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2014-04-07 08:20:41

Daily Non-Stop Houston Route To Doha Provides Important Business Link To Middle East and Beyond HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week Qatar Airways, a member of the oneworld alliance, celebrated five years of flying to Houston, Texas. The airline began daily, non-stop service between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Doha on March 30, 2009. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/NY99300 Qatar Airways CEO, Mr. Al Baker, said, "This year marks...

2014-04-02 12:21:34

Airline Launches Daily Service Between Doha and Philadelphia International Airport PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways' inaugural flight to Philadelphia touched down at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this morning marking the airline's fifth gateway in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/NY96775 With the launch of the daily service between Philadelphia and Qatar Airways' hub in Doha, capital of the State of Qatar, the...

2014-04-02 08:29:33

Doha, 2-3 April 2014 DOHA, Qatar, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of Qatar's Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs will be hosting the National Unity and Social Coexistence on the 2nd and 3rd of April, during which an international panel of guest speakers will be putting forth religious, cultural and historical parallels to review approaches and to counter religious militancy and extremism, with a particular focus on Syria. (Photo:...

2014-04-01 16:21:31

DOHA, Qatar, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, formally laid the foundation stone for Laffan Refinery 2 (LR2) at a special ceremony held today at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha. LR2 will effectively double the condensate refining capacity of the Laffan Refinery to 300,000 barrels per day, solidifying the country's unique position as the largest condensate producer with the largest condensate...

2014-03-03 16:21:15

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Aviation Market in the Middle East 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Aviation market in the Middle East to grow at a CAGR of 6.32 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in global air traffic. The Aviation market in the Middle East has also been witnessing the increasing cost of airport operations. However,...

2014-02-24 12:21:49

DOHA, Qatar, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prompted by the demands of growing cities, flooding and a drive to improve wastewater management, the region is set to spend in excess of $3billion to develop this critical infrastructure class. Qatar is leading the way with its much anticipated IDRIS program, set for commencement in 2014, as well the continued work on the Local Road and Drainage Program which featured 200 separate projects. In addition to this,...

2014-02-13 16:27:43

Enabling Prevention of Heart Disease By Early Detection DOHA, Qatar and IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthMed Holdings, a company dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease through innovative laboratory tests in conjunction with preventive strategies, announced today that it has completed validation on a novel blood test that aims to identify individuals who are at risk of a heart attack that might be missed by conventional tests. These individuals have...

2014-02-11 08:27:24

DOHA, Qatar, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar unites through sport with free sessions for all Crowds show their support at Corniche Walk and Qatar Olympic Committee Sport Village Third National Sport Day leaves sporting legacy at sportday.qa [http://www.sportday.qa ] Qatar has come together through sport for the most widely celebrated...

2014-02-01 04:20:09

DOHA, Qatar, February 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) held a luncheon on January 19th welcoming the first admitted class for its Executive Master in Energy and Resources. The program is offered in partnership with Georgetown University, Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140201/667260 ) The event, held at the HBKU Student Center, was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali...

2014-01-22 04:20:07

DOHA, Qatar, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Qatar International Motor Show (QIMS), the pre-eminent automotive event in the Middle East, returns to Doha in February 2014. This was announced at a press conference, attended by senior delegates and top local and regional media. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/666336 ) The press conference revealed details of the fourth edition of QIMS - to be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre in...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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