QC gives clothing to 4,000 orphans as gift for Eid

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  • September 24, 2016
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Qatar Charity (QC), with the support of Qatar’s philanthropists, distributed clothes and gifts among 4,000 orphans in 21 countries during Eid al-Adha. Celebrations held on the occasion were attended by local dignitaries and diplomatic officials from different Qatari embassies. QC sponsors more than 105,000 orphans through its “Rofaqaa” initiative, offering comprehensive educational, social and healthcare. […]

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Uber introduces "driver-less car" service

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  • September 14, 2016
  • 4 min read

Uber launched a groundbreaking driverless car service Wednesday, jumping ahead of Detroit auto giants and Silicon Valley rivals with technology that could revolutionize transportation. In an ambitious experiment, a fleet of cars laden with lasers, cameras and other sensors — but with no one’s hands on the wheel — were to be deployed by the […]

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Fund-raising must be done in coordination with a registered UAE charity organisation Any illegal raising of funds in violation of the law could result into two months to one year in jail and a fine from Dh5,000 to Dh100,000 depending on the court ruling. Dubai: Residents and organisations have been warned against violating a law […]

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Unauthorized fundraisers face prison, deportation

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  • February 27, 2016
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JEDDAH: Indulging in charity work or fundraising activity in the Kingdom without license or official permission will invite various penalties, jail terms and deportation as per the Kingdom’s law. Years after deliberations among members of the Council of Experts at the Shoura Council and the Council of Ministers, the subject of fundraising and its disbursement […]

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Qatar bans e-cigarette sales

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  • February 24, 2016
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It is not allowed to sell or posses electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) in Qatar, said Dr Kholood al-Mutawaa, head, Non- Communicable Disease Department at the Ministry of Public Health. “E-cigarette was banned in Qatar according to a ministry order in 2014. We also have a GCC agreement on this matter,” the official said. “We have instructed […]

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UAE makes dashboard cameras legal

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  • February 1, 2016
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Dash cameras will be allowed, provided they are placed to monitor traffic violations. The practice came to light after a person was found to have jumped in front of vehicles twice on two separate occasions in a month. There is no law in the UAE that criminalizes the installation of dash cameras, the Federal Traffic […]

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Qatar clamps down on charities that send funds abroad

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  • September 20, 2014
  • 3 min read

Qatar’s government has introduced new regulations that make it more difficult for local charities to move money outside of the country, as authorities continues to fend off accusations that the nation is funding fighters in Iraq and Syria. The rules come in the form of a new law that Qatar’s Emir signed this week that […]

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Qatar: Dash-cam footage ‘admissible in accident probes’

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  • January 12, 2014
  • 3 min read

A dashboard camera (dash cam), also called car or eyewitness camera, is a small recording device that is placed on the windshield or dashboard and could continuously record everything that happens in front of the vehicle while it is on the move. Footage from the recording of a dashboard camera can be presented as evidence […]

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Saudi Gazette report: RIYADH – Expatriates found engaged in collecting donations in an illegal way will be deported, the Ministry of Interior has warned. “The concerned security authorities have been authorized to carry out investigation and arrest all those involved in the collection of donations in cash and kind illegally,” the security spokesman at the […]

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