After assault in Qatar, Indonesian domestic worker returns home

May 14, 2015

Photo for illustrative functions solely. A 25-yr-previous lady working as home assist in Qatar has returned to her home nation of Indonesia after being badly beaten by her sponsor right here and hospitalized for a number of days. However, her departure solely got here after the lady was held for weeks in Qatar’s Search and […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on May-14-2015 9:37    0 comments

PHOTOS: What a Qatari election looks like

All pictures by Marium Saeed Despite predictions of a dismal voter turnout for Qatar’s solely elected political physique, some Qataris stated they spent almost two hours ready to forged a poll in the present day. Early indications instructed that participation on this yr’s Central Municipal Council (CMC) elections – the nation’s fifth – can be the bottom within the […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on May-14-2015 9:31    0 comments

Qatar real estate firm denounces, retracts permission policy for workers

March 9, 2015

Nasser’s Village compound A Qatar real estate firm has withdrawn a policy that was launched in its residential compounds yesterday requiring sponsors to supply written permission to safety guards earlier than their home assist leaves the compound. The board of administrators of Nasser Bin Khaled Real Estate, which manages greater than QR2 billion of real […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 10:05    0 comments

Qatar judge sets verdict date in Jennifer Brown murder trial 

Lower felony courtroom in Doha A Kenyan safety guard on trial for killing an American instructor ought to be convicted of the lesser cost of manslaughter, not murder, his lawyer informed a Doha courtroom in the present day. In his closing arguments, the lawyer introduced an alternate narrative of what led to the demise of […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 9:59    0 comments

Concerts, Shakespeare and more planned for BritFest 2015 in Qatar

UK and Qatar flags The annual month-lengthy British Festival has formally kicked off in Qatar, with a number of dozen occasions, together with exhibitions, musical performances and different actions planned by means of April O. Organizers stated the pageant builds on the ties fostered through the Qatar UK 2013 Year of Culture, which targeted on […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 9:56    0 comments

One injured in gas explosion at Indian Coffee House in Qatar

A view of Indian Coffee House injury Sunday morning. A gas explosion has left one injured and briefly shuttered a well-liked espresso store/restaurant off of S Ring Road close to the Al Jaidah Flyover. The blast occurred yesterday afternoon shortly after 3pm at Indian Coffee House on Fareej Abdul Aziz Street. Because it was a […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 9:54    0 comments

US airlines offer evidence claiming Qatar Airways ‘not commercially viable’ 

Pic: Boeing 787 Dreamliner For the primary time, a trio of US airlines has provided detailed figures to help claims that Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad obtain authorities funding that permits them to unfairly compete towards American carriers. In the case of Qatar Airways, these state subsidies are alleged to have added as much as […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 9:50    0 comments

Breaking taboos, Qatari female vet forges her own career path

Pic: Muneera Al Fadala When Dr. Muneera Al Fadala first determined to review veterinary drugs, she recalled dealing with a substantial amount of pushback from her family members. “They advised me that animals are soiled and filthy and I shouldn’t work with them,” the now 28-yr-previous Qatari recalled. But years later, that preliminary dismay has turned largely […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 9:42    0 comments

Amnesty urges Qatar to investigate torture claims in espionage case

Photo for illustrative functions solely. An worldwide human rights group has expressed concern over allegations that three Filipino men convicted of espionage in Qatar have been tortured whereas in custody right here. Amnesty International is urging a full investigation into the matter, forward of the trio’s subsequent attraction listening to on Monday. CASE TIMELINE April […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 9:34    0 comments

Expectant mothers in Qatar encouraged to seek healthcare outside of Doha

Photo for illustrative functions solely. As Doha hospitals and clinics develop more and more crowded, native healthcare suppliers have been making an enormous push for sufferers – particularly expectant mothers – to seek remedy outside of Qatar’s capital. Over the previous few years, the nation’s steadily rising inhabitants has put an growing pressure on public […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 9:31    0 comments

