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Peter Kovessy

Peter Kovessy is a reporter with Doha News. Prior to moving to Qatar in 2013, he was the editor of the Ottawa Business Journal in Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Carleton University.

Muhammad Ali exhibition to go up at MIA for Eid

The collection of artefacts arranged in MIA’s fourth floor eastern gallery include photography from Ali’s outdoor exhibition bout at the Doha Stadium in 1971, as well as memorabilia from various points in his career.

Italian airline to cut jobs in return for Qatar Airways investment

The deal is expected to lead to a new Doha-Milan-Chicago route and make it easier for Doha travelers to reach other Italian cities such as Meridiana's hub in Sardinia.

IKEA Qatar recalls children’s staircase safety gates

IKEA said tests have shown the locking devices to be unreliable. No receipt or proof of purchase is needed for customers to obtain a full refund, the retailer added.

Qatar petrol prices to go up in July

Once the new prices take effect, motorists will be paying between 40 and 52 percent more to fill up than at the start of the year.

Maersk loses Qatar oil field rights, but says no layoffs expected

Al Shaheen is located about 80km off of Qatar’s northeast coast and accounts for approximately 40 percent of the Gulf country’s daily oil output, or roughly 300,000 barrels per day.

Reports: US to meet Qatar, UAE over airline subsidy row

According to Politico, the US government is not likely to impose restrictions on Gulf carriers that operate there.

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