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Mall of Qatar to create 8,000 new job opportunities

Mall of Qatar will generate about 8,000 new jobs nationwide once the facility is operational in the last quarter of this year, it was...

Diabetes cost in Qatar could rise to QR5bn

Qatar’s annual cost for diabetes care could rise from QR1.8bn in 2015 to QR5bn in 2035 and QR8.4bn by 2055, if no immediate action...

QC gives clothing to 4,000 orphans as gift for Eid

Qatar Charity (QC), with the support of Qatar’s philanthropists, distributed clothes and gifts among 4,000 orphans in 21 countries during Eid al-Adha. Celebrations held on...

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...

Entertainments ready to surprise Eid visitors

Venues for the Eid al-Adha events and activities in the country organised by Qatar Tourism Authority and its partners are all set to receive...

Eid al-Adha 2016 activities at Pearl Qatar (September 12 to 14)

The Pearl-Qatar, United Development Company’s (UDC) flagship project and one of the largest urban developments in Qatar, has lined up various entertainment activities to...

Illegally raising funds for charity in UAE could land you in jail

Fund-raising must be done in coordination with a registered UAE charity organisation Any illegal raising of funds in violation of the law could result into...

Unauthorized fundraisers face prison, deportation

JEDDAH: Indulging in charity work or fundraising activity in the Kingdom without license or official permission will invite various penalties, jail terms and deportation...

Qatar bans e-cigarette sales

It is not allowed to sell or posses electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) in Qatar, said Dr Kholood al-Mutawaa, head, Non- Communicable Disease Department at the...

UAE makes dashboard cameras legal

Dash cameras will be allowed, provided they are placed to monitor traffic violations. The practice came to light after a person was found to have...

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