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Melbourne starts five-day virus lockdown, no spectators at Australian Open

Melbourne starts five-day virus lockdown, no spectators at Australian Open

Australia's second most populous state Victoria entered a five-day lockdown on Saturday as authorities raced to prevent a third wave of Covid-19 cases sparked by the highly infections UK variant.

Qatar Airways starts rerouting flights through Saudi airspace

Qatar Airways starts rerouting flights through Saudi airspace

Qatar Airways on Thursday said it had started rerouting flights through Saudi Arabian airspace.

Ashghal starts works to develop Fereej Al Ali Intersection on D-Ring Road

Ashghal starts works to develop Fereej Al Ali Intersection on D-Ring Road

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced the start of upgrading the Fereej Al Ali Intersection, popularly known as Al Tadamon Intersection, into two-levels, as part of D-Ring Road development works ...

HBKU starts new academic year as it marks 10-year milestone

HBKU starts new academic year as it marks 10-year milestone

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) started the new academic year on Sunday for new and returning students with a virtual ‘Start to Academic Year 2020-2021’.

Sout al-Khaleej starts broadcast from Istanbul

Sout al-Khaleej starts broadcast from Istanbul

Sout al-Khaleej, on its 18th anniversary, has added Istanbul to its list of broadcasting cities.

Amir starts his three-nation Asia tour on Sunday

Amir starts his three-nation Asia tour on Sunday

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani embarks on Sunday on a three-nation Asian tour that includes South Korea, Japan and China.

Ashghal starts Wakrah road upgrade project

Ashghal starts Wakrah road upgrade project

Ashghal has announced the commencement of the 9.2km long Al Wakrah Main Road upgrade works. The total cost is approximately QR600mn.

Shell starts new Gulf of Mexico field one year ahead of plan

Shell starts new Gulf of Mexico field one year ahead of plan

Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday announced the start of production at the Kaikias field in the US Gulf of Mexico, around one year ahead of schedule.

Ramadan starts today in Qatar

Ramadan starts today in Qatar

Today, June 6, is the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Qatar and other Gulf and Arab states.

Ex-Citi trader starts bitcoin exchange to entice China investors

Ex-Citi trader starts bitcoin exchange to entice China investors

It was after Arthur Hayes got laid off from Citigroup in 2013 that he stumbled across one of the simplest ways

Poland starts logging Unesco Heritage site

Poland starts logging Unesco Heritage site

Poland has begun logging in the ancient Bialowieza forest, which includes some of Europe’s last primeval woodland

Greece starts letting migrants leave isles

Greece starts letting migrants leave isles

Greek island officials have begun letting migrants leave detention centres where they have been held