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Reminder: Corniche closed to vehicles the mornings of today and tomorrow for QND rehearsals

The Corniche road from Sheraton Roundabout to the Islamic Museum Roundabout will be closed to vehicular traffic on the mornings of today (until 10:30am) and tomorrow for National Day military parade rehearsals, MOI reports. Those who are driving should follow the detours or seek alternate routes over the next few days. Additionally, the Qatari Armed Forces General Command has said that the Emiri Air Force’s jets will be conducting air show rehearsals in and about the Corniche area starting tomorrow and until National Day. The General Command has advised the public to “take precautions” during these times especially: tomorrow from 10am to 12 pm and Sunday and Monday from 2:15pm to 3pm. On QND
The actual show will take place during the parade time on National Day, Tuesday, Dec. Continue Reading →

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Photo: Happy Qatar National Day

On Dec. 18, 1878, Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, the founder of Qatar, succeeded his father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Thani, as ruler and unified the country. Continue Reading →

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