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Qatar's 'Ehteraz' app stirs rare privacy backlash

Qatar's 'Ehteraz' app stirs rare privacy backlash
Privacy concerns over Qatar's coronavirus contact tracing app have prompted a rare backlash and forced officials to offer reassurance and concessions.

Ehteraz app updated with expanded security features

Ehteraz app updated with expanded security features
Qatar's mandatory coronavirus contact tracing app – Ehteraz is now available on app stores with updated security and privacy features.

Qatar's wildlife thriving amid coronavirus restrictions

Qatar's wildlife thriving amid coronavirus restrictions
Lockdowns and restrictions on movement due to the coronavirus pandemic have allowed wildlife to flourish around Qatar.

Qatar says probing wage delay after labour protest

Qatar says probing wage delay after labour protest
Migrant labourers staged a rare protest in Qatar over unpaid wages, according to QNA reports.

Virtual #BigBMeetUp on Coping with COVID-19

Virtual #BigBMeetUp on Coping with COVID-19
Virtual #BigBMeetUp on coping with COVID-19 will be held on 23rd May from 8 pm.

2022 Qatar World Cup will unify a post Covid-19 world

2022 Qatar World Cup will unify a post Covid-19 world
Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), feels that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will unify a post Covid-19 world.

Qatar forces residents to install coronavirus tracker

Qatar forces residents to install coronavirus tracker
Qatar is making it mandatory for all its residents to install its coronavirus tracking app when leaving the house — or face a hefty fine and even jail time.

Qatar Airways introduces additional safety measures

Qatar Airways introduces additional safety measures
Qatar Airways introduces additional safety measures for passengers and crew members.

Qatar sends medical supplies to Iran

Qatar sends medical supplies to Iran
Qatar supports UNICEF by delivering medical supplies to Iran.

Coronavirus spreads "fast" in Qatar's labor camps

Coronavirus spreads
Health experts accuse that conditions in labour camps “is fertile ground for transmission of COVID-19."

Qatar makes wearing masks outside mandatory

Qatar makes wearing masks outside mandatory
Qatar's interior ministry announced that wearing masks will be mandatory to go outside starting Sunday, and those who do not comply will be fined up to 200,000 riyals

COVID-19 will end in Saudi Arabia and Qatar

COVID-19 will end in Saudi Arabia and Qatar
A research project using data-driven SIR model estimates that COVID-19 will end soon in Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Qatar Airways offers free tickets to healthcare staff

Qatar Airways offers free tickets to healthcare staff
Qatar Airways has unveiled its plan to give away 100,000 airline tickets to frontline health care workers who have been battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Sidra Medicine develops new method for COVID-19 Testing

Sidra Medicine develops new method for COVID-19 Testing
Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, has developed a new COVID-19 virus testing method.

Qatar opens field hospital in Industrial Area

Qatar opens field hospital in Industrial Area
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has opened the field hospital in the Industrial Area, which is allocated to receiving the coronavirus (COVID-19) suspected cases.

Qatar has flattened the curve

Qatar has flattened the curve
Qatar's minister of public health, Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari has stated about the government's efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.

Qatar widens virus testing beyond locked down workers

Qatar widens virus testing beyond locked down workers
Qatar has launched a new drive-through coronavirus testing programme to assess the prevalence of the disease in the wider population.

Qatar Airways warns of 'substantial' job losses

Qatar Airways warns of 'substantial' job losses
Qatar Airways has warned its employees of "substantial" redundancies amid a collapse in demand for air travel caused by the coronavirus.

Storm destroys Qatar coronavirus field hospital

Storm destroys Qatar coronavirus field hospital
Strong winds destroyed a field hospital in Qatar treating patients with coronavirus. No patients were hurt and most injuries to staff at the facility

Environment monitoring boost Qatar's covid-19 combat

Environment monitoring boost Qatar's covid-19 combat
The Energy Centre at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (Qeeri) continues to monitor environmental conditions which may boost Qatar's covid-19 combat.

Qatar affirms its commitment to protect migrant workers

Qatar affirms its commitment to protect migrant workers
Qatar has confirmed its commitment ensuring the continuation of work environment for expatriate workers amidst Coronavirus crisis.

COVID-19 survivor praises Qatar’s best healthcare

COVID-19 survivor praises Qatar’s best healthcare
A Filipino expatriate who has survived COVID-19 disease said he is very much grateful for Qatar’s exceptional healthcare and dedicated health workers.

Qatar confirms support for vaccine trials for Covid-19

Qatar confirms support for vaccine trials for Covid-19
A senior official of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has affirmed Qatar's willingness to participate in the international efforts for the vaccine development

Qatar Airways Cargo operates most number of flights

Qatar Airways Cargo operates most number of flights
Qatar Airways Cargo has set a new record of operating most number of flights to several global destinations in one day.

Qatar presses on with World Cup projects

Qatar presses on with World Cup projects
Work on Qatar’s World Cup mega-projects has continued apace despite tough social distancing rules to stem the spread of coronavirus among the largely migrant workforce.
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