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Interview: ‘Girls need to see early on in their lives that everything is open to them, and nothing will stop them’

by Menatalla Ibrahim Doha news speaks to leading gender studies scholar, Dr. Amal Mohammed Al-Malki, to find out where she thinks Qatari women stand in their rapidly changing society. Recent years have seen huge changes in...

If love is blind, why is it so difficult for those with visual impairment to get married?

By Sara Al-Ansari How Qataris with visual impairment fall foul of misinformation, as they look for true love and partnership. It was past midnight. The moon had cast a faint silvery glow through the clouds onto...

Life after COVID-19: what will it be like?

By Menatalla Ibrahim This week Qatar began phase one of easing the lockdown; after enduring over two months of closed shops malls, mosques, schools as well as the suspension of all sports activity, going back...

Dietician Fatma Ben Brahim on keeping healthy at home under lockdown

By Mariam Versyani Doha News speaks to Fatma Ben Brahim, a clinical and sport dietitian and dietary guideline trainer in Qatar, about how to keep healthy at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. During these unusual times,...

See the world from your sofa!

by Mariam Versyani In Qatar, summer break is just round around the corner, but many of our international travel plans have hit the pause button for the time being. Here’s how you can make the...

‘Qarving’ an identity: how Qatar has flourished on the global stage despite the blockade

By Sara Abadi It has been three years since that fateful day of June 5, 2017, when Qatar was put under siege by its neighbouring countries, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt through a...

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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...