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I Love Qatar

VIDEO: I Love Qatar sets the record straight on ‘inshAllah’

The word, which means “God-willing,” is sadly misused by people who don’t intend to follow through with their commitments, says local comedian Hamad Al-Amari. Continue Reading →

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WikiLeaks: Qatar spent QR3.2 million on computer snooping software

Qatar’s use of a controversial and clandestine communications monitoring tool sheds a rare light on digital surveillance in this country. Continue Reading →

AJ+ App

Al Jazeera launches digital channel AJ+ in bid to woo younger viewers

The online current affairs channel publishes brief and fast-paced video packages on trending social topics such as human rights, global warming and violence against women. Continue Reading →

c ring construction mess

C-Ring businesses struggle to draw customers due to road work

Work crews have set up alternative parking areas and walkways around popular shopping areas, but storeowners say the sight of construction barriers is still keeping customers away. Continue Reading →

Qatari Riyals

Report: Qatar companies forecast smaller salary increases in 2015

The conservative forecast comes amid a continuing rise in the cost of living in Qatar, particularly with regards to rental accommodations, meaning people working here have less money in their pockets at the end of the month. Continue Reading →

Skyline

Despite senior members’ departure, Brotherhood retains presence in Qatar

While several Egyptian members of the Muslim Brotherhood say the Qatar government asked them to leave the country, analysts argue that the organization will continue to have a presence here. Continue Reading →

Mutaz Barshim & Chuck Norris

Qatari high-jumper Barshim sparks online meme

How high can Barshim jump? That’s the question people are asking on Twitter following the Qatari athlete’s record-breaking performance at the IAAF Diamond League final. Continue Reading →