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 2020-12-02 00:56 

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Barcelona rests Lionel Messi again in Champions League...

Lionel Messi will get some time off for the last time this season in Barcelona's Champions League match on Wednesday....

 2020-12-02 00:08 

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Qatar saw only four cases of Covid-19 reinfections: Official...

Qatar saw only four cases of Covid-19 reinfections and those people, who got infected again, were asymptomatic during their first and second infections....

 2020-12-01 23:35 

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HIA first airport in region to be awarded 5-star Covid-19 airport rating by Skytrax...

Hamad International Airport has become the first airport in the Middle East and Asia to be awarded a 5-Star Covid-19 Airport Safety Rating by Skytrax....

 2020-12-01 22:34 

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Spanish player Perez gets eight-year ban for match fixing...

Spanish tennis player Enrique Lopez Perez has been banned from the sport for eight years for his involvement in match-fixing activities in three separate instances in 2017, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Tuesday....

 2020-12-01 20:23 

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67-year-old dies of Covid-19 as 216 recover in Qatar on Dec 1...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 168 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 216 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours....

 2020-12-01 19:48 

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Al Karaana Lagoon in Qatar attracts diverse species of migratory birds...

Qatar has ramped up its efforts in protecting migratory birds by continuously building greeneries and natural reserves to ensure its safe habitat....

 2020-12-01 18:36 

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Exhibition provides look into art production process...

Seasoned Qatari artist Wadha Al Sulaiti showcases utter versatility and fluency in different art forms in an effort to preserve significant elements of her heritage in her series aptly dubbed "Inspirations From My Heritage."...

 2020-12-01 18:35 

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Qatar signs nearly QR6bn contracts for transformation to eco-friendly vehicles...

To implement the electric vehicle strategy prepared by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) for the adoption of clean energy mass transit and transformation to eco-friendly vehicles, a number of contracts with an approximate value of QR6bn ...

 2020-12-01 18:09 

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Kahramaa inaugurates QR400m Al Suwaidi Super Substation...

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) launched a QR400m 'Al Suwaidi Super Substation' yesterday. The substation will be the first major substation with a voltage of (132/400)KV to be implemented in the heart of Doha....

 2020-12-01 17:55 

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10th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival opens today...

The Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) is all set for the opening of the 10th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival today at the Katara Esplanade....

 2020-12-01 17:26 

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World 2021: Qatar's preparations on track...

Qatar handball squad yesterday continued with its preparation for a series of assignments in the next two months that concludes with the 2021 World Championship to be held in Egypt in January....

 2020-12-01 17:22 

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Mall of Qatar signs pact with AIMIA Loyalty Solutions...

Mall of Qatar and AIMIA Loyalty Solutions have entered a new partnership agreement granting Air Miles members a unique opportunity to leverage their Air Miles points in Mall of Qatar outlets....

 2020-12-01 17:13 

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Qatar to make e-buses at Umm Al Houl Free Zone...

Along a number of new contracts signed yesterday for transformation to eco-friendly vehicles in Qatar, Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) also signed a multilateral framework agreement with Yutong (Chinese company) and Mowasalat for establishing electric b...

 2020-12-01 17:10 

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November best month for stocks in 2020...

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QE) Index has risen over 620 points in November, making it the best monthly performance since start of this year....

 2020-12-01 17:02 

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MoI refers 55 to Public Prosecution for not wearing masks...

Ministry of Interior (MoI) has referred 55 people to the Public Prosecution on December 1 for not wearing masks, which is mandatory as part of Covid-19 precautionary measures....

 2020-12-01 02:06 

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Real Madrid's Hazard sidelined with thigh injury...

Real Madrid have confirmed that their Belgium forward Eden Hazard has suffered a thigh injury, with local media reporting that the problem will keep him out for at least three weeks....

 2020-12-01 01:17 

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33 travellers test positive for Covid-19 in Qatar on Nov 30...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 185 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 228 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 136,090....

 2020-12-01 00:57 

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Winter season kicks in as December begins...

