Ministry of Awqaf Launches New Heritage Books

Doha, July 26 (QNA) - On the sidelines of its Ramadan Tent activities, The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has launched  three  new editions of Islamic heritage books namely Al-Tabsira on Maliki jurisprudence (Fiqh) by Imam Abul Hassan bin Ali Al-Lakhmi Al-Qayrawani, Sahih Al-Athar by Ibn Qarqoul and Kitab Al-Sunan by Ibn Shuaib Al-Nasa'i.The three new editions are the latest to be published  by Department of Islamic Heritage Revival…

Ashghal to Partially Close Grand Hamad Street

Doha, July 26 (QNA) - The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) announced Thursday a partial closure of Grand Hamad Street will be effective from July 29 to October 24.  One lane of the street in the direction from the Corniche towards Airport Street shall be closed at the stretch between Al Ahmed Intersection and Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Thani Street Intersection, Ashghal said on its website today. The traffic diversion is for the…

Qatar Exchange Down 0.06%

Doha, July 25 (QNA) - The Qatar Exchange was down on Wednesday 17.28 points or 0.21% to 8,232.01 points from the previous closing of 8,249.29. The volume of shares traded was up to 4,028,703 from 3,566,430 Tuesday, and the value of shares increased to QR152,877,324.68 from QR128,753,662.18 Tuesday. Among the top losers were Industries Qatar whose share dropped 0.91% to QR131.10 , Qatar Telecom lost 0.68 to QR103.00, Barwa Real…

Olympic Official Lauds Qatar for Boosting Women’s Sports

London, July 26 (QNA) - Qatar's initiatives to encourage and boost women's sports in the region have won praise from, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). IOC member and retired Polish sprinter Irena Szewinska said, "The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) is going step by step and doing the right thing. It is helping women take to sport in a big way. They are promoting sport in a right…

Qatar National Athletes Prepare for 2012 Olympic Games

London, July 26 (QNA) - Qatar's national athletes continued their pre-games preparation and completed all arrangements to begin their campaign in the 30th London 2012 Summer Olympic Games from 27 July to 12 of August in London, UK. All national athletes have officially started their pre-games training sessions earlier on Tuesday, keeping great dream to make glory and honor the country at this prestigious Olympic gathering Some 12 prominent athletes will represent…