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QC allocates QR22m for Syria refugees

Yusuf Ahmed Al Kuwari, CEO, QC, addressing the conference in Istanbul. DOHA: Qatar Charity (QC) has allocated QR22m for Syrian refugees in Lebanon. The announcement was made during the third conference for the Study of Syrian Refugees’ Situation in Lebanon in Istanbul on February 5-7. The forum was organised by Federation of Relief and Development Organisations in Lebanon and sponsored by...


Kuwait jails ex-minister for critical article

Kuwait City: Kuwait authorities arrested a former liberal cabinet minister as he attempted to leave the country yesterday, after being sentenced to a week in jail over an article criticising the government, his lawyer said. Saad Al Ajmi (pictured), information minister between 1999-2000, was detained at the airport as he, his wife and daughter were trying to leave for a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia,...

Coalition airstrike kills ISIS governor of Mosul

According to Iraqi police, the latest ISIS-appointed governor of Mosul was killed in coalition airstrikes. Hassan Hassan Saeed Al-Jabouri, also known as Abu Taluut, was killed 18 miles south of Mosul in the village of Qayyara, according to Maj. Gen. Watheq Al-Hamdani, a senior regional Iraqi police commander who is leading the government’s efforts to retake Mosul from ISIS. Jabouri is the second...

Qatar index gains 86.94 points during past week

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Doha: Qatar Exchange index gained 86.94 points, or 0.69 percent, past week when the bourse closed yesterday at 12,607.60 points. Trading value during the week increased by 13.47 percent to reach QR3.99bn...

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Gulf Capital invests in Amana Healthcare to increase its exposure in the Gulf region

Gulf Capital invests in Amana Healthcare to increase its exposure in the Gulf region

(Abu Dhabi, 15 December 2014) - Gulf Capital, one of the leading and most active alternative asset managers in the Middle East, has successfully completed an investment in Amana Healthcare. Amana Healthcare is a leading provider of long-term medical care and post-acute rehabilitation to UAE nationals. Gulf Capital provides financing to growing companies...

Doha Bank CEO Honoured With “ABLF Business Economist Award”

The “ABLF(Asia Business Leadership Forum) Leadership Weekend 2014” was held on December 13th and 14th, at the Armani Hotel, in the UAE’s iconic Burj Khalifa, under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister...

Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Jean Tirole

Frenchman Wins for Analysis of Market Power and Regulation Jean Tirole, a French economist whose theories about the behavior of large companies underpin modern antitrust regulation, won this year’s Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. It...

British duo in running for Nobel prize for economics

University of Chicago professors Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen, who won the Nobel economics prize in 2013. They shared it with Yale University’s Robert Shiller. Photograph: UPI The Nobel prize for economics will be awarded tomorrow...

Sony struggles for inventory as PlayStation 4 sales surge in Europe

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TOKYO: The head of Sony Computer Entertainment, the Japanese electronic group’s video gaming division, said holiday sales of its PlayStation 4 gaming console in Europe were so strong that it was...

Red Bull Flying Bach returns to Doha on November 22nd

Four-times breakdance world champs dance to Johann Sebastian Bach Red Bull Flying Bach returns to Doha on November 22nd

Bach and break dance do not fit? With their fascinating Red Bull Flying Bach performance, four times break dancing world champions Flying Steps and opera director Christoph Hagel prove quite the opposite....

Blue’s outdoor terrace with private Gazebos now open at Grand Heritage Doha Hotel and Spa

3rd November 2014| DOHA Grand Heritage Doha Hotel and Spa has announced it has reopened the outdoor terrace at one of its popular restaurants, Blue. Having Doha’s cooler weather finally arrive, guests...

Unexpected ways to wake up your brain

Tea or coffee is often the favoured brew for those who are tired and in need of a caffeine boost. But is this really the best way to make ourselves more alert? Michael Mosley tested caffeine against...

22 schools in Qatar to give power conservation lessons

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Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary-General, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Essa bin Hilal Al Kuwari, Chairman, Kahramaa, and other officials during the press conference to launch Tarsheed 22...

23 school students attend CMU-Q Winter Institute

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School students attend the programme. DOHA: Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) hosted Independent school students at its inaugural ‘Winter Institute: Discovering Computer Science’ programme. Twenty-three...

HEC Paris honors Class of 2014 graduates

Doha, Qatar – December 14, 2014: HEC Paris School of Management, ranked number one in Executive Education by the Financial Times in 2014, paid tribute to the latest batch of distinguished graduates...

Georgetown gets an early start on Qatar National Day with a heritage festival

The spirit of Qatar National Day was on full display at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) on November 30, 2014, as the University celebrated the upcoming holiday with a day of learning, food, and...