As the month of December begins tomorrow it marks the beginning of winter in Qatar...

 2020-11-30 23:39 

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HMC launches lung transplantation programme in Qatar...

In a significant achievement for Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Organ Transplant Programme will soon start lung transplants....

 2020-11-30 23:20 

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Moderna Covid-19 vaccine reports 100% success rate in preventing severe cases...

Moderna Inc said it will apply for US and European emergency authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine on Monday based on full results from a late-stage study showing its vaccine was 94.1% effective with no serious safety concerns....

 2020-11-30 23:02 

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Qatar signs several contracts in massive eco-friendly vehicle push...

The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani witnessed, on Monday morning at the St. Regis Hotel, the signing of contracts to implement the transformation to environmentally friendly public transport....

 2020-11-30 22:40 

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Jimenez has surgery for fractured skull after clash of heads...

Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimnez had surgery to treat a fractured skull after a clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz during a Premier League game, the club said Monday....

 2020-11-30 22:38 

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Two Indian schools set to open; 3,000 more seats next year: Embassy...

Two more Indian schools will start operation in Qatar from the next academic year. This was disclosed in Ambassador of India to Qatar, H E Dr Deepak Mittal during an interaction with media yesterday at Embassy premises....

 2020-11-30 21:06 

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Qatar Petroleum announces December fuel prices...

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has announced the December fuel prices in Qatar on their website....

 2020-11-30 20:20 

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Trump aide Kushner, top US officials headed to Qatar, Saudi this week...

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner will visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia this week for talks, according to media reports Sunday....

 2020-11-30 19:31 

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Apple AirPods pro recalled due to 'sound issues'...

Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in cooperation with Redington, dealer of Apple in Qatar, announced the recall of Apple AirPods pro sold between October 2019 and October 2020....

 2020-11-30 18:08 

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MoI books over 2000 till now for not wearing masks in public...

Ministry of Interior (MoI) has referred 169 people to the Public Prosecution on November 30 for not wearing masks, which is mandatory as part of Covid-19 precautionary measures....

 2020-11-30 17:50 

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Qatari Song Night Festival deepens national belonging...

With the participation of 22 Qatari and Arab singers, musicians, and songwriters, the second edition of the Qatari Song Night Festival 2020 was held recently at Al Mayassa Theater at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC)....

 2020-11-30 17:14 

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ICSS to discuss challenges facing sports world in times of COVID-19...

The International Centre for Sports Security (ICSS) will debate wide-ranging issues including raging topic of racism in sports during this week's virtual conference, the body's top official said yesterday....

 2020-11-30 17:04 

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Ties with Qatar diverse, vibrant: Indian envoy...

Ambassador of India to Qatar, H E Dr. Deepak Mittal, has said that Qatar-India relationship is very strong, diverse, vibrant and multifaceted ranging from trade investment cooperation to energy, agriculture, healthcare, people-to-people contact and those ...

 2020-11-30 16:47 

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QFC webinar gives expert advice on navigating Qatar market...

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a leading onshore financial and business centre in the region, hosted a webinar entitled, 'Strategic Risk Management Factors to Consider When Investing In and out of Qatar,' to give global investors expert advice ...

 2020-11-30 16:44 

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Conceptual designs of Al Shahaniya Intersection finalised...

Under system of integrated planning of road network, the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has finalised conceptual designs of Al Shahaniya Intersection....

 2020-11-30 16:43 

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Abdullah bin Jubara Al Rumaihi is CEO of Barwa Real Estate Group...

The Board of Directors of Barwa Real Estate Group decided to confirm Abdullah bin Jubara Al Rumaihi (pictured) as CEO of the group....

 2020-11-30 16:27 

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Logistics sector contributes QR7.8bn to Qatar's GDP...

Qatar's logistics sector witnessed a remarkable growth over the last one decade, and its contributions to gross domestic product (GDP) more than doubled in less than 10 years to QR7.8bn in September 2019 which stood at QR3.1bn in June 2011, said a sen...

