Doha, Qatar – October 17, 2018: It may not be surprising to learn that many in the Middle East are putting their newspapers down and picking their mobile phones up a lot more often; however, the social media platforms rising to prominence in the Arab Region have changed in some surprising ways.
Findings come from a five-year retrospective of Northwestern University in Qatar’s annual Media Use in the Middle East survey shows that Qataris report a substantial increase in their time spent online from 2013 to 2017 compared to others in the region, and they are beginning to shift to new social media platforms.
“Media consumption on a global level has changed tremendously in just a few years’ time, and the Arab World has been a significant part of the transformation,” said Everette E. ......read more
Doha, Qatar – June, 27 2018: Barwa Bank, Qatar’s most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of winners of its Ramadan quiz held during the Holy Month. The draw was held on June 25, 2018, at the Bank’s headquarters and 30 winners took home a cash prize of QAR 1,000 each: Sinan Kamal, Hind Al Murry, Asmaa Ahmad Hijazi, Tamim Salem Alnabet, Maria Asad, Shaikha Alemadi, Saqer Abudalu, Tooba Ali, Mohammed Turki Salem, Mouhannad Hatem, Eiman Abdallah Al-Saeidi, Marwa Keshek, Seshu Basava, Nour Yousef Al Tayri, Layla Jassim Al Mansouri, Moza Mubarak Al-Naimi, Mais Alaawaj, Saber Khelifi, Mouhamad Saleh Al-Najad, Ebtisam Al Sarihi, Aalaa Hamad Al-Muhannadi, Abukar Moallim Mohamed, Khlid Buhazzaa, Arianne Ramota, Khalifa Said Ali, Mouhamad Al Amin Amaro, Hanin Ahed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: While most people rely on the internet to read these days, one cannot deny the feeling of holding a real book. Skyline University College organized the Skyline Book Fair 2018 with the theme, “Year of Zayed on May 14-15, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Library Department also conducted an Inter-School Competition on Storytelling, Drawing, and Oratory where 81 participants competed to win.
The two-day event have witnessed students showcase their talents and their excitement while rummaging through a wide selection of books. The participating schools in this year’s Book Fair were: Gulf Asian English School, Leaders Private School, New Indian Model School, and Pace International School. While exhibitors of the event were: All Prints Publishing, Friendship Bookstore, Oxford ......read more
Qatar, May 15, 2018: Sadeem – the Arab world’s biggest digital competition and series – announces the winner of Season 1 at the iconic Venue Verde, Beirut, during a red-carpet finale in front of social media influencers from across the region.
Giving a tough fight to finish, Ali Neyadi from Oman, took home the winning trophy. The 24-year-old Omani currently studies Computer Systems in Ireland, while creating engaging content about students abroad. Ali won Sadeem Season 1 - which had more than 18,000 applicants from across the globe – and walks home with a grand prize of 1 million riyals and a trip to San Francisco to the headquarters of the major social media platforms.
Besides Ali, Sadeem’s top 10 finalists included Lina Fakahani from Egypt & Walid Fatam from Morocco ......read more
Doha - Qatar, April 22, 2018: The wait is over, as Sadeem, the biggest digital series in the Arab world, announces its top ten finalists. After several rounds of challenges, the jury members were able to zero in on the following candidates who will compete for the top position in Sadeem Season 1: Lina Fakahani from Egypt & Walid Fatim from Morocco for Vlogging; Mohammed Al-Salini from Libya & Qassim Al-Hato from Jordan for Travel and Adventure; Abdullah Jalal from Pakistan, Ali Neyadi from Oman & Muthanna Al-Salih from Iraq for Motivation and Inspiration; Abdulrahman Al Khamis from Kuwait for Innovation and Technology; Omar Al-Kikhia from Libya for Entertainment; and Zainab Moallem from Algeria for Comedy and Satire.
The ten finalists are currently in the Sadeem “Hub” in Demco Towers ......read more
Doha-Qatar, 17 April 2018: KidzMondo Doha, part of AURA Entertainment Services W.L.L and one-of-a-kind edutainment city in Qatar, recently organised a get-together for its partners. This offered all partners a great opportunity to share best practices and learn from each other.
