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Qatar authorities recover stolen tires, jewelry in separate arrests

A police investigation led to a “gang” of jewelry thieves being nabbed. In a separate case, three individuals were sentenced to a year in jail after being tracked down by one of their victims. Continue Reading →

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New iPhones to officially hit Qatar market on Oct. 10

Residents can now pre-order the devices from both Ooredoo and Vodafone ahead of the Oct. 10 sale launch date, though some models already appear to be out of stock. Continue Reading →

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Report: Qatar reclaims top spot as region’s most competitive economy

The latest edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index ranked Qatar in 14th place overall out of 140 countries. Qatar comes ahead of the UAE, which is now in 17th place after falling five places since last year. Continue Reading →

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MET warns of thundershower in central Qatar, but no rain for Doha

While the storm isn’t expected to hit the capital or linger into the weekend, several residents reported seeing large clouds on their Thursday afternoon commute. Continue Reading →

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New road safety film encourages Qatar drivers to buckle up

Qatar has for years battled with trying to improve its road safety record, and as the population continues to soar, the figures aren’t getting any better. Continue Reading →

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Minister: Qatar ‘in no way falling short’ in helping Syrian refugees

The number of Syrians living in Qatar has nearly doubled since fighting broke out in 2011 and now stands at 54,000, according to Qatar’s foreign minister. Continue Reading →

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QU debuts in new ranking of world’s top 800 universities

Qatar University is one of the elite 4 percent of higher education institutions in the world, according to Phil Baty, editor of THE World University Rankings. Continue Reading →