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.
Many Qatar residents will be enjoying a prolonged Eid break this weekend, and there's plenty around to keep them occupied. From comedy shows to art exhibitions to spending time outdoors, here are the highlights:
"It's my duty, the least I can do, as a Qatari creative artist to show my support and stand by the Emir," Ahmed Almaadheed told Doha News, referencing the pressure the country's leader has been under since the GCC crisis began.
The nations included their names on a long blacklist released this week that included personal details such as passport numbers and bank account information. Qatar has denounced the list as a "fantasy."
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