KidzMondo Doha is an international edutainment park for children between 2 and 14 years, featuring a self-sufficient City built for, and managed solely by Children who will be known as Kidizens. This mini city has its own economy and currency (Kidlar), public services and over 80 different professional role play activities contained within. It is a safe, interactive and educational environment, where kids simulate a profession, wear the respective uniforms and perform the role. The KidzMondo Doha facility has been certified by Kidproof and is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: SP Jain School of Global Management has bagged the 1st Place of the recently concluded 17th Crossfire Inter-University Debating Competition organized by Skyline University College on February 28, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. A total of 12 teams consisting of 24 speakers from 8 universities in the UAE has participated in the competition.
The esteemed panel of judges of the event were: Mr. Sushil Maratha, General Manager at Maax Solutions FZ LLC and Toast Master; Mr. Mandar Agshikar, General Manager At Ajhinkkya FZE and Toast Master; and Mr. Ahmad Elkabany, Corporate Affairs General Manager – CISCO, Middle East.
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Crossfire and we extend our sincere appreciation to all our external judges and the participating ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The 19th Skyline Cup Cricket Tournament and 5th Skyline Inter-University Sports Festival 2018 organized by Skyline University College Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin have concluded with new set of champions in five sports categories: cricket, football, basketball, table tennis, and throw ball. Skyline housed a total of 16 universities in this year’s tournaments with a collective number of more than 600 participants from February 11-22, 2018.
This year, SUC Football Team has won the football category against City University College Ajman with a final score of 2-1. While SUC Cricket team garnered their 11th championship title at the 19th Skyline Inter-University Cricket Cup Tournament against Manipal University, Dubai.
TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS:
19TH SKYLINE CUP ......read more
Doha, Qatar – February 19, 2018 – A documentary on the significance of black colleges and universities in the United States is being broadcast nationally in the U.S. as part of Black History Month. The film, “Tell Them We Are Rising,” by NU-Q Professor Marco Williams, explains the rich history of black colleges from the days of slavery until present day.
Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who has co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program, Independent Lens.
“NU-Q is privileged to have a documentary filmmaker of Marco Williams artistry and stature on its faculty,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Once again in this film, he offers ......read more
Through our participation in the Sport day, we contribute towards the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030, says Elias R. Chedid, Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer
Doha, Qatar 17 February 2018 - Seib Insurance and Reinsurance Company LLC, one of Qatar’s leading insurance companies, hosted a fun and engaging sports program for all its employees, in support of the seventh National Sports Day in Qatar. Seib’s participation in the National Sport day is in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program to create awareness on the importance of sports and fitness in achieving a sound and healthy lifestyle, which, in turn, helps in the development of a strong, prosperous society.
All staff, including their families were invited to take part in host of entertaining activities and sports ......read more
Doha, Qatar – February 14, 2018 – The only way to know the truth is to see it with your own eyes. That is what Julia Leeb, a filmmaker and photographer, shared with a roomful of media and communication students, along with faculty, and staff from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).
At an NU-Q Community Meeting, Leeb shared her experiences working in areas that are some of the most dangerous and remote places in the world. From documenting political upheaval in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Syria, Libya, and Afghanistan to capturing the everyday life in North Korea and Sudan, Leeb says that she has “lived her life discovering others’.”
“Ms. Leeb’s work is both courageous and inspiring,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Her projects are ......read more
Doha, Qatar – January 20, 2018 – A group of distinguished journalism and media professionals will be visiting Qatar as part of a delegation to Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). The group, which includes key members of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications’ Board of Advisors, will spend time in Education City to learn more about the University’s international campus.
“We’re pleased to welcome this distinguished group of media leaders from the Medill School,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Their visit reinforces an already strong relationship between NU-Q and Medill. As the leading journalism school in the United States, having Medill’s leadership meet with faculty and students from the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: During Arab Literacy Day on 8 January, IKEA, the much-loved Swedish home furnishing retailer, gave children the chance to ignite their passion and understanding for Arabic with its new in-store initiative. ‘Arabic Reassembled’ is a creative solution for children to learn and create 12 Arabic words that are used daily, using the all-familiar IKEA instruction manual.
You can also participate in the event at Yas Mall from 11-13 January or at Dubai Festival City from 8-13 January.
Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2017: Skyline University College welcomed more than 1,300 students from 38 Arab and Non-Arab schools in the UAE at the 9th edition of Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival. The week-long sports fest that ran from December 4-10, 2017 concluded with a new set of champions in Football, Cricket, Basketball and Table Tennis. The Chief Guest of the awarding ceremony was Mr. Abdullah Al Kutbi, Head of Legal Department, Sharjah Sports Council.
