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Qatar Charity’s ‘5%’ Ramadan initiative targets businesses to aid low-income families

The new initiative aims to help those in need in the country during the holy month of Ramadan.  Qatar Charity has launched a programme to aid low-income families and students across the country during...

Qatar astronomers predict first day of Ramadan

Qatar Calendar House predict April 13 could be the first day of Ramadan this year. Calculations by astronomers at Qatar Calendar House (QCH) say April 13 may be the beginning of the holy fasting month...

Nearly 400,000 plants planted as part of Qatar’s ‘green initiative’

The initiative aims to plant 1 million trees in different districts around the country.  The number of trees planted by Qatar’s community has reached 367,386, the Public Works Authority announced. The number means authorities...

Social centre Hifz Al Naema to distribute thousands of Ramadan iftar packages

The food will be distributed to those in need during the holy month of Ramadan.  Hifz Al Naema Centre announced that it will be distributing 2,500 daily iftar meals during Ramadan to spread the spirit...

16-year-old Qatar-based violinist wins Gulf music award

The 16-year-old prodigy played tunes by some of the world’s most famous composers.  Violinist Tricia NG, from Parkhouse School Doha, won the pan-Gulf music competition for young singers and instrumentalists. Despite this being her first time...

Qatar waters now boast the world’s second largest dugong population

Qatar's dugongs population has greatly increased in size, with the number of sea creatures in the country's waters reaching over 800.  Qatar’s waters are home to one of the largest herds of dugongs, with numbers...
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