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‘Cinema is a Palestinian’s only weapon’: A review of Ajyal’s Audience Award winner, ‘200 Meters’

Palestinian voices reach a global audience in a film showing the harsh reality of living under the illegal Israeli occupation. Visiting family members for a cup of tea, commuting to work everyday or going to...

Skating down memory lane at the now-gone City Center ice rink

Longing, nostalgia and memories are all feelings now left frozen at City Centre's skating arena. It is the early 2000’s in Qatar. You are sitting on your classroom’s carpet for story time when your teacher...

Curtains close: Back in time at Qatar’s first-ever cinema

Lights out, projectors off, curtains close. Long before spacious movie theatres and large screens, watching films was a little different. In fact, films had to physically travel from place to place to be viewed and...

EXCLUSIVE: CCTV footage shows moment abandoned baby discovered at airport

Doha News has obtained exclusive footage that shows the moments immediately after a newborn baby girl was found at Qatar’s main airport.  CCTV footage from Hamad International Airport acquired exclusively by Doha News has revealed...

‘We’ve been suffering for a long time’: Migrant workers struggle as company delays payments for almost a year

Workers were left with no choice but to break their silence in June after not receiving their salaries for 10 months, prompting authorities to respond. With no money to send their families back home amid...

How a Saudi-Emirati plot tried to falsely link Qatar Airways with ‘terrorism’

Since the 2017 illegal blockade, thousands of fake online accounts have attempted to spread misinformation on Qatar's flagship national carrier, writes Marc Owen Jones. A new Al Jazeera documentary revealed that the United Arab Emirates...
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Skating down memory lane at the now-gone City Center ice rink

Longing, nostalgia and memories are all feelings now left frozen at City Centre's skating arena. It is the early 2000’s in Qatar. You are sitting...

Index: Despite ranking, perception of public safety in Qatar high

Based on personal safety, infrastructure safety, digital security and health security, Qatar's capital ranked 29th out of 50 cities in the latest edition of The Economist Intelligence Unit's Safe Cities Index: Assessing urban security in the digital age.

Qatar court sentences two human traffickers to 10 years in jail

The victims were sexually assaulted and forcibly exploited for services without pay. In a judgment considered a triumph for justice, The Criminal Court of the...

Hamad airport first in region to install ‘cutting edge’ carry-on screening

The new technology will enable passengers to have liquids and electronics in their carry-on bags. Hamad International Airport is the first airport in the...