Building taller buildings in areas where the population has been exploding is the only way to provide affordable housing to people and ensure that pressure on basic services does not grow beyond a limit, says the public representative body.
A case of two top finance officials from a premier educational institution allegedly demanding a bribe of QAR3m ($824,000) from an insurer for renewing its contract has come to light.
A BBC television team was arrested in Qatar and held for two nights in prison while reporting on living conditions for migrant laborers working on the 2022 World Cup, the broadcaster said on Monday.
An African expatriate in Qatar got killed recently after a truck knocked him down on Salwa Road, one of the major roadways in the country.
This summer is likely to be hotter in Qatar and the entire Gulf region, thanks to the El Nino climatic phenomenon, the Meteorology Department said yesterday.
The region may also see a prolonged summer this year extending beyond September.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested two Asians after they were found using forged credit cards to make some purchases.
A crane reportedly crashed on to the main street on Old Airport road near F-Ring road this morning and caused major traffic flow disruption.
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has eased licensing rules for some 55 business categories that includes some major sectors.
The Ministry said fire safety certification from the Civil Defence can be had within 30 days from acquiring commercial licences for the above businesses.
Twelve Sri Lankans who were arrested by Qatar authorities for protesting after a fire broke out at a labour camp in Al Sailiya in Qatar have been blacklisted.
The Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment confirmed that the government of Qatar will deport the Sri Lankans.
Illegal taxis continue to do flourishing business in different parts of Doha, especially during weekends, Gulf Times has reported.
Public Works Authority announced that a traffic diversion will be in place on part of Al Kassarat Street in the industrial area starting Saturday and will last six months, Ashghal said in a statement.
The diversion is in the direction from Roundabout 15 towards Roundabout 10.
A criminal court has sentenced a Filipina to a year in jail for forging a marriage certificate to show that her boyfriend was her husband.
The court has said in its verdict that the woman be deported after serving the jail sentence.