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Doha, May 2024: Qatar’s efforts to accelerate economic diversification and private sector development following the successful hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup are explored in the newly released The Report: Qatar 2024 by Oxford Business Group (OBG).  This latest publication by the global research and advisory firm presents a thorough e... ... Read more
International Museums Day panel discussion explores the role of museums in academic researchDoha, Qatar – 21 May 2024 – Msheireb Museums and Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) announced their partnership on a pioneering research project funded by the Qatar Research, Development and Innovation Council (QRDI) to champion respon... ... Read more
Fresh. Fast. Food is ready at Pickl, West Walk today!Doha, Qatar -- (20 May 2024): Doha's burger scene is about to get a whole lot tastier! Pickl, the award-winning burger joint known for its fresh, customisable food, is opening its doors at West Walk today at 11 am.Pickl is all about top-quality ingredients and memorable experiences. Every bur... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar, 20 May 2024 –Fahad Al-Sulaiti, the chief executive officer of Education Above All (EAA), shared how technology and innovation is shaping the organization's strategic vision. Speaking at the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) Dean's Lecture Series, Al-Sulaiti discussed how EAA is finding alternative pathways to im... ... Read more
Doha – May 20, 2024: The appetite for innovation and scientific discovery of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) students was demonstrated as the elite medical college held its annual Student Research Forum.Students, faculty, staff and visitors thronged the halls of WCM-Q, viewing an impressive display of 78 scientific posters, discussing th... ... Read more
Doha, May 20, 2024 – Renowned for its steadfast dedication to sustainable practices, Mandarin Oriental, Doha proudly celebrates World Bee Day on May 20. From educational workshops to specialty spa treatments, room amenities and delicacies, the hotel will be humming with activity as part of the Group's commitment to promoting biodiversity ... ... Read more
DOHA, 19 May 2024 — Msheireb Properties, Qatar's leading sustainable property developer, and Schneider Electric, a global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore enhancing the smart city capabilities of Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD).The collaboration will l... ... Read more
QIC offers a special Schengen travel insurance, designed to allow Qatar-based travelers fulfill one of the most important Schengen visa application requirements, and guarantee worry-free travels to Europe. Doha, Qatar: 19 May 2024: Summer is the most favorite travel season for the community in Qatar, and as the school year ends very soon,... ... Read more
Focus on sustainable solutions out of Evonik’s smart materials portfolio With this partnership, QFZ and Evonik will jointly contribute to efforts towards the development of Qatar’s industrial capabilitiesDoha, 16 May 2024: Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ) and Evonik, a leading specialty chemicals company headquartered in Germany, have ... ... Read more
Photo caption (from left): Jeejith Sreedharan, Senior Manager - ICT, QIG; Rafeeq Ali, Senior Account Executive, SAP; Alaa Jaber, Managing Director, Qatar & Fast Growth Markets, SAP; Joseph Abdo, CEO, QIG; Wissam Elhage, Senior Manager, SAP; Mouhamad Aboudaher, Chief Human Resource Officer, QIG; and Khaled Al Mufleh, Manager - Supply Chain, QIG.... ... Read more
LG hosts more than 100 guests at The Ned five-star hotel and members’ club in Doha, bringing even greater state-of-the-art living to the regionDOHA, May 16, 2024 – LG Electronics (LG) brought its LG Life’s Good showcase event to Qatar earlier this week, where more than 100 guests descended on the exclusive, luxurious The Ned Doha,... ... Read more
Biotech Medical Qatar as the official main sponsor along with other Qatari Healthcare companies, in strategic collaboration with The Embassy of the Republic of Finland in Doha, is pleased to announce the successful culmination of the highly anticipated Finland Healthcare Seminar. Held on Tuesday, 14th May 2024, at the prestigious Sheraton Grand Doh... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar, (May 15, 2024): Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ) and FedEx Logistics, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate the establishment of a regional logistics facility in Qatar’s free zones. The facility, which will operate under the company’s FedEx Trade Networks Tra... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar, (May 15, 2024): Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ) and FedEx Logistics, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate the establishment of a regional logistics facility in Qatar’s free zones. The facility, which will operate under the company’s FedEx Trade Networks Tra... ... Read more


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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2024: POCO, a favorite brand among tech enthusiasts, is shaking up the flagship smartphone market with its latest POCO F6 series. Designed to meet the demands of hardcore gamers, photography enthusiasts, and tech lovers, this series promises significant performance and experience upgrades. In a spectacular display of technological innovation, the highly anticipated series took center stage at a prestigious global launch event at Expo City Dubai. The event, which drew a crowd of over 700 attendees, welcomed a diverse audience including content creators, tech editors, media representatives, and authorized dealers from around the world. Among them we ......read more

DOH has the 2nd best air connectivity in the Middle East according to the ACI Asia-Pacific and Middle East Air Connectivity Ranking 2023 Doha, 23 May 2024: Hamad International Airport (DOH) is proud to announce a significant milestone, having served over 50 million passengers in a rolling 12-month period for the first time in its history. This remarkable achievement comes in the airport's 10th year of operations, reflecting its growth and strategic positioning as a vital global aviation hub. The Qatar based facility has 25 per cent point-to-point passenger operations. This is attributed to the increasing number of international visitors to Doha, which increased by 58 per cent ......read more

Get ready to level up your beauty game! Catrice Cosmetics proudly unveils its mind-blowing Spring/Summer 2024 collection, spearheaded by the spectacular Shine Bomb Lip Lacquer. Available in seven ultra-trendy shades, this collection is here to redefine beauty standards and let you express your true self, one glossy lip at a time Why You’ll Love the Shine Bomb Lip Lacquer: - Game-changing liquid lipstick with long-lasting shine up to 8H. -Available in 7 different shades from everyday nudes to striking reds for the perfect day and night look. -Creamy texture for comfortable wear. The Shine Bomb Lip Lacquer is more than just a makeup item; it's a statement of confidence ......read more

Six young lions rescued from the illegal wildlife trade as a part of Qatar Airways Cargo WeQare initiative Qatar Airways Cargo has once again assisted Animal Defenders International, this time by transporting six young lions from the illegal wildlife trade to the ADI Wildlife Sanctuary in Johannesburg.   Known as the “Kuwait 6”, the males Muheeb, Saham, Shujaa, Saif, and females Dhubiya and Aziza were either seized or captured after being abandoned and cared for at Kuwait Zoo. Animal Defenders International (ADI) was contacted by Kuwait government officials to help the lions, so ADI offered them a home at their 455-acre sanctuary in South Africa. Mark Drusch, C ......read more

It’s high time to let your inner queen shine because essence Cosmetics is back with a mascara this season that screams confidence, the "Call me Queen" Dramatic False Lash Effect Mascara. This season, it's all about embracing your inner queen and claiming your crown, and essence is here with something that will help achieve that. With its volumizing and lengthening formula, this mascara creates a bold false-lash effect that commands attention with every flutter. Achieving a show-stopping look is now just a step away with the "Call me Queen" Dramatic False Lash Effect Mascara. The unique elastomer brush ensures that even the shortest lashes are coated with p ......read more

Shot: 9-21May2024 Afghanistan, Zambia, Italy, DRCongo TRT: 4:00 :00-:26 Afghanistan Floods: Children pulled from floods Unusually high rainfall, after a dry winter which has left the ground too hard to absorb water, led to massive floods that started in March this year. This was further compounded by unseasonably warm temperatures that melted snowpack cover into rivers, sweeping through entire villages, burying them under mud. Research conducted by WFP across the country shows increasingly erratic weather patterns exacerbated by the worsening climate crisis will significantly impact the ability of communities to feed themselves.   Shot: 10May24 Baghlan, Afghanistan ......read more

