Qatar University’s (QU) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) recently concluded a five-day conference and workshop, titled ‘Current and Emerging Trends in Zebrafish Research’, which involved both theoretical lectures by renowned experts in the field and hands-on practical sessions to train interested
Shortly after rolling into the central Malian town of Koro to detain a leader of an ethnic militia suspected of massacring about 160 villagers, a pickup truck of army soldiers was swarmed by hostile residents.
China invites N Korea to Belt and Road summit
China said yesterday leaders from 37 nations and North Korean representatives will attend a summit for its Belt and Road Initiative next week as it hit back at criticism of the massive trade infrastructure project.
Turkey arrests two suspected UAE spies: report
Turkey has arrested two men suspected of spying for the United Arab Emirates and is probing if they are tied to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Anadolu state news agency said on Friday.
China’s politburo said the economy was better than expected in the first quarter, but tried to temper expectations for a quick rebound, saying that it’s facing difficult external and domestic situations.
US gas export clout set to grow with new LNG approvals
America is set to become an even bigger player in the global liquefied natural gas market after the nation’s top regulator approved two more projects to export the super-chilled fuel. Tellurian Inc’s proposed $28bn Driftwood terminal in Louisiana and Sempra Energy’s Port Arthur LNG project in Texas
In yet another shocking act of mixing politics with sport, the UAE Athletics Federation has decided not to send their athletes to the Asian Athletics Championships, which will begin in Doha tomorrow.
Question: We have paid the tax within the time limit after completing the auditing as per the accounting standards. We have been informed by the tax department that there is difference in the amount calculated.
We don’t need a bigger particle collider
Between Lake Geneva and the Swiss Jura, more than 100m (328ft) below the surface, lies a circular tunnel, 27km (17 miles) in circumference, containing superconducting magnets that accelerate protons almost to the speed of light.
The monetisation of garbage
As a child growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, in the late 1990s, I remember women roaming through my community and chanting in Yoruba, “onigo de o! Anra bata rubber ati ayo t’on jo.” This translates as “The bottle peddler is here! We buy rubber sandals and leaky (aluminium) pots.
The Muslim has a mission in his life, and is required to be effective, active, tolerant and social, mixing with other people and dealing with them with tolerance and in accordance with the worthy Islamic attitudes and behaviour.
Those busy with remembrance
Allah The Most High says which translates as: “So when you have finished the rites of Haj then remember Allah as you remember your forefathers yet even more in remembrance.
A pictorial ode to the innate beauty of Qatar
Beauty lies in the eyes of beholder. The beauty of Qatar has regularly been captured and described by visitors, expatriate residents and locals through different art forms. With modern gadgets and camera, the natural, traditional, and modern scenes of the country have constantly been preserved
The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park.
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar
Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now.