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Doha: The Torch Doha, the most iconic hotel in Doha, and Al Aziziyah Boutique Hotel, Doha's green haven, both members of The Torch Hospitality Group, have prepared two new refreshing packages, which will entertain the whole family and combine luxurious stay with a relaxing twist. Take advantage ...
During the tour, the members of the delegation said they were impressed by the inspected sports facilities, adding that the great success achieved by the tournaments in Doha is not unusual in light of the great sporting development that led Qatar to win hosting of many major sports events, including ...

Doha will once again kick off the Diamond League season in style as athletics' biggest stars come together on 4th May at Qatar Sports Club for this unmissable fixture on Qatar's sporting calendar. The women's 100m promises to be one of the highlights of the evening as 100m reigning Olympic ...
Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman and other senior officials with the awardees during the ceremony. Text Size: A A A. Doha Bank has hosted its first monthly 'Employee Recognition Awards' ceremony for 2018 at its West Bay headquarters, it was announced in a statement. In the presence of Doha ...
Qatar has been isolated regionally since last June when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt severed ties with Doha accusing it of financing extremist groups and interfering in their sovereign affairs, allegations Qatar denies. The trip to Moscow yielded lacklustre results and ended ...
On Friday, Egyptian Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan said in a statement that some Egyptian expatriates could not vote in Doha as Qatari concerned authorities could provide Egyptian expats with buses to transfer them to the Complex of Embassies in order to vote in the presidential election as they ...

Qatar's government communication office has filed a lawsuit in the United States against people who launched a social media campaign to spread false information about the Gulf state to harm its interests. In its complaint before a court in the state of New York, the office said its defendants used social ...
Doha: Qatar's government communication office has filed a lawsuit in the United States against people who launched a social media campaign to spread false information about the state to harm its interests. In its complaint before a court in the state of New York, the office said its defendants used social ...
Doha Insurance Group is seeking to open representative offices in London and Beirut that will underwrite reinsurance business, including energy risks, life and medical insurance, pending official approvals from relevant authorities, company chairman Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser bin Khaled al-Thani said.
Experts, law professors, and arbitrators representing 15 Arab and European countries are scheduled to participate in the '3rd International Arbitration Conference' slated on March 20 in Doha. The conference is being held in parallel with the 60th anniversary of the promulgation of the New York Convention ...
Doha is quieter than it's been in decades. Driving through Doha's streets to reach the Al Jazeera Media Cafe in the city's northern suburbs, there are few signs of life. Just a single table at the television network-affiliated eatery is occupied. At the dozens of surrounding cafes, the only people visible are valet ...
Olympic champions Sharon Van Rouwendaal and Ferry Weertman, both of the Netherlands, were the big winners yesterday in Doha, the first host of the ... An array of open water swimmers (43 women, and 72 men), several of them Olympic and/or World champions battled for glory yesterday off Doha's ...
Doha: After winning the All-Around title at the 47th FIG World Championships last October, China's Xiao Ruoteng (pictured) was mobbed by fans on a cool afternoon at the lawn of the iconic 1976 Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada. Xiao, who became the first Chinese to win a gold at a top global ...
At Al Shaqab, a vast horseshoe-shaped complex on the outskirts of the Qatari capital Doha, horses experience a refined lifestyle that more closely resembles a five-star spa resort than a traditional stud farm. They enjoy leg-stretching gallops on a private racetrack, daily grooming sessions and individually ...
The Doha Film Institute's innovative Qumra workshop wrapped its fourth edition Thursday on an upbeat note, reiterating its support for new voices in Arab cinema and its determination to overcome obstacles posed by tiny Qatar's diplomatic rift with several Arab countries. While executives and directors from ...
DOHA, March 12 (Xinhua) -- Advanced warships from navies of different countries have been on show at the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX 2018) in Doha, the Qatari local media reported Monday. A procession of advanced warships from different navies have ...
Qatar and Jordan are in the “final stages' of negotiations for the establishment of a storage and logistics hub in Doha, according to a member of the Jordanian parliament, who said the project is expected to double the value of both countries' trade volume by 2019. Senator Nael Raja al-Kabariti, who is also ...

