New ban in Qatar: Carrying, Touching or Watching mobile while driving Prohibited

As per the new law the driver of a motor vehicle will be prohibited from using any device - whether by carrying it, touching...

MMR vaccine is safe, effective and gives long-term protection: Qatar Ministry

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has affirmed that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine “is safe, effective and gives long-term protection”, and...

Dubai begins building ‘world’s tallest’ tower

Dubai began construction work on Monday on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. The...

Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

A person who smokes while driving a vehicle which has an occupant under the age of 18 is punishable with a maximum fine of...

First Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi ready by end 2017

The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi will be ready to welcome worshipers by the end of 2017, a businessman overseeing the project said...

HMC observes World Heart Day

Staff, patients and visitors to the Heart Hospital at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) were joined by Ali Janahi, HMC chief of business services; Mahmoud...

Commercial Bank launches membership club for minors

Commercial Bank has introduced a “first in Qatar” concept that provides advantages to parents and their children. The Young Elite Savers Club, open to both...

Qatar: Reduction in the rents

Close on the heels of a government-backed real estate development announcing reduction in the rents of some of their commercial properties, requests for such...

MIA Park attracts crowds for World Tourism Day celebration

The pleasant weekend weather has attracted throngs of visitors to the Museum of Islamic Art Park, one of the eight sites included in Qatar...

Expat jailed for stealing money and mobile phones

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Kenyan man to one year in jail and ordered his subsequent deportation for theft, local Arabic daily...

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