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Two Asians jailed for immoral act

A Criminal Court has sentenced an Asian maid and a man to a year in jail for entering in a house without permission and having consensual sex. The court has also ordered them to be deported after serving the jail term.

Qatari artists in fashion collaboration

Continuing the legacy of Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture and Fashion Exchange, top Qatari artists Amal al-Aathem and Noor Abuissa have joined forces with Belfast-based UK label, Art On Fashion, to create a Ready to Wear women’s collection and luxury scarves.

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Qatar to provide petrol for free to Qataris - Introduces Taxes

In a move that has been hailed as the first of it's kind in the world, Qatar has announced that locals will now be eligible to receive free petrol. Locals will need to show their Qatari ID at petrol stations and will be entitled to fill up each car once a day.

SCH reports a new case of MERS-CoV

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has announced that a new "Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) case has been reported for a Qatari patient aged 69 years old who also had a history

Qatar to hire 50,000 Bangladeshi workers within two months

Qatar has agreed to employ 50,000 Bangladeshi workers, who will be recruited in two months, a Bangladeshi minister has said.


Solidarity walk

Hundreds of residents, mostly students from various universities and colleges at Qatar Foundation’s Education City, joined hands yesterday on a walk to express their solidarity with the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting.

Man jailed for making friend blind in attack

A Nepalese who attacked his friend’s eyes with a piece of iron during a brawl and caused him lose sight has been sentenced to three-year jail.

Nurse wins QR120,000 in payout battle

A nurse has won a court battle against a petroleum company over compensation after she contracted a disease during the course of her duty and losing her job.

Air hostess dies in accident

An air hostess of SriLankan Airlines died and another air hostess and two flight attendants were injured in a road accident on Friday evening. A spokesperson of the carrier identified the deceased as Amendra De Kauwe (pictured) and said the injured were taken to hospital.


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