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New QR500m ‘Alaateda’ mall to be built in Doha’s old downtown

The mall, which will be located on A-Ring road/Rawdat Al-Khail, will feature 650 outlets and offer a new venue for small and medium-sized stores previously located in the old souqs that were dotted throughout the area. Continue Reading →

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Report warns of post-World Cup hotel hangover in Qatar

As the country builds a flurry of new accommodations in advance of the 2022 football tournament, professional services firm Deloitte says a gap is emerging between the supply of hotel rooms and actual demand. Continue Reading →

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Qatar University community grieves after pedestrian killed by car

The deceased, a parent of a QU student, apparently died after being struck a faculty member’s car in a parking lot on campus yesterday. Continue Reading →

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Rumaila Park to close on Saturday to make way for Grand Park project

Al Rumaila Park, which overlooks the Corniche and is next to Qatar National Theater, will be shut to visitors for an undetermined period, just as the weather starts to cool down and more residents enjoy spending time outdoors. Continue Reading →

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Seven things to do in Qatar this weekend (Oct. 30 – Nov. 1)

From a jazz festival to Halloween activities to the return of the MIA Park Bazaar, there is no shortage of things to do in Qatar this weekend. Here are our picks. Continue Reading →

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Traffic woes at Pearl’s lone exit create safety concerns for residents

The lead developer behind the Pearl-Qatar says there are no plans to add a second entrance/exit to the artificial island, even as traffic bottlenecks become more common. Continue Reading →

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After 56 years, Doha Sailing Club closes indefinitely

Employees said they were recently told to vacate the premises, as the land the club sits on is being appropriated for use by the government. Continue Reading →