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Local Qatari family stocks outdoor fridge with free cold drinks

A family member said the idea is to help refresh workers who spend hours outdoors in the sweltering summertime. But the plan is to also keep the refrigerator full of beverages and food throughout the year.

Seven things to do in Qatar this weekend (June 5-7)

An early morning offroading desert trip, an Aspire fun run, art exhibitions and musical performances are all on offer in Qatar over the next few days.

Qatar to host international gaming convention this winter

This is the first time Doha will see a conference focusing on comic books, movie making, video game development and gaming technology.

Citing loss of funding, Katara Art Center announces closure

The KAC has until the end of the month to pack up its center in Katara Cultural Village. Management said they are closing due to lack of financial support and a reallocation of space.

Qatar residents invited to #TalkDirty event on World Environment Day

Spurred by a recent WHO report ranking Doha as one of the most polluted cities in the world, The Youth Company is holding an environmental conference to motivate people to change their ways.

PHOTOS: Qatar residents mark 2nd anniversary of deadly Villaggio fire

Though the heat may have caused the turnout to be smaller than the past two years, residents said the point of gathering was simply to pay homage to the 19 people who died in the 2012 tragedy.

Rising heat takes toll on Qatar’s outdoor workers

With the midday work ban still nearly a month away, many expats working in construction said they cope by ingesting glucose water to keep their energy levels up.

Passengers share experiences with new Hamad airport

The transition has mostly been smooth, though the switching over of five more airlines this week from the Doha International Airport to the airport has caused some confusion among travelers.
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