The Skyline Inter-School Sports Festival is organized annually by SUC Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin.
Winner: Philadelphis Private School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year)
Runner-Up: The Westminster School, Dubai (Second Consecutive Year)
Winner: Our Own English High School, Sharjah
Runner-Up: Delhi Private School, ......read more
Where children can ‘Live the Spirit’ of the special season
Doha, Qatar – 28th May 2017: KidzMondo Doha, Qatar’s one-of-a-kind edutainment city, celebrates the holy month of Ramadan for the first time by offering visitors unprecedented experiences upon their visit to the Kid-sized city. The indoor theme park will grant families and visitors the opportunity to celebrate the season of generosity and togetherness with special engagements for children, along with several entertaining activities; Saturdays to Thursdays from 9:00 AM till 1:00 PM and from 8:00 PM till 12:00 AM, and on Fridays from 8:00 PM till 12:00 AM.
At the heart of its innovative concept, KidzMondo unlocks the gate to creativity for children who dress up and ‘Live the Role’ through an array of fun and educative activities, and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2017: When the IAAF Diamond League reaches Doha, Qatar, on May 5th, OMEGA will be on hand as the event’s Official Timekeeper. The Swiss brand is widely known for its expertise in athletics timekeeping, especially through its role as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games.
Raynald Aeschlimann, the President and CEO of OMEGA, said, “The IAAF Diamond League is one of OMEGA’s sporting highlights. It’s an honour to serve the athletes and be a part of their exceptional performances and achievements every year. I’m certain that 2017 will provide a lot of fantastic moments and I know that OMEGA will bring its passion and expertise to every second of action.”
OMEGA has been the Official Timekeeper of the IAAF Diamond League ever since the event was founded in ......read more
Doha, Qatar – May 1, 2017 – Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C.) announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2017, three months ended 31 March 2017. Sales reached QAR 644.1 million, compared to QAR 641.0 million for the same period in 2016, and Gross Margin increased from QAR 99.7 million in 2016 to QAR 105.2 million in 2017, a growth of 5.5%.
The Earnings per Share (EPS) amounted to QAR 2.03 in first quarter of 2017 versus QAR 2.47 for the first quarter of 2016.
On this occasion, Sheikh Thani Bin Thamer Al Thani, Al Meera’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, said:
“Al Meera continues to achieve growth in sales and gross profit reflecting our Board of Directors’ clear vision, sound policies, and strategic decisions. The achieved growth over last year shows that Al Meera ......read more
The Kidizen Experience at KidzMondo
Doha, Qatar – April 17, 2017 – Every parent wants their kids to realize their potential and grow up to become successful, accomplished adults who make a difference in their own lives as well as the lives of those around them. In today’s world, that’s no easy feat, especially considering the constant barrage of 21st century distractions and a limited realm of exploration that stack the odds against children and youngsters.
What today’s kids really need is ‘an escape to the real world’; a trip to a place that builds their character and grooms their skills and talents, without feeling like a bore.
Fortunately, Doha has recently introduced an answer to that challenge for families and parents who have big aspirations for their kids. It began with a bold ......read more
Combining sport with safety education at OZEE Soccer Sevens tournament
Qatar 9 April 2017 – GAC Qatar, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC, combined sports with safety awareness by bringing a Seatbelt Convincer to the Sri Lankan OZEE Soccer Sevens tournament held in Qatar, for which GAC Qatar was one of the sponsors.
“GAC Qatar is part of the Qatari community, and wants to stay involved in sports, well-being and safety awareness,” said General Manager Daniel Nordberg. “The company started operations in Qatar in 1979, and since then has become one of the country’s leading providers of shipping and logistics services. We consider it a privilege to work with the country, both for economic growth and social cohesion and community well-being. That’s why we arranged for ......read more
Sharjah, UAE, April 1, 2017: In line with the National Agenda, the government of UAE aims to transform the country as one of the best in promoting competitive knowledge economy. Hence, the International Conference Committee of Skyline University College has organized the 4th International Conference on Business and Management (ICBM) with the theme: “Fin-Tech Driven Age” on March 26-27, 2017 at SUC Campus in University City, Sharjah. The conference committee this year was led by Dr. Manuel Fernandez and Dr. J. Shanmugan.
