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A public event honouring the return of HH the Emir is set to be held along the Doha Corniche this evening, starting at 5:30 pm.


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Qatar for a nuke-free zone in the Middle East

Qatar expressed its support for a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East at the annual conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The Red Arrows return to Qatar this month

After four long years, the UK's iconic Royal Air Force team, Red Arrows, is returning to Qatar to perform on 30th September.

Metropolis, the German classic silent film to be screened with live score

Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra and the Doha Film Institute will present a screening of the German timeless classic silent film ‘Metropolis’.

Bye-bye summer: Qatar set to welcome cooler weather

Residents in Qatar will have another reason in rejoice as some parts of the country are expected to receive rainfall and a gradual drop in temperature.

Red Bull honors world champion Qatari high jumper Mutaz Barshim in Doha

Red Bull athlete and Qatari high jumper Mutaz Barshim returned to Doha earlier this month following a successful season.

Qatar breaks world record for longest selfie stick

Qatar has added the world record for the longest selfie stick to its even longer list of accomplishments this week.

Qatar Airways unveils world’s first double beds on flights

Qatar Airways has unveiled the world’s first double beds on its flights from London to Doha in business class.

Over 3,000 falconry enthusiasts attend S’hail 2017 opening at Katara

The Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition, S’hail, 2017 kicked off at Katara yesterday.

Lifestyle & Community

Electronic travel authorisation system launched

Holders of Valid Residence Permits or Visas to either GCC countries, Schengen countries, Australia, Canada, UK, USA, or New Zealand will be eligible for Electronic Travel Authorisation

A brunch to Thai for

Thai food is a popular choice of cuisine here in Qatar,so we headed off to Westin Doha's Sabai Thai to see how they measure up.

2017 Summer Cool Campaign gives thanks to those building Qatar

Two thousand workers across Qatar receive recognition and thanks during the 2017 Summer Cool Campaign

WATCH: An afternoon of serenity at Westin Hotel and Spa

On a hot, slumberous morning, we visited Westin Hotel’s Heavenly Spa. The spa is a place to recover and rejuvenate from the hustle and bustle of Do


WATCH: Doha Nostalgia - The Masked Man

The Masked Man of Doha was a mysterious local who used to drive around the city in heavily modified vehicles.

WATCH: QL Adventures - Expat buys a Thobe!

Can expats wear a Thobe? How much does it cost? Where can you actually buy one? QL writer Shaun finds out in this new episode of QL Adventures!

WATCH: 100 days under siege - the illegal blockade of Qatar

Today marks exactly 100 days since the start of the Siege of Qatar. Below is a brief timeline of the events that have transpired.

WATCH: Parasailing in Qatar!

Parasailing is one of the most extreme ways to beat the heat in Qatar. Soar hundreds of feet above open waters in a specially-designed parachute!


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LaLiga Festival at Hotel Park

 Katara Hospitality and LaLiga Lounge have announced the launch of the first edition of LaLiga Festival in Qatar, to be held at Hotel Park from September 28 to October 7, 2017. 


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