Qatar PR Network, Online Press Release from qatar and Doha city
20 September 2018;   FOREO, the Swedish beauty and wellness brand that surpassed 1 billion USD in revenue in 2017, has announced its participation in the 2018 edition of Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition and Conference. They’ll be showcasing the award-winning LUNA mini 2 facial cleansing brush and revolutionary UFO ... ... Read more
Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2018:   Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has become one of the first technology firms to register with one hundred percent ownership in Qatar. In order to support its increased activities in the country, the company has... ... Read more
Doha, September 19, 2018 :  Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, in recognition of its relentless efforts over years to adapt to market challenges while introducing new products and services, has won the ‘Best Bank in Productivity’ Award at the New Age Banking Awards 2018.The award to... ... Read more
Doha, Sept 19, 2018:  Oman Qatar Insurance Company (OQIC), a subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Group and a premier insurer in Oman has been awarded the best performing company in Small Cap (below OMR 25 million) category in Oman. The prestigious award was announced by Alam al-Iktisaad Wal A’mal (AIWA) Award 2017, which is published by United... ... Read more
“The look echoes the collection’s theme of gender neutrality – it can be worn on both women or men. There is also a notion of eccentricity to it.”. —Makeup by Val GarlandSeptember 18, 2018:  SKIN: NARSskin Multi-Action Hydrating Toner, NARSskin Luminous Moisture Cream, NARSskin Total Replenishing Eye Cream FA... ... Read more
September 18, 2018:  The unique Estonian womenswear designer DIANA ARNO expands online shopping to Middle East. A favourite with modern, intelligent women with fashion flair, the brand has received raving reviews domestically and internationally since being established in 2011. DIANA ARNO’s manifesto is to unite luxury and comfort, creat... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar,  September 16, 2018:   Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters. As the draw results showed, Wa... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar, September 16, 2018:   First Finance Company (FFC), a subsidiary of Barwa Bank Group, is pleased to announce the opening of its new branch located at “Mawater City”, Area 1, opposite Aqua Park, Building number 5, the objective of this branch is to facilitate car purchases and easy access of finance for individ... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar – September 11, 2018:   As Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) celebrates its 10th anniversary and welcomes its largest class – it is also announcing two new faculty appointments and new programs.The University, which is now home to more than 300 students, is offering new courses in literature and writing,... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar, August 11, 2018: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s (EAA) moving exhibition “Reaching 10 Million Out of School Children” has landed at Hamad International Airport (HIA). The exhibit marks the achievement of securing commitments to enrol 10 million out of school children in 50 countries around the world. The exhibi... ... Read more
Doha, 11th September 2018: Doha Festival City celebrated fun-filled activities during the back to school season with “The Amazing World of Gumball”, which was enjoyed by hundreds of children. The exciting activation will continue until 14th September with family entertainment, including various activity zones.   Children ... ... Read more
Doha, September 11 , 2018 – MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end Managed IT Services & Solutions Provider  is pleased to announce that it has been named winner in the “Service Provider of the Year” category by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) at the fourth edition of the Qatar IT Business Awards.Th... ... Read more
WOQOD will Increase fuel dispensers by 50% by the end of 2018 in comparison with the dispenser numbers of the year 2017Doha,  10 September 2018:   Eng. Saad Rashed Al Muhannadi, CEO of Qatar Fuel (WOQOD) said that, the company has recently floated tenders for the construction of (4) fuel stations on the Orbital Highway and the new t... ... Read more
WOQOD will Increase fuel dispensers by 50% by the end of 2018 in comparison with the dispenser numbers of the year 2017Doha,  10 September 2018:   Eng. Saad Rashed Al Muhannadi, CEO of Qatar Fuel (WOQOD) said that, the company has recently floated tenders for the construction of (4) fuel stations on the Orbital Highway and the new t... ... Read more
Login New User? Register Now
Email
Password
 Remember Me


RSS QatarPRNetwork.com on  Twitter QatarPRNetwork.com on Linkedin
Search PR 
Filter PR by

Last 7 Days Postings
 

Doha, Qatar –September 22, 2018:   In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) is organizing a symposium – The State of the Internet and Digital Future – to address emerging trends and the socio-economic implications of internet use around the world.   “The symposium is a platform for the discussion of important issues related to global media development and Internet use while giving our community a chance to hear from experts and leaders in the field,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO at NU-Q. “It also bridges between NU-Q and the World Internet Project of which we are a proud member institutio ......read more

20 September 2018;   FOREO, the Swedish beauty and wellness brand that surpassed 1 billion USD in revenue in 2017, has announced its participation in the 2018 edition of Tax Free World Association (TFWA) World Exhibition and Conference. They’ll be showcasing the award-winning LUNA mini 2 facial cleansing brush and revolutionary UFO smart mask, alongside an exciting range of new gift sets created exclusively for travel retail. Already hugely popular with global travellers  FOREO has added 30 new store openings to its international travel retail portfolio since the beginning of 2018, boosting its tally to almost 200 placements worldwide.    Scheduled to take p ......read more

Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2018:   Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has become one of the first technology firms to register with one hundred percent ownership in Qatar. In order to support its increased activities in the country, the company has also opened a new office in West Bay, Doha.  Huawei’s position as one of the first fully-owned technology companies operating in Qatar follows a May 2018 announcement that the country would open to one hundred percent foreign ownership. The move is intended to accelerate the development in all economic and commercial activities, attr ......read more

Doha, September 19, 2018 :  Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, in recognition of its relentless efforts over years to adapt to market challenges while introducing new products and services, has won the ‘Best Bank in Productivity’ Award at the New Age Banking Awards 2018. The award to al khaliji Commercial was presented in ceremony held at InterContinental Doha – The City West Bay on September 18, 2018. The New Age Banking Awards 2018 was supported by Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA).  On receiving the award, Ms. Rana Al Asaad, Head of Personal Banking al khaliji ......read more

Doha, Sept 19, 2018:  Oman Qatar Insurance Company (OQIC), a subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Group and a premier insurer in Oman has been awarded the best performing company in Small Cap (below OMR 25 million) category in Oman. The prestigious award was announced by Alam al-Iktisaad Wal A’mal (AIWA) Award 2017, which is published by United Media Services, the leading Arabic business magazine in the Sultanate of Oman.   The criteria for the nomination of the award were based on various parameters such as business growth, performance, profits etc. for the year 2017. The ranking for the award was performed by Gulf Baader Capital Markets and the results of the listed compan ......read more

