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...
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...
Deputy Prime Minister Meets Indonesian Ambassador
{"en":"HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud met here Sunday with HE Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Qatar Didi Saif Al Hadi o...
Report: Children rescued during fire in Qatar’s Najma neighborhood
{"en":"Yesterday’s fire in Najma resulted in no injuries and took place in a compound that saw a similar blaze last year, according to local media reports. Smoke from the morning’s fire c...
Drug smugglers stopped from bringing 2.7 million pills into Qatar
{"en":"Security forces have thwarted attempts to bring more than 2 million amphetamine pills from Saudi Arabia to Qatar in recent weeks, according to Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior. In a s...
Vodafone Qatar posts net loss of QR286m
Vodafone Qatar reported a net loss of QR285.7m for the nine-month financial period ending December 31, 2015 compared to net loss of QR149.8m for the same period in 2014.The loss per share for this nin...