More public parks in Qatar to start getting free Wi-Fi soon
One of the best things about major public parks in Qatar is that it also offers free Wi-Fi.It means that while your children catch up on their daily dose of outdoor fun, you can still attend to important job situations on the move....
Gulf region’s biggest man-made forest coming up in Qatar
It may feel strange to use the words Qatar and forest in the same sentence, but that is exactly what is coming up in Qatar soon.According to Gulf Times, the GCC region’s biggest man-made forest is nearing completion at Umm Salal Ali, an area that lies around 50km outside Doha city.“The 8.3sqkm fores...
Qatar residents experience low visibility due to fog. Be careful out there!
Qatar’s residents experienced some really poor visibility in the early morning....
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani laid to rest
Thousands of relatives and well-wishers laid Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani to rest at the Al Rayan cemetery on Monday.
Three government employees on trial for stealing QR30m
Three public employees are standing trial for stealing QR30m from an oil company, reported GDNOnline.Financial auditors, who were going through the company’s accounts, found out that the three former employees had been embezzling funds belonging to the company.The defendants — two of whom were emplo...
Online, condolences pour in for Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani
Tributes are pouring in from online users at the passing away of Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, who first began to oversee the rapid expansion of Qatar as a modern state....
Emir declares three days of mourning following death of his grandfather
His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has declared three days of public mourning following the death of his grandfather Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani.
Former Emir of Qatar has passed away. Condolences to the family
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, the grandfather of the current Emir of Qatar has passed away.Our condolences to the royal family. The funeral prayers for Sheikh Khalifa will be on Monday after the Asr prayer at the State Mosque in Doha.The time for Asr athan is 2:34pm for Doha and the ...
Immunisation drive sees almost 28,000 children being vaccinated
A new initiative by the Ministry of Public Health, to immunise children against Measles, Mumps and Rubella, gets a huge response.
Qatar’s new residency law to come into effect on December 13
Qatar's new residency laws will come into effect on December 13, one year after publication in the Gazette.