Traveling with kids this summer? Here’s our top tips to avoid a meltdown!

For those of you jetting off for Eid holidays, or preparing for that extended summer family vacay, traveling with children in tow can be, well, an adventure to say the least. ILQ brings you some travel life hacks to make the journey all that much smoother.

Visiting mosques in Qatar: A short guide for expats

Non-Muslim expats in Qatar looking to learn more about Islam, a tour or visit to a mosque can be a great place to start – and Doha is home to several that are popular destinations for tourists due to their architectural marvels. ILQ’s Wajeeha Malik shows you how to organize a tour and what cultural etiquette tips to keep in mind.

ILQ’s complete guide to what changes during Ramadan

The holiest month in the Islamic calendar, Ramadan is an auspicious time throughout the Muslim world. In Qatar, with it’s large expat population, this means that people from many diverse walks of life have the opportunity to share in and experience its traditions. For those who are experiencing Ramadan in Qatar for the first time, ILQ’s Wajeeha Malik brings you some insights on what you need to know when it comes to elements of daily life that change throughout the Holy Month.

Expats try Qatari snacks - The ILQ Test Drive

Get ready for the third episode of the ILQ Test Drive! In our latest episode we give you a little taste of Doha by trying out some of the most popular Qatari snacks! Read on to learn more and check out our video!

A Page from Expat Diaries - Groups To Join in Qatar

If you're new in Qatar and are looking for a way to socialise, these groups will be useful for you.

Expats will be a problem in future, GCC forum told

The dilemma faced by Shia populations in GCC states and the large presence of foreign workers in these countries threatening local social values and identity were among the issues discussed at a regional forum that opened here yesterday.

Expats blamed for visa trade

Those involved in illegal visa trade are mostly expatriates rather than locals, a senior government official said in Doha yesterday.

Permanent residency ID holders to enjoy same treatment as Qataris in health, education & more

Qatar's Cabinet has approved draft legislation that would grant permanent residency to non-Qatari expats who meet certain criteria as outlined in the draft law.


Expats can now leave Qatar more easily

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued Law No 1 of 2017 on Wednesday, amending some provisions of the Law No 21 of 2015 regulating the entry, exit, and residence of expatriates.