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Kahramaa surveys Qatar residents about why they won’t drink tap water

The short survey polls residents about their tap water usage and asks how Kahramaa can increase consumers’ confidence and trust in their water quality. Continue Reading →

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Report: Airport drug seizures in Qatar climb in 2014

Despite harsh penalties, Qatar continues to be a growing transit and destination point for drug smugglers, in part as it expands as a transit hub internationally. Continue Reading →

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Qatar’s only certified organic farm gears up for expansion

The farm’s growth comes as improving Qatar’s food security, eating more healthfully and reducing food miles appear to be growing more important to residents here. Continue Reading →

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Olympic champion, star Qatari athlete urge residents to race in Doha Dash

Silver medal-winning Mariam Farid said she hopes her experiences will encourage other young people in Qatar to get active and take part in the National Sports Day dash. Online registration for the event closes on Feb. 2. Continue Reading →

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Qatar Airways buys $1.7bn stake in parent company of British Airways

The purchase was made at a time when Qatar Airways has been expanding rapidly into Europe, taking aim at competitors Lufthansa and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines with new routes to Frankfurt and Amsterdam. Continue Reading →

Handball semi-finals

Qatar handball team defeats Poland, advances to the finals

The historic win means Qatar will face off against France for the championship on Sunday. Continue Reading →

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Opposition group begins renewing Syrian passports in Qatar

The service would enable Syrians living in Qatar with expired passports to travel to other countries, and adds legitimacy to the National Syrian Coalition. Continue Reading →