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Posted on July 20, 2017

Team Qatar’s javelin thrower Ahmed Budair has wasted no time since his first ever senior participation - the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The 21-year-old - who became the first Qatari to ever take part in the Olympic Javelin competition - has hit the ground running, qualifying to the 2017 World Championships in Athletics in London after topping the competition in the 16th GCC Athletics Championship in April.

Posted on July 20, 2017

International Bank of Qatar (ibq) announced its H1 2017 results which show total operating income up 17 per cent and net profit up 20 per cent, compared to the first half of 2016 with net profit reaching QAR 278 M.  During the last few months, the Bank has continued to de-risk its balance sheet and reduce its reliance on wholesale interbank funding.

Posted on July 20, 2017

Banking stocks boosted Qatar's equities market on Wednesday, with some share prices approaching levels last reached before the country's diplomatic crisis erupted in early June, while other bourses in the region were mostly quiet. 

The Qatar index advanced by 1.2 percent to 9,502 points, its highest finish since Saudi Arabia and other Arab states cut diplomatic and transport links with Doha on June 5. Wednesday's gain left the index only 4.3 percent below its pre-crisis close. It has been as much as 13 percent lower early this month. 

Posted on July 20, 2017

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has added additional flights to its Moscow route, bringing the total frequency to 21 flights per week between Doha and the Russian capital. Commencing 2 August, the award-winning airline will introduce an extra daily flight on the Doha-Moscow route to meet growing demand to Moscow, a destination popular with both business and leisure travellers. The additional frequency will be served by an Airbus A320 aircraft.

Posted on July 20, 2017

Vodafone Qatar has now recovered the Company’s network on 2G voice and 3G voice calls to Vodafone numbers, international calls and data capability.  Customers need to manually select Vodafone’s 3G network in settings. Vodafone is continuing to work towards full restoration of all services as soon as possible.

Posted on July 19, 2017

Students from Northwestern University in Qatar recently presented their research theses at the 14th annual Undergraduate Research and Arts Exposition at Northwestern’s home campus in the United States.

Posted on July 19, 2017

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has published 29 national clinical guidelines and their pathways for the most common pathologies, which are available for health practitioners and health institutions on the ministry's website.

Posted on July 19, 2017

The ongoing siege imposed on Qatar by its neighbours has revealed the strength and resilience of the Qatari economy in the face of crisis, said Sheikh Jassim bin Jabor al Thani, assistant undersecretary for the Consumer Protection Affairs at the Ministry of Economy.

Posted on July 19, 2017

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Qatar Museums (QM) today opens a major show by acclaimed British photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson. Presented by QM under the leadership of its Chairperson, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Skate Girls of Kabul will be on show at the QM Gallery in Katara from 20th July – 21st October 2017.

Posted on July 19, 2017

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, the five-star designer collection of boutique hotels, has unveiled two "Tamim Al Majd" murals in front of the Al Mirqab Boutique Hotel and the  Arumaila Boutique Hotel, to demonstrate the support of its management and staff to Qatar and the leadership of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and to express the unity of its family in the face of the unjust siege against the country, its people, and residents.

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