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The European Parliament has condemned discriminatory practices by blockading nations against Qatari citizens and called for an immediate end to it.


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Qatar National Day Event celebration with Commercial Bank

We're all excited to mark another great year for Qatar, and this time around you can join Commercial Bank for a festive way to celebrate Qatar National Day!

Man jailed to one year in prison, in absentia, for cheating Arab expat of QR200,000

A man, who duped an Arab expatriate out of QR200,000 after promising him shares in an educational institution, has been sentenced in absentia to one year in jail.

Qatar opens two brand new Visa Centres in Bangladesh’s Dhaka and Sylhet cities

With the opening of two new Qatar Visa Centres in the Bangladeshi cities of Dhaka and Sylhet, the country is steadily marching towards bringing more transparency towards the recruitment of expatriate workers.

No VAT or income tax, but price of cigarettes, sugary drinks to rise in 2019

Qatar’s Ministry of Finance has announced the budget for 2019, which sees a 1.7% increase from the previous year. While there will be no VAT or income tax for individuals this year, some non-healthy items will become dearer.

Most countries in favour of a 48-team World Cup in 2022, says FIFA boss Infantino

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino reiterates that most countries from around the world are in favour of a 48-team World Cup in 2022. However, he has decided to leave the final decision to Qatar.

National Day celebrations officially kick off at Darb Al Saai ground

The Qatar National Day celebrations kicked off into high gear with the official opening of the Darb Al Saai ground, which will host many activities related to the joyous occasion.

The annual, two-day Doha Forum set to begin in the country on December 15

The 18th edition of the annual Doha Forum conference will bring together some of the world’s top leaders for two days of policy discussions, plenary sessions and seminars.

HH The Amir launched mammoth water security reservoirs project in Umm Salal

HH The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani launched the mammoth Water Security Mega Reservoirs Project, expected to make the country self sufficient in water, at Umm Salal yesterday.

Lifestyle & Community

Your guide to Qatar National Day 2018

Time to get excited folks! Find out what's happening where as we celebrate Qatar National Day 2018 to mark another glorious year in Qatar's history.

Pressto Offers Express Dry-Cleaning Services

Got a tuxedo you don't want to risk damaging or an intricate gown and not sure how to go about cleaning? Pressto Doha is every discerning individual’s dream come true!

How to Cope With Moving to Qatar

If you're planning on moving to Qatar or just moved here, you may feel excited, anxious and overwhelmed simultaneously. We have compiled a list of useful tips to help you make the best of your move here.

Volkswagen Arteon is one of the hottest hatchbacks in Qatar right now

The Arteon is a car arguably more capable of turning heads than any other Volkswagen, something we experienced while driving the car for over two weeks in Doha.


WATCH: Light Me Lusail - Qatar's first international festival of lights

The biggest and the first International Light Festival in Qatar was held at Lusail Marina in the first week of December.

WATCH: Qatar East to West Ultra Run 2018

The recently completed Qatar Ultra Runners East to West Marathon, tested the endurance of some of Qatar's most enthusiastic runners.

WATCH: Qatar Living Turns 13

Qatar Living has turned 13 and we celebrated our birthday with many of our supportive friends.

WATCH: Ajyal Film Festival 2018

Qatar Living is a proud media partner of the sixth Ajyal Film Festival. Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 was the opening of this year’s film festival which will showcase locally-produced films as well as from abroad. 


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Kidizens Got Talent - Mall Of Qatar

Kidizens Got talent will take place at KidzMondo Doha, at Mall of Qatar. The auditions are open from December 6th and December 15th


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