“The look echoes the collection’s theme of gender neutrality – it can be worn on both women or men. There is also a notion of eccentricity to it.” —Makeup by Val Garland September 18, 2018:  SKIN: NARSskin Multi-Action Hydrating Toner, NARSskin Luminous Moisture Cream, NARSskin Total Replenishing Eye Cream  FACE: Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, Soft Matte Complete Concealer, Soft Velvet Pressed Powder BROWS: Brow Perfector  LIPS: Instant Line & Pore Perfector  PINK EYE LOOK: Roman Holiday Velvet Matte Lip Pencil, Gaiety Blush YELLOW EYE LOOK: Douro Single Eyeshadow BLUE EYE LOOK: Curaçao Velvet Eyeliner, Baby Jane Sin ......read more

Doha, Qatar – September 18, 2018 – The rise of digital and social media combined with the polarization taking place in the United States has created a disrupted media landscape that analysts, journalists, and voters are struggling to understand. That according to Northwestern University Professor Pablo J. Boczkowski in discussing his new book Trump and the Media. During his discussion, Boczkowski touched on several topics that included the changing perspective on journalism and the collapse of traditional news, emotional ties to current events and political behavior, how technology is influencing storytelling and political communication strategies, as well as future ways that ......read more

September 18, 2018:  The unique Estonian womenswear designer DIANA ARNO expands online shopping to Middle East. A favourite with modern, intelligent women with fashion flair, the brand has received raving reviews domestically and internationally since being established in 2011. DIANA ARNO’s manifesto is to unite luxury and comfort, creating timeless and feminine clothes for urban women, with eye-catching details that carry smoothly from work to cocktails, from workweek to weekend. The clothes are always uncompromisingly feminine: playful details, tailored finishes and signature styles imbue every single item with effortless and sophisticated feel, necessary in creating outstanding ......read more

Doha, Qatar,  September 16, 2018:   Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.  As the draw results showed, Wasmiya Dalhem Al-Kuwari and Madhuri Jalan each won a cash prize of QR 10,000. Also, a cash prize worth QR 5,000 was awarded to the following bank clients:  Maher Almokhtar Rouhdu, Abdulla Turki Al-Subaey, Aysha Essa Al-Sulaiti, Abdulla Ali Al-Kuwari, Hamad Ali Al-Kaabi, Abdulla Mohammed Al-Hamadi, Aljori Yousef Al-Jaber, Obaidullah Muham ......read more

Doha, Qatar, September 16, 2018:   First Finance Company (FFC), a subsidiary of Barwa Bank Group, is pleased to announce the opening of its new branch located at “Mawater City”, Area 1, opposite Aqua Park, Building number 5, the objective of this branch is to facilitate car purchases and easy access of finance for individuals. Aimed to be a one-stop-shop, this branch would assist ease to customers in buying and financing for cars.  Based on the premise of care, simplicity, and flexibility, it will help simplify procedures and offer flexible credit conditions. Instant approval would be offered to customers opting for the services. Apart from this, other asso ......read more

Doha, Qatar – September 11, 2018:   As Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) celebrates its 10th anniversary and welcomes its largest class – it is also announcing two new faculty appointments and new programs. The University, which is now home to more than 300 students, is offering new courses in literature and writing, as well as executive education programming, the launch of a Media Innovation Lab (MIL), and plans to open the first digital university museum in Qatar – The Media Majlis at Northwestern University in Qatar.   “NU-Q has seen many successes in its 10 years in Doha,” Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO said, “and ......read more

Doha, Qatar, August 11, 2018: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s (EAA) moving exhibition “Reaching 10 Million Out of School Children” has landed at Hamad International Airport (HIA). The exhibit marks the achievement of securing commitments to enrol 10 million out of school children in 50 countries around the world. The exhibition is taking place in the departure’s terminal Concourse C, at Hamad International Airport (HIA) until the 23rd of September 2018.  The traveling exhibit previously held at Qatar Academy and the W Hotel Doha, showcases the barriers to education that more than 63 million children around the world face, and highlights the work EAA and ......read more

Doha, 11th September 2018: Doha Festival City celebrated fun-filled activities during the back to school season with “The Amazing World of Gumball”, which was enjoyed by hundreds of children. The exciting activation will continue until 14th September with family entertainment, including various activity zones.     Children will be able to enjoy an entire range of popular activities, including an interactive gaming station, a dodge ball game, blind folded games, photo opportunities with their favourite Gumball characters, as well as an arts and crafts section.    Doha Festival City recently signed a one-of-a-kind entertainment partnership with ......read more

Doha, September 11 , 2018 – MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end Managed IT Services & Solutions Provider  is pleased to announce that it has been named winner in the “Service Provider of the Year” category by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) at the fourth edition of the Qatar IT Business Awards. The Qatar IT Business Awards by The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) honors organizations that have benefited the ICT Industry and the development of innovation. The award program is an annual event, where independent panel of experts in technology and business judge the awards nominations.  Commenting on the occasion, CEO ......read more

WOQOD will Increase fuel dispensers by 50% by the end of 2018 in comparison with the dispenser numbers of the year 2017 Doha,  10 September 2018:   Eng. Saad Rashed Al Muhannadi, CEO of Qatar Fuel (WOQOD) said that, the company has recently floated tenders for the construction of (4) fuel stations on the Orbital Highway and the new truck road connecting Mesaieed, Hamad Port, Dukhan, Lusail and Al- Khor after coordination with the Urban Planning Department of the Ministry of Municipality & Environment, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) and the Ministry of Transport and Communications in the selection of sites for those stations.  The sites have been allocate ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 10 September 2018:   In line with the State’s interest in developing the role of the private sector and its contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), particularly the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) sector, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) continues its efforts to develop this sector alongside other relevant entities. Among these efforts is understanding and acknowledging the evolution of entrepreneurship in Qatar to explore the challenges facing entrepreneurs, their characteristics, and their motivations to establish their businesses, as well as other factors that benefit policy makers.   In its continuous quest to support the growth of Q ......read more

