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Ooredoo tv available to all Internet customers
August 30, 2016
Doha: Ooredoo yesterday announced another important milestone for its award-winning Ooredoo tv service, as the company has made the service available to customers with copper ADSL Internet connections.

Previously, Ooredoo’s next-generation smart service was only available for Ooredoo Fibre customers, but, following the new service update, all Ooredoo Internet customers can have access to the incredible choice and quality of Ooredoo tv.

The update enables...
Qatar, S Africa eye cooperation in transportation projects
August 30, 2016
South Africa has lauded Qatar’s transportation-related projects, particularly the new Hamad Port, which, according to ambassador Saad Cachalia, is expected to boost bilateral relations between the two countries.

Cachalia said the Hamad Port and the Doha Metro project were among the projects discussed in a recent meeting with HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti.

“More importantly, what we talked about was the...
Qatar Airways raises flights to Riyadh by 40%
August 30, 2016

QATAR Airways has announced Sunday that it will operate 20 flights per week to and from Riyadh starting Sept. 1, 2016, increasing its services by more than 40 per cent. Passengers traveling into and out of Saudi Arabia will benefit from greater connectivity to the award-winning airline’s extensive network of more than 150 destinations via its state-of-the-art hub at Hamad International Airport in Doha.

August 30, 2016

In a bid to meet growing domestic energy demand, Qatar is getting ready to start operations at its US$10-billion Barzan gas project this November, which will increase the country’s daily gas output by up to 2 billion cubic feet once capacity is reached in 2017, Reuters reports, citing two sources in the know.


August 30, 2016

Qatar has quadrupled its spending on US influence-peddlers to help reverse an onslaught of bad publicity over the country's alleged role in supporting radical Islamists across the Middle East.

The Gulf emirate expanded its stable of lobbying and public relations firms from two to five in 2015 and paid them a combined $3.34 million, according to a review of financial disclosures. That’s up from $764,000 the year before.