Qatar Airways cancels some US flights due to blizzard
{"en":"A massive snowstorm on the East Coast of the US has prompted Qatar’s national carrier to cancel some of its flights yesterday. An airline spokesperson confirmed to Doha News that outbound...
Report: 2015 was one of world’s hottest years on record
{"en":"2015 was the hottest year the world has experienced in the more than 100 years that such records have been kept, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrat...
Law on water and power waste in force
{"en":"Utility distributor Kahramaa has begun implementing a law which prescribes deterring fines for wasting electricity and water.The penalty for wasting water through a hose or pressure pipe can re...
UK-based union offers help on labour rights
{"en":"A UK-based trade union expressed its interest in helping the Qatari government to monitor labour rights. Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite, who was on an official visit here told The Pe...
FM attends GCC meeting with Kerry in Riyadh
{"en":"Foreign Minister H E Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah yesterday participated in the GCC foreign ministers’ joint meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry.The meeting took place at Ki...
Snow-white has gone by the order of Qatar’s supreme education council
{"en":"A book based on Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs has reportedly been removed from a Qatar school library after it was deemed to contain indecent illustrations. Officials from Qat...
QNB and Ooredoo collaboration for new mobile package
QNB, in collaboration with Ooredoo, has announced the launch of a mobile package dedicated exclusively to QNB First members at a monthly fee of only QR350. The QNB First Ooredoo Plan provides a premi...
Luxurious Jaguar Land Rover line up for 2016 Qatar Motor Show
Jaguar Land Rover MENA and its exclusive retailer partner in the State of Qatar, Alfardan Premier Motors Co., have confirmed their participation in the sixth edition of the Qatar Motor Show. Running f...
Qatar receives 2.93 million visitors in 2015, up 3.7%
Qatar Tourism Authority said that the country received 2.93 million visitors in 2015, a 3.7% increase compared to 2014. The report noted that the Qatari tourism sector grew in 2015 despite global eve...
UAE, Qatar join global equities rebound
{"en":"Major Gulf bourses soared more than 4.0 percent in early trade on Sunday, joining a global stock market rally after oil prices rocketed at the end of last week. Dubai's index rebounded 6.4 per...