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Qatar to turn crumbling fishing village into open-air museum

Jumail, which was partially rebuilt in 2009 as a film set, is roughly five kilometers from Al Ruwais and approximately an hour away from Doha. It became completely abandoned by the 1970s.

Sheikh Abdullah’s palace at heart of National Museum of Qatar restored

Al Thani is widely regarded as the father of modern Qatar and lived in the palace from when it was built in the early 20th century until it became the country's former National Museum in 1975.

What’s in a name? The meanings of Qatar districts, explained

A lot of thought has gone into naming some of Qatar's most recognizable landmarks, districts and even the police force. Here's a primer on the meanings behind some of them, including Doha, Al Waab, Lekhwiya and more.
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