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Qatar University to host workshop for young scientists
September 16, 2014 - 2:56:57 pm
DOHA: Qatar University's Al Bairaq programme will engage aspiring young scientists from high schools in workshops on nanotechnology and ...
100 million people saved from hunger over last decade
September 16, 2014 - 2:34:33 pm
ROME: The number of hungry people in the world has dropped by 100 million over the last 10 years, though one in nine are still undernourishe...
Qatar expresses concern over expansion of nuclear power reactors establishment
September 16, 2014 - 2:33:31 pm
VIENNA: The State of Qatar has stressed that the obsession with safety and security of potential nuclear accidents preoccupies the internati...
Saudi corporate earnings growth set to jump before bourse opening
September 16, 2014 - 2:00:34 pm
RIYADH: The opening of Saudi Arabia's stock market to direct foreign investment early next year is set to coincide with a pick-up in ear...
Yemen clashes between Shi'ite rebels and tribesmen kill 22
September 16, 2014 - 1:50:01 pm
SANAA: Twenty-two people were killed in fighting between Shi'ite Muslim rebels and government-allied tribesmen in northern Yemen on Mond...
Three NATO soldiers killed in Kabul suicide bombing
September 16, 2014 - 1:47:20 pm
KABUL: A Taliban suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a NATO convoy in Kabul on Tuesday, triggering a massive blast that kille...
150-car pileup kills two in Netherlands
September 16, 2014 - 1:24:55 pm
THE HAGUE: Two people died on Tuesday after heavy fog caused a 150-car pileup on a busy highway in southern Netherlands during rush hour, re...
Egypt reaches $8.5bn funding goal for Suez Canal expansion
September 16, 2014 - 12:53:57 pm
CAIRO: Egypt has raised the $8.5 billion it needs to fund a project to expand the Suez Canal in just eight days, the central bank governor t...
Real estate transactions worth over QR684m last week
September 16, 2014 - 12:50:24 pm
DOHA: Real estate transactions between September 7 and 11 for the real estate sales contracts registered at the Ministry of justice are wort...
IS jihadists down Syria warplane
September 16, 2014 - 12:49:28 pm
BEIRUT: Jihadists shot down a Syrian warplane conducting strikes on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqa on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory ...
China's Xi to launch $1.4bn port city development in Sri Lanka
September 16, 2014 - 12:48:31 pm
COLOMBO: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka Tuesday to launch construction of a Beijing-funded $1.4 billion port city and see...
Saudi Savola says JP Morgan to advise on possible stake buy in Americana
September 16, 2014 - 12:18:31 pm
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's Savola Group has appointed JP Morgan to advise on its potential purchase of a stake in Kuwait Food Co (Americ...
Sudan frees opposition party leader
September 16, 2014 - 12:12:29 pm
KHARTOUM: Sudan has released an opposition leader who was detained for three months after accusing counter-insurgency paramilitaries of abus...
More than 30 Pakistani militants killed in fighting
September 16, 2014 - 12:09:47 pm
PESHAWAR: Pakistan's military said on Tuesday it killed 31 militants in air strikes and ground clashes along its restive border with Afg...
Dalai Lama calls inter-faith meeting in India to counter violence
September 16, 2014 - 12:08:41 pm
NEW DELHI: The Dalai Lama will convene a rare meeting of India's religious leaders to try to tackle rape, communal violence and other is...
Sinai bomb kills six Egypt policemen
September 16, 2014 - 11:53:08 am
CAIRO: A bomb hit an Egyptian security force convoy in the Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing six policemen in the restive region where jih...
Islamic finance body AAOIFI gets new boss as it seeks to keep influence
September 16, 2014 - 11:48:21 am
MANAMA: The Bahrain-based Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) has appointed a new secretary-gen...
Thousands evacuated as Philippine volcano threatens to erupt
September 16, 2014 - 11:18:15 am
Mayon volcano spews white smoke as seen from Legaspi City, Albay province, southeast of Manila on September 16, 2014. LEGAZPI: Thousa...
Emir, PM congratulate United Mexican States president
September 16, 2014 - 10:37:42 am
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Tuesday a cable of congratulations to the President of the United Mexican States ...
Vietnam, US restart adoptions after six-year ban
September 16, 2014 - 10:31:40 am
HANOI: American parents will be allowed to adopt Vietnamese children again, authorities said Tuesday, ending a six-year ban imposed after al...
Investcorp says buys US real estate assets for around $250m
September 16, 2014 - 10:29:38 am
DUBAI: Investcorp, an alternative investment manager based in Bahrain, said on Tuesday it had acquired a portfolio of office and industrial ...
Dubai's Arabtec says unaware of potential stake sale by ex-CEO
September 16, 2014 - 9:29:30 am
DUBAI: Dubai contractor Arabtec Holding said on Tuesday it was unaware of any stake sale agreement between its largest shareholders followin...
Goldman Sachs sets IPT in 95 bps area over M/S for USD sukuk
September 16, 2014 - 9:28:14 am
DUBAI: Goldman Sachs has set initial price thoughts in the 95 basis points area over midswaps for its debut five-year, benchmark-sized U.S. ...
Six dead, 21 missing in coal mine blast in China
September 16, 2014 - 9:25:41 am
BEIJING: The search continues for 21 missing coal miners after an explosion in east China's Anhui Province 28 days ago trapped the worke...
Exchange Rates in Qatar
September 16, 2014 - 8:55:31 am
Exchange Rates in Qatar DOHA: Exchange Rates for foreign currencies as issued on Tuesday by Qatar National Bank (QNB) are as following: ...
Ooredoo in Indonesia health initiat...
Qatar Airways to receive first A380...
Russia sanctions will freeze foreig...
Ooredoo to offer iPhone 6 from Sept...
Qatar Airways opens three-day promo...
Law issued to combat cybercrimes
Nanotechnology offers tangible bene...
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