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Ramadan Kareem from the Qatar Living Team. Visit our Ramadan page to stay up to date.

Qatar overcome ‘blockade challenges’ in medical field, continue to treat GCC patients

Despite the tremendous odds against it due to the illegal siege, Qatar’s medical field has continued to grow, providing treatment to patients even from the blockading countries.

Roof installation of Al Wakrah Stadium completed successfully

Qatar’s preparations for hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup got one step closer to completion with the installation of the final piece of roof over the under-construction Al Wakrah Stadium.

Qatari firm Al Faisal Holding plans to build 16 new factories to meet local food needs

The private sector has played a huge role in minimising the effect of the illegal siege of Qatar. They are gearing up to make even more investments to get things moving forward.

Public parks in Qatar to remain open well past midnight during month of Ramadan

Public parks in the country will function until 3am each day throughout the duration of the holy month of Ramadan.

Malls, outlets ‘can remain open for 24 hours a day during Ramadan,’ says the MEC

In a new initiative, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce has allowed shopping malls and retail outlets to remain open 24 hours a day, without prior approval, during the holy month of Ramadan.

Qatar’s reserves ‘sufficient to maintain currency peg to Dollar for several years’ says report

A new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit has found that Qatar’s reserves are sufficient to maintain the currency peg to the US dollar for several years.

HIA goes the extra mile this Ramadan to provide peace of mind to Muslims

HIA provides special services for fasting travelers to help give peace of mind and a hassle-free journey at the airport during Ramadan.

Careem introduces new, lower prices for customers in Qatar

Careem today announced the introduction of lower pricing for their customers in Doha and Al Wakrah.

New top-of-the-line Gold Souq to open in the heart of Doha City soon

A brand new Gold Souq, which will consist of a cluster of more than 50 shops, is set to open in the heart of Doha City soon. Are you excited?

MoPH set to levy heavy fines from people who smoke in cars sitting next to minors

The Ministry of Public Health will slap a hefty QR3,000 fine on drivers who are caught smoking inside cars with minors sitting next to them.

Blocking Qatari faithfuls from Umrah during Ramadan causes disappointment

Qatari nationals and expatriates, who are unable to travel to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah during the holy month of Ramadan due to the illegal blockade, say they are immensely sad and disappointed.

Qatar Charity’s Ramadan projects to benefit more than 630,000 people in the country

This Ramadan, Qatar Charity is set to organise a host of activities that will touch the lives of more than 600,000 people in the country in different ways.

If you are procrastinating about quitting smoking, Ramadan is a good time to take action

If you are a smoker and is thinking about quitting the habit for good, then the Holy month of Ramadan is the best time to change your plans into actions.

Saudi Arabia to illegally beam World Cup matches from stolen beIN Sports signal

Saudi Arabia is set to show all 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup by illegally stealing signals from Qatari channel beIN Sports, which holds the beaming rights for the entire Middle East.

Qatar’s Ministry of Interior arrests 40 people for illegal visa trafficking

In a large operation, the Ministry of Interior cracked down on people selling illegal visas, arresting 40 such traders.

Hamad International Airport offers ‘peace of mind’ to Muslim travellers who fast

The Hamad International Airport has made extensive arrangements to assist passengers who are observing fasting during the Holy month of Ramadan.

Residents say official intervention necessary to rein in errant retailers during Ramadan

Several consumers in Qatar have complained about different prices being levied for the same food products in different shops and have requested the MEC to step in.

Qatar set to add 13,000 residential units by end of the year, says report by ValuStrat

According to a new survey, house rents are likely to fall further thanks to almost 13,000 residential units coming into the market by the end of this year.

Parents fume over the ever-rising tuition fees in schools in Qatar

The constant and steady rise in the cost of education in Qatar has left many parents fuming and concerned about the future.

HH The Emir takes part in Extraordinary OIC Summit, condemns Israeli action in Gaza

HH The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, attending the Extraordinary Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Countries, condemns Israeli action in Gaza and calls for a solution to the bloodshed.

As Qatar approaches a year of blockade, it looks like the winner, says Forbes report

International business magazine Forbes has reported that despite the blockade being almost a year old, Qatar increasingly looks like emerging as the winner.

There are increased chances of rain in and around Qatar on Saturday, says Met Dept

While there will be strong winds and high seas on Friday, the chances of rain in Qatar is expected to improve by Saturday, according to Qatar’s Met Department.

HH The Emir, HH The Father Emir receive Ramadan well-wishers at Al Wajba Palace

HH The Emir and HH The Father Emir received hundreds of well wishers at the Al Wajba Palace during the holy month of Ramadan.

Month-long night Market at Duhail Sports Club parking area to open today

If you are going out tonight, make it a point to check out the new month-long night market at the Al Duhail Sports Club parking lot.

HH The Emir accepts Turkey’s invitation to attend Islamic Summit in Istanbul

HH The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will fly to Istanbul to attend an Islamic Summit meeting featuring all members of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.


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