Survey: Qatar residents hope job growth will help offset rising costs

Photo for illustrative functions solely. People in Qatar are probably the most upbeat within the area on the subject of anticipated job alternatives and upcoming financial growth, regardless of persevering with to battle towards a rising cost of living, in line with a brand new research. More than half (fifty eight %) of staff right here stated they […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-9-2015 9:26    0 comments

Videos aim to increase empathy for low-income workers in Qatar, GCC

March 3, 2015

Pic: Him Bahadur In an effort to foster understanding and empathy for the tens of millions of expats working in low-paid jobs throughout the Gulf, residents of Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have lately produced brief movies that permit viewers to go for a stroll in their footwear. So far, a video published last month in […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-3-2015 9:51    0 comments

New Souq Haraj proposed for Barwa Village in Qatar

Pic: Penny Yi Wang Government officers have introduced plans to assemble a brand new Souq Haraj, house of one in every of Qatar’s largest second-hand markets, subsequent to Barwa Village. Currently, the souq sells a variety of used family items corresponding to furnishings, home equipment, carpets and electronics, amongst others gadgets. Its low costs make it fashionable […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-3-2015 9:46    0 comments

Replica of ancient human fossil ‘Lucy’ goes on display in Qatar

Pic: “Lucy” In a bid to advertise Ethiopian heritage and supply a glimpse into human historical past, a reproduction of one of mankind’s oldest fossils is on display in Qatar this week. The unique A.P million-yr-previous artifact, named “Lucy” after the favored Beatles music Lucy in the sky with diamonds, is tucked away in a […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-3-2015 9:42    0 comments

Qatar pediatric centers to require parents to accompany sick kids

Al Sadd PEC Effective subsequent month, youngsters in Qatar who’re taken to Hamad Medical Corp. (HMC) clinics for remedy will solely obtain non-pressing medical care if they’re accompanied by their parents, and never family employees, a senior physician has stated. This signifies that beginning April B, public pediatric centers won’t deal with youngsters who’re introduced in for […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-3-2015 9:38    0 comments

Katara restaurants losing customers after partial shisha ban

Shisha smoking at Khan Farouk Several restaurants at Katara Cultural Village say their companies have taken a nosedive following a ban on serving shisha in public areas that administration enacted in January. While two eateries proceed providing the service, albeit in a restricted style, one restaurant has been informed to take shisha solely off the menu. Since […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-3-2015 9:32    0 comments

DFI to hold several public film screenings during inaugural Qumra event

Timbuktu Internationally-acclaimed film administrators and actors will lead a program of public screenings of their landmark films during the Doha Film Institute’s upcoming Qumra festival, together with Timbuktu, the solely Arab film nominated for an Oscar this yr. Qumra, which debuts for the primary time on Friday, March S and runs by means of March eleven, is one in every of […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-3-2015 9:23    0 comments

Qatar grows by 217,000 people over the past year

Photo for illustrative functions solely. For the seventh time in the past year, Qatar’s inhabitants has hit an all-time excessive, in line with new figures from the nation’s statistics company. There have been P,334,029 people residing inside Qatar’s borders at the finish of final month, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics said. That’s up […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-3-2015 9:18    0 comments

MOI sets up new electronic system to report car accidents in Qatar

Photo for illustrative functions solely. Qatar motorists concerned in accidents might not want to go to the Traffic Department to acquire paperwork for his or her insurers, following an announcement from the Ministry of Interior (MOI) about a new, paperless electronic reporting system. In a statement, MOI stated it had signed an settlement with the heads of car […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-3-2015 9:13    0 comments

Safarova clinches first Qatar Total Open title after defeating Azarenka

March 1, 2015

All photographs by Ray Toh Czech tennis participant Lucie Safarova has earned her maiden Qatar Open title after unseating Victoria Azarenka through the finals final night time, S-A, S-A. This is Safarova’s sixth and largest WTA title, through which she is going to take house some $124,000. According to AP: “The Czech snapped Azarenka’s 14-match profitable streak […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-1-2015 9:28    0 comments