The keynote speakers of the conference were Dr. Falah Hassan AlHusseni, Financial System Expert and Director of Decision Support Office-Government of Sharjah, and Ms. Fiona Fox, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief of Staff-Office of the Managing Director, MEMA. The Best Paper Award went to Assistant ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2017: Young players from the Qatar Golf Association’s Junior National Team joined GAC customers and staff for an afternoon masterclass with world-class golfer Chris Wood recently.
During the session held at Doha Golf Club, GAC-sponsored Chris Wood shared with the 14 keen players some of his sporting wisdom including how to improve their skills on the greens.
GAC Qatar General Manager Daniel Nordberg says the masterclass aimed to connect with the local community as well as its customers: “It was a great way to support the development of Qatari golf and encourage people to join the National Team whilst giving the keen players among our clients a chance to improve their game under the guidance of a world-class professional,” he adds.
In its continuous efforts to promote awareness of entrepreneurship in Qatar
Doha, Qatar – February 19, 2017: NAMA Center, one of Qatar Foundation for Social Work’s Centers, recently participated in the Qatar Total Open women's tennis 2017, through the exhibition of four productive projects carried out by young Qatari men and women among the beneficiaries of NAMA’s incubation services with the support of the Qatar Tennis Federation. The Federation presented a number of shops to host the productive projects at the village erected on the sidelines of the tournament, for the sixth year in a row.
The entrepreneurial projects’ products displayed included traditional clothing, perfumes and incense, Arabic hospitality tools, natural honey products, traditional food and beverages from the Qatari cuisine, ......read more
Doha, Qatar – February 16, 2017: Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) is hosting its biannual Qatar Media Industries Forum (QMIF), which brings together top representatives in the local communications industry in a discussion to assess the present and future of Qatar's media landscape.
The forum, “Sports Media and Qatar’s Future,” will be held on February 27th at the Shangri-la Hotel in Doha.
NU-Q Dean and CEO Everette E. Dennis will host the event, while NU-Q professor and sports media expert, Craig LaMay, will moderate the discussion. Participating in the panel discussion will be Nasser Al-Khater, Assistant Secretary General, Tournament Affairs, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy; Nigel Rushman, founder of Rushmans consultancy; and Jackie Brock-Doyle OBE, executive director for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2017: Under the patronage of Consul General of India, Dubai (CGI), Skyline University College, Sharjah (SUC) launched the first Diplomat Cricket Championship Cup on January 20-21, 2017 at SUC Cricket Ground. The Consulate of Bangladesh stood as the first winner of the tournament where the won by 130 runs against the Consulate of Pakistan.
Other participating consulates were Consulate of India, Consulate of South Africa, Consulate of Bangladesh, Consulate of United States of America, Consulate of Sri Lanka, Consulate of Afghanistan, and Consulate of Pakistan.
The Consul Generals who graced the occasion were H.E Anurag Bhushan of India, H.E. Syed Javed Hassan of Pakistan, H.E. Bodiruzzaman of Bangladesh, H.E. Charitha Yattogoda of Sri Lanka, representatives of Consulate General of South ......read more
Rashid Hamad Al Nuaimi’s falcon recorded fastest time of 18.680 seconds among GCC nationals
DUBAI, 11th January 2017: Qatar falconers tasted a double triumph in the Fazza Championship for Falconry Tilwah organized by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center (HHC) in Dubai on Tuesday 10th January.
In what turned out to be a family affair, Mohammed Rashid Hamad Al Nuaimi emulated his cousin Nasser by winning the Shaheen Wahish Farkh (GCC)
category in style recording the fastest time of 18.680 seconds. Nasser won the Hurr Wahish Jernas (GCC) event on Monday.
