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Al Farkiah beach to have designated ‘women and children only’ days

Al Farkiah beach will have designated women and children only days, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment announced. Starting September 20, Sundays and Wednesdays, the beach will be open for only women and children (under...

Qatar Rail announces 300 air-conditioned bus shelters, metrolink to The Pearl

As summer comes to an end, Qatar Rail has announced it’s setting up 300 air-conditioned bus stops around Doha, plus a new metrolink service. Although the hottest months are on their way out, Qatar Rail...

New water park and resort hotel planned for Lusail island

By Doha News Team Rendering of new aqua park for Qetaifan Island North. Credit: Katara HospitalityA new luxury resort with a water park and four-star hotel will be built on an island off the coast...

New spas, nature reserves and desert adventures to woo Qatar tourists

By Doha News Team For illustrative purposes only. Credit: QTA/TwitterQatar will build new eco lodges, desert adventure resorts, nature reserves and heritage boutique hotels to attract millions of visitors in the coming five years, officials...

German art to be highlighted during upcoming exhibitions in Qatar

Driven by Germany exhibition. Credit: Qatar MuseumsTwo major art exhibitions will open to the public next month to mark the Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture, Qatar Museums (QM) has announced. The first will launch at...

Qatar’s first Five Guys is now open for business

Five Guys at Doha Festival City. Credit: DFCPopular American burger chain Five Guys has opened at Doha Festival City. This is Qatar’s first Five Guys outpost, though there are already outlets in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and...

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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...