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QL's top 7 picks of the week - 19th November, 2017

Stay up-to-date and entertained as our team shares their recommendations for everything from apps to films and brunch this week in Qatar.

116 bidders compete for 11 plots of land to build private schools

A total of 116 bidders are competing for the rights to develop schools in 11 plots of land allocated by the state.

Qatar well-prepared for military move from neighbours, confident of US support

Qatar is well-prepared to counter any military action it may face from its neighbours, says foreign minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.

Qatar’s foreign minister decries the region’s ‘reckless leadership

Qatar’s foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has accused the region’s ‘reckless leadership' as the cause for recent troubles.

Two Indian expatriates die while crossing road at Industrial Area

Two Indian expatriates have died in an accident at the Doha Industrial Area when a car struck them while trying to cross the road.

Fancy number plates auction nets a total amount of QR9.76m

The GCC blockade does not seem to have affected fancy plate number enthusiasts as they shell out QR9.76m for unique plate numbers.

Moving forward, Qatar sets QR750 as temporary minimum wage for workers

Qatar keeps its promise of introducing minimum wages for labourers by announcing a temporary figure of QR750 per month, with plans of reviewing it soon.

Doha-bound IndiGo flight performs emergency landing in Chennai following bird-hit

An Indigo Airlines flight, travelling from Chennai to Doha, was forced to touch down back in Chennai following a bird hit.

Lifestyle & Community

QL's top 7 picks of the week - November 12, 2017

Stay up-to-date and entertained as our team shares their recommendations for everything from apps to films and brunch this week in Qatar.

Abdulrahman Fakhro is crowned the King of Drift at the Red Bull Car Park Drift 2017 Qatar Qualifier

Qatar hosted the penultimate qualifying round for Red Bull Car Park Drift’s 2017 season in the Middle East.

Qatar meets Germany – Women Football meets Culture

A female football team visits Qatar for a friendly match with a Qatari female football team to celebrate the Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture.

German jazz band FAVO to open 4th Katara European Jazz Festival

The concert will take place at Katara on 8th November, 2017 at 7 pm. The festival itself will last till the 12th of November.

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WATCH: The week in review - November 11, 2017

Qatar Living brings you this week's top news stories in the country, summarised and reviewed.

WATCH: Red Bull Car Park Drift - Interview with Abdo Feghali

QL got to chat with Lebanese drifting legend Abdo Feghali at the Red Bull Car Park Drift on Friday.

WATCH: Qatar National Library opens its doors

Qatar National Library is up, running and to the public at last!

WATCH: The St. Regis Doha’s Grand Friday Brunch

Brunch is an event done on a scale that is truly grand and nothing short of impressive at the St. Regis Doha.

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Qatar Winter Dragon Boat Festival 2017

Qatar Dragon Boat is proud to announce our first competition of the season. Sponsored by the Saracen Community Initiative, the competition will be held at the Grand Hyatt Doha on Friday Nov.

 

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