy Qatar's incredible attractions...

Doha: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is considered a great opportunity for the wide spectrum of spectators and fans who adore the football matches worldwid......

 2022-07-23 05:06 

The Peninsula Qatar

Sidra Heart Centre provides world-class service...

The Heart Centre at Sidra Medicine, which performs an average of 170 operations, has a shown a success rate of over 95%, which is comparable to progra......

 2022-07-22 06:35 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar solidifies position as region's leading ICT market...

Qatar has made strides in digital transformation by developing its ICT sector and strengthening human resource capacity. As the infrastructure works r......

 2022-07-22 06:34 

The Peninsula Qatar

PHCC app allows requesting appointments for several clinics...

Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) s Nar aakom , bilingual mobile application that provides comprehensive services to patients, now allows to req......

 2022-07-21 17:03 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar reports first case of monkeypox in a traveller...

Doha: The Ministry of Public Health announced the registration of the first confirmed case of monkeypox in Qatar.The case was detected in a travel......

 2022-07-21 09:33 

The Peninsula Qatar

Demand for contactless payments to gain momentum...

The popularity of contactless payments, which gained momentum during COVID 19 outbreak, is expected to increase further, according a senior Visa offic......

 2022-07-21 09:33 

The Peninsula Qatar

Hot and humid weather to continue in Qatar during weekend...

Doha: Hot and humid weather conditions are expected to prevail in Qatar during the weekend. This will also be accompanied by scattered clouds, accordi......

 2022-07-21 05:03 

The Peninsula Qatar

QNL members, visitors up despite COVID-19 curbs...

Qatar National Library (QNL) continued to increase its membership and the number of books checked out in 2021, despite the pandemic related restrictio......

 2022-07-20 18:31 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Airways ramps up all-in-one FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 travel packages...

DOHA: Qatar Airways ramps up all inclusive FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 travel packages for fans to secure their place in world football s biggest event......

 2022-07-20 06:29 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar moves up in global passport ranking...

Qatar passport has moved up three places to 57th in the world with a visa free or visa on arrival score of 99, according to the latest ranking release......

 2022-07-20 06:29 

The Peninsula Qatar

Barshim completes golden hat-trick...

EUGENE: Qatar s Mutaz Essa Barshim won an unprecedented third successive world high jump gold in style on Monday as he cleared a world leading 2.37 me......

 2022-07-20 04:59 

The Peninsula Qatar

Authorities urge precautions to prevent heat stress...

As a continuation of several initiatives to keep people safe during summer months and prevent heat related illness, the Ministry of Public Health (MoP......

 2022-07-19 10:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Lusail Stadium to host Al Arabi vs Al Rayyan match on Aug 11...

Doha: Lusail Stadium, where the final of FIFA World Cup will be played, will host the QNB Stars League match between Al Arabi and Al Rayyan on August......

 2022-07-19 06:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Barshim wins third consecutive high jump gold at world championships...

EUGENE, Ore.: Qatar s Mutaz Barshim won an unprecedented third successive world high jump gold in style on Monday as he cleared a world leading 2.37 m......

 2022-07-19 06:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar at forefront of efforts to prevent spread of cyber-attacks...

The State of Qatar has been at the forefront of efforts to prevent the spread of cyber attacks and create a safe environment.The Government Commun......

 2022-07-19 04:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Al Baker: Reliability key to high demand for QA...

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H E Akbar Al Baker says the airline s increased patronage is due to its commitment to passengers, especially durin......

 2022-07-19 04:57 

The Peninsula Qatar

Young men were at higher risk of COVID-19 in Qatar...

At the beginning of the pandemic, COVID 19 infection predominantly affected younger ages and males, mainly coming from Asia, among the Primary Health......

 2022-07-18 15:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

MoPH issues circular about pharmaceutical trading within health facilities...

Doha: The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) published a circular addressing all private health facilities in the country regarding the circulation of p......

 2022-07-18 10:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Daily working hours for people with special needs less by an hour: Civil Service Bureau...

Doha: The Civil Service and Governmental Development Bureau announced that the daily working hours for people with special needs are reduced by one ho......

 2022-07-18 10:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Customs thwart attempt to smuggle shabo into Qatar...

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

 2022-07-18 10:54 

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar daily average Covid-19 cases go up this week (July 11-17, 2022)...

DOHA: The number of daily average cases among the community and among travelers has seen an increase this week in the weekly status report of the Mini......

 2022-07-18 09:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Four countries including Qatar express interest in hosting 2023 Asian Cup...

MELBOURNE: Qatar, South Korea, Australia and Indonesia have submitted expressions of interest to replace China as hosts of next year s Asian Cup, the......

 2022-07-18 06:24 

The Peninsula Qatar

Tour industry sees GCC influx, uptick in World Cup bookings...

Travel and tour companies in Qatar have seen FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 bookings and requests increase recently as the country prepares to welcome arou......

 2022-07-17 10:51 

The Peninsula Qatar

South Korea, US Defense Ministers to discuss common defense situation next week...

Seoul:The defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States have agreed to hold talks in Washington next week to discuss the bilateral alliance and......

 2022-07-17 10:51 

The Peninsula Qatar

Over 1,200 Covid-19 cases reported in Qatar on July 17...

DOHA: Qatar has reported more than 1,200 Covid 19 cases in the last 24 hours as per the website of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today, July 17......

 2022-07-17 04:51 

The Peninsula Qatar

Stopover programme expansion to attract more visitors to Qatar...

To attract more tourists from all over the world in the coming months, Discover Qatar, destination management company of Qatar Airways Group, will exp......

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