Mapping the Qatari genome points way to prevention of inherited diseases

A Weill Cornell Medical College study that analyzed the DNA of Qatar’s native population has discovered genetic variations that could help doctors target interventions to reduce the prevalence of a variety of debilitating hereditary disorders.

South Indian star due in Doha for movie shoot

South Indian superstar Mohanlal will join an array of stars for the shooting of the Malayalam feature film, Resom, which will take place in select locations in Doha and its neighbouring areas starting from tomorrow.

IBQ participates in Visa 2014 World Cup prize promotion

• 4 lucky customers using their Visa credit cards abroad will enter a draw to win tickets to the 2014 FIFA World Cup
• The promotion will run from January 1 until the end of February 2014.

Qatar criticises Egypt's crackdown on Islamist protesters

Qatar said on Saturday the decision by Egypt to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group was "a prelude to a shoot-to-kill policy" against demonstrators.

Concern as young women compete with men in stunt driving on streets

Following in men’s footsteps, many young women can now be seen doing stunt driving, a practice that can lead to serious accidents, local daily Arrayah has said.

Registration now open for TEDxEducationCity 2014

The long-waited TEDxEducationCity 2014 opened registration at midnight today on the official website,

Parents' fight for justice after triplets killed in Qatar mall fire

As Gulf state faces questions over its preparations for the World Cup, couple who lost their children in mall fire tell of their fight of truth

Amnesty International says dozens of migrant workers in Qatar low on food due to unpaid wages

Dozens of migrant workers hired to do construction work on a prominent skyscraper in Qatar are running low on food after working for almost a year without pay, a leading rights group said on Wednesday.


Qatari, hoisting flag, falls to death

A 40-year-old Qatari died after he fell from the rooftop of his house while trying to hoist the national flag to mark Qatar’s National Day.


Vodafone’s Al Johara Rewards Most Creative Artwork for Qatar National Day

On the occasion of Qatar National Day, Vodafone’s Al Johara all-women team launched a schools’ competition to reward most creative works of art amongst the students of 5 schools including: Amna Bint Wahab Independent Preparatory School, Al Khalij Al-Arabi Independent School, Umm Salama Primary I