A court has sentenced three expatriate parents of students at a Filipino school to five months suspended jail term for defaming the school officials on social media.
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced the complete closure of two sections of Al Ghaws Street in Al Khor area from tomorrow for a period of two months.
Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) yesterday signed an agreement for a QR3bn power and water desalination project.
A shortage of residential units in the market coupled with the increasing construction costs have caused a significant rise in house rents over the past six months, say industry sources.
A driver was killed when his car was smashed by a container that fell off a trailer when it lost its balance while making a turn on the Doha Corniche Sunday afternoon.
A new unit of the Medical Commission will be opened soon in Mesaimeer for workers, according to a Gulf Times report.
The new unit, which could receive 500 visitors a day, is part of a co-operation between the Medical Commission Department and Qatar Red Crescent.
A carpentry workshop behind Al Wakra Municipality Building caught fire Saturday morning, according to reports from several local newspapers.
The Ministry of Interior has decided to not charge a fee for the cancellation of residency permits (RPs) of expatriates.
The ministry used to charge QAR60 as RP cancellation charges. Naturally, no fee will be charged for cancelling the RP of deceased expatriates as well.
A 73-year-old Qatari citizen has tested positive for the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus, public health authorities announced yesterday.
Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) reference laboratories have confirmed that the man is suffering from the respiratory infection.
Qatar yesterday hit back at Amnesty International for accusing it of failing to deliver on reforms for migrant workers and said significant changes have been made to improve working conditions.
A criminal court has sentenced an expat to six months in jail for stealing QR10,000 from a supermarket in Al Shahaniya and ordered his deportation after he has served the term.
Four expatriates — two Filipinos and two Nepalese — died and four others were injured, two of them critically, in a road accident near Mesaieed yesterday morning.
The dead and injured have been identified as employees of a construction company.