DOHA: Title favourite China's Fan Zhendong yesterday crushed Brazil's Hugo Calderano to win the men's crown at the 2018 ITTF World Tour ... The first title of the day went to Chen Ke and Wang Manyu, who beat Chen Xingtong and Sun Yingsha with a strong display in the Women's Doubles final in Doha.
Doha has hosted multiple top-level FINA events, including six FINA Swimming World Cups and the 2014 World Swimming Championships, but this is the first time that the FINA /HOSA Marathon Swim World Series will be hosted in the Qatari capital. The event will provide a valuable experience and added ...
After the big success of the inaugural edition last year, in which 400 amateur and professional athletes took part, Doha Triathlon 2018 comes with new additions to make this event bigger. The Doha Triathlon is being organised by Tasama Sports Development in partnership with the Qatar Cycling and ...
Defence ministers are attending a two-day maritime defence and security expo, DIMDEX 2018, organized by the Qatar Armed Forces in the capital Doha. About 180 companies from more than 60 countries are taking part in the annual event, which is expected to see a number of important maritime ...
Doha — Members of Qatar's Al Ghofran tribe have filed a second complaint against the Gulf state to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Asharq Al Awsat newspaper reported on Saturday. Members of the tribe are seeking international intervention to protect them and to secure their rights in Doha.
Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena will play for FIVB bronze Saturday at the KATARA Beach Volleyball Cup in Doha, Qatar. The pair were edged by Russians Oleg Stoyanovskiy and Igor Velichko 21-19, 21-16 in the semifinals Friday. Stoyanovskiy, 21, and Velichko, 22, have reached their first final on the ...
Thailand's Atthaya Thitikul, who won the inaugural Women's Amateur Asia-Pacific Golf Championship earlier this year, and Yuka Saso, Philippines, have a perfect record in Doha so far, winning all four of their matches together. On the European team, Puk Lyng Thomsen and Annabell Fuller were the only ...
Doha: Engineer Jamal Matar Al Nuaimi, the head of Doha Municipality, met Dr Adnan Abu-Dayya, the Executive Director of Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC), in the presence of Eng Ibrahim Abbas, Director of Infrastructure Planning Department at Doha Municipality. During the meeting the Doha ...
Sheikh Fahad bin Mohammad bin Jabor Al Thani (fifth left), Chairman, Doha Bank; Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Jabor Al Thani, (fourth right) Managing Director, Doha Bank; Dr R Seetharaman (left), Group CEO, Doha Bank; and other board members and officials during the Ordinary and ...
Doha: The final in Markham, Toronto at the Uncle Pop 2017 ITTF Women's World Cup presented by Polar Naturals some six months ago; that contest was center stage yesterday in the opening round of the Women's Singles event at the Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Tour Platinum Qatar Open in Doha.
Doha: Playing in the qualification stage is always a tricky affair for players who have shared the top spot in the World Rankings and even more complicated if the opponent happens to be a rookie. Chinese duo of Ding Ning and Liu Shiwen, the two ladies who for most part of the past three years and more ...
Qatar Airways is to launch a Doha to Luxembourg flight some time in 2018/2019, it announced at the ITB travel trade fair in Berlin on 7 March 2018. The airline's group chief executive, Akbar A Baker, said that it would be the first Gulf carrier to begin a regular direct flight to Luxembourg. As yet the date and ...
“Since (customers) deposits are the only funding source available in the country, which are generally short term, the international market presents itself as the best alternative,” Doha Bank chairman Sheikh Fahad bin Mohamed bin Jabor al-Thani told shareholders at the annual general assembly meeting ...
Doha: Hamad International Airport (HIA) has unveiled a new artwork, Small Lie by American artist KAWS. Delivered as part of Qatar Museums' commitment to make art available to all beyond the confines of a gallery, Small Lie is the latest addition to the airport's fine art collection of more than twenty ...
During a meeting, led by director of Doha Municipality Jamal Matar al-Nuaimi and QMIC executive director Adnan Abu-Dayya, both parties agreed to promote the partnership through researching the method of how the municipality implements smart options and mechanisms available to the centre.
Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman said: “Doha Bank has been at the forefront of developing leading banking solutions for our valued customers in Qatar. We have earned the reputation of being one of the leading financial institutions in the country and it comes with the responsibility of constantly evolving ...
Qatar is warning Congress that pending legislation to sanction Hamas sponsors contains language that “unfairly” targets Doha and could jeopardize a multibillion-dollar deal for American fighter jets. Through its Washington lobby firm Husch Blackwell, the emirate has been informing lawmakers that a $6.2 ...
