Insurance cover for flood-hit cars

Insurance cover for flood-hit cars

All the vehicles that got trapped and damaged in the recent flood at Salwa road are eligible for claiming their insurance coverage, a top executive

Marsa Malaz Kempinski will open by end of this year

Marsa Malaz Kempinski will open by end of this year

Alfardan Hospitality and Kempinski Hotels are to launch Marsa Malaz Kempinski - The Pearl, Doha in the last quarter of this year.

Overcrowded schools asked to expand or stop enrolment

Overcrowded schools asked to expand or stop enrolment

Several private schools are on the lookout for new premises to shift extra students, with the Supreme Education Council (SEC) strictly enforcing a

500 recruits begin military training

500 recruits begin military training

Qatar Armed Forces yesterday started the first course of the National Service Programme for university graduates, in the presence of the Minister o

Sweika dealers get busted

Sweika dealers get busted

The Criminal Investigation Department has arrested six individuals involved in the production, packaging and sale of ‘sweika', an illegal product m

40 executives get jail terms for visa fraud

40 executives get jail terms for visa fraud

More than 40 executives of private companies, including Qataris, were given prison terms for fraudulent visa trade.

Tweets by Dubai security chief spark outrage

Tweets by Dubai security chief spark outrage

A top Dubai security official has sparked outrage on social media after reportedly claiming on his Twitter account that Qatar was the "UAE’s eighth

Majority of parents satisfied with school education

Majority of parents satisfied with school education

A report by Evaluation Institute of the Supreme Education Council (SEC) has revealed that 80 percent of parents are satisfied with the education pr

First batch of nationals begin military training

First batch of nationals begin military training

The first batch of Qataris who enrolled for mandatory military service started their training at a camp in Al Shamal yesterday. 

Shura Council calls for quick action on traffic jams

Shura Council calls for quick action on traffic jams

The Advisory Council has sought quicker action to address traffic jams in the city and recommended a series of measures including a review of the c

Road closure in Al Khor for 10 months

Road closure in Al Khor for 10 months

To facilitate the extension works of Al Khor sewage network, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) will close the east-bound carriageway of Al Ameer

Donated organs save lives of four people

Donated organs save lives of four people

The kidneys and the liver donated by a Bangladeshi before his death have saved the lives of three people.

Doha weather heats up with major sandstorm

Doha weather heats up with major sandstorm

Mondays' sunny morning was swept away by a major sandstorm - which brought in the hottest day of year so far.

Stats about Qatar you might want to know

Stats about Qatar you might want to know

Here are some statistics on different facets of Qatar's public sector according to latest data released by the Ministry of Development Planning and

Qatar approves record  budget of QAR 225.7 billion

Qatar approves record budget of QAR 225.7 billion

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has approved and ratified the state's new budget of the 2014/2015 fiscal year.

Traffic at airport on the rise

Traffic at airport on the rise

Doha International Airport (DIA) yesterday announced that its passenger footfall increased by 12.45 percent to 1,973,823 in February 2014 compared

Qatar FM: Country not afraid to fix mistakes on labor rights

Qatar FM: Country not afraid to fix mistakes on labor rights

A new independent report examining working and living conditions for low-income expats in Qatar will be released soon, the country’s foreign minist

Global youth attend Empower 2014 conference in Doha

Global youth attend Empower 2014 conference in Doha

More than 450 youth delegates at the three-day Empower 2014 Conference on Leadership, Service Learning and Global Citizenship took part in 23 works

Flood-hit vehicle owners can€™ seek compensation

Flood-hit vehicle owners can€™ seek compensation

Insurance experts advise that the  owners of Wednesday’s flood-hit vehicles can approach the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) or the Ministry of Mu

Panel set up to probe flooding of tunnels on Salwa Road

Panel set up to probe flooding of tunnels on Salwa Road

The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has set up a special committee to investigate the c

Rota youth conference starts today

Rota youth conference starts today

The sixth Empower Youth Conference 2014 on Leadership, Service Learning and Global Citizenship, organised by Reach Out To Asia (Rota), begins at th

Qatar court finds US couple guilty of daughter's murder

Qatar court finds US couple guilty of daughter's murder

An American couple accused of starving their adopted daughter to death has been found guilty and sentenced to three years each in prison.

Death penalty for Qatari man guilty of British teacher murder

Death penalty for Qatari man guilty of British teacher murder

A Qatari man, Badr Hashem Khamis Abdallah, has been sentenced to death by a Doha court for the murder of British teacher Lauren Patterson.

Heavy rains cause chaos across Doha

Heavy rains cause chaos across Doha

Heavy rains disrupted life in Doha yesterday, with many low-lying areas being completely flooded.

Teams mobilised to work on flooded Salwa Road

Teams mobilised to work on flooded Salwa Road

​Heavy rains falling on Qatar today (Wednesday 26 March 2014) has caused increasing surface water levels in some of Salwa Road areas, mainly in the

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