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‘Flying Car’ Hits The Market By 2020

The Cormorant, billed as a flying car, is capable of transporting 500kg (around half a ton) of weight and traveling at 185 km (115...

Selective tax on “harmful” goods, luxury items

The Cabinet has given its nod to a draft law on selective tax that will be imposed on goods considered harmful to humans and...

Can you drink alcohol in Qatar?

Local laws reflect the fact that Qatar is an Islamic country. You should respect local traditions, customs, laws and religions at all times and...

Qatar most peaceful in MENA region; 7th safest in the world

Qatar is the 7th safest country in the world and the most peaceful among the Arab States and in the Middle East & North...

Call to reduce Qatar job recruitment agencies charges

Doha: Amid complaints about the increasing cost of hiring domestic helps, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs has urged employers to...

England Queen is not dead, but fake news is very much alive

Reports of Queen Elizabeth II’s death were greatly exaggerated — and then all the more so, thanks to social media. In the latest example of...

Qatar:Emir attends Al Jazeera’s anniversary celebration

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and HH the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani attended yesterday the 20th anniversary of...

Reason Behind Qatar National Day

Qatar National Day (Arabic: اليوم الوطني لقطر‎‎; Al-Yaoum al-Watani) is a national commemoration of Qatar's unification in 1878. It is celebrated on the 18th...

The world’s busiest International Airport is…

Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, increased 2.7% from a year earlier to 6.4mn people in October, the...

Uber introduces “driver-less car” service

Uber launched a groundbreaking driverless car service Wednesday, jumping ahead of Detroit auto giants and Silicon Valley rivals with technology that could revolutionize transportation. In...

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