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Ehteraz: do the benefits outweigh the costs?

By Sana Hussain and Sahar ElKabbash illustration: iStockPhotoOn May 18, 2020, the government introduced extra precautionary measures to combat the spread of COVID-19. The first measure on the list mandated all citizens and residents to...

When will Qatar treat delivery drivers as essential workers?

By Muhammad Muneeb Ur Rehman On March 9, Qatar announced that it would close all schools and universities until further notice. Soon after, all major businesses in Qatar, including restaurants, were shut down. While being...

We’re ‘The Corona Batch’

By Ameera AlSaid We’re ‘The Corona Batch’, that’s what some students refer to themselves and their classmates now that they have graduated amidst this ongoing pandemic. Covid-19 has changed so much of our lives and...

If we’re all in this together, then why aren’t school fees being reduced?

I think by now most of us have heard the argument from teachers that protest fee reductions. Of course, we are all in this together and as an empathetic human (with a background in...

HMC working hard on helping those suffering from COVID-19 related mental health issues

By Sahar ElKabbash The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t only threatened people's physical health, it also has put our psychological wellbeing at risk. The Lancet Psychiatry published a research paper that suggests COVID-19 can, directly and indirectly, affect people’s mental health. And...

#HelpMeHelpYou: The volunteers helping make shopping safer

By Doha News Staff You may have seen them at your local supermarket distributing face masks and gloves or stewarding people away from each other much like ushers at a football stadium. They are teams...
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