The number of people sending money from Qatar during Ramadan and Eid Al Fitr jumped by up to 20 percent compared to the previous period.
- Australian woman arrested and then deported from UAE after posting photo on social media of a car blocking, not one, but two handicapped parking spots.
A criminal court has fined an Asian woman QR10,000 for reckless driving who ran over her car on a four-year Pakistani child, who later died due to critical injuries received during the accident.
- Qatar has the most efficient government in the world, followed by Singapore, Finland, Hong Kong - according to the latest studies conducted by the World Economic Forum.
At least four Qataris died while one was critically injured in a road mishap in Industrial Area in the early hours of the first day of Eid Al Fitr.
The injured is receiving treatment, while the bodies have been kept at Hamad General Hospital (HGH) morgue.
Najma Street will be closed temporarily from Monday until September 11, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) announced yesterday.
The closure is to complete rehabilitation works on the existing underground sewerage network in Najma.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs said yesterday that it has shut down 42 worksites for failing to comply with the summer schedule for outdoor works.
Eid holidays are expected to be hotter with the Meteorology Department forecasting a rise in temperature from tomorrow until Monday, hitting a maximum of 43-46 degrees Celsius during the peak hours.
Amid the deepening debt crisis in Greece, Qatar's Foreign Ministry has advised citizens visiting the country to carry with them enough cash to cover their expenses during their stay due to lack of cash in ATMs with closure of several banks.
Four women have been fined QR5,000 each by a Doha misdemeanour court for attacking another woman at a wedding ceremony, local Arabic daily Arrayah has reported.
Three people died and four were injured on Friday when their bus overturned on Al Khor Road. The bus of a private company was on way from Al Khor to Doha.
The accident occurred at Lusail race track around 4.30pm when the driver reportedly lost control after a tire burst.