Qatar Executive is currently the only international operator of the ultra-modern G700 on a private charter basis The Qatar Airways subsidiary was also the first Gulfstream customer to receive delivery of the aircraft 22 May 2024: Dubai, UAE – Qatar Executive (QE), the corporate jet subsidiary of Qatar Airways Group, has officially welcomed the delivery of two new Gulfstream G700 aircraft to the fleet, becoming the worldwide exclusive commercial operator of the aircraft. Qatar Executive is the first carrier to offer the Gulfstream G700 to charter customers, continuing to provide an ultra-modern fleet with the ultimate in aircraft capabilities, luxury and performance. Qat ......read more

A High-level delegation from Qatar Tourism led by His Excellency Mr. Saad bin Ali Al Kharji, Chairman of Qatar Tourism is participating in the fiftieth UN Tourism meeting of the Regional Commission for the Middle East, which is currently held in the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, Muscat. The meetings started 22 May and will continue until 24 May. At the conclusion of the meetings todays, it was announced that the State of Qatar will host the upcoming UN Tourism Regional Commission 51st conference. Choosing Doha as the host for the next conference is a testament to Qatar’s position as a regional and global hub for cultural, economic and political exchange. It solidifies the touris ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 23 May 2024: MEEZA QSTP-LLC (Public) – Ticker: "MEZA". MEEZA, Qatar's leading managed IT services, solutions provider, and data centres, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mohamed Ali Al-Ghaithani as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective on 23 May 2024. Mr. Mohamed Al-Ghaithani brings to MEEZA a distinguished career spanning 18 years emerged in the technology sector, and a proven track record of leadership to oversee MEEZA's next phase of innovation and growth. With a wealth of experience, Mr. Mohamed Al-Ghaithani has spearheaded numerous business development programs and projects, driving strategic initiatives for digital t ......read more

Doha, May 2024: Qatar’s efforts to accelerate economic diversification and private sector development following the successful hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup are explored in the newly released The Report: Qatar 2024 by Oxford Business Group (OBG).  This latest publication by the global research and advisory firm presents a thorough examination of Qatar's transition towards a knowledge-based economy as it explores new avenues for sustainable growth and global engagement. Bolstered by significant infrastructure developments for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and strategic reforms in the business and investment landscape, Qatar's economy has witnessed significant expansion in ......read more

International Museums Day panel discussion explores the role of museums in academic research Doha, Qatar – 21 May 2024 – Msheireb Museums and Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) announced their partnership on a pioneering research project funded by the Qatar Research, Development and Innovation Council (QRDI) to champion responsible digital citizenship and constructive online community engagement. The collaboration was announced to mark this year’s International Museums Day in line with the “Museums for Education and Research” theme that encourages a more conscious, sustainable, and inclusive world. Msheireb Museums is joining the four-year " ......read more

Fresh. Fast. Food is ready at Pickl, West Walk today! Doha, Qatar -- (20 May 2024): Doha's burger scene is about to get a whole lot tastier! Pickl, the award-winning burger joint known for its fresh, customisable food, is opening its doors at West Walk today at 11 am. Pickl is all about top-quality ingredients and memorable experiences. Every burger is made fresh to order, with absolutely no additives, preservatives, or hormones. The signature Pickl menu boasts a wide range of options, catering to every taste bud - from fully customizable cheeseburgers to juicy chicken sandos and flavourful plant-based patties. The widely successful burger brand’s perfectly smashed patties, s ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 20 May 2024 –Fahad Al-Sulaiti, the chief executive officer of Education Above All (EAA), shared how technology and innovation is shaping the organization's strategic vision. Speaking at the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) Dean's Lecture Series, Al-Sulaiti discussed how EAA is finding alternative pathways to improve access to a quality education among the world's most marginalized populations. Al-Sulaiti stressed that EAA is in line with the fourth goal of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is to" Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all". "EAA is ......read more

Doha – May 20, 2024: The appetite for innovation and scientific discovery of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) students was demonstrated as the elite medical college held its annual Student Research Forum. Students, faculty, staff and visitors thronged the halls of WCM-Q, viewing an impressive display of 78 scientific posters, discussing the research projects with the authors, watching oral presentations, and finally witnessing the announcement of the winners of the awards competition. The event also featured a presentation by Prof. George P. Chrousos, a highly distinguished pediatrician, endocrinologist, and neurobiologist who is renowned globally for his groundbreaking contr ......read more

Doha, May 20, 2024 – Renowned for its steadfast dedication to sustainable practices, Mandarin Oriental, Doha proudly celebrates World Bee Day on May 20. From educational workshops to specialty spa treatments, room amenities and delicacies, the hotel will be humming with activity as part of the Group's commitment to promoting biodiversity conservation and ecological awareness. Mandarin Oriental, Doha, for the past 4 years, has managed 15 active beehives across Qatar in collaboration with Bu Saif's Apiary, harvesting its own natural Malika Honey. Named after the Arabic word for 'Queen,' Malika Honey is derived from the nectar of the fragrant blooms of the indigenous Si ......read more

DOHA, 19 May 2024 — Msheireb Properties, Qatar's leading sustainable property developer, and Schneider Electric, a global leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore enhancing the smart city capabilities of Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD). The collaboration will leverage Schneider Electric's expertise in digital automation and energy management. As part of the agreement, Schneider Electric will conduct a three-month Proof of Concept (POC) project to showcase the capabilities of its Smart City Integration platforms. The POC will explore applications for traffic management, proactive and predictive ma ......read more

QIC offers a special Schengen travel insurance, designed to allow Qatar-based travelers fulfill one of the most important Schengen visa application requirements, and guarantee worry-free travels to Europe.  Doha, Qatar: 19 May 2024: Summer is the most favorite travel season for the community in Qatar, and as the school year ends very soon, many citizens and residents of Qatar have already started planning their supper trips, with Europe being on top of the list. For many nationalities, having a valid Schengen health insurance is a mandatory requirement as part of applying for a Schengen tourist visa, which allows travelers to visit a list of 29 countries in Europe, including ......read more

The Knowledge E Foundation has signed an MoU with the Qatar National Library The two organisations will jointly organise the 3rd Annual Forum for Open Research in MENA in Doha (21st-24th October) This important regional event brings together policymakers, researchers and librarians, in support of the advancement of open science across the Arab world. The Knowledge E Foundation is a philanthropic organisation dedicated to supporting the advancement of accessible education for everyone, everywhere. One of its projects is the Forum for Open Research in MENA (FORM), an independent non-profit initiative supporting the advancement of Open Science policies and practices in research com ......read more

Focus on sustainable solutions out of Evonik’s smart materials portfolio With this partnership, QFZ and Evonik will jointly contribute to efforts towards the development of Qatar’s industrial capabilities Doha, 16 May 2024: Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ) and Evonik, a leading specialty chemicals company headquartered in Germany, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the side-lines of QFZ’s participation in Qatar Economic Forum. The common aim is to explore specific investment opportunities focused on sustainable solutions for energy transition. As an important cornerstone of Evonik’s strategy to enable green transformation, the smart materials ......read more

LG hosts more than 100 guests at The Ned five-star hotel and members’ club in Doha, bringing even greater state-of-the-art living to the region DOHA, May 16, 2024 – LG Electronics (LG) brought its LG Life’s Good showcase event to Qatar earlier this week, where more than 100 guests descended on the exclusive, luxurious The Ned Doha, for creative product presentations set to the backdrop of an intimate gala dinner. Featuring new and exciting creations that highlight the company’s innovative features and capabilities, including LG’s premium line-up of built-in home appliances and home entertainment solutions, the unique customer-focused showcase represents a ......read more

