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Cross-community effort pulled the brakes on Covid-19 spread, Qatar says

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Qatar declined to less than 3,000. Commitment from Qatar’s community, along with the exceptional efforts of healthcare workers have greatly assisted in the decline of Covid-19 cases in...

Qatar scientist to join mission to trace ‘COVID-19 origin’

Health experts are embarking on a China mission to identify the origins of the novel coronavirus that has brought much of the world to a standstill. Qatar-based Acting Head of Communicable Diseases Control Programs, Dr....

E-commerce surges in post-pandemic Qatar, Mastercard says

Data top-ups, apparel, groceries, banking and healthcare see highest surge of online activity Nearly three out of four (73%) consumers in the Middle East and Africa shop more online than they did before the COVID-19...

Qatar Charity seeks QR 66mn in donations for ‘Warmth and Peace’ winter campaign

The campaign will distribute winter items, food and medicines to refugees and displaced persons. Qatar Charity has launched its annual Warmth and Peace campaign which aims to raise QAR 66 million for 1 million refugees...

Moderna’s vaccine presents 94.5% effectiveness

Qatar will be securing the vaccine once it is available. US-based drug manufacturer, Moderna, reveals that its vaccine has shown 94.5% effectiveness, the company announced on Monday. During the trial phase, Moderna tested the vaccine on...

‘No signs of second wave’, Qatar’s health minister says at WISH Summit

The minister was among many prominent speakers at this year’s event. Qatar’s Minister of Public Health, Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari said that there are no signs of a second wave of the potentially lethal...

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Qatar eases Exceptional Entry Permit measures for residents travelling abroad

The decision was based on local and international epidemiological factors regarding the spread of COVID-19. Residents currently in Qatar with plans to travel and return...

Top 10 authentic restaurants for world cuisines right here in Doha

Qatar is home to a huge melting pot of expats from different parts of the world and this is reflected in the wide range...

Graffiti finally cleaned off iconic ‘East-West / West-East’ artwork

The world famous East-West / West-East art work by Richard Serra, situated in Qatar's Brouq nature reserve has finally been cleaned by authorities. Shortly after...

Bahrain claims Doha ‘violated’ GCC agreement for stopping two boats breaching Qatar’s territorial waters

The blockading country’s claim comes as it continues to impose an illegal land, air and sea blockade on Doha. Qatar’s border security stopped two Bahraini...