Sick of traffic? G-Ring Road is finally open

South of Doha, G-Ring Road, an expressway that cost around QR 4 billion, opened for travelers on Saturday. According to a top Ashghal official, it will ease traffic by at least 50%.

Doha Metro to have fastest driverless trains in the region

Qatar Rail has announced that the up and coming Doha Metro will have the fastest driverless trains in the region, and some of the fastest in the world, with the capacity to reach up to 100 km per hour.

Kidnapped Qatari hunting party in Iraq freed

The Qatari hunting party of 26 people that was kidnapped by gunmen in a desert area of Iraq was released after 16 months of incarceration.

Strong winds and dusty weather expected over the weekend

Strap on your mask or keep your car windows rolled up because the Qatar Meterological Department has predicted strong winds in most areas of Qatar over this weekend, and poor visibility due to dust and haze today.

Qatar Central Bank issues stricter instructions for vehicle insurance firms

One of the biggest hassles a person faces in the case of being in an accident is the formalities at the insurance company.

Qatar and Philippines sign 4 MoUs including $206m worth in trade agreements

Four Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) were signed by Qatar and the Philippines yesterday as HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

Qatar and Russia agree on independent probe into Syria chemical attack

Qatar’s foreign minister, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, agreed with Lavrov yesterday upon backing an independent investigation into the chemical attack that took place in Khan Sheikhoun.

Facial recognition technology comes to Careem, making rides even safer

There has been an explosion in popularity of ride-hailing services like Careem and Uber in recent times.

Did you know that more than 23% of Qatar’s area is a nature reserve?

Those people who constantly gripe that there is not much to see in Qatar or that the country is little more than a desert, should hear this out.

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte to finish historic visit to Gulf today

Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president, will wrap up his historic tour to the Middle East today in Qatar.