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Doha (Reuters) - An Arab embargo on Qatar is inflicting pain on foreign migrant workers struggling amid an oil slump and disruption of ...
Doha: The southern part of Doha Express Highway and Hamad Port Road is now open to traffic. The southern part of Doha Express Highway ...

There was excitement in Doha this morning as residents woke to clouds and rain for the first time in months. August is the middle of the dry ...
Less than four months after it opened, Vox Cinemas at Doha Festival City (DFC) has temporarily closed for health violations. The 18-screen ...
The goal is to support local entrepreneurs while bolstering one of Doha's most popular recreation spaces, the groups explained in a statement.

In this opinion piece, he explains how. During the years that I worked in Doha and since I've left, I've read a steady patter of expat reflections on ...
The massive Doha Metro project appears on track to begin testing trains this December, new photos of construction progress suggests.
Doha's refusal to respond to the demands of the anti-terror quartet and rectify its mistakes in backing terrorism have unduly prolonged the crisis.
Hyderabad: Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatraya on Monday spoke to Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj informing her ...
Dr R Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank, in his keynote address, gave insight on Qatar as well as on global economy.
... rescue a Hyderabad woman who has allegedly been detained at Doha in Qatar by her employer with whom she worked as a domestic help.
MANAMA -- Bahrain's Minister of Interior has stressed that Qatar's policies endanger the security of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Joint Turkish-Qatari naval exercises concluded outside capital Doha on Monday, according to statements issued by Qatar's Defense Ministry.
They demanded Doha prosecute those named, including people who allegedly helped raise funds for al Qaeda's affiliates in Syria.
Dubai: The four Arab countries that have cut ties with Qatar said on Sunday they were ready for talks to tackle the dispute if Doha showed ...
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt severed diplomatic and economic ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing Doha of ...

'Iron Chef' Michael Bao Huynh brings a taste of Vietnam to Doha.
The recent ban on most electronic items onboard planes going from Doha to the US is simply a "security measure," the CEO of Qatar Airways has said.
The Airport Security Force (ASF) foiled a bid to smuggle one kilogram heroin abroad and arrested an accused at Karachi Airport today.
Speaking to Doha News, Alison Patterson said she and several supporters flew into Qatar for yesterday's verdict. But the judge declined to issue a verdict.
... thereby cleansing your blood supply," said Dr R Seetharaman, Group CEO of Doha Bank. "We are very proud of our staff members who spearheaded this initiative and would like to thank all those who stepped forward enthusiastically to donate their blood.
The annual Doha event attracted more than 100 gymnasts from 27 nations to compete at the Aspire Arena. The competition is part of the current FIG World Cup event series, which began in November 2016 and goes through March 2018.
This Spring Break I traveled to Northwestern's campus in Doha, Qatar. As part of an annual, University-sponsored trip, Weinberg, Medill and school of Communication students learned about Doha's history and explored aspects of Qatari society. We were ...
The long-term expats are both parents of boys with autism and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPS), a condition in which the brain has trouble interpreting information from the senses.
A 17-YEAR-old boy will appear in court today charged in connection with a knife attack at a mosque in Bradford. The teenager has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
The 10th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup is over in Doha. As the National Olympic Committee of Armenia told, on the final day of the tournament Armenian representative Artur Davtyan took the 8th position in the parallel bars discipline.
"Effective mitigation of climate change risk will not be achieved unless all state and non-state individuals step up their efforts towards a low-carbon future, and we believe the private sector has a vital role to play in making this transition ...
Thani Abdulrahman Al Kuwari oversaw the event in the gulf Nation, which took place in capital city Doha. The Organising Committee of Qatar's schools Olympic Programme, alongside the Qatar Paralympic Committee (QPC), helped launch the initiative.
Attributing to the new Group strategy, the Board of Directors has already introduced new appointments which would not only effectively align towards the immediate and intermediate goals but also contribute to the long-term development and growth of ...
Sheikh Khalifa said Qatar Chamber "played an important role" by initiating the revival of the Doha Round and in the signing of the 2013 WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement.
Moto2 Qatar: Maiden victory for dominant Morbidelli in Doha. 26 March 2017. Franco Morbidelli pulled out an advantage as his rivals battled away to win the opening Moto2 race of the season in Losail, Qatar.
The head of the Presidency Council, Faiez Serraj, had discussions today with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, on the current crisis in Libya.
While Bahrain took an early lead after scoring the first try, Doha was able to regroup and at half time were leading 17-10.
GYMNASTICS: The Australian's men's and women's Artistic Gymnastics team have won three medals on the final leg of the inaugural 2016-17 circuit of the International Gymnastics Federation's (FIG) Individual Apparatus World Cup, ending the series on a ...
The annual Doha event attracted more than 100 gymnasts from 27 nations to compete at the Aspire Arena. The competition is part of the current FIG World Cup event series, which began in November 2016 and goes through March 2018.
"I loved the atmosphere here in Doha and it is one of my favourites legs in the World Cup," Ponor, a triple gold medallist at the 2004 Athens Olympics, said on the last day.
The Head of the UN-proposed government's Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj, arrived in Qatar on Saturday as part of a formal visit announced by the PC media office last week.
Speaking to Doha News, Al-Mesleh said he was inspired to take the photos because colorful sky scenes make him reflect on the beauty of God's creation.
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Qatar has regained its position as the second happiest nation in the Mena region this year, after losing that spot to Saudi Arabia in 2016, according to an annual UN report.
Qatar Foundation is expected to lay off some 800 employees imminently, employees there have told Doha News. The layoffs, which are apparently due to budgetary constraints, will apply "across the board" to QF staff based in Qatar.
Fee and commission income should again grow after the minor setbacks of the last two years, and securities markets in the GCC are at last (except for Saudi Arabia) showing signs of a sustained recovery, albeit that the performance of the Doha ...
Doha: A Thrissur native was killed in a car accident in Al Wukair on Wednesday. Sulaiman, a native of Valapad in Thrissur, was the victim.
Qatar's foreign ministry has denounced a deadly attack in London yesterday that left four people dead and 29 others injured. In what British officials are calling a terrorist act, an assailant mowed down several people while driving an SUV on ...
... to Eid Al Adha. This year, the fasting month doesn't begin until the end of May. Meanwhile, hotels are also likely to be affected by increased taxes on alcohol.
Qatar Airways welcomed the Orbis Flying Eye hospital to Doha International Airport with an official reception. The medical training facility housed within a MD-10 aircraft will be on display until 29 March as part of a tour to raise awareness about ...
Doha Kharsa, centre, who made it to Canada as a refugee originally from Syria, is now living in Saskatoon. Two Saskatoon women, Jocelyn Orb, left, and Kyla Avis, right, are looking to raise enough funds to make a Reunion of the Kharsa with two siblings ...
The two-day event has brought together regional and international policy and decision makers in Doha to exchange ideas and experiences that will help the industry to evolve.
The 10th Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Series will kick off in Doha today, March 22, and run until Saturday, March 25. The international event has attracted more than 120 gymnasts from some 30 countries to compete for US$50,000 in prize money.