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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.

New free app helps residents learn to speak Arabic like a Qatari

The Qatari Phrasebook aims to teach non-Arabic speakers more than 1,500 common Arabic words and phrases, all in the Qatari dialect.

Qatar’s first metro stations are taking shape

Qatar Rail has shared photos of work at some of the 37 metro stations being built for the first phase of the project, revealing glass facades, sweeping roofs and elegant vaulted ceilings.

Qatar Airways set to receive new A350 aircraft by year-end

The news comes after the airline abruptly canceled an order for four smaller A350-900s last month, apparently due to production delays.

Five things to do in Qatar this weekend (Aug. 9 – 12)

From cleaning up our beaches, to feasting on locally-grown dates and checking out world-class BMX tricks, here are our picks of what's on this weekend in Qatar.

Bahrain, UAE partly reopen airspace to Qatar

The move is being seen as a significant step following the introduction of punitive airspace restrictions when the GCC blockade began more than two months ago.

Five things to do in Qatar this weekend (Aug. 2-5)

From acrobatics to Georgian folk dancing to beach trips, there's lots to do around Qatar over the next few days. Here are the highlights.

How you can get a behind-the-scenes look at the Qatar National Museum

To sign up for one of the 50 tours, which start on July 24, residents will need to apply for a Qatar Museums Culture Pass.

Qatar, your media is letting you down

In this opinion piece, Doha News Editor-at-Large tackles "fake news" criticisms and explains why good news about Qatar isn't always good news for the country and its people.
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