Qatar began issuing sticker-free Residency Permit (RP) to expatriates and their families on Monday.
An estimated 25,000 new housing units are expected to come on the market by end of this year driven by rising demand, says a real estate development company.
The authorities have ordered a temporary recall of Tang, a popular fruit-flavoured drink from the local market.
The Crescent Sighting Committee at the Ministry of Awqaf (Islamic Endowments) and Islamic Affairs has called upon all Muslims living in Qatar to sight the Ramadan crescent on Tuesday evening.
Prices of some of the popular fish and vegetables in demand have gone up along with Qatar's summer temperature.
An Asian transit traveller has been sentenced to five years in jail, a fine of QR200,000 and subsequent deportation for an attempt to smuggle 133 capsules of cocaine inside his stomach.
- Law-enforcement agencies have busted an illegal liquor-making unit functioning from a house in the northern areas of the country.
Qatar Rail yesterday announced that 30km of tunnelling out of 113km for the Greater Doha Metro Rail project has been completed.
When Qatar Rail last reported progress in April, the figure was 18.5km. Entire tunnelling work is expected to be over in 2017.
Qatar has again stepped up enforcement of a law this year that requires businesses, residential compounds and all public areas around the country to be monitored by closed circuit television (CCTV).
A criminal court has sentenced an Arab expatriate internal design engineer to three years in jail and fined him QR10,000 ($2,746) for demanding and accepting a bribe of QR20,000.
The closure of the one-kilometre stretch between Gulf Cinema and Mall signals of Najma Street has led to remarkably huge congestion on several roads in Al Hilal.
The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) will mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on June 12 by holding activities to raise safety awareness and health issues for workers at the Medical Commission.