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It has been estimated that over the next 20 years, cities across the world will invest approximately $41 trillion on technologies to offer improved services. (Shutterstock)
February 22, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The 6th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit Qatar 2017 will be held under the theme ‘Advanced Technologies Transforming Qatar’s Future’ from April 10 to 11 at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha.
Saudi Arabia was the world's second-largest arms importer in the period 2012 to 2016, with an increase of 212 percent compared with 2007-2011. (File photo)
February 21, 2017 - 08:30 GMT
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, or SIPRI, said Monday the arms import figures for the Middle East accounted for 29 percent of global imports during the 2012-2016 period.
The new merger, if agreed, would create an entity with total assets amounting to around QAR173bn ($48bn) and a market share of around 14 percent. (File photo)
February 21, 2017 - 07:30 GMT
The proposed merger between Masraf Al Rayan, Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar is currently at due diligence stage.
Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic poses for a picture with the winner's trophy after winning against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their final tennis match in the WTA Qatar Total Open on February 18, 2017, in Doha. Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in her career to claim the Qatar Open title.
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February 18, 2017 - 18:31 GMT
Karolina Pliskova beat Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in her career to claim the Qatar Open title on Saturday.
Last month, Uber introduced a new pricing policy called
February 15, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Hundreds of Uber drivers in Qatar are striking in protest over a new pricing policy which they argue will negatively affect their earnings.
Photo: Qatar News Agency
February 14, 2017 - 16:35 GMT
The sixth edition of Qatar Sports Day Kicked off Tuesday. The event launches in the second Tuesday of February of every year in compliance with an Emiri decision.
Muscat Rugby Football Club (MRFC) logo
February 12, 2017 - 16:09 GMT
Muscat Rugby Football Club (MRFC) came up with a dominant display to outplay the visiting Doha side for a 47-0 victory in a crucial match of the Gulf Rugby League at Muscat rugby field on Friday.
In addition to stadiums, Qatar is also undertaking huge and costly projects such as roads, a new airport and hospitals. (File photo)
February 09, 2017 - 05:18 GMT
Qatar's finance minister has confirmed that more than $200B will be spent in total in preparation for FIFA's World Cup 2022.
Qatar's Al-Sadd failed to advance to AFC Champions League's group stage
February 08, 2017 - 14:42 GMT
The line-up of the AFC Champions League group stage is almost complete as Ulsan Hyundai, Shanghai SIPG, Gamba Osaka, Al Fateh, Bunyodkor, Esteghlal, Al Wahda and Brisbane Roar all sealed their places on Tuesday and Wednesday following two days of play-off action.
AVFM projects an internal rate of return (IRR) in excess of 18 – 21 percent. (Shutterstock)
February 07, 2017 - 09:49 GMT
The subscription of the entire corpus of ArthVeda Fund Management's FDI-compliant affordable housing fund by Qatar Holding is the first substantial foreign inward investment into India’s affordable housing segment.
Janet gave birth to her first child at the age of 50. (New York Daily News)
February 07, 2017 - 08:24 GMT
Must have been an emotional encounter.
Rashed Al-Naimi on his way to a surprise victory in Qatar International Rally on Saturday.(Photo: Arab News)
February 05, 2017 - 15:45 GMT
There may have been a small entry in this year’s QMMF Qatar International Rally, but it didn’t detract from one of the most exciting ever final days of a round of the FIA Middle East Rally Championship.
Qatar Airways' new route surpasses Emirates' longest flight by about 600 kilometers. (File photo)
February 05, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
The nonstop flight from Auckland, New Zealand to Doha clocks in at 17 hours and 30 minutes.
Janet has allowed
February 02, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Aww, we want to see baby Eissa too.
Janet was shopping at an exclusive baby store in London. (File photo)
February 01, 2017 - 15:01 GMT
She was shopping at an exclusive baby store in London.
Several airlines serving the Gulf States permit passengers to bring falcons aboard with them, including Etihad Airways, Emirates and Royal Jordanian Airlines. (Shutterstock)
January 31, 2017 - 13:33 GMT
80 falcons had a seat each on the plane, thanks to their Saudi owner.