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Spotlight on Mum: Surviving a pandemic as a full-time teacher, PhD student and mother of four

The COVID-19 pandemic brought a number of challenges to our day-to-day lives. But like many, this mother, PhD student and full-time teacher has been forced to adapt to the restrictions and change in routines. Ikhlas...

Parents to choose between blended learning and online learning for their children

Starting next week, parents will be given the choice between continuing blended learning or switching completely to remote schooling for their children. The decision was announced by Mohammed Al-Beshri, a spokesperson for the Ministry...

Qatar’s online community inspires ‘donation over sales’

While making a little extra money selling unwanted belongings is no issue, Qatar's online community pages have been inspired to donate instead. With so many expats constantly moving in and out of Qatar, it’s normal...

Qatar launches new type of COVID-19 test for children

A less intrusive coronavirus test is launched for children. Qatar’s health ministry (MOPH) has announced that the country has become one of the first to provide a saliva-based COVID-19 test. Instead of inserting a cotton swab...

Skincare tips for busy mums, with Dermatologist Dr. Inna Gaponko

As a dermatologist, Dr. Inna Gaponko is a valued expert in her field. However, aside from being skilled in what she does, she is also a full-time mum with great skincare tips. Naturally, and like...

‘No plans’ to reduce private school fees in Qatar, official says

An Education Committee official said in a statement that there are no current plans to reduce school fees for private schools, in a response to ongoing concerns raised by parents on the expensive cost...

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Qatar housing market – supply much bigger than demand

Research company witnesses high supply of housing units and a slight drop in rent since 2019. There are now some 300,550 residential units in Qatar....

US official claims Qatar blockade to end ‘in weeks’

The United States has expressed hopes for the end of the Saudi-led illegal blockade on Qatar during an event in Washington on Wednesday.  A US...

‘Just an application number’: Frustrated residents left stranded over new Exceptional Entry Permit

Qatar residents have been left stranded abroad and unable to return home to their families and jobs, as complaints over the new Exceptional Entry...

‘Historic’ Afghanistan peace talks commence in Doha

Afghan officials continue negotiating with the Taliban and other factions as Qatar continues its mediation. Afghan government representatives and Taliban members have convened in Doha...