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Lessons on blockade to be part of curriculum at all levels

Lessons on blockade to be part of curriculum at all levels

DOHA: Minister of Education and Higher Education, H E Dr Mohammed Abdul Wahed Ali Al Hammadi said that lessons on blockade will be added to curriculum at all levels of education. “Blockade taught us self-reliance, confidence, dependence on Allah, love of the country and loyalty to the leadership,” said the Minister while talking to the […] Read More

Samba, Haroun eye golden double as volleyball team seeks place in final

Samba, Haroun eye golden double as volleyball team seeks place in final

By Armstrong Vas I The Peninsula Doha: Qatar 4 x 400m relay team emerged as clear favourites to clinch a medal in today’s final after registering impressive results in the heats at the Asian Games event yesterday. The Qatari quartet of Abderrahman Samba, Mohamed Abbas, Mohamed Mohamed and Abdalelah Hassan Haroun will aim to anchor […] Read More

Amir sends greetings to Slovak president

Amir sends greetings to Slovak president

Amir sends greetings to Slovak president His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent yesterday cables of congratulations to Slovak President Andrej Kiska on his country’s National Day. HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani sent […] Read More

Huawei P20 Pro ‘leading innovation agenda in the smartphone industry’

Huawei P20 Pro ‘leading innovation agenda in the smartphone industry’

Huawei has stressed that its P20 Pro is “leading innovation agenda in the smartphone industry”. “With Android smartphone makers dominating the industry, the battle for best smartphone camera is currently being led by the Huawei P20 Pro. It is one of the first smartphones with cameras that surpass the 100-mark threshold on the DxOMark leaderboard, […] Read More

Qatar Islamic banks grow despite blockade

Qatar Islamic banks grow despite blockade

Assets and revenues at Qatar’s Islamic banks have grown over the past year despite the impact of the diplomatic rift in the Gulf region, according to data from the Islamic Financial Services Board. Qatar has been under a diplomatic and commercial boycott since June last year, when Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut […] Read More

Ikea launches 2019 catalogue

Ikea launches 2019 catalogue

Ikea, the leading Swedish home-furnishing retailer which is in its 75th year, has launched in Qatar the 2019 catalogue at a media event at Doha Festival City yesterday. Ikea Qatar store manager Alexey Sitkin and marketing manager Iyad Hudaib led the event. This year, seven homes have been created as the base for the Ikea […] Read More

New Google tool tells you when to buy holiday season flights

New Google tool tells you when to buy holiday season flights

It’s the most wonderful time of the year-and by that, I mean the lazy, late days of summer. New insights from Google also reveal that right now-late August-might also be the best time to start thinking about your holiday travels if you want to get the best flight or hotel deal. In fact, flight searches […] Read More

Thousands of stadium workers get cooling vests

Thousands of stadium workers get cooling vests

DOHA: The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has delivered thousands of state-of-the-art cooling vests to workers building stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The cooling vests, which have been designed by UK-based apparel experts TechNiche, reduce a wearer’s body temperature by up to 15°C. Testing and development over the past year have […] Read More

Preparations complete, 307,000 students return to school today

Preparations complete, 307,000 students return to school today

The new academic year is all set to begin in the country Wednesday, marking the return of more than 307,000 students to school after the summer holidays. The necessary preparations have been completed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and other government entities to ensure that the 2018-19 academic year has a smooth […] Read More

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian attacker

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian attacker

A man walks through the rubble of the family house of Palestinian assailant Mohammed Youssef after it was demolished by Israeli troops in the village of Kobar near Ramallah on Tuesday. * Palestinian assailant killed Israeli in West Bank settlement * Attacker, 17, was shot dead in the incident in July * Israeli officer says […] Read More