At the crossroads of tradition and modernity, Salama takes patrons on an Oriental journey of higher taste, followed by vibrant entertainment in the late hours. Rooted in the rich culinary heritage of Morocco, glamoured up in the French Riviera and now broadening its horizons, Salama is opening its first GCC restaurant in the heart of fashionable Al Maha Island in Doha, on Friday, May 17, 2024. The flamboyant concept was originally created in 1999 by a French couple, Frédérique and Fabrice Dorel, in buzzing Saint-Tropez and Cannes. In 2024, Mohamed Hedi Mardassi, founder of Holdmar and instigator of the project, acquired the brand and developed a partnership with Aura Group Internationa ......read more

Photo caption (from left): Jeejith Sreedharan, Senior Manager - ICT, QIG; Rafeeq Ali, Senior Account Executive, SAP; Alaa Jaber, Managing Director, Qatar & Fast Growth Markets, SAP; Joseph Abdo, CEO, QIG; Wissam Elhage, Senior Manager, SAP; Mouhamad Aboudaher, Chief Human Resource Officer, QIG; and Khaled Al Mufleh, Manager - Supply Chain, QIG. Doha, Qatar — May 15, 2024 — Qatari Investors Group Q.P.S.C. (QIG), a diversified conglomerate listed on the Qatar stock exchange, has signed a partnership agreement with global technology company SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) that will enable it to leverage the benefits of SAP's cloud ERP solution, with data securely hosted in Qatar. Q ......read more

Biotech Medical Qatar as the official main sponsor along with other Qatari Healthcare companies, in strategic collaboration with The Embassy of the Republic of Finland in Doha, is pleased to announce the successful culmination of the highly anticipated Finland Healthcare Seminar. Held on Tuesday, 14th May 2024, at the prestigious Sheraton Grand Doha Resorts & Convention Hotel, the seminar marked a significant milestone in fostering healthcare alliances between Finland and Qatar. Aligned with Qatar Vision 2030, the seminar provided a platform for global connectivity and knowledge exchange, reflecting Qatar's dedication to advancing healthcare standards. The event convened leading e ......read more

Doha, Qatar, (May 15, 2024): Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ) and FedEx Logistics, a subsidiary of FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate the establishment of a regional logistics facility in Qatar’s free zones. The facility, which will operate under the company’s FedEx Trade Networks Transport & Brokerage division, will be located at Ras Bufontas Free Zone and will include a state-of-the-art logistics office.    The MoU was signed by Sheikh Mohammed H. F. Al-Thani, CEO of Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ), and Patrick Moebel, President and CEO of FedEx Logistics, in a ceremony that took place on the sidelines of th ......read more

Qatar - 12 May 2024: Luxury fashion and lifestyle brand Alo Yoga opened its newest flagship store in Qatar today at the Doha Festival City, in partnership with Alshaya Group, one of the world’s leading international retail franchise operators. The opening also marked the launch of the online shopping platform https://www.aloyoga.com.qa in the country. Sprawling across 410 sqm, the in-store experience builds on Alo’s global mission to spread mindful movement, inspire wellness, and create community. The store’s expansive layout will bring the latest collections to full display, including high-performance activewear, and on-trend leisurewear. “Following the success ......read more

Doha – May 14, 2024: Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has launched a professional development webinar series that explores strategies to enhance patient medication safety. The series started in April and runs until November 2024. Coordinated by WCM-Q's Division of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), the virtual series titled 'Optimizing Medication Safety in Primary Care & Outpatient Settings: An Interactive Series' targets physicians, allied health professionals, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, and students. The course is directed by Dr. Phyllis Navti, clinical pharmacist and assistant director of CPD at WCM-Q, and Dr. Anas Hamad, director of the pharmac ......read more

Doha, 14 May 2024 - The MENA Insurtech Summit 2024, the premier event for insurance and insurtech stakeholders in the Middle East and North Africa region, concluded on a high note, yesterday, on 13 May in Doha, Qatar. Powered by Qatar Insurance Group (QIC), the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region, and partners, the three-day summit, which was held under the theme ‘AI Impact on the Insurance Value Chain’, brought together 1,500 participants including 120 speakers, 40 insurance companies, 40 investors, 50 insurtechs, and an assembly of experts, entrepreneurs, regulators and technology partners from across the region and beyond to explore the latest trends and opportunities ......read more

Doha – May 13, 2024: Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have published a study that marks the introduction to Qatar of some of the world's most advanced analytical tools for discovering the links between genetic variations, proteins and a wide range of diseases. Using a new tool to measure proteins, WCM-Q researchers Dr. Karsten Suhre and Dr. Frank Schmidt analyzed the blood samples of more than 320 individuals from a multi-ethnic cohort in Qatar. The tool, called the Proteograph Product Suite, allowed the WCM-Q researchers to quantify more than 18,000 different peptides (molecular structures formed of amino acids) from more than 3,000 proteins. Bringing this ......read more

Doha, Qatar – xx May 2024 – Dukhan Bank has announced Ahmad Mansi as the winner of its QAR 1 million Thara’a grand prize. The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. Thara’a, Dukhan Bank’s Shari’ah compliant savings account and the first in Qatar’s Islamic banking sector, offers account holders the chance to benefit from cash rewards up to 1,000,000 Qatari Riyals. Based on several criteria, Thara’a account holders are eligible for a number of periodic draws for cash prizes. Dukhan Bank continues its customer-centric ap ......read more

DOHA, Qatar, 11 May 2024 – IDAM by Alain Ducasse (IDAM) at the Museum of Islamic Art, voted as the Best European Restaurant by a panel of industry experts in the recently concluded FACT Dining Awards 2024, offers its new flavours of the season featuring premium ingredients.  Curated by IDAM Head Chef Fabrice Rosso and Executive Chef Jeremy Cheminade, the menu heralds the arrival of Spring and showcases the best of local and international produce.  Starters include a standout dish of caramelised beetroot topped with luxurious Kristal caviar, cream, and beet leaf kimchi. For the main event, guests can enjoy the likes of 48 hour slow-cooked lamb in a broth of saltwater and se ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 09 May 2024 –Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) and Iberdrola Innovation Middle East have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the areas of education, scientific research, and community development. CMU-Q is a Qatar Foundation partner university. The MoU was signed by Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, and Santiago Bañales Lopez, managing director of Iberdrola Innovation Middle East. Under the MoU, the two parties will cooperate in several areas, including internship and employment opportunities for CMU-Q students, and education and training for Iberdrola’s executive leadership. “We are excited to collaborate with Iberd ......read more

Doha – May 8, 2024: Elite medical college Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has graduated 50 new doctors committed to providing world-class patient care and advancing the practice and understanding of medicine through cutting-edge research. The graduation ceremony of the Class of 2024 saw the newly qualified physician-scientists presented with their Cornell MD degrees before an audience of family, friends, WCM-Q faculty, and faculty visiting from Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. The Class of 2024 is WCM-Q's largest graduating cohort to date. In attendance to witness the special occasion were H.E. Dr. Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari, Minister of State and President of Qata ......read more