Doha, September 10, 2018:  Qatar Re, a global multi-line reinsurer and a reinsurance subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Group has been ranked 27th amongst top fifty global reinsurers by international credit rating agency, A.M. Best. The new assigned ranking affirms Qatar Re’s very strong capital base and well diversified portfolio, which is coupled with global business diversification, serving global reinsurance markets.  Qatar Re’s new ranking was assigned on the basis of unaffiliated Gross Written Premium (GWP) in 2017. Besides having a strong track record of operational performance and robust underwriting, the reinsurer also wrote non-life reinsurance business worth QA ......read more

Doha, Qatar, September 10, 2018:   Armed with enthusiasm and a strong vision in place, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in partnership with Northumbria University, started its first academic year 2018–2019 Sunday, September 9, 2018.  More than 60 students have enrolled so far, with up to 60% being Qatari students for the first academic year, with the faculty visiting from the main campus in Northumbria New Castle, students are set to acquire global accounting practices,  In line with Qatar National Vision 2030 of creating a knowledge based diversified economy, QFBA is delivering full academic education and training solutions starting from the early ye ......read more

Doha, Qatar – September 9th , 2018:  Students, faculty, and staff at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) will have access to a new Media Innovation Lab (MIL), which will bring innovative ideas together with theory and technology to develop original concepts and solutions to address challenges in the media world.    “The MIL is designed to stimulate curiosity, encourage interdisciplinary conversations, and enable our students to create tangible change in the media industry around them,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO at NU-Q. “It will also serve as a springboard to turn big ideas into practical products and processes.” The MIL was ......read more

Registration for the beta of EMUI 9.0 is now open Qatar, September 08, 2018:   At IFA 2018, Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced EMUI 9.0, the next major update to the Android-based operating system (OS) from Huawei.  As one of the first Android Pie-based custom systems, EMUI 9.0 offers a premium user experience that is underpinned by an intuitive interface and rich features. The EMUI 9.0 is currently on beta, which is now open for registration. Additional features will be launched together with the upcoming HUAWEI Mate 20 Series.  The latest Huawei custom OS was designed to feel more natural and streamlined than ever. Huawei has reimagined and con ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 06, 2018:  Wanted: more pigment, rich color, instant gratification. Enter the NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette featuring an all-new formula that brings the richest color payoff. This innovative powder suspends in a liquid binding system creating intense, high-impact color. Introduced in 12 high-impact eyeshadows, the formula ranges from buttery mattes, lustrous satins, coveted shimmers, and glittering metallic finishes. There’s more than one way to get more views. #NARSissist Shades Include:  BIARRITZ, matte neutral cream SATISFACTION, shimmering golden pink DELIRIUM, metallic rose TEMPTRESS, satin paprika SEVEN HEAVEN, matte sand SHADOW ......read more

Dubai, UAE, September 06, 2018:  High-profile shades. Made for play. Introducing the NARSissist Wanted Cheek Palettes, a curated selection of 12 new and beloved cheek shades in two limited-edition palettes. Brighten up with cool corals and pops of pink, or go bold with radiant reds and deep raspberry in matte, satin and shimmer finishes. The covetable formula feels silky smooth and provides blendable application. Profile, raised. #NARSissist.   Shades Include:    NARSissist WANTED CHEEK PALETTE I (from left to right, top to bottom):  UNLIMITED,  shimmering pale pink (limited edition) BUZZED, matte coral (limited edition) NOTORIOUS, matte la ......read more

Comment Article by TR Ganesh, General Manager, Blueair Middle East After a long summer break, it's time for the kids in the Middle East to head back to school and focus on classes, sports and other after-school activities. It is a time of transition, not only for children but for parents. Besides being anxious about the regular and recurring worrying thoughts such as – does my child have the right uniform? will they need extra help in the classroom? or what am I going to pack for lunch every day?, parents have some deeper concerns around sending their kids back to school, one of which is their child’s health. Many people are not aware of how bad the indoor air quality i ......read more

September 06, 2018:  An exciting and bold mood pervades at Etoile “La boutique” for the Fall/Winter 2018 accessories collection.  With many notable and exceptional pieces from the latest runway shows, there’s something for everyone. From Del Duca’s colourful handbags to Kate Cate’s oversized seventies inspired belts and 0711’s minimalistic flair, Etoile “La boutique” has you covered.  Del Duca Handbags Del Duca handbags take wearable art to a new level. Del Duca is the handmade creation of unique Argentinean accessories, combining a raw, vintage appeal with a contemporary splash of pop art. The beautifully crafted pieces wi ......read more

Doha, Qatar – September 4, 2018:  Speaking at Northwestern University in Qatar’s annual Convocation, Hollywood producer and Northwestern alumnus Jordan Horowitz advised the University’s incoming class to forget about their expectations and to focus on the process.  The Convocation – an annual event that marks the beginning of the academic year – was attended by NU-Q faculty and staff, along with members of NU-Q’s incoming class, family and friends.  At the ceremony, NU-Q Dean Everette E. Dennis said that Horowitz “exemplifies great achievement and excellence” and is “known for his leadership in creative industries whe ......read more

Doha, September 4, 2018:   Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, in recognition of its relentless support to local entrepreneurs and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country, for the second consecutive time won “Al Dhameen Best Customer Satisfaction  Award” for 2018 by Qatar Development Bank (QDB).  al khaliji claimed the coveted title following its short-listing for the award, along with other high profile financial institutions, during a gala dinner ceremony that was recently held at Rotana City Center Hotel, in the presence of the Governor of Qatar Central Bank HE Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-T ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 4 September 2018:   Qatar Development Bank (QDB) takes pride in announcing the “Best Partner Bank Award” for supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through Al Dhameen Program. These awards recognize the contributions of participating banks that have supported the development organization’s Al Dhameen indirect loan facility program. This is one of the most successful initiatives by QDB to assist SMEs of Qatar and offer them the much needed support to grow further in their endeavors. The ceremony was held yesterday at City Centre Rotana Doha Hotel. The awards ceremony was graced by HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani, Governor of Qat ......read more

