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June 14, 2018

Qatar has welcomed the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong-Un yesterday in Singapore.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recalled the meeting that took place between the leaders of the two Koreas in April and considered Trump and Kim meeting a historical precedent promising the"...


Conference to help Qatar companies with business continuity, resilience steps
June 25, 2018

Companies in Qatar stand to gain from a one-day conference slated later in the year that would focus on integrating capacity building in the country’s business continuity and resilience (BC&R) sector, it was announced yesterday.
The ‘2nd Business Continuity & Resilience Conference’ will kick-off on November 19 in Doha, Qatar Business Continuity Forum chairman and conference"...

Saudi Arabia to build new canal making Qatar a literal island
June 25, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s blockade of Qatar is reaching a new depth.

Saudi has proposed a 38-mile canal, to be named “Salwa Channel,” and invited five international firms to propose designs for the new body of water, according to the Washington Post. The deadline for proposals is Monday.


Qatar Airways to dispose of A330F fleet, intensifies price competition
June 25, 2018

There could be a second airline about to end its A330F operations in the Middle East. After Etihad parked its five A330Fs, Qatar Airways plans to return three A330Fs to their lessor upon the lease expiring in 2019. Qatar is considering selling the five A330Fs it owns. Qatar Airways is the second largest operator of A330Fs. Turkish Airlines operates nine.


June 25, 2018

Qatar has its first-ever international chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), thanks to the efforts of faculty from Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) and Qatar University. The Qatar chapter has been designated an ACS International Chemical Sciences Chapter, joining 19 other international chapters around the world. The chapter aims to provide chemists and chemical engineers from across Qatar and the region the opportunity to connect with one another, as well as ACS members worldwide.
The new chapter is"...

June 25, 2018

A total of 148 students and 16 faculty from Qatar University (QU) Health (colleges of Health Sciences, Medicine, and Pharmacy (CPH) ) recently participated in Interprofessional Education (IPE) activity on ‘Antimicrobial Stewardship’.
Organised by QU Health Interprofessional Education Committee (IPEC), the event is aimed to introduce students to the concept of antimicrobial stewardship.
The event’s programme featured discussions focused on the issue of antimicrobial resistance to highlight the ongoing"...