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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.

HH the Emir sends condolences to Mexico

HH the Emir sent a cable of condolences to the President of the United Mexican States on the victims of the earthquake

Naslat Al Maa Street to be closed for 10 days

Ashghal has announced the closure of a section of Naslat Al Maa Street in south west Doha for ten days.

New solar power project to produce 500 MW of electricity by 2020

A huge solar power project aims to generate 500 to 1,000 MW of electricity for the country by 2020.

8 tips for increasing your home’s value before you sell

Before putting your property out there for viewing, here are a few tips to keep in mind to ensure you make the best possible impression.

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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