DOHA, Qatar, 04 September 2018:   Following the overwhelming success of its previous Kawader runs and the graduation of the fifth cohort of ‘Kawader’ participants earlier this year, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in association with the Qatar Financial Center (QFC) Authority, launched the new cohort for its Kawader program which kicked off on September 2nd and is likely to conclude in December 2018. Kawader program includes Financial Services relevant training based on global standards, which come as a result of the financial industry efforts to invest in the next generation of leaders in the Qatari Financial Sector.    The program i ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 4 Sept, 2018:  As a progressive leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and socially responsible business practices, Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region QIC Group has sponsored Gyer category of Katara’s International Hunting & Falconry Exhibition S'hail 2018.  Slated to start from 4th September, S'hail is regarded as the largest international exhibitions that specializes in exhibiting falcons. Besides hosting an interactive session for children and adults, the exhibition will also display various falcons and its handling equipment. Now in its second year, the exhibition boasts of participants from 20 ......read more

3 September, 2018, Doha, Qatar:   At IFA 2018 today, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) unveiled the HUAWEI AI Cube, a two-in-one speaker and  4G router with Alexa built-in, marking its official entry into the nascent smart speaker market. It represents a new, more natural and convenient way for consumers to connect to the internet and control smart devices, while delivering high quality audio in a compact form factor featuring a minimalist design.   “As an industry leader, Huawei is committed to providing seamless connectivity and enabling the smart, connected experience. To those ends, Huawei has been actively strengthening the value proposition of its product ......read more

Doha, Qatar – September 2, 2018 –   As Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) marks its 10th anniversary in Education City, it welcomed its largest class with a week of orientation that culminated in the Northwestern tradition of “March Through the Arch.”  This year’s class - the Class of 2022 – includes more than 100 students and is the most diverse class to enroll at NU-Q. More than 40 percent of the class are Qatari, and 30 nationalities are represented from countries as varied as Ethiopia, Mexico, Moldova, Nepal, Russia, and Rwanda.  “The breadth of experience and diversity that our incoming class brings to NU-Q adds dy ......read more

September 01, 2018:  In his IFA 2018 keynote titled “The Ultimate Power of Mobile AI”, Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Mr. Richard Yu introduced the Kirin 980, the system on a chip (SoC) that will bring about the next evolution of mobile AI. As the world’s first commercial SoC manufactured with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Company’s (TSMC) 7nm process, Kirin 980 combines best-in-class performance, efficiency, connectivity features, and Dual NPU AI processing power. “Last year, we showed the world the potential of On-Device AI with the Kirin 970, and this year, we’ve designed an all-round powerhouse that not only features outstanding AI capa ......read more

Durham School for Girls Doha, Qatar’s first truly international British school just for girls delivering a British curriculum whilst being deeply rooted in Qatari values and culture, is pleased to announce its upcoming opening in Qatar in 2019. The school opening announcement was held at an official signing ceremony hosted between Durham International Schools and Engineer Saad Al Muhannadi, Chairman for Durham School for Girls Doha who is leading a group of investors in the education sector in Qatar. The event took place at Hilton on Park Lane in London, on 14th August 2018, in attendance by His Excellency, Mr. Yousef Ali Al Khater, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the UK as well ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 30 August 2018:   Exploring the exciting world of Cartoon Network’s “The Amazing World of Gumball”, Doha Festival City’s partnership with one of the most popular kids channels introduces the chance for children to enjoy an entire range of fun-filled activities with the main characters of the iconic show. It brings families and loved ones together, in celebration of the back to school season, from 1 September until 14 September.    Located at the Centre Court, First Floor, Gumball fans will be able to enjoy the unique activity zone, where children will be able to carousal around numerous activations which will include an inte ......read more

Qatar, August 28, 2018:  Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar (ibq) have announced that they have signed a final agreement regarding the merger of the two banks to create a leading Sharia compliant financial institution with a solid financial position and robust liquidity to support Qatar’s economic growth and finance development initiatives in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.  According to this merger agreement, the two banks will work to complete the necessary steps to consummate the merger, obtain the required approvals from the regulatory authorities and obtain shareholders’ approvals before the end of 2018. The two entities will be consolidated and op ......read more

Starting today, customers in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman can buy Kindle devices from SOUQ.com, including the bestselling Kindle Paperwhite and our most advanced e-reader—Kindle Oasis With Kindle, readers have access to the world’s best eBook selection on Amazon.com, including over one million titles in English, Arabic, French and Hindi, including over 12,000 Arabic-language Kindle books from leading authors August 28, 2018:  Amazon and SOUQ.com today announced customers in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman can shop the latest Kindle devices, including the bestselling Kindle Paperwhite and our most advanced e-reader, Kindle Oasi ......read more

Doha, Qatar, August 28, 2018:  Faculty, staff, and students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) spanned the globe over the summer presenting original research papers and participating in panels showcasing their work and that of the school’s in far flung places such as Czech Republic, Nigeria, and Washington D.C. and Oregon in the U.S.    With presentations at the International Press Institute World Congress (IPI), the International Communication Association (ICA), the International Association for Mass Communication Research (IAMCR), and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), the NU-Q conferees took up topics ranging ......read more

Qatar, August 28, 2018:  QIC Anaya Healthcare, the revolutionizing healthcare discount program launched by QIC Insured has now introduced the Anaya Healthcare app. Anaya Healthcare members can now get an overview of all the services and benefits offered under the program. Available for both Andriod and iPhone users, the app can be downloaded from Google Play Store or from the Apple AppStore.  The QIC Anaya app provides an updated list of all providers participating in the QIC Anaya Healthcare discount program and details an overview of the services and benefits offered to the members, including contact information. In addition, it also provides the location of the provider throu ......read more

August 26, 2018:  To celebrate the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving, Aseel Al-Hamad, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, drove Renault Sport’s 2012 Formula One car around the 2018 French Grand Prix track and became the first Saudi woman to drive a Formula One car.   On this month’s episode of The Circuit, host Amanda Davies meets Al-Hamad to learn more about her hopes for a future full of possibilities for female drivers.   Key Quotes:   Aseel Al-Hamad on her unique opportunity to inspire women in Saudi Arabia: “I have a mission to carry the voice of the women and make sure th ......read more

Doha, Qatar, August 14, 2018:   Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, has launched an array of unique experiences for its guests during the Eid Al Adha festivities. For guests who are still on holiday post their long vacations abroad, Simaisma Resort is offering day passes and resort membership updated rates.  These promotional initiatives would entail customers to pamper themselves in weekend extravaganza and spend quality time with their friends and family. The offer is applicable for Qataris as well as expats. Over the years, Simaisma Resort has become a preferred frequenting place for Qatari people not just because of its unique propositions but also guests’ renewed trust ......read more