 2020-11-30 16:24 

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Qatar University and NTSC launch Traffic Safety Award...

Qatar University and the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) yesterday launched 'The Traffic Safety Award for the State of Qatar' during a ceremony held at Qatar University....

 2020-11-30 08:16 

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Six people arrested for violating home quarantine conditions...

The concerned authorities in the State called on citizens and residents who are subject to quarantine to fully adhere to the requirements set by the Ministry of Public Health to ensure their safety and the safety of others....

 2020-11-30 03:18 

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HIA to install sophisticated approach surveillance radar...

Qatar Civil Aviation Authority today signed a contract with Leonardo SpA of Italy for supplying, installing and operating sophisticated radar Approach Surveillance Radar PSR & MSSR (Primary and Secondary Radars) at Hamad International Airport....

 2020-11-30 02:02 

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Ministry suspends exhibition for not complying with Covid-19 measures...

The Perfumes and Incense Exhibition at Al Hazm Mall has been suspended for two days by the Ministry of Public Health due to the organizer's failure to adhere to Covid-19 preventative measures....

 2020-11-30 00:46 

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Many parts of Qatar receive scattered rain...

Scattered rain was reported today in the central, eastern and southern parts of Qatar....

 2020-11-29 23:34 

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Ministry calls for adherence to precautionary measures during high school exams...

The Student Evaluation Department of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education emphasized the necessity of adherence to precautionary and preventive measures inside and outside the general secondary examination halls in schools....

 2020-11-29 23:02 

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Another Smith ton as Kohli misses out and Australia take ODI series...

Another pulsating Steve Smith century and two flying outfield catches clinched the one-day international series for Australia with a 51-run victory over India in Sydney on Sunday....

 2020-11-29 22:22 

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Real Madrid loses as Atltico wins 6th straight league match...

As Diego Simeone keeps celebrating Atltico Madrid victories, Zinedine Zidane continues to look for answers to Real Madrid's struggles....

 2020-11-29 19:50 

The Peninsula Qatar

Tyson wants more over-50 fights and he's tough, says Jones...

Mike Tyson plans on fighting more exhibitions after a draw with Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday in his comeback at age 54 and Jones says he'll be tough to beat....

 2020-11-29 19:24 

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Qatar reports 171 Covid-19 cases on Nov 29...

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) today recorded 171 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 211 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours....

 2020-11-29 18:16 

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Sidra Medicine saves life of Kuwaiti boy with intractable epilepsy...

Salem is a 10-year-old boy from Kuwait who suffered from at least 15 to 30 seizures a day. Each seizure could last from a few seconds to up to four minutes, increasing the danger to his physical health....

 2020-11-29 17:56 

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Al Meera launches 'Local Fruits and Vegetables' initiative across branches...

As part of its longstanding support for local farmers and entrepreneurs, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QPSC) has launched the 'Local Fruits and Vegetables' initiative in cooperation with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) across...

 2020-11-29 17:33 

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'Wide participation in Hathab, online equestrian tests encouraging'...

The increasing number of participating riders and especially female riders who are excelling both in show jumping and dressage in the Longines Hathab Qatar Equestrian Tour Season 2020-21 supported by The Social & Sport Contribution Fund is highly encourag...

 2020-11-29 17:16 

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MoI prosecutes few more for Covid-19 precautionary measure violations...

Ministry of Interior (MoI) has referred 82 people to the Public Prosecution on November 29 for not wearing masks, which is mandatory as part of Covid-19 precautionary measures....

 2020-11-29 17:06 

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Ashghal develops 40km cycling path along Doha Expressway...

Continuing its policy of promoting a healthy lifestyle among the residents, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has developed a 40km long cycling path on the Southern part of Doha Expressway....

 2020-11-29 16:48 

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SMEs greatly helping diversification in Qatar: Top banker...

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are greatly helping Qatar's diversification story by playing an active role in the vast infrastructure development taking place in the country, Doha Bank CEO Dr. R. Seetharaman has said at the Global SME Econo...

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