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...

Qatar petrol prices to drop next month

For the second month in a row, petrol prices in Qatar have come down by Dh5 a litre; while there will not be any...

Qatar school under controversy over Israeli flag

A school in Qatar has apologized to the education ministry for displaying an Israeli flag in one of its corridors. The ministry was alerted about...

Qatar to invest $40bn in hospitality sector

With more than $40bn worth of investments in the next 15 years, Qatar’s hospitality industry is poised to experience strong growth even as construction...

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