Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani

Sheikha Al Mayassa named one of art world’s top 100 women

In its latest list, Artnet News features the QM Chairperson as a female global power player in the art world. This ranking is the latest in a long line of accolades bestowed on Sheikha Al Mayassa with art-related leadership. Continue Reading →

Speed Sisters

‘Fearless’ Speed Sisters documentary to premiere at DFI film festival

The documentary, filmed in Palestine, defies Arab and gender stereotypes as viewers follow the Middle East’s first female motor racing team compete to win championships and freedom. Continue Reading →

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Official: Only 10 percent of 999 calls in Qatar for ‘real’ emergencies

One long-time emergency room doctor in Qatar said that 999 is overused in Qatar because many expats cannot afford to seek treatment at the country’s private clinics and hospitals.
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QF Radio launches new programming, still won’t play Justin Bieber

The new mix of music and shows aim to entertain, but also to “plant and nurture strong traditional values within the nation’s youth,” a Qatar Foundation official said. Continue Reading →

Double parking

Double-parked cars will be towed, Qatar’s traffic department warns

Tougher measures are already being taken in areas where the parking crunch is particularly acute, including Dafna, the old downtown, Souq Waqif and the areas surrounding Doha’s shopping malls at evenings and weekends. Continue Reading →

Fatimah Ashraf Khan

PHOTOS: Qatar, from the sea to the sky

Kicking off a new Sunday morning photo feature, here are a selection of beautiful photos shot in and around Qatar that relate to the water, the stars and everything in between. Continue Reading →

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Habitat to open first Qatar furniture store in February 2015

The opening of a new Habitat store, which will be next to the Toyota dealership on C-Ring Road, has been delayed because a warehouse fire in August destroyed stock. Continue Reading →