Ameer Abdul Razak

PHOTOS: Qatar residents mark Eid al-Fitr 2014

Thousands turned out for early morning outdoor prayers, but after that, the weather took a turn for the worse. However, many still reported going out this afternoon, to check out the various Eid activities on offer around Qatar. Continue Reading →

Happy eid

Happy Eid al-Fitr from Doha News

The team wishes everyone a happy Eid holiday. Continue Reading →

Eid announcement

Eid al-Fitr in Qatar starts Monday, Awqaf announces

Monday, July 28 will be the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Qatar, the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) has said. Eid Mubarak! Continue Reading →

Hamad International Airport

Hamad International Airport’s first Eid holiday off to a smooth start

Parking appears to be plentiful, and check-in, while busy, was moving at a brisk pace this morning – in stark contrast to last Eid, when passengers struggling to get to the old airport had to get out of their cars and walk to the terminal. Continue Reading →


Q-Post to close Musheireb post office branch

The closure of the Abdul Aziz bin Ahmed Street office, which will be effective Aug. 3 following the Eid holidays, will leave the Musheireb and old downtown area without a local post office. Continue Reading →

Qatar colors

Qatar ranked top Arab country for human development by UN

At 31st out of 187 nations around the world, Qatar beat out its regional neighbors for a second year in a row, due to its high annual income, low maternal death rates and quality of healthcare, among other things. Continue Reading →

Al Saida Bakery

PHOTOS: Kataif at Al Saida Bakery sell like hotcakes

One of the oldest bakeries in Qatar is working overtime in Ramadan to ensure customers get the Arabic pancakes they crave. Staff there estimated they sell some 500 to 800kg of kataif a day during the fasting month. Continue Reading →