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Qatar-NASA launch mission to research water security amid climate change concerns

Qatar Foundation (QF) and NASA embark on a joint research mission on water detection, as part of recent Doha-Washington agreements. QF and NASA researchers announced plans to collaborate on a project to address global concern...

DFI’s supported film “Ghosts” wins Grand Prize at Venice film festival

Capturing the spotlight at the oldest film festivals in the world, Doha Film Institute (DFI)- supported films have won a number of prestigious awards. Two films, three awards, and two award-winning directors have grasped everyone’s...

Qatari short and 7 other DFI-funded films to premier at Venice Film Festival

The world's longest-running film festival is set to begin this Wednesday, in which 8 films funded by the Doha Film Institute will make their premier. The Venice Film Festival, now in its 77th year,...

‘Binned’ dead cheetah highlights animal abuse in the Gulf

By Susanna Larue In a region where owning exotic wildlife offers you social applause and praise, questions surrounding the rights of animals have started to be raised. A heart-wrenching image of a dead cheetah discarded in...

The parkour pioneers of Qatar

Written by Joannah N Zimbe The energetic, dangerous and highly athletic sport of parkour — or freerunning — is gaining popularity in Doha. Doha News meets some of the young urban acrobats bringing their hobby...

Doha sees surge of single-use disposables and plastic waste litter

by Salwa Sadek Despite Qatar’s commitment to its National Vision 2030 plan and to the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030, single-use disposables and plastic waste have been on the rise since the pandemic, adding to Doha’s...

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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...