GCC governments have taken steps to shift the burden of funding services such as healthcare to the private insurance sector and away from government. (File photo)
March 21, 2017 - 14:13 GMT
Despite low oil prices and modest growth levels in 2016, S&P believes that the GCC health sector will still offer insurers opportunities.
Bukhowa will be responsible for overseeing the bank’s operations, as well as the management of the international corporate and institutional clients’ segment in Qatar. (Gulf Times)
March 21, 2017 - 11:55 GMT
Standard Chartered Bank has appointed Abdulla Bukhowa as its new CEO in Qatar, the first Arab and GCC national to assume this position.
Qatar's Hamad International Airport. (Shutterstock/ Elena Mirage)
March 20, 2017 - 10:15 GMT
Consumer aviation website Skytrax has just released its World Airport Awards 2017 and Qatar's Hamad International Airport is on the list.
Event organizers are yet to make a comment. (Twitter)
March 19, 2017 - 12:18 GMT
Event organizers are yet to make a comment.
Do you think Oyoon looks more like her mum or dad? (Elaph)
March 16, 2017 - 14:19 GMT
Her mama, Nada Zeidan, posted photos of the little one on social media.
The QSE chief said family businesses or more generally private companies are the long-term pipeline for stock exchanges. (File photo)
March 15, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
Qatar's IPO market has not been immune to the economic slowdown, but QSE chief expects to benefit from privatization as well as listings from family businesses.
Photo: Qatar News Agency
March 14, 2017 - 15:32 GMT
Qatari team will participate in the 11th Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria, which will kick off on Friday and continue until 25 March.
Emery has been backed by the club chief and says
March 11, 2017 - 18:04 GMT
The coach has been backed by the club chief and says "he has not all of a sudden become the worst coach" after their midweek heartbreak
Msheireb Downtown Doha, the 30-hectare sustainable urban development, will witness the launch of 40 smart services that are designed to help power the operations at the Smart City’s 100 major buildings. (Shutterstock)
March 09, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Meeza has been appointed as the master system integrator for ICT Operations in the second phase of Msheireb Downtown Doha's smart city development.
The Barca legend is desperate to return to his boyhood club as head coach at some stage, although not in the immediate future
March 07, 2017 - 18:51 GMT
The Barca legend is desperate to return to his boyhood club as head coach at some stage, although not in the immediate future
Photo: @ahdaafme
March 07, 2017 - 18:14 GMT
@ahdaafme: According to reports from #Qatar, @alarabi_club captain Khoukhi Boualem wants to cancel his contract because of unpaid wages. #QSL
The Logistics Areas Project is located close to the Hamad Port, the Mesaieed Industrial Port and the Orbital Highway. (Shutterstock)
March 07, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The Logistics Areas Project in the southern region is one of Qatar government's largest projects and includes 1,583 pieces of land on an area of 6,330,907 sq m.
S&P also said it expected the Qatari riyal’s peg to the US dollar to be maintained. (File photo)
March 07, 2017 - 04:58 GMT
Ratings agency Standard and Poor's noted that Qatari banks' rapid growth of foreign liabilities and public sector debt are pushing up the country’s external financing needs.
Education should be directed towards addressing skills deficiencies in the jobs market, and not just towards educating individuals and increasing literacy rates. (Twitter)
February 28, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
In order to boost participation of GCC nationals in the workforce, we must acknowledge that as job markets evolve, so do the skills required for them.
Qatar Airways' CEO Akbar Al Baker. (
February 28, 2017 - 07:17 GMT
Qatari nationals accounted for one tenth of Gulf Business‘ annual Top 100 Powerful Arabs list in 2017.
Khalifa International Stadium
February 27, 2017 - 16:46 GMT
Khalifa International Stadium, one of the major venues for the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022, is likely to open by the second quarter of 2017, following extensive redevelopment, a top official has said.