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Education key to growth, says Sheikha Moza

New York: H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser spoke at a Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Advocacy Group Meeting during the 69th UN General Assembly session to align resources to transform the lives of millions of children. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for an end to the unfinished business of the MDGs and welcomed the international partners and MDG Advocates to the high-level event to...


Indian PM Modi faces US court summons over riots

NEW DELHI: A New York court has ordered Narendra Modi to answer allegations of “attempted genocide” over deadly anti-Muslim riots, reports said Friday, as he began his first US visit as India’s prime minister. The complaint relates to an outbreak of anti-Muslim rioting in 2002 in the western Indian state of Gujarat, where Modi served as chief minister before he was elected prime...

Syrian regime should be punished: Emir

A screen grab of the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani during an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour yesterday DOHA: The US wanted the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas to take part in the Palestinian election some 10 years ago. The Emir, H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani told CNN yesterday that it was his father who was asked by America at the time if he could talk to Hamas and...

Delta Partners Corporate Finance Advises Telecom Operators in Deals Totalling More Than $1 Billion in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Delta Partners Corporate Finance Advises Telecom Operators in Deals Totalling More Than $1 Billion in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

DUBAI, UAE, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Delta Partners Corporate Finance acted as sole strategic and financial advisor on transactions worth more than $1 billion (~€801 million) during...

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Large Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility Opened in Qatar

Large Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility Opened in Qatar

Qatar Solar Energy has launched an enormous solar panel factory in Qatar, and they even want to expand production further to 2.5 GW. Qatar, a country located halfway down the west coast of the Arabian Gulf, has an arid climate and long summers. Qatar receives 11 hours of sunshine per day in May (when summer begins), 11 in June, July, August,...

Qatar Central Bank to issue Treasury bills worth QR4bn

Qatar Central Bank The T-bills, to be issued on Tuesday, will include QR2bn worth for three month period and QR1bn each of six-month and nine-month maturity period, the Central Bank said on its website. QCB has been selling monthly...

WeAreAllGaza – Companies Unite to Support People in Gaza

Ooredoo companies across its regional footprint have launched initiatives to support humanitarian efforts in Gaza, as the crisis continues into its third week. Dr. Nasser Marafih, Group CEO, Ooredoo, said: “Customers across our footprint...

Dubai real estate flourishes in spite of Government caution to avoid another bubble by Amush Malik

Sustained investor interest and market stabilisation hint at brighter future for emirate’s property sector   The real estate sector of Dubai kicked off 2014 with the same flair and boom that we saw in 2013, but the flow was...

Brain repair ‘may be boosted by curry spice’

Previous studies have suggested turmeric may have cancer-fighting properties

Previous studies have suggested turmeric may have cancer-fighting properties A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain’s ability to heal itself, according to a report in the journal Stem...

Climate change poses health risk

Climate change poses health risk

GENEVA: Climate change poses a growing health threat, the UN warned yesterday, saying extreme weather and rising temperatures could claim hundreds of thousands of lives and spread disease. “Climate...

Brain ‘can classify words during sleep’

The brain is still active while we are asleep, say scientists, who found people were able to classify words during their slumber. Researchers from Cambridge and Paris introduced participants to a word...

Air pollution harming brains of urban young

Children living in cities are at an increased risk of developing brain inflammation and neuro-degenerative changes, including Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease, owing to air pollution. Researchers...

CMU-Q architecture students fascinated by the amalgamation of knowledge, culture & religion at the upcoming Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies building

CMU-Q students visit QFIS

DOHA, QATAR – Fourteen students from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, who completed an architecture course this spring, took a tour of the iconic Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) building,...

Qatar supports education for Palestinian youth

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HE Qatar’s Ambassador to Belgium, Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Al Thani met at the Qatar embassy premises in Brussels on Wednesday Pierre Krähenbühl, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief...

Qatar e-Nature school contest: Winners receive prizes

Doha 31st May 2014: Saoud Hassan Mahdi al Haddad of Al Wafaa Model Independent School received the Qatar e-Nature school contest grand prize at a ceremony held on Thursday. The contest, organized by Friends...

SEC adopts new criteria for school fee hike

Doha 06th May 2014: Qatar’s Supreme Council of Education (SEC) on Monday said that it will adopt scientific and transparent evaluation methods to deal with requests from private schools to increase...