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...
Snow-white has gone by the order of Qatar’s supreme education council
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 Qatar&rsqu...
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...
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...
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...
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...