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Thundery rain possible in some areas: Met office

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There is a chance of thundery rain at some places in Qatar on Friday and Saturday, the Met Office said.

Qatar Airways launches eighth route to Saudi

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Qatar Airways has launched services to its eighth destination in Saudi Arabia, Abha, with four flights a week.
The inaugural flight landed at Abha International Airport at 3.40pm on Wednesday.

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[Competition Time!]

Win tickets to the premiere screening of Everest at 8pm on Sep 16 (Wednesday) at Novo Cinemas, Qatar.

[Story]

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival. The epic adventure stars Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal. Everest is directed by Baltasar Kormákur (2 Guns, Contraband)

[Things you need to know]

- Contest ends on Sep 13, 2015.
- Contest is open to residents of Qatar only.
- Tickets are non-transferable.
- QID/ Passport will be required.
- Tickets must be picked up by the winner.

All you need to do to win tickets is answer the question in the comment section beow. (You need to sign in to our website)

Q: Who plays the character Scott Fischer in the film Everest?

Good luck!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expats gain from currency depreciation

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Nepalese, Indian and Philippine currencies have depreciated the most against dollar-pegged Qatari riyal due to recent concerns about global economic slowdown and devaluation of Chinese currency. 

Labourers banned from living in family residential areas

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The Cabinet has approved a draft law that prohibits labourers from residing in areas inhabited by families.

Qatar to enforce Wage Protection System from November

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Football World Cup 2022 host Qatar will begin enforcing a law that ensures workers get paid on time from early November, labour ministry officials said on Wednesday.

Two young men drown at Dukhan beach

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Two young men, including a Qatari, drowned at Dukhan beach while swimming, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported on Wednesday.

Strong winds, low visibility forecast for today

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Fresh northwesterly winds will continue in Qatar today, with the winds becoming strong at some places both inshore and offshore by afternoon.

Qatar to finish work on first World Cup venue by 2016

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Football World Cup host Qatar will complete work on the first venue for tournament matches by 2016, six years before the event takes place, officials announced on Tuesday.

Egg prices jump in retail stores as supply drops

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A drop in supply from Saudi Arabia has made eggs dearer at retail outlets in Qatar over the past fortnight, it is learnt.

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