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Qatar launches new type of COVID-19 test for children

A less intrusive coronavirus test is launched for children. Qatar’s health ministry (MOPH) has announced that the country has become one of the first to provide a saliva-based COVID-19 test. Instead of inserting a cotton swab...

Education or Blackmarket? Qatar University students struggle with course registration

By Hazar Kilani & Menatalla Ibrahim It seems like Qatar Airways seats are not the only overpriced deals some university students can’t afford. Last Friday, a hashtag roughly translating to #Selling_QatarUniversity_Seats started trending on Twitter, attracting more than...

We’re ‘The Corona Batch’

By Ameera AlSaid We’re ‘The Corona Batch’, that’s what some students refer to themselves and their classmates now that they have graduated amidst this ongoing pandemic. Covid-19 has changed so much of our lives and...

Everything you need to know about Qatar National Day — 2016 edition

By Victoria Scott Qatar National Day Parade 2015. Credit: Chantelle D’mello/Doha NewsQatar National Day (QND) on Dec. 18 marks the date in 1878 when Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani rallied the tribes of the...

Doctors: Erectile dysfunction a rising problem in Qatar

Erectile dysfunction is highly prevalent in Qatar, but nobody is talking about it, an HMC doctor said during a workshop this week, as reported by the Gulf Times. Dr. Abdullah al-Naimi said the condition affects...

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Qatar housing market – supply much bigger than demand

Research company witnesses high supply of housing units and a slight drop in rent since 2019. There are now some 300,550 residential units in Qatar....

US official claims Qatar blockade to end ‘in weeks’

The United States has expressed hopes for the end of the Saudi-led illegal blockade on Qatar during an event in Washington on Wednesday.  A US...

‘Just an application number’: Frustrated residents left stranded over new Exceptional Entry Permit

Qatar residents have been left stranded abroad and unable to return home to their families and jobs, as complaints over the new Exceptional Entry...

‘Historic’ Afghanistan peace talks commence in Doha

Afghan officials continue negotiating with the Taliban and other factions as Qatar continues its mediation. Afghan government representatives and Taliban members have convened in Doha...