Doha, Qatar, August 13, 2018:   Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.  As the draw results showed, Khaola Saad Al-Tairey and Bashaer Ameer Al-Mulla each won a cash prize of QR 10,000. Also, a cash prize worth QR 5,000 was awarded to the following bank clients:  Noora Mohammed Al-Baker, Hamad Aqeel Al-Shammari, Babiker Ali, Iqbal Ahmed Abdul Bari, Hessa Ibrahim Al-Hammadi, Khulood Esmaeil Mahmoudi, Hamad Ali Al-Marri, Aida Maath Abid, Abdulqawi Awad ......read more

August 12, 2018:  Molveno is an exceptional timepiece that extends beyond the ordinary with an incredible multi-dimensional dial enhancing an elegant design, which is exclusive to Cerruti 1881. A wealth of complex textures and meticulous details are fused in harmony to create the functional timepiece that exudes charisma and style. The date window is nestled in the black sunray dial, which boasts a graceful IP rose gold top ring along with a polished and textured crown. The futuristic timepiece is matched by an equally riveting pair of cufflinks with geometric 3D patterns demarcating the Cerruti 1881 logo.  The timepiece and cufflinks duo spectacularly lives up to the reputat ......read more

Doha, Qatar, August 8, 2018:   Barwa Bank, Qatar’s most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the final list of Mastercard Weekend offer winners, at the Bank’s headquarters. The winners were chosen based on the highest number of transactions during the weekends. The winners announced by Barwa Bank are: Mohamed Shawara, Mir Afroze Ali, Moeed Ahmed, Mohamed Janahi, Kamel Lafi, Ayesha Banu, Abdulla Jassim Al-Malki, Yousef Al-Jassim, Ateeq Khalid and Ali Al-Rumaihi. Each winner took home a travel voucher worth QAR 5,000. In addition to the prize, they earned loyalty points from Barwa Bank with every purchase using Mastercard. These po ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 07 August, 2018:  As a progressive leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and socially responsible business practices, Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region have collaborated with Dreama to provide sponsorship for quality housing refurbishment for orphans.  QIC Group has long focused on engaging in multiple CSR collaborations that make significant developments in the fields of human and social development. Evolving with the trends that underpin the changing CSR landscape in Qatar, QIC Group has been involved in various activities that contribute to the advancement of the society, including cultural, social and human values ......read more

Huawei rises to become the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer with robust Q2 performance   August 5, 2018:   Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today announced its business results for the first half of 2018. The company reported solid growth, with global smartphone shipments at 95+ million units*. According to IDC, Huawei rises to become the world’s second largest smartphone manufacturer in Q2 with the global market share of 15.8%.   Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, said, “The past six months have been incredible for Huawei CBG, marked by robust growth of our business across all markets and product lines. ......read more

Qatar, July 31, 2018:  Burgan Bank, one of the leading banks in talent and career development, announced its one-year sponsorship of leading knowledge transfer platform - Knowledge Club’s Season 2 workshops and seminars as part of its ongoing strategy to enhance its human capital capabilities through world-class training, strategic partnerships and supportive resources.  The agreement was signed with Vigor Events: the founder of the “Knowledge Club” and a first-class education and training provider in the Middle East and North Africa region.  The “Knowledge Club,” running for the 6th year, provides top companies and individual professional ......read more

Qatar, July 30, 2018:  Eng. Saad Al-Muhannadi Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Fuel (WOQOD) stated that the net profit of the company at the end of the first half of 2018 (excluding minority rights) amounted to QR 503 million compared to QR 373 million for the same period in 2017, with an increase of QR 130 million representing 35% increase rate.  He pointed out that the comparison of the second quarter of the year 2018 alone with the same period last year 2017 indicates a 3% increase of profits. The profits of the second quarter of the year 2018 amounted to 202 million riyals compared to 197 million for the second quarter of the year 2017. He further went on to explain that ......read more

Doha, Qatar, July 30, 2018:   Famed Hollywood film producer Jordan Horowitz, a Northwestern University graduate, will speak at Northwestern University in Qatar’s 2018 Convocation Ceremony for its incoming class of students on Sunday, September 2. Horowitz is best known for producing the Academy-winning musical comedy-drama La La Land, which was nominated for a record 14 Academy Awards in 2017. It won six, including Best Director for Damien Chazelle and Best Actress for Emma Stone. The much-honored La La Land was also awarded Best Picture at the Golden Globes, BAFTAs, PGA, and Critics Choice Awards. NU-Q’s Convocation marks the beginning of the academic y ......read more

Qatar, July 29, 2018:   With a vision to upgrade and enhance the global financial knowledge landscape of Qatar’s finance professionals, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) held the IFRS free informative seminar in partnership with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Qatar chapter.  The seminar took place on July 24, 2018 at Marriott Marquis City Centre and was followed by a CMA info session in the presence of Mr. Moamen Omar, President of IMA Qatar chapter, as well as QFBA representatives. Over than 100 professionals took part of the insightful seminar from the financial sector, marking a milestone by QFBA and IMA’s Qatar chapter in supporti ......read more

Author: Network Protection Security Labs, Attack Investigation Team Summary: Active attack group is eager to make use of available tools, research, and the work of other threat actors.   July 25, 2018:  Symantec has uncovered the operations of a threat actor named Leafminer that is targeting a broad list of government organizations and business verticals in various regions in the Middle East since at least early 2017. The group tends to adapt publicly available techniques and tools for their attacks and experiments with published proof-of-concept exploits. Leafminer attempts to infiltrate target networks through various means of intrusion: watering hole websites, vulnerabi ......read more

QIC reports 91% of the full year 2017 profits in H1 2018  Improved underwriting performance reflects portfolio shift to lower volatility business Doha, 25 July 2018 -   Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the leading insurer in Qatar and the Middle East North African (MENA) region, announced its financial results approved by the board for the first half of 2018.  In H1 2018 QIC Group recorded growth in Gross Written Premium (GWP) of 5% to QAR 6.6 billion. This performance reflects the steady and systematic expansion of QIC Group’s international operations, which has further expanded in select low volatility classes. The MENA markets continued to generate stable ......read more

