California Tortilla crash

California Tortilla crash

A white SUV that backed into California Tortilla and broke the restaurant’s front window and damaged a nearby car, but caused no injuries, manageme

A phone call saves a life

A phone call saves a life

The worst affected in the Istanbul Restaurant blast was the neighbouring Tasty Restaurant, which lost seven of its staff — three Indians and four N

Hospital still treating 10 people injured in gas blast

Hospital still treating 10 people injured in gas blast

Ten people injured in Thursday’s gas blast are still undergoing treatment at Hamad Medical Corporation hospitals, officials have said.

Details emerge about gas tank that exploded

Details emerge about gas tank that exploded

The storage tank above Istanbul Restaurant had been refilled with gas some 30 minutes before 

Update: 12 people killed in gas blast

Update: 12 people killed in gas blast

An explosion at a restaurant near a gas station killed at least 12 people, while another 32 people were injured.

CNN: Explosion in Doha kills 9, injures 32

CNN: Explosion in Doha kills 9, injures 32

An explosion at a restaurant near a gas station killed at least nine people in Doha, Qatar, on Thursday, Qatar TV reported.

Update: At least 4 killed in gas explosion near Landmark Mall

Update: At least 4 killed in gas explosion near Landmark Mall

QTV is reporting that at least 4 people have been killed in a gas explosion near Doha's Landmark Mall.

Gas explosion near Landmark Mall

Gas explosion near Landmark Mall

This morning a gas cylinder exploded at Hala Istanbul Restaurant near Landmark Mall.

 Official Bank Holiday

Official Bank Holiday

Sunday 2 March 2014 is an Official Bank Holiday and most of the banks and financial centers including Qatar Financial Center (QFC) will be

Temporary closure from Sheraton R/A to Post Office Signal

Temporary closure from Sheraton R/A to Post Office Signal

Ashghal has announced a temporary closure on the Corniche Street from Sheraton Roundabout to the Post Office signalised junctions, for 9 days start

Qatar to spend $45bn on tourism by 2030

Qatar to spend $45bn on tourism by 2030

By 2030, up to $45bn will be spent to boost tourism in Qatar in anticipation of more than 7mn international travellers visiting the country every y

Construction to begin on new zoo this year

Construction to begin on new zoo this year

Qatar will have a world-leading  zoo by 2017, featuring safaris, an elephant walk-way over Al Waab Street and a seven-star tree-top hotel which wil

Food outlets face stiffer penalties for violations

Food outlets face stiffer penalties for violations

Tougher penalties have been introduced in Qatar for food outlets that violate the monitoring law.

QITCOM returns on 26th May 2014 at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)

QITCOM returns on 26th May 2014 at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC)

Qatar’s largest ICT event QITCOM returns on 26th May 2014 at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). The three-day event is organised by fischerAp

Barwa Al Baraha to accommodate 24,000 workers this year

Barwa Al Baraha to accommodate 24,000 workers this year

The Barwa Al Baraha mega project will be ready to accommodate 24,000 workers by the third quarter of this year, project manager Engineer Abdulla Hi

Ooredoo accuses ictQatar of bias over 4G adverts

Ooredoo accuses ictQatar of bias over 4G adverts

Ooredoo has openly questioned a decision of ictQatar, the telecommunications regulator, to remove all advertisements for Oreedoo’s ongoing ‘4G For

International Equestrian Sword Festival gets off to a glittering start

International Equestrian Sword Festival gets off to a glittering start

The opening ceremony of HH The Emir 23

Qatar's mandatory military service programme begins next week

Qatar's mandatory military service programme begins next week

Mandatory military service for Qatari male graduates is set to begin, with the registration date already set for Sunday, February 23.

Prince Charles visits Qatar

Prince Charles visits Qatar

Prince Charles has arrived in Doha for a short visit, after spending a few days in Saudi Arabia.

Qatari Scholars slam Danish ban on halal slaughter

Qatari Scholars slam Danish ban on halal slaughter

Several Qatar-based scholars have criticised the ban by Denmark on religious slaughter of animals for production of Halal and kosher meat.

Qatar official says death rate of Indian workers is normal

Qatar official says death rate of Indian workers is normal

A Qatar human rights body has said the reported deaths of 478 Indian workers in Qatar during the last two years was "normal", a figure that another

More than 450 Indian migrants dead in Qatar over past 2 years

More than 450 Indian migrants dead in Qatar over past 2 years

More than 450 Indian migrants working in Qatar have died in the last two years, The Times of India has reported.

Nepalese forum: Guardian fabricated Qatar report

Nepalese forum: Guardian fabricated Qatar report

A respected human rights organisation in Nepal has dismissed a recent report by the Guardian newspaper as completely baseless. 

Windy and dusty weather hits Doha

Windy and dusty weather hits Doha

Warnings of strong winds and high seas have been issued by the Qatar Met Office, with dusty weather inshore as well.

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