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Victoria Scott

Victoria Scott is Editor-at-Large at Doha News. Before moving to Qatar in 2009, she was a broadcast journalist for BBC News for eight years. She's also worked for Al Jazeera, Reuters and The Telegraph. She has a postgraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from City University, London, and an undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature from King's College, London.

Having trouble using VoIP in Qatar? Try these tips

While residents await clarification about what's going on with VoIP services in Qatar, some have been circumventing VoIP problems with these strategies.

Qatar Airways asked to make flying with pets more affordable

With Lufthansa soon out of the picture, some pet owners could see the cost of flying a dog increase from QR2,500 to as high as QR20,000 on Qatar Airways, according to Alison Caldwell, co-Founder of Paws Rescue Qatar.

German airline Lufthansa announces end of Doha service

The move will leave Qatar residents with even fewer options when flying to long-haul destinations in the US and South America, as well as connecting to other European countries.

Five things to do in Qatar this weekend (Sept. 6-9)

From ladies' days at the Aqua Park to road tripping around Qatar to kayaking up north, there's lots to do around town this weekend. Here are the highlights.

Gulf crisis inspires Qatari woman to become political cartoonist

A lifelong lover of art, Ghada bnt Ali's leap into political cartoons began shortly after the blockade started at the beginning of June.

Gulf dispute causes traffic at Hamad Airport to drop sharply

Traffic dropped 18 percent year-on-year in June, according to the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) August Bulletin.

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