In a move to address the shortage of academic staff in Independent schools, the Supreme Council of Education (SEC) is currently working to recruit 1,600 teachers before the new academic year 2015-2016 begins in September,
A criminal court has sentenced a maid to one year in jail for stealing gold jewellery from her employer.
The court has also ordered that the maid be deported after serving the jail term.
Qatar's food prices are projected to increase only marginally this year before recovering in the following two years, rising around 2.0 percent to 2.6 percent.
There has been a 7 percent increase in the number of foreign visitors received in Qatar in the first half of 2015 compared to the same period last year, according to a report issued by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) yesterday.
The Philippine embassy in Doha is preparing for the repatriation of 12 Filipino prisoners who are set to be released by Qatar as a gesture of goodwill.
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has extended working hours of several health centres in Doha and other cities.
Some health centres working in double shifts now have one shift from 7am to 11pm.
- The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 42 degrees celsius and minimum temperature is likely to be 28 - but the high levels of humidity will make it feel much hotter.
The Ministry of Justice is to digitalise millions of documents to allow people to access services online.
Around six million transactions and legal documents at the real estate and authentication services department will be digitalised, followed by 250,000 real estate documents.
A significant fall is seen in the prices of several popular varieties of vegetables that had remained high during the Eid Al Fitr holidays and summer in 2014.
The market is expected to witness a further fall in prices in the coming weeks, according to retail and wholesale traders.
At least 615 people living in Qatar have converted to Islam during Ramadan this year, according to stats released by the Qatar Guest Center and Sheikh Eid Charity Association.
That works out to more than 20 people a day. (Mashallah!)
A criminal court has pronounced one year jail sentence to two Asians for stealing a television (TV) from a farmhouse located in the Sealine area.
The court has also ordered for both the culprits to be deported after serving the jail term.
Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih was lauded as "an artist of the revolution" during the Arab Spring, and now he's pointing his pencil at other world events.