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QatArt plans ‘unique creations’ for National Day festivities

A unique collection of locally-made handicrafts reflecting Qatari nationalism and pride are expected to be showcased during the upcoming Qatar National Day (QND) celebration...

We want end to rift but not at cost of our dignity, says HH...

HH The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani called for a negotiated settlement to the six-month-old Gulf crisis, but insisted any solution should...

GCC Summit reaffirms commitment to unity

The 38th Gulf Co-operation Council Summit, which ended in Kuwait on Tuesday, expressed the bloc’s commitment to unity and keenness to attain further co-ordination...

America’s top young scientist 2017 is a 12 year old School Girl who is...

Schoolgirl Gitanjali Rao has been honoured as "America's top young scientist" 2017 for inventing a low-cost and quick way to detect lead-contaminated water. click the Video...

Qatar aims to be self-sufficient in dairy sector by June next year

Qatar is expecting to be self-sufficient in the dairy sector by June next year as it has fast embarked on strengthening food security as...

Online giant Amazon goes live in Australia

Amazon has officially launched its operations in Australia, the online shopping giant announced on Tuesday. The company was already selling one category of its retail...

Qatar wins silver medal in 2017 World Weightlifting Championships

California: Qatari weightlifter Fares Hassouna won the silver medal in the 94kg category of the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim in the US...

2017 supermoon around the world

A Blue Moon refers to the second full moon in a calendar month — which is rare, since full moons occur every 29.5 days, according...

Shop Qatar to kick off in January

The second edition of Shop Qatar will kick off from January 7 to February 7, 2018 with a series of nation-wide promotion offers, discounts,...

India, Sri Lanka cyclone death toll rises to 26

Thousands took to relief camps in Sri Lanka and southern India on Saturday to escape rising floodwaters after a cyclone killed at least 26...

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