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Qatar’s population grows by another 174,000 people

Photo for illustrative purposes only. Credit: Bijan Choudhury/FlickrAfter reaching an all-time high in November, Qatar’s population fell marginally at the end of last month, according to new government figures. There were 2,597,453 people inside the...

Rights groups skeptical as new labor reforms take effect in Qatar

Photo for illustrative purposes only. Credit: Richard Messenger/FlickrA new law governing nearly all of Qatar’s expats comes into force today. According to QNA, the law “abolishes the kafala (sponsorship) system and guarantees greater flexibility, freedom...

Qatar government sets up exit permit grievance committee

Photo for illustrative purposes only. Credit: Shabina S. Khatri/Doha NewsThe Ministry of Interior (MOI) has established an appeals committee for Qatar expats whose exit permits are denied by their employers. The move comes ahead of...

Report: E-gate service to become free for all Qatar residents soon

Egate service at HIA. Credit: MOIExpats will soon be able to use egate in Qatar by simply presenting their ID cards at the airport, a senior Ministry of Interior (MOI) official has reportedly said. Authorities are...

MET: Winds to pick up and temps to fall in Qatar this week

Expect visibility to drop starting tomorrow night as gusts of more than 30 knots (56km/hour) sweep in.

No rain in Qatar’s forecast yet, but watch out for fog

In a statement, the Qatar Meteorology Department (MET) said visibility may drop to 1km or less along the western coast and central areas of the country.
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