Hundreds of new and quirky products now on Interesting Finds July 25, 2018:   SOUQ.com has announced the launch of its new “Interesting Finds” store which will make your search for the perfect gift forever easier. Customers can now easily access hundreds of new, interesting and trendy products including toys, home decor, accessories, and much more.  Interesting Finds curates the new and interesting items available on SOUQ.com into fun-to-scroll-through, collage-style lists; making gift giving fun and exciting.   Users can shop these quirky gifts with a touch of a finger directly from the SOUQ website or mobile app for Android & IOS. Regist ......read more

Carnegie Mellon Qatar’s annual summer program helps students make informed decisions about college Doha, Qatar, July 24, 2018:   Secondary school students from across Qatar spent three weeks learning about careers in science, technology and business during the annual Summer College Preview Program (SCPP), hosted by Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q). This year was the largest SCPP in history, with 79 students participating. Throughout the three-week program, students explored the fields taught at CMU-Q—biological sciences, business administration, computer science and information systems—and learned about college life. For many students, the pr ......read more

Hisense expands its product portfolio and brings a round of exciting prizes to be won as official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Further to its dynamic competitions and offers prior to the World Cup, Hisense gave away 4 winners each semi-final tickets + AED 10,000 Cash*, a 65-inch Hisense ULED TV, a 55-inch Hisense ULED TV and to 8 lucky winners group tickets to the monumental event  The brand hosted a roadshow at Central Galleria, Mall of the Emirates, from the 1st to 10th of July with interactive games to play and great prizes were won July 22, 2018:   Hisense, one of China’s largest consumer electronics companies, adds to its product port ......read more

July 22, 2018:   Rents and sales fell for Sharjah apartments from H2 2017 to H1 2018 accordingly to a recently published report of Bayut.com, the leading property portal in the UAE.   Rental highlights:  Rents fell for both villas and apartments. The largest decreases were in Al Nahda, where the average 1-bedroom apartment price fell by 16.2%.   Sales highlights: The steepest price falls were seen for Al Nahda, where the average for a 2-bedroom apartment fell by 14.3%.   There was good news for both buyers and renters in Sharjah as prices fell in most areas from H2 2017 to H1 2018 according to Bayut.com.   However, ......read more

Doha, Qatar – July 22, 2018 –   Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, has announced Mr. Abdulrahman Saad Al-Kuwari as the winner of its QAR 1 million Thara’a grand prize. The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Economy and Commerce. Thara’a offers account holders the chance to benefit from cash rewards up to 1,000,000 Qatari riyals, a first for Islamic banks in Qatar. Based on several criteria, Thara’a account holders are eligible for a number of periodic draws for cash prizes. Totalling 3,300,0 ......read more

Net profit of QAR 335 million, an increase of 5% year on year Increased Operating Income to QAR 617 million Operating expenses were QAR 166 million, 3% lower compared to H1, 2017 Deposit growth of 3% to QAR 33 billion Doha, July 19, 2018:   Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., announced its financial results for the first six months of 2018, reporting a Net Profit of QAR 335 million. This was driven by growing operating income, effective cost management leading to lower operating expenses.   His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani, Chairman and Managing Director stated:   al khaliji continues to achieve robust profit ......read more

July 19, 2018:  Salvatore Ferragamo Eyewear introduces the Salvatore Ferragamo Men’s Capsule, a new eyewear collection that combines modern design and flawless elegance in a distinctive range of sunglasses and optical styles for men. The brand’s artisanal flair and rigorous attention to detail is revealed in the sleek reinterpretation of vintage-inspired shapes and classical frames fashioned from smooth acetate and shiny metal. Each model is enhanced with exclusive contrasts and refined accents ranging from striped motifs and transparent effects to the iconic “Double Gancini” detail featured as a unique emblem of style and sophistication. SF180S A stylis ......read more

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has signed an agreement with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority as the official Tour Guide Training Program provider for Sharjah tour guides. The agreement was signed by SCTDA Chairman, Mr. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa and SUC Executive Director and Chair of the Executive Council, Mr. Nitin Anand. The pilot run of the proposed program was conducted on June 20, 2018 at the SCTDA Office while the initial 6-day Tour Guide Training Program was conducted from June 24, 2018 to July 1, 2018 at SUC Campus.  Various topics were covered during the 6-day training program such as: UAE Tourism, Sharjah History, Sharjah Tourist Attractions, ......read more

July 19, 2018:  Skyline University College has welcomed 24 participants from Nigeria for the One Day Course in Dealing With and Managing Difficult Stakeholders on June 27, 2018 at SUC Campus.  The resource speakers of the program were SUC Head of Academics-School of Business, Dr. Ajith Kumar; Head of Academics-School of Information Technology, Dr. Deepak Kalra; and Professor, Dr. Amitabh Upadhya. During their respective sessions, the speakers covered the topics of Stakeholders Requirements and Basic Concepts of Attitude, Personality, and Perception; Conflict Management and Strategies in Handling Difficult Stakeholders; and Role of Emerging Technologies and Social Media. At th ......read more

Powered by Dual front camera (24MP+2MP) and new f/2.0 wide aperture lens, HUAWEI nova 3 series promises Artificial Intelligence selfies July 19, 2018:  Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG), the global smartphone giant, has announced the launch of its new HUAWEI nova 3 and HUAWEI nova 3i in the UAE. Both smartphones are powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its overall functioning and camera features. With dual front camera (24MP+2MP), users can expect the best-in-technology ‘selfie’ that a smartphone can offer. HUAWEI nova 3 series was initially designed with the younger and trendier consumers in mind, for whom a smartphone is not just part of their lifestyle but ......read more

July 18, 2018:  Join high-fashion sweetheart caro daur to indulge in new scented patisserie-fresh flavours! Oh, sweetie lipcolour is whipped for mousse-like texture, serving up funfetti-bright, frosted opaque hues for lips. Try caro’s favourite flavours, death by chocolate and purple panna cotta, or explore all 15 to find your favourite decadent delight. Funfetti cake: white frost with multi-colour pearl  Gumdrop: intense pink with reflects pearl  Creamy peach pie: watermelon pink¬¬ with pink pearl  Raspberry pavlova: bright fuchsia (blue pink)  Sugar cookies: opalescent pink  Purple panna cotta: lilac  Banana muffins: o ......read more

Doha, Qatar, July 18, 2018:   Barwa Bank, Qatar’s most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the fourth draw winners of Salary Transfer promotional campaign, at the Bank’s headquarters.  The draw was held on July 5th, 2018 and five winners took home a QAR 20,000 cash price each: Nasr Merghani Mohamed, Mohamed Hedi Karmous, Juma Hamed Alsaadi, Khalifa Hamad AL- Subaey and Ahmed Isam Ahmed. The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.  Barwa Bank had launched its Salary Transfer ......read more

