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Will Qatar finally get its IKEA?

Construction on Qatar’s long-awaited “Festival City” will commence next month, Al Futtaim Group and Qatar Islamic Bank has announced. The QR6 billion project entertainment, retail, hospitality and commercial facility will be built in two phases...

Debt-hit: Penin calls out Qatar’s credit culture

Qatar is the wealthiest country in the world per capita, yet studies suggest that up to 75 percent of its citizens are in debt. Why the baffling disparity? That was the question posed by the...

Is the sandstorm expected to get worse? 11:47 am Saturday

Just spoke with Omar, a forecaster at the Qatar Meteorology Department. He said strong winds are expected until tomorrow evening. His advice: Take care, especially today until midnight. Don’t go out…(weather will improve) maybe tomorrow...

Qatar fighter jet heads to Libya to support UN-backed no-fly zone mission

A Qatar Emiri Air Force fighter jet takes off in support of the UN-backed no-fly zone mission in Libya. SOUDA BAY, Greece (Mar. 25, 2011) A Qatar Emiri Air Force Dassault Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet...

Update: Qatar hit by massive sandstorm

A sand-haze view of West Bay this morning I cobbled together this Storify report on what’s going on with the sandstorm so far. Stay tuned for updates as things develop! What are you seeing/hearing/experiencing? Please share...

Qatar becomes first Arab country to enforce no-fly zone

Qatar becomes first Arab country to enforce no-fly zoneAccording to Reuters, the UAE committed its military services on Thursday, and is expected to join the mission soon.

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Graffiti finally cleaned off iconic ‘East-West / West-East’ artwork

The world famous East-West / West-East art work by Richard Serra, situated in Qatar's Brouq nature reserve has finally been cleaned by authorities. Shortly after...

Bahrain claims Doha ‘violated’ GCC agreement for stopping two boats breaching Qatar’s territorial waters

The blockading country’s claim comes as it continues to impose an illegal land, air and sea blockade on Doha. Qatar’s border security stopped two Bahraini...