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Genome editing technology arrives in Qatar as South Korean firm sets up base

In an effort to enhance the medical field in Qatar, G+FLAS, a South Korean company specialising in genome editing, has announced new plans to initiate the development of treatments for genetic diseases in the...

Qatar Petroleum to begin supplying ‘greener’ Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel

A new step towards a greener Qatar was announced by Qatar Petroleum (QP) on Sunday. QP’s Refinery in Mesaieed began supplying Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel (ULSD) to Doha’s domestic transportation market on Sunday, bringing the...

QU launches 8th edition of ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship’ contest

In an effort to encourage innovation among young people and support new business ideas, Qatar University (QU) has launched the eighth edition of its ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship’ contest for the 2020-2021 academic year. In a...

Qatar to boast world’s first emission-free transport system ahead of 2022 World Cup

Public buses, government school buses and Doha Metro feeder buses will gradually shift to electric, authorities announced. Qatar is expected to boast the world’s first emission-free public transport system for the 2022 FIFA World Cup,...

Meet QU’s corona-fighting robot

The Qatari robot that functions as a waiter, nurse and disinfectant. Students at Qatar University’s Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department (MIE) have designed a multi-functioning robot that can help curb the spread of COVID-19 infection...

Qatar to develop its first solar agriculture greenhouse

Qatar University (QU) is working on developing the country’s first-ever thermal insulated greenhouses powered by solar energy. A step that will bring Qatar closer to its sustainable food security goal. With its food security goal...

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Qatar’s Al Meera removes French products amid growing boycott movement

Recent tensions between France and the Muslim world has sparked a boycott movement, prompting Qatar's Al Meera to remove all French products from its...

Outrage as women strip searched after abandoned baby discovered at Qatar airport

The Australian government demands answers from Qatari authorities after what it described as “a grossly, grossly disturbing, offensive, concerning set of events” involving several...

Harrowing details emerge in abandoned baby, strip search case as Qatar launches ‘attempted murder’ probe

Authorities in Qatar launch an investigation as Doha News learns of more details on the harrowing story that saw women strip searched and an...

Popular vlogger Nas Daily attacks Al Jazeera after ‘Israel whitewashing’ claims

The controversial content creator attacked Al Jazeera for what he claimed was the network spreading 'fake news'. Israeli-Palestinian video blogger Nas Daily took to social...