Bahrain contestants took first and third place in the Shaheen Wahish Jernas (GCC) category with the winner clocking 18.928 seconds and Ali Saeed Al Khambas coming third in 19.434 seconds. Mohammed Saleh of Qatar took second place in 19.061 seconds, ......read more
Al Ahli Publishing and Distribution (APD), a subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group has launched The New York Times best-seller, Ms. Marvel comic book series in English and Arabic in the MENA region. Ms. Marvel AKA Kamala Khan is the first ever Muslim superhero
Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2015: Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), a UAE-based multi-diversified international conglomerate has launched the Ms. ......read more
Innovative site wants users of all religions and nationalities to interact in a ‘moral’ way -without sexually explicit content or any abusive language
LONDON, United KINGDOM (June 18th, 2015) – A social media platform that encourages its users to be respectful is launching today – which coincides with the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Muslimface ......read more
From the 20th June to the 27th June 2015, Dubai will host the "Twin Taekwondo Camp 2015". The Camp is headed by the Grand Masters George and Gerhard Maier from Munich/Germany. 150 Taekwondo masters and grandmasters from Germany, Europe and the US will participate in the camp throughout the week. The camp will be held at the Sheraton Hotel JBR. It is open to the public, interested ......read more
Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’ offers a rare opportunity for UAE’s talented musicians to win the Ultimate Music Starter Pack with Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’
Dubai - May, 31, 2015: For the first time in the region, upcoming musicians from the UAE will have an exciting opportunity to see their tracks featured on an exclusive vinyl. Through the regional Axe’s ......read more
• 25projects selected to receive grants with 23 by first and second-time filmmakersfrom MENA and around the world
• Represented MENA countries include Algeria,Libya, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia and UAE
• Mai Masri and Merzak Allouache receive funding in newly introduced criteria for established MENA ......read more
• Close to 1,000 local entries from 12 different schools
• Nine local winners submitted to international competition
• Chance to win a trip to Japan
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 11, 2015: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has unveiled the winners of the inaugural Toyota Dream Car Art ......read more
All category winners now revealed
American photographer John Moore wins L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year and $25,000 (USD) prize
Armin Appel, Germany, wins Open Photographer of the Year and $5,000 (USD)
Elliott Erwitt honoured with Outstanding Contribution to Photography award
Winning and shortlisted images to be shown at Somerset House, London 24 April to 10 May ......read more
Upload a photograph or a short video of your feet moving forward – and getting closer to your dreams – onto BeingGirlArabia’s social media pages and you could win a generous cash prize of SAR20,000!
Dubai, April 28, 2015 – Thanks to leading feminine hygiene brand Always Ultra, you are officially one step closer to realizing your lifelong aspiration! On April 15, Always ......read more
Auction at Sotheby’s on 21 April 2015
Ludwig Deutsch, The Palace Guard, 1893, oil on panel, Estimate: £800,000-1,200,000
London – Abu Dhabi – Doha,16 April 2015: On 21 April 2015 in London, Sotheby’s will present The Orientalist Sale as part of the company’s Orientalist & Islamic Week.* The 42-lot auction showcases important Orientalist paintings ......read more
Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity Arrives May 18Th On Epic Records/Columbia Records/Sony Legacy, First-Ever Collection Of Her 18 Hot 100 #1 Hits, More Than Any Solo Artist In History
“Infinity” Brand New Single To Be Released On April 27Th, And Included As 19Th Track On New Album Collection
Acclaimed Director And Longtime Collaborator Brett Ratner To Direct Video For ......read more
Doha – Qatar, March 17, 2015: W Doha Hotel & Residences played host to the International New York Times’ “Art for Tomorrow” Conference organized with Qatar Museums and the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Qatar from 14th to 16th March 2015.
“It has been truly inspiring to be a part of this prestigious event. Like the organizers, we believe ......read more
Doha (Qatar), 4th March 2015 – Doha set the scene for an exhilaration filled conclusion of HH The Emir’s Trophy presented by Longines. Held at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, HH The Emir’s Trophy is one of the most-awaited equestrian events on Qatar’s horse-racing calendar every year and fittingly so as it delights audiences with a blend of sophistication and ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 1st 2015: Zain Sailing Team (Kuwait) headed by seasoned Tour competitor Cédric Pouligny won the final leg of the Oman Sail-organised EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015. Even more commendable is the fact that the crew consists of enthusiastic novices, formed mainly from employees of Zain – one of the Middle East’s leading mobile telecoms operators. They ......read more
• 21 projects by first and second-time filmmakers from around the world selected for grants
• Represented MENA countries include Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Tunisia
• 12 of 21 projects selected are directed by women
• Four grantee alumni to screen at the 65th ......read more
Al Nabooda Racing to pile on pressure in Porsche GT3 Cup title chase
Al Nabooda Racing are relishing a quick return to action in Qatar after a dominant display by Clemens Schmid at Losail International Circuit raised their hopes of a third successive team title in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East.
The defending champions have reached the half way point in the season with Schmid ......read more
Al Harthy in the mood as defending team champions look for top spot in Qatar
Defending champions Al Nabooda Racing have set themselves a big target as the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East prepares to makes its first daylight appearance at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit this weekend.
