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No need for 2022 re-vote, says FIFA chief

FIFA president Gianni Infantino sees no need for a re-vote for the 2022 World Cup and had a dig at those who can’t seem...

LeBlockade – a celebration of creativity, patriotism

Simple yet powerful artworks and short films at LeBlockade exhibition have become “a consolidating and motivating force” in helping Qatar transform the challenges over...

Financial war on Qatari Riyal has failed

It was only a few days ago that it came to light that the UAE had hatched an aggressive plan to destabilise the Qatari Riyal...

Doha International Book Fair gets off to a grand start

Under the auspices of HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Minister of Culture and Sports HE Salah Bin Ghanim Al Ali inaugurated the...

Qatar: New Malayalam FM Radio begins

An FM Radio for the country's Malayali expatriate community, Malayalam 98.6 FM, will be formally inaugurated on Tuesday at 9am by Indian ambassador P...

Qatar: On arrival visa can be extended easily; hotel booking not compulsory

As per the press release, Ministry of Interior (MoI) official said that Hotel reservations are not compulsory for obtaining different types of on-arrival tourist...

Qatar announces visa-free entry for 80 countries, including India

Qatar will allow visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries, with immediate effect, officials announced today. The countries include the UK, the USA, Canada,...

Qatar issues Permanent Residency to expatriates

The Cabinet has approved a draft law on a permanent residency identification card for non-Qataris. According to the provisions of the bill, the Interior Minister...

Laptop ban lifted on Qatar Airways flights to US

Yes, Passengers can now carry all personal electronic devices with them. Qatar Airways has been approved by the US Department of Homeland Security to permit...

Once again Qatar Airways bagged the World’s best Airline

Qatar Airways has again been named as ‘Airline of the Year’ by the prestigious 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards, held at the Paris Air...

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