Qatar Insurance Company (“QIC Group”, “QIC”), the leading insurer in Qatar and the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region, has reported a Net Profit of QR 194 million for the first quarter of 2024, rising from QAR 175 million over the same period in 2023. Following a meeting of the Board of Directors dated 29th April 2024, which was presided over by Sheikh Hamad bin Faisal bin Thani Jasim Al Thani, Chairman of QIC Group, the Board approved the financial results.   Sheikh Hamad bin Faisal Al Thani, Chairman of QIC Group, stated: “QIC begins 2024 in excellent financial health. The first quarter of the year saw the company consolidate and build upon the ......read more

Doha, 09 May 2024 -  The largest insurtech event in the Middle East and North Africa will take place in Doha, Qatar from May 12 to 13, 2024, at Park Hyatt Hotel, under the theme ‘AI Impact on the Insurance Value Chain’. Powered by QIC Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region, through its Digital Partner’s Unit (QIC/DVP), the MENA Insurtech Summit 2024, in its third edition continues to bring together insurance executives, startups, investors, regulators and technology providers to explore the opportunities and challenges of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions on digitalization, automation, and personalization in the insurance sector. The summit will s ......read more

07 May 2024 (Reykjavík)  -- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted three priorities for ground handling at the IATA Ground Handling Conference (IGHC) which opened in Reykjavík today hosted by Icelandair: Improving safety through reducing operational risk  Implementing global standards Embedding sustainability – people, planet, and prosperity – in all activities “Ground handling forms the backbone of aviation. It is critical to ensuring the safe and efficient transport of millions of travelers each year. With travel demand for the upcoming peak Northern summer season predicted to surge by 12% over last year, the grou ......read more

Travellers vote Qatar Airways as the ‘Best Regional Airline Serving the Middle East’, ‘Airline with the Best Business Class’ and ‘Best Travel App’, recognising the airline's ongoing commitment to excellence and innovation 07 May 2024: DUBAI, UAE – Qatar Airways won three prestigious titles, including; ‘Best Regional Airline Serving the Middle East’, ‘Airline with the Best Business Class” and ‘Best Travel App’ at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2024, held on Monday, 6 May 2024, during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) in Dubai. The awards recognise the airline’s exceptional service and c ......read more

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani attends to congratulate new graduates   Doha, Qatar, 06 May 2024 –Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), a Qatar Foundation partner university, celebrated the Class of 2024 at a ceremony in Education City. The class is the largest in campus history, with 120 graduates.   Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation,  attended the ceremony to congratulate the new graduates who hail from 31 countries. The United States Ambassador to Qatar, His Excellency Timmy Davis, was also in attendance at the ceremony.    Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, addressed the gra ......read more

‘The Best Airline in the Middle East’ has set a new benchmark in travel innovation by introducing the World’s First AI Digital Human Cabin Crew on the inaugural day of ATM Dubai 2024 From its Doha hub- Hamad International Airport – ‘World’s Best Airport’ as voted by Skytrax in 2024 – Qatar Airways flies to over 170 destinations 6 May 2024 Dubai, UAE – Qatar Airways, an unprecedented seven-time winner of the ‘World’s Best Airline’ award, has captured the spotlight on the opening day of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024, with a stunning holographic display of Sama, the airline’s second-generation AI-power ......read more

Doha – May 6, 2024: Thirty-nine high school students from 24 schools successfully completed the Qatar Aspiring Doctors Program (QADP) at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). Organized by the Office of Student Outreach & Educational Development at WCM-Q, the QADP is a yearlong program that prepares high school students for the pre-medical curriculum through advanced tuition in the physical sciences, biology, research skills, introduction to college writing, and college reading skills. The course instruction follows a hybrid model, with monthly face-to-face sessions and hands-on activities blended with online self-paced modules. To participate in the program, students must be ......read more

Get ready for award-winning burgers, fresh ingredients, and a legendary taste, opening soon at West Walk Qatar Doha, Qatar -- (May 5, 2024): Pickl, the newest burger joint in town is arriving with the freshest, tastiest and fully customisable 'bespoke' burgers! Set to welcome foodies at West Walk, offering fresh, fast, food, the explosive menu features smashed burgers, fresh fried-chicken sandos, plant-based burgers and shakes – all without any additives. Led by Qatari hospitality group Golondrina as franchise partner, it's sure to make a huge impact on Doha's vibrant food scene. Pickl is not just your average burger joint, they're here to hype up the fast-foo ......read more

Leading the conversation on Middle East investment trends, QInvest's Hussain Abdulla stands at the forefront of Bloomberg Intelligence & ABANA's event. Doha, May 4, 2024 - The Bloomberg Intelligence and ABANA 2024 Middle East Investment Forum engaged participants on Thursday, May 2nd, in New York as industry leaders gathered to explore the pulse of the MENA region's economic landscape. Founded in 1983, ABANA swiftly emerged as a crucial conduit between North American and MENA financial sectors, earning recognition as a unique platform for policy dialogues that deepen understanding of business culture and capital flows between the two regions. Among the distinguished ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 5 May 2024 – Msheireb, a pioneer in cultural preservation and innovation, has announced a strategic partnership with Metahug, the visionary gaming studio, to launch an immersive Roblox experience that allows players to explore the richness of Qatari culture. This collaboration is designed to blend education with interactive gaming, showcasing Qatar's sustainable innovations, creative chops, and deep-rooted traditions. The partnership was launched on the sidelines of the TEFFA event hosted in M7 at Msheireb Downtown Doha.   The Roblox platform will host a series of mini-games, each crafted to highlight a different facet of Qatari life and history. At launc ......read more

As a gesture of our hospitality, the restaurant is offering a traditional Tsoureki bread on May 5 to commemorate historic traditions Doha, Qatar – 4 MAY 2024 - GAIA, Doha’s high-end Greek-Mediterranean dining restaurant located in West Bay, invites guests to experience Greek occasion with an exquisite Mediterranean touch on May 5. The occasion is observed in Greece as a vibrant festival that honors centuries-old traditions, resonating with millions globally. To mark the day, on the 5th of May, GAIA will offer each guest a special token of appreciation – a delightful Tsoureki bread, a traditional sweet bread that is as symbolic as it is delicious, elegantly wrapped ......read more

The exhibition features over 1500 exhibitors and participants from more than 150 countries. Visit Qatar will be participating in the 31st edition of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) conference this year in Dubai, UAE from May 6 to 9 to showcase upcoming destinations Qatar offers to the travel and tourism industry. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to explore new areas in the tourism market, highlight the benefits of cooperation, and attract additional investment in the tourism sector. During its participation, Visit Qatar will lead a diverse delegation team consisting of 43 representatives of tourism sector, in the Qatari Pavilion at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Visit Qatar double d ......read more

Catrice Cosmetics is thrilled to unveil its latest beauty innovation—the "Clean Girl" makeup look, designed to highlight natural beauty with a touch of elegance. This trend is perfectly captured using our new essential products: the Glossin’ Glow Tinted Lip Oil, Curl It Volume & Curl Mascara, Soft Glam Filter Fluid, and the Clear & Fix Transparent Brow Gel Mascara. Embrace the beauty of minimalism with Catrice’s Glossin' Glow Tinted Lip Oil, providing a sheer color that enhances your natural lip tone while delivering deep hydration for a glossy,plump finish. Complement this with the Curl It Mascara, which promises to lift and curl lashes for a wide- ......read more

Doha, 30 April 2024 - Qatar Insurance Company (“QIC Group”, “QIC”), the leading insurer in Qatar and the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region, has reported a net profit of QR 194 million for the first quarter of 2024, rising from QAR 175 million over the same period in 2023 with a 11% growth. Following a meeting of the Board of Directors dated 29th April 2024, which was presided over by Sheikh Hamad bin Faisal bin Thani Jasim Al Thani, Chairman of QIC Group, the Board approved the financial results. Sheikh Hamad bin Faisal Al Thani, Chairman of QIC Group, stated: “QIC begins 2024 in excellent financial health. The first quarter of the year saw the company c ......read more

