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Six venues across Qatar set to host mega cultural events for Asian communities on Qatar National Day 2017!
Expatriate communities in Qatar are all set to take part in a wide range of activities for Qatar National Day 2017 celebrations, held across 6 communities across Qatar. Click here to read more!
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Six venues across Qatar set to host mega cultural events for Asian communities on Qatar National Day 2017!
H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani: Is the unifying power of sport now more important than ever?
We present a very special National Day opinion piece written by H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee, as he shares his national pride and contemplates the power of sport to unite, inspire and celebrate. Click here to read on!
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H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani: Is the unifying power of sport now more important than ever?
Qatar National Day 2017 -- How to get around the city and celebrate safely!
Qatar National Day is a momentous occasion and should be observed safely. From road closures, to excess traffic, large crowds and more, getting around the city can be a challenge as the entire country comes out to mark the celebrations. Click here to read our complete guide to navigating and planning your Qatar National Day safely and efficiently!
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 Qatar National Day 2017 -- How to get around the city and celebrate safely!
Emiri Diwan announces Sunday and Monday holidays for Qatar National Day
Two day holiday has been announced to mark Qatar National Day.
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Emiri Diwan announces Sunday and Monday holidays for Qatar National Day
Watch Qatar National Day Activities LIVE around the country
Did you know that you can watch live cameras set up around the country? We've listed them so you can see what what's happening.
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Watch Qatar National Day Activities LIVE around the country
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Ministry organises anti-drug campaign
Qatar joined the world in observing World Drugs Prevention Day yesterday with an exhibition organized by the Permanent Committee on Drugs and Alcohol Affairs of the Ministry of Interior. Staff Major-General Saad bin Jassem Al Khulaifi, Director of General Security, formally opened the exhibition at the Villaggio mall.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
18 June 2008 09:11 am
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Man burns in sleep
A young businessman was burnt to death in a fire that broke out at his office in the Industrial Area yesterday.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
18 June 2008 08:57 am
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Qatar’s green credentials given boost by UN
Qatar has won the honour of being listed in the second top slot of the UN’s Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. This was announced at a recent meeting of the Convention held at Bonn, Germany.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
18 June 2008 08:48 am
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US Mideast policy will not change, Israel always in control
The next US president, whether it be Barack Obama or John McCain, is not going to change the American policy towards Israel and the Middle East, thanks to the powerful Jewish lobby in the country, according to John J Mearsheimer, a noted American author and academician.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
18 June 2008 08:25 am
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Ministry of Traffic clashes with Asghal
Providing facilities for pedestrians to cross roads is not the responsibility of Traffic Department but it is the duty of Ashghal, a senior official has said.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:40 am
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Hukoomi providing services at Hyatt Plaza now
Shoppers at Hyatt Plaza can visit the interactive booth providing services of Hukoomi, Qatar's online gateway to the government, until June 23. The portal provides more than 290 services, including 56 e-services, and information on government entities, with more services and information planned.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:26 am
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Qatar to get more taxis and buses
Mowasalat is planning to introduce more taxis and buses in the near future to serve the fast-growing population in the country. The move is expected to address the severe shortage of cabs in the city and help the bus service expand to new regions.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:22 am
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Qatar; a haven for entrepreneurs?
Qatar has the potential to become a stronghold for entrepreneurship and establishing start-up firms, Doug Richard, entrepreneur and specialist in technology transfer, commercialisation and business education, told The Peninsula in an interview yesterday.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:14 am
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Traffic campaign to focus on young drivers
The Traffic and Patrol Department at the Ministry of Interior has launched the 'Fourth National Campaign for Road Accidents', with the focus on young drivers and pedestrians on highways.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
17 June 2008 08:08 am
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Big expansion of power network on: Kahramaa
MORE than 260 electricity distribution stations were built throughout the country in April and May, a senior official of the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has said.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
16 June 2008 12:00 pm