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It’s going to be hot in Qatar this week

Photo for illustrative purposes only. Credit: Sanjiban Ghosh/FlickrEnjoy your weekend, everyone, because above-normal temperatures are being forecast for the beginning of this week. According to the Qatar Meteorology Department (MET), it’s going to be 3C...

Temps in Qatar to drop to as low as 9C this weekend

Photo for illustrative purposes only. Credit: Satheesh/FlickrIt’s going to be a chilly, windy weekend in Qatar, local forecasters have warned. Residents who plan to spend time outdoors should take care, as windspeeds are expected to...

HMC performs Qatar’s first liver transplant from a living donor

Liver recipient Ashraf Zaid and donor (his nephew) Usama Zaid, with HMC Medical Director Dr. Yousef Al Maslamani. Credit: HMCSurgeons at Hamad General Hospital have successfully performed the nation’s first liver transplant from a living...

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...
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