Urgent Forecast: Crazy Sandstorm Hits Doha

Residents are warned to be careful in the extreme dusty weather outside.

Hamad International Airport gets an Official Theme Song

Dana Alfardan, a distinguished Qatari composer and songwriter, was recently recognised at the HIA Airport Stakeholders Appreciation Dinner, held June 13, 2016 at The St.Regis Doha, with the announcement that her song, ‘The Beginning’ will be Hamad International Airport’s (HIA) official theme music.

Don’t love dust? Our tips to living with asthma in Qatar

It may come as no surprise to find out that rapid urbanization is one of the largest contributors to the increase of asthma in the GCC. While the treatment of asthma isn’t a short-term fix, we have found some practical advice that can help you reduce the severity of your asthma attacks and limit your intake of inhaling harmful dust.

Syrian Superstar, Assala Nasri, to Perform in London: Dana Al Fardan’s Sandstorm, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 17th September 2017

Multi-award-winning Syrian-born singer and TV personality, Assala Nasri, will give a special guest performance at this month’s London production of Dana Al Fardan’s Sandstorm.

Sand Storm's in Qatar - Some tips

Sudden Sand Storm in Qatar - Some tips and Timelapse


As the Sand Storm was settling we quickly tried to take a time lapse. It was cool seeing how the wind blew the sand around. 

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Sandstorm: Caution urged

Strong winds sent swirling dust which shrouded Doha and many parts of Qatar, leading to massive fall in visibility across the country yesterday afternoon.

Leading Qatari Composer and Songwriter Debuts Latest Album

Dana Alfardan, leading Qatari composer and songwriter, debuted her latest album, Sandstorm, performed by The Doha String Quartet & Friends featuring MAias Alyamani, esteemed solo violinist, on Monday evening at Anima Gallery, The Pearl, Qatar.