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Sunshine training camp in Doha's world-class facilities can help banish the Winter Blues for Everton

2015-01-24
Everton FC are hopeful that a change of scenery will banish the Blues of their bleak midwinter as they look to recharge their batteries with some warm weather training in Qatar. Roberto Martinez’s men would have liked to have been playing an FA Cup ...

Pinoy students in Doha learn about PH culture

2015-01-24
MANILA - The Philippine Embassy organized a lecture on Philippine Cultural Heritage for Filipino students based in Doha. The embassy, in coordination with the Philippine School in Doha (PSD) and the Philippine International School in Qatar (PISQ), invited ...

Doha Bank wins accolades at Banker Middle East product awards

2015-01-21
In recognition of improvement in products and Services, Doha Bank was identified as the provider of the best products and services available in Banking and Finance in the following categories in the Middle East by “Banker Middle East“. Doha Bank won 5 ...

England's Fisher upstages rivals in Doha

2015-01-21
Doha (AFP) - England’s Oliver Fisher shot a brilliant seven-under-par 65 to upstage his fancied rivals in the first round of the 2.5 million dollar Qatar Masters on Wednesday. With conditions relatively calmer than expected, the 26-year-old produced a ...

WTO ministers in Davos back efforts to conclude Doha Round negotiations

2015-01-24
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Ministers in charge of WTO affairs and WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo met on Saturday in Davos, at the invitation of Swiss minister of economic Johann Schneider-Ammann. "The purpose of the informal gathering was ...

Golf: Marc Warren shares lead in Doha

2015-01-24
MARC WARREN was one of four players to claim a share of the lead heading into the final day of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Warren shot a five-under-par third-round 67 in Doha to join Branden Grace, Emiliano Grillo and Bernd Wiesberger at the top of ...

Doha's Shaza Kempinski Hotel Breaks Ground

2015-01-22
New York-based SOMA Architects announced today that Shaza Kempinski, the 180-room Doha hotel project, has broken ground and commenced foundation work. New York-based SOMA Architects announced today that Shaza Kempinski, the 180-room Doha hotel project, has ...

Qatar Masters: Fast-finishing Branden Grace pips Marc Warren to Doha title

2015-01-24
The red-hot South African came home in just 31 blows, including a stunning eagle at the 16th, and he held his nerve to roll in a four-foot putt for a closing birdie that capped a faultless six-under 66 for a winning score of 19 under par. Grace's victory ...

Bahrain rugby team go down to gritty Doha

2015-01-24
DESPITE registering a four-try bonus point in Qatar at the weekend, Bahrain Rugby Football Club (RFC) fell to a third successive loss in the ultra-competitive Gulf Top Six, as old rivals Doha successfully manoeuvered the toughest test of their title ...

Rose wary of tough conditions at Doha Golf Club

2015-01-20
Doha (AFP) - Justin Rose was trying to get his “head around” the Doha Golf Club as he prepared to make his sixth appearance at the 2.5 million dollar Qatar Masters beginning Wednesday. The Englishman finished the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship seven shots ...

Qatar-based cleric urges protests in Egypt on uprising's anniversary

2015-01-24
DOHA (Reuters) - A Qatar-based Muslim cleric called for protests in Egypt on the anniversary of the country's Jan 25 uprising against Hosni Mubarak and said Mohamed Mursi is Egypt's "legitimate" leader, in a speech that may worsen relations between Qatar ...

Qatar should consider fat foods tax: PwC

2015-01-24
Qatar should consider introducing a tax on unhealthy foods to help meet its dual goals of diversifying its revenue base and creating a healthy society, global accounting firm PwC has recommended. The Gulf state is facing an “immense” task to meet its ...

Qatar Cool names new CEO

2015-01-24
Qatar District Cooling Company (Qatar Cool) has appointed Yasser Salah Al Jaidah as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Before joining Qatar Cool, Yasser Salah Al Jaidah was the general manager and director of South Hook LNG in the United Kingdom, which ...

Golf: Grace lands eagle, wins Qatar Masters

2015-01-24
DOHA: South Africa's Branden Grace produced a late surge to win the Qatar Masters by one shot from Scotland's Marc Warren at the Doha Golf Club on Saturday (Jan 24). Grace became the fourth South African to win the US$2.5 million (S$3.36 million ...

Grace lands eagle, wins Qatar Masters

2015-01-24
Doha (AFP) - South Africa's Branden Grace produced a late surge to win the Qatar Masters by one shot from Scotland's Marc Warren at the Doha Golf Club on Saturday. Grace became the fourth South African to win the $2.5 million tournament, following Darren ...

Qatar Biomedical Research Institute becomes host office of International Brain Research Organisation in MENA region

2015-01-24
Qatar Foundation Research and Development’s (QF R&D) Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) and the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) have established the IBRO-Middle East/North Africa (MENA) sub-regional headquarters in Qatar and ...

Qatari Barwa, Erga Qatar sign USD24.14m deal on project

2015-01-24
(MENAFN) Qatari Barwa Real Estate Group said that it has signed an agreement with Erga Qatar Architectural and Engineering Consultants for the second phase of Dara project, which is currently being developed to be the largest residential project in Fox ...

Qatar Masters: Grace pips Marc Warren for trophy

2015-01-24
SCOTLAND’S Marc Warren was denied in Doha yesterday as South Africa’s Branden Grace won his sixth European Tour title by finishing one shot clear of the Rutherglen man at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Grace shot a decisive eagle on the par four ...

Qatar Airways holds appreciation dinner @ The Pen

2015-01-24
MANILA, Philippines - Qatar Airways hosted an appreciation dinner for members of the diplomatic corps, media, frequent flyers, travel agencies and friends at the Conservatory of the Peninsula Manila last December 10, 2014. The appreciation dinner, which ...

Grace lands eagle, wins Qatar Masters by one shot

2015-01-24
DOHA: South Africa's Branden Grace won the Qatar Masters by one shot from Scotland's Marc Warren at the Doha Golf Club on Saturday. After a close battle for most part of the day, Grace landed an eagle on the 16th hole to momentarily edge clear of the field ...