Seetharaman highlighted Doha Bank measures on sustainable development, and said, “Doha Bank advocates and practices Green Banking, which is one of the core business philosophies that would support the sustainability into the future. Doha Bank is also active in supporting the youth of the nation ...
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) are set to gain traction in Qatar with Doha today witnessing the launch of first such instrument 'QETF', which is sponsored by Doha Bank. The market is expected to give a rousing welcome to the fund, which comes about six years after the Qatar Financial Market Authority ...
Saudi football giants Al Ahli arrived in Doha yesterday by chartered flight, marking the first instance of a team from a blockading country visiting Qatar for a sporting clash ever since the Gulf ... Al Gharafa defeated Tractorsazi 3-0 last month in Doha with new signing Mehdi Taremi of Iran scoring two goals.
His show in Doha highlights Qatar's development as a creative and artistic hub that encourages dialogue through artistic expression. It also reflects the determination of QM and its Chairperson H E Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani to bring the world's leading contemporary artists to the ...
Doha: Weather remained pleasant in Doha yesterday with partial rains in different parts of the city and thick clouds most of the times in majority parts of the country. The Department of Meteorology in its daily weather report forecasted scattered clouds and hazy weather until today's morning at various places ...
Doha Bank has said it is again rolling out its 'Back to School' campaign to help parents pay their children's school fees using the bank's credit card with “easy ... Under the 'Back to School 2018' programme, which runs until April 30, Doha Bank customers can convert their child's school fee payments of a ...
Ahmed al-Henzab, head of the Administration & Property Department at Doha Bank, said: “We are pleased and proud to be a part of this noble campaign that aims to ensure the provision of much needed aid to the people, especially women, children and the elderly, who have been displaced by war, ...
Pankaj Advani of team India 2 ponders his next move during the World Snooker Team Cup 2018 quarter-final clash in Doha yesterday. The Peninsula. DOHA: India-2 (Pankaj Advani / Manan Chandra) secured a berth in the semi-finals of the World Snooker Team Cup 2018 when they beat Ireland (1 ...
CAIRO – 2 March 2018: Turkey is considering the deployment of naval and air forces and troops to Doha, Turkish ambassador to Qatar, Fikret Ozer, told ... Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been a major supporter of Doha since Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE severed diplomatic and ...
The Omani small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) exhibition opened yesterday in Doha and will last for four days, during which its 28 pavilions will aim to introduce Omani industries, including fashion, textiles, antiques, gifts, perfumes and incense. The exhibition is organised by the Omani embassy ...
DOHA: Austria and Hungary won the boys' and girls' title at the 24th ISF World Schools Handball Championships here yesterday. ... championship was played at three venues in Doha and organized by Qatar School Sports Association (QSSA), in technical collaboration with Qatar Handball Federation.
Speaking ahead of the event, President of the Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) and FINA Bureau Member, Khalil Al Jabir, said: “It is an honour for Qatar to host another prestigious FINA event and welcome the world's best open water swimmers to kick off their World Series campaigns in Doha. We will ...
The media reports cited government officials as saying the Doha office had "no positive consequence in terms of facilitating the peace talks". In an apparent warning to the Afghan government, the Taliban official said further talk of shuttering the Doha office would scuttle the group's offer of talks altogether.
We're weary on arrival as dawn starts to streak the Doha sky but the Mondrian jolts us into wakefulness. This brand-new hotel (it is open less less than a month) reflects the city in its grandeur, eccentricity and opulence. Alice in Wonderland was an inspiration behind the design and indeed I feel Alice-like ...
While tourists want to take advantage of the sights (like camel rides in the nearby desert), players are more concerned with convenience and comfort—something Doha has in excess. “I think it's also one of the best tournaments,” 2017 champion Karolina Pliskova said. “The hotel is amazing. I know it's not ...
(CNN) — Shopping is a popular pastime in Doha, where a swanky mall or high-end designer store is always close at hand. But if you're after something with a more authentic feel, as well as a great night out, Souq Waqif is the place to be. This labyrinth bazaar, whose name translates to "standing market," is ...


 

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