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Report: Online job postings plunge in Qatar

Doha News - ‎21 hours ago‎
Qatar's job market has shrunk over the past year, with vacancies posted online apparently falling 25 percent from June 2015 to June 2016, according to new research.

Exodus of professionals reshapes Qatar

Independent Online - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Many of the foreign workers who make up the bulk of the 2.5 million-strong population have been affected. Companies in Qatar that rely on government contracts are feeling the pinch and are freezing salaries and terminating contracts of expatriate ...

Qatar fulfilled promises in Darfur: Official

Peninsula On-line - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sese said that Qatar has provided the world with a new model of how to manage the peace process on the ground and achieve its goals through development and construction programmes, eradicating the negative effects of war, bringing about peaceful ...
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Qatar to spend $30 million on salaries for people in Gaza

Doha News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Qatar's Emir has promised to pay the wages of thousands of public sector employees in Gaza to help “alleviate the suffering of brethren in the Strip,” QNA reports.
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Qatar says gives $30 mln to pay Gaza public sector workers

Ynetnews - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Qatar says gives $30 mln to pay Gaza public sector workers. As Hamas faces a budget shortfall and is unable to pay wages to its public sector workers, Qatar is stepping in to fill the wage gap; The funding is meant to '"alleviate suffering and ...

Qatar condemns Munich shooting

Gulf Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani have sent cables to German President Joachim ...

Baja Spain Aragon: Hussein in second place after opening two stages

Peninsula On-line - ‎7 hours ago‎
Running a Nissan Patrol with support from Nissan Middle East and the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation (QMMF), the Qatari - who is partnered by Frenchman Jean-Michel Polato - won the opening super special stage on Friday evening and finished ...
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Qatar condemns attack in Kabul

Gulf Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
The State of Qatar has expressed its “strong condemnation and denunciation” of the bombing which occurred in Kabul, killing and injuring dozens of people.
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Qatar condemns deadly shooting in Munich

Doha News - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Qatar's foreign affairs ministry has denounced as a “criminal act” a shooting at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany that killed at least nine people and injured 16 others yesterday.

Swimming and scuba center empowers special needs people in Qatar

Doha News - ‎18 hours ago‎
“I had been in a wheelchair, and then I could 'walk' again in the water. It was empowering,” the 17-year-old Qatar resident recalled. Akram, who used to swim before muscular dystrophy forced her to become wheelchair-bound, has been taking classes with ...

Former Qatar Investment Authority chief: Brexit uncertainty keeps investors at bay

The National - ‎19 hours ago‎
Ahmed Al Sayed, the former chief executive of the Qatar Investment Authority and Qatar Holding - which has invested billions in the UK in assets ranging from Barclays Bank to the iconic Harrods department store - said there would be a "wait and see" ...

Over 1.28 mln visited Qatar during Jan-May

Zawya (press release) (registration) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The first quarter of the year saw an 11 percent increase in the number of visitors from all GCC countries (403,023) compared to the first quarter of 2015 (361,660), with most of the growth generated by Saudi Arabia, according to Qatar Tourism Authority.

Man arrested for trafficking cheetah in Qatar

Doha News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
An “Arab national” has been arrested for trying to sell a cheetah in Qatar, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has announced.
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Al-Rayyan Threatre renamed after iconic Qatari musician

Gulf Digital News - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Doha: Waqi Suq Theatre - formerly known as Al-Rayyan Theatre, has been renamed after late musician Abdul-Aziz Nasser Al-Obaidan, who died aged 64.

Students learn sustainable design

Peninsula On-line - ‎7 hours ago‎
The QGBC workshops held in collaboration with the Qatar Science Club during the Qatar Science Summer Camp, offered Grade 5 - 7 students an introduction to sustainable best practices through interactive sessions covering various topics including ...

Young Qatari sprinter bags gold in Poland

Peninsula On-line - ‎7 hours ago‎
Qatari sprinter Abdalelah Haroun celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 400 metres final at AAF World U20 Championships 2016 held in Polish city of Bydgoszcz.

Sissi hails Qatar and Chad efforts for peace in Darfur

Sudan Tribune - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In a talk show aired by the public Radio Omdurman on Friday, al-Sissi hailed the Qatari role in supporting peace and stability in Darfur, pointing to the large development projects sponsored by Doha in the region.

Careem hopes to bring driverless taxis to Qatar

Doha News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Qatar residents could be traveling to work or school in a driverless pod within the next decade, if limo booking firm Careem has its way.
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GWC net profit surges 15% to QR101.3m in H1

Peninsula On-line - ‎7 hours ago‎
DOHA: GWC, Qatar's leading logistics provider, recorded a net profit of QR101.3m for the first half of 2016 (H1, 16), up 15 percent as compared to QR87.7m posted by the end of the same period in 2015.

Turkey's MFA spokesman denies involvement of Qatar, Saudi in failed coup attempt

Daily Sabah - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgiç stated on Tuesday that claims alleging that Saudi Arabia and Qatar are both supporters of the coup in Turkey are absolutely untrue.
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