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Qatar Chambers and Pioneers Academy launch online training platform

A digital platform designed with high technical capabilities will soon provide online training programs for employees across the region. As part of Qatar’s 2030 National Vision, Qatar Chambers together with one of the country’s leading...

The show must go on: Stars of Science returns for its 12th season

The Arab world’s leading science show, ‘Stars of Science’, embarks on its 12th journey despite challenges posed by COVID-19. Qatar Foundation’s (QF) Stars of Science returns to television screens for its 12th season on September...

COVID-19: QF university researchers develop ‘disease detective’ mobile game

By Muhammad Muneeb Ur Rehman Five COVID-19 research projects awarded university grants, including a contact tracing mobile phone app game. Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Innovation Centre has announced results of the latest cycle of its...

Qatar Chamber opens employment platform for laid-off private-sector workers

By Muhammad Muneeb Ur Rehman Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched an online platform for the re-employment of skilled workers in the local market. The initiative aims to help unemployed workers and companies with vacancies...

Combatting smartphone cyberattacks in Qatar

By Menatalla Ibrahim Since January this year, the number of reported malicious attacks on smartphones in Qatar has reached 11,883 according to research by Kaspersky. Kuwait, Qatar’s neighboring country, had 20,000 attacks during the same...

‘Qarving’ an identity: how Qatar has flourished on the global stage despite the blockade

By Sara Abadi It has been three years since that fateful day of June 5, 2017, when Qatar was put under siege by its neighbouring countries, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt through a...

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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...