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Qatar Women’s Hospital warns of delays as it moves to e-filing system

The hospital is one of Qatar’s busiest, delivering a whopping 18,000 babies annually. Over the next few weeks, outpatients may referred to Al Wakrah or Al Khor hospitals to reduce wait times. Continue Reading →


‘Is that a word?’ Qatar’s youth gravitate toward competitive Scrabble

In a country that hosted the Asian Games and will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, mental games that test and hone educational skills are often less celebrated than more energetic sports like football. But competitive Scrabble is thriving here nonetheless. Continue Reading →

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Saudi Arabia imprisons 27 for planning attacks on US military in Qatar

A Qatari man was reportedly the leader of one group of individuals who was handed a 30-year sentence for crimes that included “joining an extremist group.” Continue Reading →

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Citing security reasons, Qatar mulls law to put addresses on ID cards

The potential move would make it easier for authorities to find residents, but raises logistical questions, and concerns about personal security. For example, if an ID card is lost or stolen, the holder’s home would be easy to find. Continue Reading →

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Barwa presents scaled-back plans for used car ‘Motor City’ in Qatar

The revival of plans for a large-scale used vehicle sales and service hub off Salwa Road comes amid a government bailout of the indebted developer. Continue Reading →

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Qatar stores withdraw US deli meats over halal certification queries

The products were cleared from supermarket shelves this week after questions were raised about whether the meat was slaughtered Islamically. Continue Reading →

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Seven things to do in Qatar this weekend (Oct. 22-25)

From listening to music in the park, to tuning into dozens of film screenings, to shopping for a cause, there are a ton of activities on offer in Qatar over the next few days. Here are our picks. Continue Reading →