You’re invited: Fourth Doha News community meet-up

This “Summer Survival” event is free and open to the public and will be held at the Marriott Marquis hotel in West Bay on Saturday, June 6th from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Continue Reading →

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Qatar company fined for negligence in construction worker’s death

After the fatal accident, labor inspectors found the Old Airport Road area work site contained many dangers, including improperly equipped workers, inadequate supervision and a lack of emergency medical kits. Continue Reading →

Villaggio vigil, 2012

Letters to heaven: Qatar families mark three years since Villaggio fire

Relatives who lost loved ones in the 2012 Villaggio Mall fire share some of the complex emotions they’ve felt in the 1,095 days since their lives changed forever. Continue Reading →


Dear Evana

The parents of two-year-old Evana Antonios express guilt and longing for their child, asking her to pray on their behalf so their family can be reunited in the afterlife. Continue Reading →


Dear Community

The mother of 15-month-old Umar Emeran said writing a letter to her son would have been too hard, but wanted to share this message with everyone. Continue Reading →

Louie Aban with his late wife and son, who now lives in the Philippines.

Dear Maribel

The husband of a Gympanzee employee killed in the fire shares his concerns about being a single parent, and missing the love of his life. Continue Reading →

Hana Sharabati

Dear Hana

Mother Raghda Kabbani shares the impact losing her youngest child has had on the rest of her family. Continue Reading →