36.2 C
Doha
Friday, September 18, 2020
Home News

News

Turkey-Qatar trade sees dramatic ten year increase

Bilateral ties between Ankara and Doha have experienced ‘immense growth’, Turkey’s ambassador to Qatar said. Turkey’s trade volume to Qatar has increased dramatically in the past decade, Ankara’s ambassador to Doha said on Wednesday, confirming...

McMajlis?: US fast food giant McDonald’s opens iconic 50th branch at Qatar World Cup venue

US fast food giant McDonald’s has opened up a unique branch in Qatar. A flashing, familiar yellow ‘M’ sign emerges from the carpets of greenery surrounding the new Al Bayt Stadium - possibly Qatar’s most...

Qatar to establish national agency for cybersecurity

Qatar, which was hit with the biggest cybercrime in the region in 2017, has approved plans to establish a national cybersecurity agency. A national agency for cybersecurity will soon be established after Qatar’s Cabinet approved...

Qatar extends incentives for private sectors affected by COVID-19

The local private sectors has been provided with more financial support by the Qatari government as it struggles to navigate through the pandemic. Businesses in the private sector could be exempt from electricity and...

OxFitness Lab shut down for ‘violating COVID-19 health measures’

Authorities in Qatar closed down a popular fitness centre over public health concerns, a ministry statement said. Popular fitness centre OxFitness Lab has been shut down for 15 days, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry...

Al Jazeera says US ‘foreign agent’ order part of UAE-Israel normalisation deal

Al Jazeera said it suspects the US request to register AJ+ as a foreign agent was part of the controversial United Arab Emirates deal to normalise diplomatic relations with Israel. Al Jazeera slammed a recent...

Most Read

Qatar housing market – supply much bigger than demand

Research company witnesses high supply of housing units and a slight drop in rent since 2019. There are now some 300,550 residential units in Qatar....

US official claims Qatar blockade to end ‘in weeks’

The United States has expressed hopes for the end of the Saudi-led illegal blockade on Qatar during an event in Washington on Wednesday.  A US...

‘Just an application number’: Frustrated residents left stranded over new Exceptional Entry Permit

Qatar residents have been left stranded abroad and unable to return home to their families and jobs, as complaints over the new Exceptional Entry...

‘Historic’ Afghanistan peace talks commence in Doha

Afghan officials continue negotiating with the Taliban and other factions as Qatar continues its mediation. Afghan government representatives and Taliban members have convened in Doha...