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The latest news and updates from around Qatar. Feel free to share with the community.

  1. Ministry bans paragliding for this camping season

    The government has banned paragliding in camping areas during the camping season from October 28 to April 18.

    Paragliding is a common pastime for many who camp in the dunes in particular as the weather turns pleasant during winter.

  2. Temporary steel flyover opens today in Abu Hamour

    A temporary steel flyover built over Khamees Al Obaidly Roundabout near the Medical Commission headquarters in Abu Hamour is being opened to traffic today. 

    The flyover aims to ease traffic flow from Al Thumama Roundabout on E Ring Road towards the Industrial Area. 

  3. Qatar statistics for August

    The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics released the eighth issue of (Qatar: Monthly Statistics) bulletin which includes a number of brief population, social and economic statistics that took place in last August. 

  4. Al Garni wins gold for Qatar at Incheon Asiad

    Qatar’s Mohammed Al Garni won gold for the nation in the 17th Asian Games when he triumphed the men's 5,000M race.

    Qatar is currently sitting in 10th position in the medal tally rankings with 4 gold and a bronze. China and South Korea are first and second respectively.