Doha’s airport was just named the World’s Best Airport 2024 by the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards Doha, 29 April 2024: Hamad International Airport (DOH) continues to strengthen its position as a global aviation hub, with Q1 2024 marking its busiest quarter yet, surpassing all previous records set in 2023. This quarter saw a remarkable surge in passenger traffic, recording a 27.6% increase, as well as significant growth in aircraft movements by 23.9% and cargo operations by 15.4%. Hamad International Airport saw a total of 13,171,540 passengers during the first quarter of 2024 – moving 4,533,212 passengers in January, 4,368,710 passengers in February and ......read more

Do you love a makeup look where your skin looks glowy but still looks natural? Then, what might be looking for is the sun-kissed girl makeup look.   The sun-kissed makeup look essentially mimics the golden touch of the sun. Whether you're heading to the beach or a night out with friends, this look just adds the perfect amount of sun-kissed charm. Check out below to find the ultimate guide to mastering the art of the sun-kissed makeup look.  Step 1: Skincare is essential.  Start with a clean, moisturized, and sun-protected face. Apply a primer to look in your makeup, you could choose something with a glowy finish such as HELLO,GOOD STUFF!GLOW SERUM PRIMER t ......read more

The 'Best Airline in the Middle East' will offer industry experts the chance to interact with the latest generation of its revolutionary digital innovation at the Arabian Travel Market Dubai, from 6 to 9 May 2024 Sama 2.0 embodies the future of travel technology, raising the bar for exceptional, world-class service and hospitality across the global travel and tourism sector 29 April 2024 Dubai, UAE – Qatar Airways, the multiple award-winning airline, will participate in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Dubai, offering visitors the chance to meet and engage with its world-leading AI-powered digital human cabin crew, Sama 2.0, from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 May 2024. ......read more

EAA Foundation and UNHCR have enrolled more than 1.6 million out of school refugee children and youth in 14 countries   Doha, Qatar 29 April 2024 - UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and global development organisation Education Above All (EAA) Foundation have signed a new five-year agreement aimed at addressing the global challenge of out of school children (OOSC), including refugees, internally displaced persons and host community children. The new agreement builds on the success of enrolling more than 1.6 million OOSC in 14 countries globally since 2012.   The strategic partnership agreement signed in Doha by UNHCR High Commissioner, Filippo Grandi and EAA Foun ......read more

Both companies will collaborate closely to develop and deploy 5G private networks, delivering customised, innovative products and solutions  29 April 2024 Doha, Qatar Ooredoo Group continues to drive innovation in 5G with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nokia - a global technology leader - to upgrade business connectivity with cutting-edge 5G solutions.  Under the agreement, both companies will collaborate closely to develop and deploy 5G private networks, delivering innovative market and enterprise-specific solutions customised to meet the diverse needs of businesses across industries. Ooredoo’s business customers will benefit from high ......read more

The national airline of the State of Qatar, and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency extend their partnership for another two years from 2024 through 2025 Qatar Airways and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced the renewal of their existing partnership to support the shipment of relief items to the most vulnerable refugees and internally displaced people worldwide.  The agreement was signed during a signing ceremony which included a speech by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi, in the presence of the UNHCR’s Representative to the State of Qatar, Mr. Ahmed Mohsen, and Qatar Airways, ......read more

Doha, Qatar – February 28, 2024: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C.) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Shafallah Center for Children with Special Needs, one of the centers operating under the umbrella of Qatar Social Work Foundation which is affiliated with the Ministry of Social Development and Family, on Thursday, which falls on 25 / 4 / 2024. This MoU aims at promoting the activities, products and successes of the Shafallah Centre, through Al Meera’s effective support and in line with its CSR programme. The MoU was signed during an official ceremony at Al Meera’s main headquarters, attended by a group of senior management officials ......read more

Doha – April 27, 2024: Over fifty pre-medical students from Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) embarked on a fascinating journey into the world of sports medicine during a recent visit to Aspetar, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital. Their objective was to gain a deeper understanding of how biomechanics is applied in diagnosing and treating athletes. To achieve this, the students embarked on a comprehensive tour of various hospital departments. From the movement and assessment analysis laboratory and hydropathy pools to the altitude dormitory and climate chamber, the podiatry and virtual reality sections, the motion capture lab, and the medical imaging facilities, the student ......read more

27 April 2024 (Doha, Qatar): The Education Above All (EAA) Foundation's Reach Out to Asia (ROTA) program has officially launched its 15th annual EMPOWER Youth Conference. The two days of the conference take place in the Equestrian Club Halls in Al Rayyan. This year's conference theme, "The Role of Youth in Times of War and Conflict," has already sparked a significant dialogue among over 200 participating Qatar-based youth and abroad, and the opening ceremony set a compelling tone for a series of engagements designed to harness the energy and potential of young leaders in addressing global conflicts. The opening ceremony started with a dialogue involving renowned Palestin ......read more

- Qatari stable Hijin Alshahaneyah earn wins in both Jidhaa races and one of the Thanaya events. - The second edition of the AlUla Camel Cup concludes on Saturday. AlUla, Saudi Arabia, 26. April 2024: The third and penultimate day of this year's AlUla Camel Cup saw packed crowds roar on the competitors at the Mughayra Heritage Sports Village racetrack during an incredible day of racing. Two categories of races took place on Friday, the 6km Jidhaa and Thanaya 8km, with each category featuring two races. The total prize pool for the day amounted to SAR25.6 million. The big winners of the day were the Qatari stable Hijin Alshahaneyah, with the first Jidhaa race seeing Aliya ......read more

Qatar Airways Cargo announces the opening of its state-of-the-art Animal Centre and the relaunch of its Next Generation Live product, setting new benchmarks in the transport of live animals. As a leading transporter, with over 550,000 animals including 10,000 horses flown in 2023, the airline reaffirms its commitment to animal welfare. Mark Drusch, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways Cargo, shares his vision: "At Qatar Airways Cargo, we recognise our responsibility extends far beyond the mere transportation of animals. We are committed to advocating for their welfare globally, ensuring our operations respect and contribute positively to their overall well-being. This holistic a ......read more

APRIL 25, 2024 — Ogilvy today announced that Antonis Kocheilas has been named Global Chief Transformation Officer. In this newly created role, Antonis will be responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing transformational strategies and systems that help clients adapt to the ever-changing market dynamics of today and in the future. In addition, he will work to create and scale new offerings, tools, and processes that keep Ogilvy at the forefront of the rapidly evolving creative industry partnering with Liz Taylor (Global CCO), Mick McCabe (Global CSO), Sophie Hoffstetter (Global Chief Client Officer), Philip Heimann (Global Chief Growth & Marketing Officer), among other ......read more

Msheireb Award for Innovation in Design Recognises Four Winners Across the Categories of human-centred, technology-powered, sustainable and luxury and lifestyle design DOHA, 24 April 2024 — With more than 400 speakers and delegates converging at the dynamic Doha Design District, Msheireb Properties and Fast Company Middle East opened the region’s first Innovation by Design Summit on Wednesday. Celebrating visionary design thinking, the organisers also launched the Msheireb Award for Innovation in Design which recognised four outstanding winners and signalled Msheireb Properties’ plans to be an active player in shaping the future of design innovation in the Middle East. ......read more

