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Monday, January 17, 2022

Heba Fahmy


Ministry: No students harmed in dramatic school bus crash in Qatar

The ministry said the bus was on its way to pick up students when the incident happened. Only the bus driver and an attendant, neither of whom suffered injuries, were on board at the time.

Minister: Construction spending will help Qatar ride out oil slump

Speaking at an insurance conference today in Qatar, Ali Shareef Al Emadi said the country is pursuing a “balanced” policy of increasing the efficiency of government spending.

Traffic official: It’s illegal to ‘reserve’ street parking in Qatar

In an interview with the Ministry of Interior's monthly magazine titled "The Police is With You," Lt. Colonel Mohammed Radhi Al Hajri, director of the department's Media and Traffic Awareness division, said public parking cannot be reserved "for any purpose."

Inspectors fine three Qatar retailers for not following sale rules

Violations included charging customers more than the announced prices, using misleading advertising and not advertising or providing information about the merchandise in Arabic.

Some 461 environmental violations found in 2015, Qatar ministry says

Omar Salem Al Nuaimi, Director of the Environmental Protection Department added that several people were arrested and referred to the prosecution for hunting and selling wild rabbits and curlew birds and possessing endangered animals.

Qatar’s Emir replaces foreign minister in Cabinet shakeup

This is the first major cabinet reshuffle since Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani became Emir in 2013.

Qatar’s Sheikha Moza: Arabs who lose their language lose their identity

Youth play video games and other entertainment devices that "we have failed to locally produce or Arabize,” Sheikha Moza said.

‘Tweet your name’ initiative urges Qatar residents to play nice online

The campaign urges residents to use their real names, avoid creating fake accounts and refrain from bigotry such as attacking people's religious beliefs or inciting violence.
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