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Qatar's Emir speaks to Saudi Crown Prince amid ongoing GCC dispute

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Al Jazeera reports that the Qatari and Saudi leaders express willingness to start talks in phone call, but apparent protocol dispute causes hiccup. Click here to learn more! 

Qatar donates $30m to help Harvey victims in Texas

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Contribution the largest from a foreign government to assist the devastated stretches of the Texas coast.

The top 10 most magical spots in Qatar you need to visit!

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Feel like going some place magical? Did you know that any of these 10 incredible spots existed in Qatar? Be enchanted by ambiance, landscape, wonders, and mystery…Click here to read on!

A peek inside the new Hamad Port inauguration!

The new Hamad Port is one of the largest shipping ports in the Middle East and it officially opened on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in the presence of HH The Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Check out the footage from the inauguration ceremony here!

Visa reforms & 2022 to boost hospitality sector

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A recent report from leading investment bank has forecast an annual 10 percent growth over the next three years, which will be largely driven by tourism-related developments, including the country’s preparations to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022. Click here to read more!

The Weekend Roundup: Top guide to events in Qatar (September 7 - 9, 2017)

It's Thursday and we're back with a new episode of the Weekend Roundup! If you're looking for fun things to do this weekend, don't be shy - click our post, watch the video, and find out more! 

GCC Crisis Updates: Week 14 — new ports open, one more country granted visa-free entry

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In week 14 of the GCC crisis, new route options increased Qatar's trade efficiency despite the blockade. A song against Qatar was sung by Arab artists and released by a Saudi record label. Click here for more!

The Qatar Stars League 2017-2018: What’s in store for football in Qatar?

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With the 2017-2018 season of Qatar football kicking off on Saturday, September 9, with Al Sadd taking on Lekhwiya in the Sheikh Jassim Cup, footie fans can look forward to a compelling season of national football. ILQ’s sports analyst Asad Bisati looks ahead to bring you his predictions!

Syrian Superstar, Assala Nasri, to Perform in London: Dana Al Fardan’s Sandstorm, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 17th September 2017

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Multi-award-winning Syrian-born singer and TV personality, Assala Nasri, will give a special guest performance at this month’s London production of Dana Al Fardan’s Sandstorm.

Five crazy beauty trends you’ll either love or hate!

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You won’t believe what’s recently been trending in the beauty world! Read on to find out, as ILQ's In The Glow shares some of the wackiest!