A new project approved by the Inter-American Development Bank, Education Above All Foundation and Global Partnership for Education will improve educational attainment. Taking decisive action against educational disparities, the partnership commits to transforming the lives of 150,000 children amidst ongoing crises. Washington, USA, 23 April 2024 - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and Global Partnership for Education (GPE) have teamed up to support education in Haiti with a five-year project, by increasing access to quality education for vulnerable children, including those at-risk of dropping out of primary education, out-of-school chi ......read more

Doha, Qatar: Following the codeshare announcement between Qatar Airways and China Southern Airlines in February this year, Hamad International Airport (DOH) announces the commencement of four weekly flights from Guangzhou to Doha by China Southern Airlines, further enhancing connectivity between China and Qatar. Commenced on 22 April, 2024, the route was operated by a Boeing B787-9 aircraft with a capacity of 203 seats from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) to Hamad International Airport (DOH). This new service by China Southern Airlines supplements Qatar Airways’ existing operations to seven major cities in China – Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu, C ......read more

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad: Fostering organizational agility attracting promising investment opportunities Sheikh Abdulla Bin Fahad: Focusing on completion of ongoing and upcoming projects Ranjeev Menon: Continuing expansion strategy vertically and geographically  23 April 2024, Doha: Gulf Warehousing Company Q.P.S.C (GWC), one of the fastest-growing firms in the MENA region, has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2024. During the three-month period ending 31 March 2024, the company posted net profits of QAR 50.88 million, gross revenues of QAR 375.73 million, earnings per share of QAR 0.087, and total assets of QAR 5.07 billion for the same period. Shaikh ......read more

Doha, Qatar (April 22, 2024): The Autonomous e-Mobility (AEMOB) Forum, held under the patronage of H. E. Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, Minister of Transport, and hosted by its strategic partner, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) of the State of Qatar, revealed its final program and speakers lineup in a press conference held at the Ministry on Monday, 22 April. The list of sponsors of the event so far includes more than 20 prominent sponsors and partners, including Mowasalat Company (Karwa), the forum’s transportation partner, Qatar Railways Company (Rail) and Microsoft Corporation as gold sponsors, Al Jaidah Group and the Qatar Free Zones Authority as silver sponsors, and Al Abdul Gha ......read more

Strong bottom-line profitability is underpinned by robust growth in total income of 15% on a year-on-year basis Group’s total assets amounted to QAR 112.9 billion Robust CAR of 18.2%, remained adequately higher than the minimum statutory limits Doha, Qatar – 22 April 2024: Dukhan Bank (“the Bank” or “the Group” when referred along with its subsidiaries; QSE Ticker: DUBK), announced its financial results for the three-month period ended 31 March 2024 with a net profit amounting to QAR 423 million, representing a 2% growth compared to the last year. Key Performance Highlights   ......read more

Doha, 23 April 2024 - Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region, has been crowned “Best Travel Insurance Company in The Middle East” for the second consecutive year at the Global Banking & Finance Review Awards 2024. This prestigious accolade comes in recognition of QIC’s outstanding performance at the levels of travel products’ digitalization and customer service excellence regionwide, offering both outbound and inbound travelers the most convenient online experiences with extensive coverage that makes their trips to and from the region safer and more enjoyable. As part of its commitment to offering easier and better acces ......read more

Doha - April 22, 2024: Medical students at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) had the opportunity to develop their core physicianship skills of communication, interaction, and performing basic clinical examinations for children during the annual Cornell Stars event. A highlight of the WCM-Q calendar, the event is part of the Introductory Clerkship Course, during which third-year students in the WCM-Q medical program attend a clinical orientation week to prepare them for their full-time clinical courses.  The Cornell Stars event allows trainee doctors to examine babies, toddlers, and children up to six years old under the supervision of qualified and experienced pediatricians and ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (April 22, 2024) – Hysek, the leading Swiss brand embodying the pinnacle of haute horology, has recently introduced a selection of new timepieces at Watches & Wonders 2024, the world’s largest watch show unveiling the latest innovations and precision in watchmaking. Synonym of creativity, technicality, and quality, Hysek enjoys a prestigious position in high-end timepieces with unique designs inspired by the brand’s robust and daring personality. The Hysek collection this year focused again on Abyss line with two new models in 36mm and 41mm to strengthen the Abyss model and in response to an ever-increasing demand for extreme research into ......read more

The gateway to Qatar was also named ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’ for the second time in a row, and "Best Airport in the Middle East" for the tenth consecutive year Doha, Qatar: Hamad International Airport (DOH) has again secured its position as the "World’s Best Airport" by the prestigious 2024 Skytrax World Airport Awards held at the Passenger Terminal Expo 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany. The airport also clinched the title of ‘World’s Best Airport Shopping’ for the second time in a row and "Best Airport in the Middle East" for the tenth consecutive year.  Hamad International Airport's recognition is ......read more

The first edition of the Msheireb Award for Innovation in Design will award international companies and entities across four categories of human-centred design, sustainable design, technology-powered design, and lifestyle and luxury design DOHA, 17 April 2024 — Msheireb Properties and Fast Company Middle East have announced the inaugural Msheireb Award for Innovation in Design. This global initiative celebrates and honours exemplary design-driven solutions in the realms of human-centred design, sustainable design, technology-powered design, and lifestyle and luxury design. These award categories are linked to the Innovation by Design summit themes, which is being hosted by Fast ......read more

The charity auction will take place both online and offline at the Invest World Expo Dubai gala dinner on the 23rd of April  (Dubai, UAE — April 17, 2024) —  Tooba, the charitable platform dedicated to facilitating global giving in a quick, simple and secure manner, will mark its inaugural presence at the Invest World Expo Dubai 2024 to channel resources towards meaningful causes. The charity auction is taking place online on Tooba's instagram account and offline at the gala dinner of the event on the 23rd of April, at the Atlantis The Royal, Dubai. Participants are encouraged to make donations towards various causes, with the individual making the largest contri ......read more

he newly opened Resort has commissioned a series of illustrations and animated videos by the talented artist to celebrate its launch and create a visual story portraying its vibrant energy and unique living experience. Clym will also host a master class at the property, aiming to share his knowledge and unique perspective on Qatar with other local artists.  April 17th, 2024, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Four Seasons Resort and Residences at The Pearl-Qatar, a glamorous beachfront oasis located at the Pearl-Qatar, has partnered with the world-famous artist Clym Evernden. Marking his debut in the Middle East, Clym has created an array of captivating illustrations and animations ......read more

Gulf Warehousing Company — one of the fastest-growing companies in the MENA region — is unveiling its latest initiative: integrating vision-picking technology into supply chain operations. With a steadfast commitment to innovation, GWC is the first logistics company in Qatar to implement vision-picking technology, leading the way toward a more efficient, accurate, and safe future for logistics. Vision picking is a transformative, cutting-edge technology that revolutionizes single and multi-order picking, using computer vision systems, cameras, and augmented reality (AR) devices to help the staff to identify and select items from warehouse locations accurately and efficiently.& ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 15 April 2024: Qatar Airways announces following airport and airspace reopening, that it has resumed its scheduled services to Iran, which include 20 weekly flights to four gateways - Tehran, Mashhad, Shiraz and Isfahan. Qatar Airways’ customers can book flights on the qatarairways.com website or call the Contact Centre on +974 4144 5555 for assistance. The safety and security of our passengers remains our top priority ...read more