July 17, 2018:  Marchon Eyewear, Inc. and G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. announced today that they have entered into a long-term exclusive global licensing agreement for DKNY and Donna Karan New York eyewear. Product introductions under the license agreement will begin with DKNY sun and optical eyewear and rollout globally beginning March 2019. DKNY eyewear will embody the modern appeal of the global lifestyle brand, taking inspiration from DKNY’s iconic sportswear and accessory offerings. Plans are to extend the offering to include Donna Karan New York sun and optical eyewear shortly thereafter. Jeffrey Goldfarb, Executive Vice President of G-III Apparel Group, said, “Marc ......read more

As part of supporting small and medium enterprises Doha, Qatar, 17, July 2018:  Qatar Development Bank (QDB) organized a workshop on national strategy for business incubators and business accelerators, which was attended by representatives from concerned authorities responsible for entrepreneurship and development of small and medium enterprises in Qatar. During the workshop, the main challenges facing Qatari entrepreneurs were discussed, furthermore, appropriate solutions were developed and opportunities to support emerging projects by establishing a foothold in local, regional and global markets were explored. This strategy is the first of its kind in Qatar and in the Arab ......read more

Doha, Qatar – July 16, 2018 –   Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) students made presentations at Northwestern University’s annual Undergraduate Research and Arts Expo, with several winning awards. The expo is held annually on the University’s home campus.   The Undergraduate Research and Arts Expo serves as a platform for Northwestern undergraduates to present their original research and creative work to the university’s community, with prizes for the best research poster, oral presentation, and creative arts entry.  Neha Rashid and Ammar Younas received first place honors for their documentary, “Kiln,” and Zaki H ......read more

July 16, 2018:  The Grande Maison cultivates strong ties with the film industry and displays a commitment to highlighting filmmaking culture. During the 75th International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia, Jaeger-LeCoultre will celebrate the 13th anniversary of its partnership with the momentous event, and support talents through unique initiatives and cinematic moments.    For thirteen years, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been supporting all those who daily contribute to create and bring life to the art of filmmaking, and attaching great importance to the preservation of its heritage.    In this spirit, Jaeger-LeCoultre pays tribute to filmmakers’ creative i ......read more

July 15, 2018:  The Cerruti 1881 infinite love is a timeless gift for your special lady. It embodies the spirit of romance and cherishes the everlasting love you both share. This timepiece exists to say that you don’t really need a special day or a reason to celebrate the person you love.  The Italian brand house of Cerruti 1881 is known for the strong Parisian influence in all its design. It is only natural for the brand to fashion jewellery and timepieces that has romance at the heart of its creation. This timepiece is no exception; it is conceived to not just keep time but to become a timeless keepsake.    A powerful statement of style, the timepiece has an ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2018:  Real beauty is simple.  As authentic as your handwriting and your true character;  The hallmarks of you and your style. This season, enjoy the luxury of expressing it all in many wonderful ways. Your style is your signature. Curate it or complete it with iconic jewellery that inspires you to create a look, a feel and an attitude that is pure you. Express yourself with NEW iconic hand-finished jewellery and Create your language of style with NEW Alphabet charms. ...read more

July 12, 2018:   Since it appeared on the scene in 1950, this iconic model has been the source of a long line of Jaeger-LeCoultre mechanical watches equipped with an alarm. The Memovox Polaris model from 1968 has inspired the Grande Maison for its new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris collection, which revisits the look of its predecessor in a variety of watches and functions.  “Memovox reminds, notifies, and wakes up.” This is how an advertisement from 1950 highlighted the merits of the watch that Jaeger-LeCoultre had just commercialized. During the years of economic recovery following the Second World War, the Memovox – the Voice of Memory – was designed to ......read more

By the World Union for Arab Bankers Doha, Qatar – 12, July 2018 –   Barwa bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant service provider, has been awarded for its ‘Excellence in Diversified Islamic Services and Products in Qatar’ at ‘The Arab Banks Awards & Commendations of Excellence 2018’, which was recently organized by the World Union for Arab Bankers (WUAB) in Beirut, a grand ceremony attended by an elite group of regional financial and banking leaders, industry experts and VIP guests. Commenting on winning, Barwa Bank stated:  “Being recognized by an important regional institution, such as the World Union ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 11 July 2018, (AETOSWire): QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the six months period ended 30 June 2018.  For the first half of 2018, Net Profit reached QAR7.1 billion (USD1.9 billion), up by 7% compared to last year. Total assets increased by 10% from June 2017 to reach QAR846 billion (USD232 billion), the highest ever achieved by the Group. The key driver of total assets growth was from loans and advances which grew by 9% to reach QAR604 billion (USD166 billion). This was mainly funded by customer deposits which increased by 9% to reach QAR614 billion (USD169 billion) from June 2017. This ......read more

Doha, Qatar – July 9, 2018 –   More than 75 high-school students spent part of their summer break exploring the world of media, news, and filmmaking at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).  The annual summer program, which is designed to give 15 to 18-year-olds a chance to sample life as a Northwestern student, saw the highest turn-out of participants to-date with 17 nationalities represented, including a record number of international students who flew in to take part. The programs were led by NU-Q Journalism Professor Miriam Berg and Communication Professor Rana Kazkaz. Throughout the two-week program, participants took courses on news creation, journal ......read more

The New Eau De Parfum for Him Dubai, UAE, July 09, 2018:  Sacoor Brothers announces the launch of its first ever fragrance, a sophisticated new fragrance with over 2 years in the making that celebrates the everyday gentleman in the present day of age. Harkening to the return of masculine style and design, ‘Gentleman’ pays tribute to elevated, sophisticated style, urbanism and modernity. The campaign speaks to the importance of never forgetting what a modern day gentleman represents, a man of integrity, kindness and refinement; virtues that do not discriminate across any generation, young or old. This new launch pays tribute to what all men should aspire to be, regardless ......read more

