Top five ways to beat the heat this summer

Are you scared that you’re going to melt into a puddle because of Doha’s extreme heat? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. ILQ brings you some tips on how to embrace the summer season, and most importantly, how to keep fresh and cool! Read on to find out what they are!

Barry Hilton returns to Doha for a night of laughter!

Are you ready for a great night full of giggles? South African comedy superstar, Barry Hilton, will be performing at the Grand Hyatt this Friday, June 30! ILQ had some questions for him about his career as a comedian and where he gets his inspiration from. Check out the interview here! 

A song for Qatar: How ‘One Nation’ is a call to action, unity

What began as a collaborative musical project with more than half a dozen of Qatar’s most renowned musicians and artists, unexpectedly took on new meaning in light of the June 5 diplomatic fallout between Qatar and it’s GCC neighbours. Spearheaded by composer and songwriter Dana Alfardan and recorded at Katara Studios, ‘One Nation’ featuring Essa Al Kubaisi and Fahad Al-Kubaisi, is an uplifting reminder of art’s powerful message. ILQ learns more! 

Qatar crisis: Blockading countries issue list of 13 demands

Earlier today, the Arab nations that blockaded Qatar for three weeks without an official explanation have finally issued their list of demands. Read on to find out what they are. 

Top 5 Qatar Events - Eid Edition!

The Weekend Roundup: Top guide to events in Qatar (Eid edition!)


The one and only Aisha is back with a new episode of The Weekend Roundup! If you're looking for fun things to do this weekend, don't be shy - click our post, watch the video, and find out more! It's the last week of Ramadan so this week's Weekend Roundup is a special Eid edition! This episode of the Weekend Roundup is also a little bittersweet... Watch the video to find out more! 

Startup of the Week: Culture meets modernity with Urban Arabian apparel

ILQ’s ‘Startup of the Week’ highlights Qatari startups and their cool concepts and initiatives! Read on to find out more! 

ILQ Globetrotter: Why Rotterdam is northern Europe’s epicentre of reinvention

If you’re visiting The Netherlands then its capital, Amsterdam, is an obvious choice. But just 30 minutes away by train lies a city which has completely transformed itself from a drab 1970s industrial workhouse into a riot of colourful art, architecture, and a unique history – set to a soundtrack for the 21st century. ILQ welcomes you to Holland’s ‘second city’…

Celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in Qatar with Katara Hospitality

Are you still wondering what to do for Eid? Plan a staycation with Katara Hospitality and have an amazing Eid while staying close to home! Give us a click to learn more about their great promotions!

MBG -- How Wa'hab is changing food wastage in Qatar!

How Wa’hab is tackling food waste in Qatar while feeding those in need


Ramadan is the month of giving, and in the latest episode of our foodie series with Mama Baba Ganoush, we’re spending an evening of volunteerism at Wa’hab – Qatar’s newest social enterprise that gives surplus food to those in need. So give us a click to watch!

Sunrise to sunset: A day in the life of a Muslim family during Ramadan

Ever wondered how people from different backgrounds celebrate Ramadan in Qatar? Here are some insights into a Bengali household’s Ramadan traditions brought to you by ILQ’s Nushrat Anjum.