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UAE used Israeli software to spy on Emir: New York Times

UAE used Israeli software to spy on Emir: New York Times

Doha: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) asked an Israeli spyware company to hack into the phones of the Qatar Amir and a Saudi prince among other political and regional rivals, emails obtained by the New York Times appear to show. According to a report published on Friday, leaked emails submitted in two lawsuits against the […] Read More

Al Udeid Air Base reflects strong Qatar-US ties

Al Udeid Air Base reflects strong Qatar-US ties

DOHA: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs H E Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah said that Al Udeid Air Base reflects the close cooperation between Qatar and the United States and joint efforts to combat terrorism, where the Joint Air Operations Center (CAOC), acts as the nerve of US military […] Read More

Super petrol up 5 dirhams for September

Super petrol up 5 dirhams for September

Qatar Petroleum announced yesterday its petrol and diesel prices for September 2018,  which saw the rise in the price of gasoline and the stability of the prices of other fuels during the same month. The company set the price of a litre of diesel at QR2.05 in September, stable for the third consecutive month, while […] Read More

Concern over ‘UAE use of Israeli firms to spy on Qatar’

Concern over ‘UAE use of Israeli firms to spy on Qatar’

An official source at Qatar’s Ministry of the Foreign Affairs has stressed that the ministry is following with great concern media reports that talked about the use of Israeli companies and their technologies by high-level government bodies and personalities in the United Arab Emirates to spy on states and personalities, including Qatari government figures by […] Read More

Samam LPG leakage detection system to be launched by year-end

Samam LPG leakage detection system to be launched by year-end

DOHA: ‘Samam’, a locally invented and produced smart domestic LPG leakage detection and shut-off system is to be launched in Qatar by the end of 2018. ‘Samam’, is a smart safety (IoT) LPG and natural gas shut off system that detects and reacts immediately through mobile phone application. The aim of the company is to […] Read More

Youngsters educated about safe driving

Youngsters educated about safe driving

DOHA: The General Directorate of Traffic organised a panel discussion on risks of irresponsible driving at the Traffic Auditorium yesterday. The event was aimed at enhancing traffic awareness among youth and students, the Ministry of Interior tweeted. The workshop included a number of topics such as ways to achieve safe driving, legal procedures for violators, […] Read More

Metro tunnels undergo smoke tests

Metro tunnels undergo smoke tests

Smoke tests are taking place on Doha Metro’s Red Line South to examine the efficiency of fans in the Metro tunnels, Qatar Rail has said. Picture courtesy of Qatar Rail Twitter account Read More

Qatar reiterates commitment to mediation to settle conflicts

Qatar reiterates commitment to mediation to settle conflicts

DOHA: The State of Qatar reiterated its commitment to mediation to settle conflicts and disputes by peaceful means, affirming that its interest in mediation lies at the heart of the priority it attaches to the maintenance of peace and security and the peaceful settlement of disputes. The State of Qatar also underlined its keenness on […] Read More

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones on September 12

Apple expected to unveil new iPhones on September 12

Apple on Thursday sent out invitations to a September 12 event at which it is expected to unveil new additions to its money-making iPhone line-up. In typical enigmatic style, Apple offered scant clues to what it has in store for the presentation to take place in the Steve Jobs Theater at its spaceship campus in […] Read More

Mercury to be at nearest point from Sun on Sunday

Mercury to be at nearest point from Sun on Sunday

Mercury, the smallest planet on our solar system will be at perihelion, the nearest point in its orbit around the sun, on Sunday, September 2, at 1:00 PM Doha local time, Qatar Calendar house announced. The planet will be at 46 million kilometers approximately from the Sun’s center in contrast to 70 million kilometers it […] Read More