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Economics / Politics

ARABAL Discusses Aluminium Industry’s Commitment to Environmental Standards

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - Qatalum has said that the programme of the Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL 2012), which will be held in Doha from 20th to 22nd of November 2012, will include topics that discuss environmental issues and

Economics / Politics

Qatar Exchange Down 0.18%

Doha, July 24 (QNA) -The Qatar Exchange was down on Tuesday 14.53 points or 0.18% to 8,249.29 points from the previous closing of 8,263.82 .
 The volume of shares traded was down to 3,566,430 from 4,873,600, and the value of


HMC’s Trauma Care Centre Brings Down Fatalities by 50%

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - Trauma Care Centre of the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has achieved 50% reduction in the number of deaths of patients with serious injuries in the five-year period since it was set up in 2007, the

Economics / Politics

Qatari Fuel Allowed into Gaza

Gaza, July 24 (QNA) - Israeli authorities on Tuesday opened the Kerem Abu Salem crossing to allow the entry of limited amounts of Qatari industrial fuel which will be used to operate Gaza's only power plant.
 Chairman of the Coordinating

Economics / Politics

Asset Magazine Names QIB Best Islamic Bank in Qatar

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - Hong Kong-based Asset Magazine has named Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) best Shariah-principled bank in Qatar.
 QIB, which also received an award for the best Islamic deal in Qatar for its role as the facility agent

Politics / Sports

IOC Honors Qatar Olympic Committee in London

London, July 23 (QNA) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) has paid tribute for Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) for its contribution to "Giving is Winning" campaign, days before the start of the Olympic Games in London, England, United Kingdom from 27


Al Attiyah Meets French, Australian Ambassadors

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - Chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority, HE Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Attiyah met here this evening separately with the French Ambassador to Qatar, HE Jean-Christophe Possel and Australia's non-resident Ambassador to Qatar, HE


Qatar Participates in Holy Quran Award Contest

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - Qatar is participating in the Dubai International Holy Quran Award Contest being organized during the period from 1 to 20 Ramadan, with participants from 90 countries.
 Representing the State of Qatar in the sixteenth round


Palestinian President Concludes Doha Visit

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas left Doha Monday noon along with his accompanying delegation following a two-day visit to Qatar.
 HE the Minister of State Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser bin Jassim Al-Thani and Palestinian Ambassador to