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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...

Criticism grows despite Qatar Airway’s PR offensive

Last Monday, Qatar Airways, the country’s national airline announced it was giving free tickets to 100,000 doctors and nurses to any destination it flies to around the world. A sign of its appreciation to...

Students and staff at Qatar Foundation produce PPE to help in COVID fight

By Sahar ElKabbash We’ve all read the news from different countries around the world about a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and how frontline workers and healthcare professionals are risking their lives sometimes without...

Small businesses struggle to survive amid COVID-19 pandemic

by Sahar ElKabbash On March 17th, the Ministry of Interior announced the closure of the Industrial Area in Doha. Between construction companies looking for workers who reside outside the labor camps in the area, to...
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