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Three Likhwiya (police) died on monday

Please let us pay our respects to the police who have died on duty.

Three members of the State Security Force (Likhwiya) died due to explosion of inflammable substances at the premises of the force here on Monday.

Arab daily reported that the trio was trying to dispose of the expired combustible materials when they suddenly exploded, leading to the death of two of them on the spot. The third person succumbed to his injuries later in the night.

The Peninsula

Prince William is in Qatar

Source ::: The Peninsula

Flying Officer William of Wales at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar after his visit to Kandahar Airfield Unit, in Afghanistan. Prince William’s visit to meet troops in Afghanistan this weekend drew a mixed response yesterday, with some condemning it as a public relations exercise and others praising the future king. The 25-year-old, who is second-in-line to the throne, spent about three hours on the ground at Kandahar airfield on Monday. (AFP)

Qatari Diar to set up five-star hotel in Cuba

Qatari Diar has signed an agreement with the Republic of Cuba for a $70m investment to develop an exclusive five-star resort in Cuba.

Employees in Qatar most satisfied in the Gulf: Survey

Recent research has revealed that 30 percent of employees in Qatar are highly satisfied with their work, making them the most satisfied workers in the Gulf and third most highly satisfied employees across the region as a whole.

Ladies Only floor at Ramada Plaza Hotel

Doha's landmark Ramada Plaza has introduced a ‘Ladies Only’ floor, a first for Qatar. In response to customer demand and to cater for the growing number of businesswomen travelling alone in the Gulf and to the rapidly growing hub of Doha, a total of 17 guest rooms have been transformed to make the female traveller “feel more comfortable and at home”.

A Landmark disappears

The Oasis Hotel, Qatar’s first star hotel and one of the prominent landmarks in Doha, is being demolished. The nearly five-decade-old hotel located off the Corniche and near the Doha International Airport is giving way to the new development plans.

So saaaaad.....

Ashghal and Bahrain Public Works going to work together

The Public Works Authority, Ashghal, will tie up with its Bahraini counterpart in different areas particularly roads, drainages and buildings.

Doha to host panel to fight terror and crime

The Second Regional Conference on Justice, which started here yesterday, has proposed the setting up of a mechanism to be based in Doha to increase inter-Arab cooperation in fighting oranised crimes and terrorist activities. The conference was jointly organised by Qatar’s Public Prosecution and the French Ministry of Justice.