Cherie Blair among top Shafallah Forum figures

CHERIE Blair, noted human rights lawyer and wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, will be among the more than 250 delegates descending on Qatar to participate in the third Annual International Shafallah Forum, that begins today. The Shafallah Center for Children with Special Needs vice- chairman Dr Saif al-Hajri said yesterday the theme of the forum would be ‘Sport and Ability’.

Qatar Airways opens offices in China cities

Qatar Airways has opened offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai as part of the national carrier’s expansion in China.

Al Borg opens - Middle East's Largest Laboratory

Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani opened the Doha branch of Al Borg Laboratory, the largest private laboratory in the Middle East, at an impressive ceremony yesterday.

700 Exhibitors join Project Qatar 2008

More than 700 exhibitors from 36 countries are participating in Project Qatar 2008, the region's largest building exhibition which was opened here yesterday by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture and Board Member of Ashghal, H E Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Khalifa Al Thani at the Qatar International

Authorites Seize Rotten Fish

Thought it was great to see an initiative and people should also make sure to look at a fish's eye!

Qtel Launches Mobile Directory

Insight Qatar is a directory that allows customers to use their mobile phone to search any phone number in Qatar. The new service offers Mozaic Mobile customers access to the existing Qtel Directory Service at which enables customers to search phone numbers. All that customers require to access the new directory service is a GPRS or 3G mobile handset configured with the correct internet settings for Qtel's Mozaic mobile portal. These settings can be obtained by sending a free

Style City to be built in Doha

The (ADIH) announced yesterday the launch of a Dh26 billion ($7 billion) Style City, a project that will seek to attract international brand names in the style, design of fashion, jewellery, furniture and luxury living.

B1 Bomber Crashes in Qatar

Yep you heard this news FIRST on ILQ. Our first WORLD exclusive!

Barwa to open 5 new companies

Doha - Barwa is set to establish five new companies and said the process leading to necessary approvals from relevant authorities was under way. They are to include 'Barwa Projects Management' Company, a private Qatari shareholding company with a capital of QR500m specializing in the management of all types of commercial, real estate, recreational and industrial projects for the company, the state or other parties.

Qatar Punishes 204 firms

Qatar is the forerunner when it comes to Human Rights in the Middle East. After the recent scandal and spotlight on the UAE, Qatar has been shaping the model to how Labourers are to be treated in the region.