*This title confirms the cohesion between the two brotherly nations and this honour is a new achievement for the youth of Shabab Al Ahli DUBAI: His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, extended his warmest congratulations and blessings to His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council, and President of Shabab Al Ahli Club, on the occasion of the senior football team’s victory in the inaugural edition of the Qatar-UAE Super Sheild. Shabab Al Ahli rode on a third minute stoppage time winner from Igor Jesus to fight back and win 2-1 against Qatar&rsqu ......read more

Doha, 13, March 2024 – DHL, the world leading logistics company, has joined as the exclusive logistics partner to the Autonomous e-Mobility Forum (AEMOB) 2024, set to take place in Doha, Qatar from April 30th to May 2nd. This partnership underscores DHL's ongoing dedication to identifying and supporting truly innovative initiatives in the space of e-mobility. The multilateral AEMOB Forum, hosted by the Ministry of Transport of the State of Qatar, will bring together international experts to explore the future of autonomous e-mobility from all relevant perspectives, including technology, science and research, and policy. "We are proud to welcome DHL as a partner for the A ......read more

Launched in 2010 as the first movement designed by the Manufacture, and a technical and aesthetic pioneer, the Unico calibre only served to strengthen the reputation of Hublot, already renowned for the cutting-edge design of its watches. It boasts a unique look, thanks to its column wheel which is perfectly visible on the dial side, its chronograph with flyback function, its stylish anthracite grey lines and its unrivalled performance. This year, Hublot launches five new references boasting the Unico movement in a multitude of materials: ceramic, sapphire and Magic Gold Big Bang Mp-11 Water Blue Sapphire The MP-11, featuring its sculptural 7-barrel movement with a 2-week power reserve, ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 03 April 2024 – Dukhan Bank announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara'a, its Shariah compliant savings account, at the Bank's headquarters. The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. As the draw results showed, a cash prize worth 5,000 Qatari Riyals was awarded to Albandari Almana, Alzaina Al-Naama, Jameel Khan, Suhaib Almabrouk, Mishal Shanny, , Samera Mohammed, Mohamed Ayari, Hassan Al-Obaidly, Masoumeh Alibazi, Aisha Al-Hamar, Nezar Alakari, Salma Basharaheel, Saeed Alkhelaifi, Madhuri Jalan, Alanoud A ......read more

Dear valued customer, in order to recognise and thank you for your loyalty to Bremont, we are writing to give you an exclusive early preview of the brand new releases of expertly crafted tool watches, as we prepare to unveil them at the world's biggest celebration of master watch making, Watches and Wonders in Geneva, where Bremont will be exhibiting for the first time. Below you will find your exclusive preview of our new timepieces, which will officially launch on Bremont.com at: 07:30 (BST) 9th April 2024 To mark the evolution of our wonderful brand, from a humble foundation in aviation to a maker of tool watches that perform on the Land, in the Ocean and in the Skies we are pro ......read more

A host of projects were launched, designed to support communities and make a difference in the lives of many Doha, Qatar: As the Holy Month of Ramadan approaches its conclusion, Ooredoo Group highlights the meaningful initiatives undertaken by its operations across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia to support communities and spread joy. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulla Al Thani, Deputy Group CEO, said: "Our initiatives during Ramadan reflect the spirit of compassion and solidarity that defines this Holy Month. Our companies have successfully launched numerous impactful community initiatives that have made a significant difference in the lives of many." In Qatar, ......read more

Doha, Qatar: As we bask in the final week of Ramadan and reflect on the blessings this Holy Month has brought, Mondrian Doha extends a heartfelt invitation to travellers and guests seeking to discover an oasis of luxury and culinary haven this Eid Al Fitr to experience the holiday in their whimsical hotel. Nestled in the heart of Doha, Mondrian Doha welcomes visitors to experience a holiday like no other. From April 10th, guests can book a stay in one of their opulent guest rooms and avail a special 20% discount, inclusive of a breakfast for two people. The irresistible offer is available for stays of a minimum of three nights, providing an unforgettable escape. For those looking to im ......read more

Comprehensive strategy to expand the scope of social responsibility initiatives Reinforcing sustainable development goals for marginalized and vulnerable people April  Embodying the value of giving and in line with its continuous efforts to promote sustainable development goals for human development, Gulf Warehousing Company (GWC) organized a series of community initiatives and events as part of its CSR Program during the holy month of Ramadan. The daily Iftar meals hosted by GWC for employees at the Logistics Village Qatar were among its prominent events during Ramadan. A team from the company's management ensured to join the employees for Iftar, fostering a sense o ......read more

Daily flights from Jakarta to Doha by Indonesian airlines ‘Garuda Indonesia’ Doha, Qatar: Under the partnership of Qatar Airways, Hamad International Airport (DOH) announces the commencement of daily flights from Jakarta to Doha by Indonesian airlines ‘Garuda Indonesia’, further enhancing connectivity between Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Starting from 4 April 2024, the flight from Soekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK) to Hamad International Airport (DOH) operates daily in a 393-seater Boeing B777-300 aircraft. This strategic partnership with Garuda Indonesia complements Hamad International Airport’s existing extensive network in Southea ......read more

Savor the Vibrant Rhythms and Delight in the Rich Flavors of Peru Doha, Qatar – 6 April 2024 – Coya, the esteemed Peruvian restaurant nestled within W Hotel in Doha, invites guests to immerse themselves in the lively Eid festivities from April 11 onwards. The rich heritage of Latin American culture is palpable in every dish, complemented by vibrant decor and alluring aromas. Coya promises a culinary adventure that captivates the senses. Kicking off Eid on a special note, a selection of chef specials awaits diners, including Peruvian-inspired delights that showcase the vibrant flavors and culinary expertise of Coya's kitchen. Indulge in the exquisite Tiradito de Pez ......read more

visit Qatar is gearing up to host several performances during the week of Eid Al Fitr 2024, ranging from music artists to Disney blockbuster orchestral musicals. With several family-friendly performances, and others for young adults and older, Visit Qatar presents a line-up of events that cater to residents and GCC visitors of all ages to celebrate the joyous occasion. For Eid Al Fitr 2024, there will be nightly fireworks shows at Katara Cultural Village from April 10 to 12, for visitors to enjoy stunning firework displays. Al Hazm mall will be hosting Eid Al Fitr celebrations from April 10 to 13, and Lusail Boulevard will see different types of Eid celebrations from April 10 to 12. Qatar ......read more

Curated Collection Designed to Embody and Celebrate the Vibrance of Malayali culture  Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Tanishq, India's largest retail jewellery brand, is proud to announce it’s first-ever Vishu-inspired collection, aimed at celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the vibrant Malayali community.  Set to launch on April 5th, 2024, to coincide with the auspicious occasion of Vishu Festival, this curated collection will be available at all Tanishq stores in the UAE and Qatar. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this first-of-its-kind initiative represents Tanishq's commitment to diversity and inclusivity, catering to the unique cultural a ......read more

Doha, Qatar (3 April 2024): Come show off your hero moves and join the PJ Masks at Doha Festival City from 10 to 20 April 2024! Families are invited to watch the mini stage show, enjoy the activities in the Superpower Academy and have their photo taken with the superhero trio! The interactive mini show is full of singing and dancing with kids’ participation in a Hero Training Session with the PJ MASKS characters. Young ones will learn what it takes to be a hero, how to be brave, learn the coolest hero moves, and so much more!    Additionally, three distinguished retailers—FNAC, Toys R Us, and Kiddy Zones—will showcase their unique PJ Masks and Hasbro branded ......read more

