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‘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 Permit continue to increase. Qatari authorities in August announced resident permit...

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...

COVID-19 vaccine to be available in Qatar ‘by early 2021’

As authorities warn people to continue taking precautions to weaken a potential second wave of COVID-19, a Qatar-based infectious diseases expert has assured vaccines could be ready in the next few months. The long-awaited COVID-19...

Spread of COVID-19 in closed-space gyms causes panic

On Saturday it was announced that a number of positive COVID cases were for recorded amongst members of one of Qatar’s known fitness centres. OxFitness Lab posted that it had been made aware that...

How schools in Qatar are implementing ‘Blended Learning’

As schools reopen on September 1 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Education has announced a policy of blended learning during a three-phased back to school program. Blended learning is an approach to education...

26 Health Facilities in Qatar Approved for PCR Test for Covid-19 Virus – MOPH

Although Qatar has proportionally had one of the highest rates of positive cases in the region over the past several months, the healthcare system has also paved the way to allow a high rate...

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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...