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Slate commemorating date of Peshawar school massacre

Qatar’s Pakistani expats to hold memorial service for children tonight

The event will allow Qatar residents the opportunity to pay their respects to the 141 people, including 132 children, who were shot dead yesterday by militants from the Pakistani Taliban. Continue Reading →

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Rain forecast for Doha today, but clear skies expected on National Day

The precipitation is expected to reach Doha by the afternoon, and there is a small chance of a few more outbreaks overnight, forecasters say. Continue Reading →

2013 Bahrain Grand Prix

Official: Unresolved Bahraini objections blocking Qatar’s F1 ambitions

The head of Formula One’s managing organization has said he made a deal with Bahrain years ago that would allow officials in that country to veto the addition of any more races being held in the region. Continue Reading →

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Qatar hotels strive to balance National Day and Christmas festivities

In a bid to strike a balance between marking National Day and holding festive celebrations, many hotels have temporarily taken down or are covering up their Christmas trees until after December 18. Continue Reading →

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VIDEO: How and why Qataris keep themselves smelling so good

It his latest #QTip, Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon explains the different methods Qataris use to ensure they give off a good scent. Continue Reading →

DFI CEO Fatma Al-Remaihi.

Doha Film Institute appoints new permanent CEO

The announcement of the new leadership comes as DFI and an American media group admit they have dissolved their $100 million partnership after less than a year. Continue Reading →

Lauren Patterson with her mother Alison

Progress on Patterson appeal in Qatar court slows

The appeals case has been postponed until next month, after a court judge agreed to call an ex-boyfriend of the victim’s to the stand, as well as a friend who testified at the criminal trial. Continue Reading →