Doha – April 3, 2024: Students at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have published a series of papers investigating the efficacy of microbiome-modulating therapeutics such as probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics for managing type 2 diabetes. Over a period of two years from 2021 to 2023, medical and pre-medical students at WCM-Q screened more than 10,000 scientific publications to collect, summarize and present results from randomized control trials. The resulting papers were published in world-renowned, peer-reviewed scientific journals in the fields of metabolism, nutrition and pharmacology, and have already amassed a total of 37 citations in a very short space of time. T ......read more

In collaboration with partners, the drive seeks to rebuild hope for Gaza's children by providing clothing and basic materials Doha, Qatar, 2 April 2024 - In a concerted effort to find immediate and practical solutions for providing humanitarian support in the Gaza Strip, and on the initiative of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All Foundation (EAA), EAA announced the launch of the 'Keswet Al Eid' campaign for children in Gaza. This program is being carried out in partnership with the Qatar Red Crescent, Al-Mujadilah Center and Mosque for Women, and Minaretein Mosque. The campaign will provide new clothes for children aged 0 to 16. Donati ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 02 April, 2024 –Three computer science students at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) have made history by becoming the first team to represent Qatar at the world championship of the International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC).  The team won the Qatar national competition in September, beating out more than 200 students for the top spot. They represented Qatar at the Africa-Arab regionals in Egypt, and after a strong showing they advanced to the world championship later this year. The winning team consists of computer science third-year student Andrey Genze, and seniors Ulan Seitkaliyev and Gulnaz Serikbay.  Micha ......read more

Doha – April 2, 2024: Qatari nationals and long-term residents who have recently graduated from college are advised that applications are now open for the next cycle of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar's (WCM-Q) Biomedical Research Training Program for Nationals 2024. The program has been carefully designed to equip college graduates with the key research skills and experiences to allow them to begin building successful careers in biomedical research. The forthcoming cycle of this ten-month training program will run from September 1, 2024 until June 27, 2025. Participating graduates will work alongside WCM-Q's world-leading research scientists in the college's labora ......read more

The inaugural flight marks a historic moment in Middle East aviation Doha, Qatar: Hamad International Airport (DOH) has announced the commencement of daily operations by Japan Airlines, linking Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) in Japan with Hamad International Airport in Qatar. The inaugural flight, operated on 31 March 2024 by a Boeing 787-9 aircraft with a capacity of 203 seats, marks the first-ever flight to the Middle East by a Japanese airline – signifying a historic moment in the aviation industry. Commenting on this historic partnership, Sujata Suri, Senior Vice President of Finance and Procurement at Hamad International Airport, said: "We are thrilled to welcome Japan A ......read more

The hotel is Rotana's first Rayhaan-branded property in Doha The four-star property adds 185 keys to Rotana's key count in the city ​Abu Dhabi, UAE – 1 April 2024: Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the region with over 100 properties in the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Türkiye (MENAT), announces today the soft opening of Riviera Rayhaan by Rotana, Doha, in Qatar. In line with Rotana's expansion goal of 30 planned openings by 2026, the new property introduces Rotana's modern-design Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts brand to the Doha market. The opening adds 185 keys to Rotana's extensive portfolio across the MENAT regi ......read more

Now connects Doha and Mumbai with four non-stop flights a week Bringing the category defining Akasa experience to Doha, at affordable fares Doha, 30 March 2024: Akasa Air, India’s fastest-growing airline, commenced operations from Doha, connecting it with Mumbai, with four non-stop flights a week.The inaugural flight on 28th March 2024 departed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai at 1745hrs IST and arrived at Hamad International Airport in Doha at 1940hrs AST. According to Qatar’s National Tourism Strategy 2030, the country aims to attract 6 million visitors every year. The route, launched in response to the growing demand for air travel be ......read more

Doha, 31st March 2024 - Qatar Insurance Group (“QIC Group”, “QIC”), presented 125 employees in Qatar and across the Group’s regional and international operations with long service awards in recognition of their dedication and invaluable contribution to the leading insurer in Qatar and the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. The ceremony was held during the yearly Ramadan suhoor event hosted by QIC for its staff at the St. Regis hotel in Doha where honorees were presented with the awards by members of the Group’s Chief Administrative Officer, Mr. Rashid Al Buainain. 65 staff members received the award for five years of service, 19 for 10 years, 30 fo ......read more

As part of the exciting lineup of events for the final week of Expo 2023 Doha, the Organizing Committee held the Expo 2023 Doha Awards Ceremony – the perfect sendoff for a truly global event that attracted more than 4 million visitors over 6 straight months. The event was graced by the attendance of His Excellency, Minister of Municipality Abdullah bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Attiya, His Excellency Expo 2023 Doha Commissioner General Bader bin Omar Al Dafa, as well as AIPH Secretary General Mr. Tim Briercliffe, and BIE Secretary General Mr. Dimitri S. Kerkentzes. The ceremony highlighted the Expo 2023 Doha Organizing Committee’s appreciation of all participating countries that spa ......read more

Gulf Warehousing Company (Q.P.S.C.) – Qatar’s leading logistics provider - attended Qatar Paralympic Committee (QPC) Ramadan Wheelchair Basketball Championship finals. The Ramadan Wheelchair Basketball Championship, organized by the Qatar Federation for Special Needs Sports, concluded over two days in the Federation Hall, with the participation of 20 players representing 4 teams. The final day's competitions were strong and exciting and witnessed a ranking match for third and fourth places, then the final match. Helping local talents grow is an integral part of GWC’s mission, which is why its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives—focusing on yout ......read more

March 26, 2024 (Doha, Qatar)—In response to the severe humanitarian crisis in Gaza, the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation has intensified its efforts to provide relief and educational support to the affected communities during the holy month of Ramadan. The escalated conflict has resulted in millions of displaced, injured, or dead, exacerbating the already dire situation in Gaza. To address these urgent needs, EAA has committed to delivering aid to 233,000 beneficiaries, with relief packages valued at QAR 33 million. EAA's intervention in Gaza focuses on comprehensive humanitarian assistance, encompassing mental health and psychosocial support to address the trauma, recreatio ......read more

340 students from 85 schools in Qatar compete in annual mathematics competition Doha, Qatar, 27 March, 2024 –The team from DPS Modern Indian School in Doha won the top prize for 2024 Pi Day Mathematics Competition at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q). The second place team was from DPS Monarch International School, with Mesaieed International School and Doha British School rounding out the top four. The CMU-Q Pi Day Mathematics Competition is an annual event that challenges the mathematical skills of high school students in Qatar. This year, 340 students from 85 schools in Qatar participated. Prizes were sponsored by Abu Issa Holding, a strategic partner of CMU-Q. ......read more

This Eid, elevate your scent game with Amouage and NEST. Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift for your family, friends, or even yourself this selection offers a luxurious sensory experience that transcends the ordinary. Please don’t hesitate to be in touch if you need any further details from my side. Rediscover the Secret Garden Collection with Love Delight Forming a distinct stylistic profile, Amouage’s Secret Garden has been re-imagined to include a brand new composition, Love Delight – a delicious creation that adds an alluring dimension to the quartet’s expression of womanhood. When the scent first reveals its optimistic personality, Gi ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 25 March, 2024 –Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) introduced the Class of 2024 to the CMU-Q alumni network at a Ramadan event in Education City. Michael Trick, dean of CMU-Q, welcomed the new class to the alumni network: “Class of 2024, in just a few weeks, you will begin the next stage of your career. While this is the end of your undergraduate journey, this is not the end of your connection with Carnegie Mellon. This is a vibrant network, and when you graduate, you will be part of it.” When the class graduates in May, the CMU-Q alumni network will include more than 1300 young professionals, most of whom live and work in Qatar. Worldwide, there ......read more

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