Clemens Schmid and Ahmad Al Harthy, who arrive in Doha holding second place in the team ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 3, 2014): The Musafir.com UAE Royals team celebrated the 43rd UAE National Day on court during the Singapore leg of the Coca- Cola IPTL presented by Qatar Airways on 2nd December 2014.
The team comprising of US Open Champion Marin Cilic; Tunisian Malek Jaziri; legendary Goran Ivanisevic; doubles-specialist Nenad Zimonjic; World No. 67 Kristina Mladenovic ......read more
~~Spectacular Lightshow and Traditional Cultural Display Mark Beginning of another Major Handball Event
Doha, Qatar: The 17th Asian ClubLeague Championship wasinaugurated in Doha, Qatar, with a spectacular lightshow and display of traditional Qatari culture that marked the opening ceremony on the first day of the tournament
The ceremony was launched by H.E. Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali, Minister ......read more
Doha (Qatar) / Saint-Imier (Switzerland), 18 November 2014 – The world class Al Shaqab Equestrian Center in Doha hosted the 14th and final stage of the Longines Global Champions Tour 2014 from 13 - 15 November. The best riders in the world met to try to win not only the competitions of this ultimate leg but also the entire 2014 series. On Saturday, Rolf-Göran Bengtsson on Casall ......read more
Doha, 27 October 2014–Stars of Science, broadcaston MBC4,narrowed down the field of its candidates to a top six in a dramatic elimination episode filled with lively competition and rivalry amongthe young innovators. Oman’s Sultan AlSubhi and Bahrain’s Thieab Al Dossary advanced after the strength of their product outlook convinced the jury to send them to the next ......read more
Doha, 7th October 2014: Twelve of the Arab world’s most promising innovators have been chosen as candidates on Qatar Foundation’s “edutainment reality” TV program Stars of Science on MBC4. The selection, which is a turning point in the sixth season of the popular program, marks the end of the casting phase and the beginning of a series of intensive project ......read more
Doha, Qatar; September 2, 2014: Six films made with support from the Doha Film Institute will screen at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, which commences on Thursday, September 4. Three of the films make their world premiere during the highly anticipated annual event.
The films include Naji Abu Nowar’s ‘Theeb’ and Ghassan Salhab’s ‘The ......read more
Doha (Qatar) / St-Imier (Switzerland), 24 November, 2013 – The 12th and final stage of the Longines Global Champions Tour took place in Doha from November 21st to 23rd at the world class Al Shaqab Equestrian Center. The best riders in the world competed for eventual victory in outstanding competitions. Scott Brash celebrated a double victory since he won the Longines Global Champions Tour ......read more
Nasser Al Malki and Alex Cudlin were the winners of the first round of Qatar SuperBike organized yesterday at Losail International Circuit.
In the first race, the Qatari rider who started from the second position in the grid, didn't had a good start, he made a mistake and went of the track in the fifth lap but he was lucky that there was a red flag so he could start again. There was a ......read more
The second instalment of the popular Design A Cover Contest has been won by a student from Dubai, two students from Abu Dhabi and two students from Doha and Qatar. The competition that allows children to express how much they care about inheriting a greener, cleaner, safer and more humane planet on a mass media platform, is one of the most widespread competitions in the region with tens of ......read more
• Qumra Film Festival, Doha, to focus on emerging directors and expand competition to films from around the world
• Ajyal Film Festival for the Young offers community-based programming
• Qumra Film Festival a committed advocate of first- and second-time directors
• Ajyal Film Festival fosters film appreciation among youth
Cannes, 18 May, 2013: Doha Film Institute (DFI) ......read more
Doha, Qatar; 15 May 2013: Doha Film Institute (DFI), the independent not-for-profit cultural umbrella that encompasses Qatar's film initiatives, has appointed renowned director, actor and writer Elia Suleiman to the post of Artistic Advisor.
“First and foremost, Elia's bedrock credentials as a greatly admired director are invaluable to DFI in its mission to develop and support ......read more
Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation has also taken part in the Qatar National Sport Day supporting the Dolphin Energy Doha Dash at Losail International Circuit.
There were different running categories, 1km, 3km and 5km fun as well as 1km ladies walk, a perfect program for all people from all ages.
All Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation and Losail International Circuit staff didn't ......read more