Doha, Qatar – July 9, 2018 :   Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, has been named as the ‘The Best Commercial Bank in Qatar’ at the 2018 Arab Banks Awards & Commendations of Excellence, organized by the World Union of Arab Bankers (WUAB) and hosted by The Banking Executive magazine.  Al khaliji’s win – which took place during a Gala Dinner ceremony recently held in Beirut in the presence of a host of elite Bankers and International figures – is a recognition of the highest standards of innovation, performance and exceptional service quality of al khaliji. WUAB is a prominent non ......read more

July 08, 2018: Sweden-based Storytel Arabia, the newly-launched division of Europe’s leading platform for audiobooks, remains confident on the growth of the audiobook industry in the GCC and the greater Middle East region, saying that digital technologies continue to be among the key elements that will help drive the audiobook service in the steadily rising market. Storytel’s entry to the UAE this year reflects not only the company’s optimism but also its intent to optimize opportunities in the local and regional industries. The company has made available a rich catalogue of Arabic and English audiobooks, including bestselling books in both fiction and non-fiction catego ......read more

Qatar, July 08, 2018:  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) could be set for a much more prominent role in Qatar, with the government stepping up efforts to collaborate with local companies as part of broader diversification plans.  Local SMEs were presented with a series of potential business opportunities at the third annual Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition (Moushtarayat), held in Doha from April 23-25. Coordinated by the Public Works Authority, Ministry of Finance and Qatar Development Bank (QDB), the event brought together small companies, large firms and government agencies, allowing the public and private sectors to interact while ......read more

The LG G7 smartphone is the all-round cutting-edge smartphone with a brighter display, superior camera, precision audio and a host of AI functions that set it above the competition Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018:  Following a successful rollout of the latest LG G7 ThinQ+ smartphone in South Korea, the Americas and Europe, LG has now launched its premium flagship smartphone in the GCC. The LG G7 ThinQ+ marks LG’s first G-series flagship phone with AI capabilities built-in, redefining how ‘smart’ a smartphone can be. The latest smartphone also comes with a host of new features and upgrades. Qualcomm’s fastest Snapdragon 845 mobile platform gives the LG G7 ThinQ+ t ......read more

ESET – a global leader in information security software – has been recognized as a ‘Leader’ in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security Suites, Q2 2018 report. The prestigious report assessed 15 of the most significant security vendors, including their ability to prevent, detect and remediate endpoint threats, with ESET emerging as one of the leaders. In reviewing the overall market, the authors stated that Forrester survey data shows that “IT environment complexity”, was “the most frequently cited challenging issue” by enterprise respondents, and that, “Buyers want an endpoint security suite that consolidates capabilities and mini ......read more

Qatar, July 04, 2018:  Allah is the Most Great. Allah is the Most Great.  Allah is the Most Great. Glory is to Him Who has provided this for us though we could never have had it by our efforts. Surely, unto our Lord we are returning.  O Allah, we ask You on this our journey for goodness and piety, and for works that are pleasing to You . O Allah , lighten this journey for us and make its distance easy for us . O Allah, You are our Companion on the road and the One in Whose care we leave our family . O Allah , I seek refuge in You from this journey's hardships, and from the wicked sights in store and from finding our family and property in misfortune upon returning.  ......read more

Doha, Qatar – July 3, 2018 –    Several Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) students have recently returned to Doha after spending six months on the University’s home campus in the U.S.  “This home campus experience allows several of our communication students deeper exposure to courses not available in Qatar in their own field and in the broader liberal arts.  Some students have even been able to craft minors connecting courses in Qatar with those in Evanston,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO.  Among the students who participated this year, was Nada Bedair, who grew up in Alexandria, Egypt. While on the Evanston cam ......read more

Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018:  Breaking the fast during Ramadan is traditionally done together as a community. In observance of the holy month, Skyline University College alumni, parents, and students have come together for the annual Iftar Dinner with the Skyline faculty and staff community on May 30, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. The hall was filled with familiar faces, relishing the sumptuous food prepared by Skyline.  Moroever, in this Year of Zayed, SUC Services Committee, chaired by Dr. Taleb Eli, endeavors to reach out to the community by organizing various initiatives such as the Iftar Dinner and cricket match for the University City of Sharjah laborers on May 31, 2018 at ......read more

July 01, 2018:  When you are on one of your midnight fast food runs with your friends, you better not forget your house keys, nor your HUAWEI P20 Pro.  A camera which works like a literal pupil, shifting with different exposures, the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s lens adapt to every landscape, in attempts to capture the most idyllic of shots. We tested out the HUAWEI P20 Pro’s camera against the city scape of Dubai at night, and it’s safe to say that the sought-after smartphone is a clear winner in our eyes.  The issue of tackling night time shots has plagued the minds of smartphone manufacturers for long, and it has been the root cause of pixilated, greyish night-t ......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, Ebtis ......read more

June 25, 2018:  When it comes to bathing a baby and/or child, there is no right or wrong way; every parent has their own way. In fact, bath times in most homes become and remain as some of the best times for parents to connect with their kids.  One of the most important aspects to ensuring a safe bath time is choosing the right products. There are many different types of baby wash available for parents to choose from which can prove to be quite overwhelming for parents looking for the right one for their baby and kids.  Corine de Farme products are formulated keeping babies in mind. The products are enriched with extracts that are 100% natural, and they help maintain bab ......read more

Doha-Qatar – 25 June 2018:    Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.S.C.), Qatar’s Favorite Neighborhood Retailer, announced the relocation of its leasing department from its head office location in West Bay to Al Meera’s Nuaija Branch. The leasing department’s new office is located on the 1st floor in the Nuaija Mall and is managed by a team of specialist employees, dedicated to the care of the entire estate. The move aims to ease access for those interested in renting a space at any of Al Meera 51 branches across Qatar, and to better serve the existing tenants. The new office opened after the Eid holiday, from 7.30am to 3.00 pm, from Sunday to Th ......read more

New jewelry ensembles to crown this year’s spectacular bride Dubai, UAE, June 24, 2018:  In a moment, anything can happen. A young woman becomes a princess, and her dream a reality. In a moment, the union of love is celebrated like a royal ceremony, and a single moment turns into a lifetime of shared happiness.   Knowing just how valuable these moments are, Mouawad has introduced a spectacular collection of Masterpieces and High Jewelry to celebrate your big day the Mouawad way ― with unsurpassed elegance and exuberant charm and femininity.  Unveiling over a century of jewelry excellence and diamond mastery, the new collections combine pure petals, he ......read more

Top Stories
 
Top Sections