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The Long Way to Beat the Laptop Ban

Business travelers face longer trips and higher ticket prices if they're to circumvent the ban on using laptops and other devices aboard U.S.- and U.K.-bound flights from a clutch of airports including four of the world's busiest aviation int [Read story...]

Emir of Qatar receives Oman’s Sayyid Asa’ad

During the meeting, Sayyid Asa'ad conveyed greetings of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said along with best wishes of good health and wellbeing to Sheikh Tamim and the brotherly Qatari people progress and prosperity. Photo-ONA During the meeting, [Read story...]

Light rain expected tonight: Qatar MET

Doha: Weather inshore tonight until 6 a.m. on Thursday will be partly cloudy at times with chance of scattered rain at places becomes hazy to misty later, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily report. Wind inshore will be northeasterly at a [Read story...]

Qatar stock index drops 44.98 points

Doha: Qatar Stock Exchange index gained 44.98 points when the bourse closed trading at 10,416.83 points Wednesday. The volume of shares traded decreased to 11,553,885 from 15,697,196 on Tuesday and the value of shares also decreased QR289,370,504.11 [Read story...]

Qatar Airways to offer free laptops on US flights

Qatar Airways said on Thursday it will offer free laptops to business class passengers flying to the United States, in an effort to get round an American ban on electronics. In a statement, the Doha-based carrier said it would begin offering a “lapto [Read story...]