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South Korean ferry Captain, 2 crew members arrested

Mokpo 19th April 2014: The captain and two crew members of a ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 270 people missing or dead, was arrested yesterday on negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. The captain Lee Joon-seok has been criticised for not giving orders to evacuate soon enough. “I am sorry to the people of South Korea for causing a disturbance and I bow my...


Egypt arrests another journalist, Former Al Jazeera staff Abdel Rahman Shaheen behind bars

  Cairo, 9th April 2014: Egypt’s State News Agency has reported that authorities in the Suez Canal area have arrested Abdel Rahman Shaheen, a former Al Jazeera reporter for ‘inciting violence’. Abdel Rahman Shaheen worked for a popular national publication and television station in Egypt and his arrest marks yet another incident when Egyptian authorities have cracked down on...

Afghans start voting in first democratic transfer of power

Kabul 05th April 2014: Afghans have started casting votes in presidential election that could mark the first-ever democratic transfer of power in the nation’s history. The polling opened at 7:00 a.m. (local time) on Saturday Morning. It will close at 4:00 p.m. Eight candidates are vying to succeed President Hamid Karzai, who has ruled Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Election for...

3G’s SHOW UNDER ONE ROOF

m_3G’s SHOW UNDER ONE ROOF

MANAMA, BAHRAIN  21st April 2014: GulfBID 2014 leads dazzle Bahrain’s Construction Sector at the 3 G’s trio of Expos . A remarkable line-up of participants at GulfBID 2014 will anchor a dazzling...

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Qatar Airways launches new daily non-stop service to Bali

m_Qatar Airways launches new daily non-stop service to Bali

  Doha 19th April 2014: Qatar Airways recently announced the launch of new daily service from Doha to Bali from 21 July 2014. The airline will operate Airbus A330 in the new non-stop 10-hour route. Previously, Bali was only available via a touchdown in Singapore. The route will be upgraded in October, 2014 and it will be operated with Qatar Airways’...

Qatar reaches highest close since June 2008

Dubai 17th April 2014:  Qatar led the Gulf market on Wednesday with the highest close since June 2008. The Qatar index rose 1.1 percent to 12,454 points. Vodafone Qatar was among the strong gainers with a fresh record high of 15.41 riyals....

Hamad International Airport to start passenger operation on April 30

Doha 11th April 2014: Qatar’s new state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport (HIA) will start passenger operations on April 30. Some 10 airlines including Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Fly Dubai, Air Arabia, Iran Air, Air India Express,...

Qatar’s GDP touches QR737 billion last year

Doha 08th April 2014: Qatar’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) touched QR737 billion ($202 billion) last year, according to HE the Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al Thani. Qatar’s GDP’s growth...

Katara to host Palestinian Heritage Week

Katara to host Palestinian Heritage Week

Doha 23rd April 2014: Katara–the Cultural Village Foundation in cooperation with the Palestinian-Qatari Friendship Association to host the Palestinian Heritage Week at Building 3 in Katara from today. The...

The ten most famous paintings in the world

Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci

Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci The Last Supper – Leonardo da Vinci The Creation Of Adam – Michelangelo Starry Night – Vincent van Gogh Girl With A Pearl Earring – Johannes Vermeer The Scream...

Sleep well… Live better

Sleep plays an important role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting adequate sleep at the right times can benefit your mental health, physical health and quality of life. Here are...

Korean kites soar over Doha skies

Doha 19th April 2014: The Korean Embassy in cooperation with Korean Kite Fliers Association (KOKFA) organized a kite flying festival at the Museum of Islamic Art Park on Friday. The festival was part...

Student Scholars at Georgetown University in Qatar Launch Historic Academic Journal

m_Student Scholars at Georgetown University in Qatar Launch Historic Academic Journal

Doha 23rd April 2014: Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) announced the inaugural launch of the first academic political science journal that is published by university students in the Middle East,...

15 projects selected for 2014 WISE awards

m_15 projects selected for 2014 WISE awards

Doha 23rd April 2014: Fifteen projects from 14 nations have been selected for 2014 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards. The jury will select six projects out of these 15 and winners will...

Three day Education Forum at QNCC

Doha 20th April 2014: Education Institute of the Supreme Education Council (SEC) will organize the Education Forum 2014 on Monday at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). HE the Minister of Education...

Hamad Bin Khalifa University hosts lecture session with Shell expert

Doha 13th April 2014: Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) hosted an interactive lecture session with Shell’s chief energy advisor Wim Thomas for its Executive Master in Energy and Resources students. It...