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All you need to know about the new guidelines for travel to and from Qatar

by Sahar ElKabbash Travel restrictions on incoming passengers have been reviewed by the government of Qatar, with hotel quarantine largely lifted and a list of ‘low risk’ countries published. Amends to Qatar’s previous travel restrictions and...

Here’s how to get a COVID-19 test in Qatar

By Menatalla Ibrahim & Hazar Kilani Even though Qatar’s lockdown restrictions are easing up, the probability of you encountering the COVID-19 virus remains very high. Here’s what to expect if you need to take a...

COVID-19: QF university researchers develop ‘disease detective’ mobile game

By Muhammad Muneeb Ur Rehman Five COVID-19 research projects awarded university grants, including a contact tracing mobile phone app game. Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Innovation Centre has announced results of the latest cycle of its...

Qatar Chamber opens employment platform for laid-off private-sector workers

By Muhammad Muneeb Ur Rehman Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched an online platform for the re-employment of skilled workers in the local market. The initiative aims to help unemployed workers and companies with vacancies...

Majority of adults and youngsters in the region are unhealthy warns research

By Sara Abadi Half of adults and 75% of youngsters fail to meet international exercise recommendations, Weill Cornell Medicine research finds. Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar have published a study on the prevalence of sedentary behaviour...

Combatting smartphone cyberattacks in Qatar

By Menatalla Ibrahim Since January this year, the number of reported malicious attacks on smartphones in Qatar has reached 11,883 according to research by Kaspersky. Kuwait, Qatar’s neighboring country, had 20,000 attacks during the same...
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