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


Woman duped of QR50,000 in bid to win husband’s love

A Qatari woman said she had been duped of QR50,000 by an African man who claimed he could help her win over her husband’s love with his spiritual powers.

Ooredoo Qatar Wins “Best Middle East Wholesale Carrier” Award

Major Triumph at Global Carrier Awards, an International Event to Celebrate Wholesales Telecoms


Long-time Doha resident dies

Long-time Doha resident N Narayana Swamy (72), popularly known as Chandran, died in Thrissur, Kerala, on Tuesday. He leaves behind his wife Vanaja, and one son and two daughters. Swamy had been in Doha for about 40 years.


Expat dies of Mers

An expatriate living in Qatar had died after he contracted Mers, bringing to three the number of deaths from the coronavirus in the state, health authorities said in Doha yesterday.


Qatar to introduce compulsory military service – report

All Qatari men aged between 18 and 35 will soon be forced to undertake up to four months compulsory military service if a new government draft law is given the green light by authorities, according to a report by the AFP news agency.



Faced with an influx of foreign workers due to the launch of several projects, Qatar needs a clear strategy and vision about how to maintain its own culture and identity, say several members of the community. There is a debate raging in the social media about the positive and ne


Shaheen falcon fetches QR100,000 at Souq Waqif auction

A young Shaheen falcon sold for a staggering price of QR100,000 at a recent auction held at Souq Waqif. A total of 150 of the best falcons were sold at the two-day auction held at Souq Waqif’s bird market.