‘The future of gaming’: Oculus Rift enthusiasm grows in Qatar

Oculus Rift on the Gaming Lounge Three years after it started as an international crowdfunding project on Kickstarter, the Oculus Rift, a digital actuality gaming headpiece, has lastly grow to be out there to be used by individuals in Qatar. The gadget, which was purchased by Facebook final summer time for $P billion, transports the […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-1-2015 9:25    0 comments

Qatar moves to standardize use of DNA evidence in court

Photo for illustrative functions solely. DNA evidence might quickly be admissible in Qatar’s legal courts after the nation’s Cabinet accredited a draft regulation specifying how the highly effective investigative device might be used. According to a statement released by Qatar’s state news agency, the draft regulation would make “DNA exams and knowledge stored in DNA […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-1-2015 9:22    0 comments

Chicken farm plans put on hold as Qatar reviews spending

Photo for illustrative functions solely. Qatar has postponed plans to construct a brand new hen farm complicated that may have helped bolster its food security, based on an organization that may have helped finance the challenge. Doha-based mostly personal financial institution Investment House had been working to boost some QR750 million (US$206 million) by means of a deliberate preliminary public […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-1-2015 9:19    0 comments

World Cup’s ‘little brother’ pulled from Qatar over summer heat concerns

Photo for illustrative functions solely. The Confederations Cup in 2021 can be moved out of Qatar and held in a but-to-be-decided Asian nation, a senior FIFA official has stated. The event, which is usually held within the World Cup host nation a yr earlier than the precise video games, is taken into account a gown rehearsal […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-1-2015 9:13    0 comments

Scene of fatal Qatar restaurant explosion remains quiet, one year on

Pic: Aftermath of final year’s explosion. It took eleven months earlier than Waleed Sayed might stroll again into the furnishings showroom the place he had labored up till final year. One year in the past in the present day, the Egyptian expat was standing within the middle of Fiore Rosso Creative Garden Design, situated in […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-1-2015 9:06    0 comments

Better support services needed in Qatar for abused youngsters, family says

Photo for illustrative functions solely. If your youngster is molested in Qatar, what ought to you do? For one expatriate family in Qatar lately, the reply finally was to go away the nation for good. But that was solely after they tried in search of support on the hospital, with counseling facilities and the police. “I really […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-1-2015 8:58    0 comments

Teacher at Indian school in Doha resigns over Facebook cartoon

A instructor at one of many main Indian faculties in Qatar has reportedly resigned after sharing an inflammatory cartoon of the Indian premier Narendra Modi on her Facebook web page. The unnamed feminine teacher, who labored at MES Indian School, lately posted a caricature of the Prime Minister, which featured his face superimposed on the physique of […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Mar-1-2015 8:46    0 comments

FIFA task force recommends Qatar World Cup be moved to Nov/Dec 2022

February 24, 2015

Photo for illustrative functions solely. After years of debate about when to maintain the 2022 World Cup, FIFA has moved one step nearer to altering the official dates of the Qatar-based mostly event due to the nation’s searing warmth. A FIFA task force that met in Doha at this time made a historic suggestion to […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-24-2015 14:04    0 comments

Fabergé to unveil first ornamental egg in a century at Qatar jewelry

    All photographs by Chantelle A’mello Acclaimed Russian jewelry agency, Fabergé, greatest recognized for its gilded, jewel-encrusted ornamental eggs created for Russian Tzars of yore, is slated to launch a new Qatar-impressed egg at the 2015 Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition, which held its VIP opening final night time. The egg, the first that the […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-24-2015 14:01    0 comments

Despite recent fires, awareness of home insurance remains low in Qatar

Photo for illustrative functions solely. Despite a spate of excessive-profile fires in Qatar and the area, many residents right here neglect to insure their family belongings – which might trigger vital monetary hardships if an incident happens, an area skilled has stated. This weekend’s large hearth in a Dubai skyscraper has as soon as once […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-24-2015 13:54    0 comments

Welcoming outsiders: First expat team to partake in Qatar hunting meet

February 23, 2015

Pic: First worldwide team in the Al Galayel hunting competitors. A conventional Qatari hunting event that’s well-known all through the area for extolling customs from a bygone period, has opened itself up to overseas individuals for the primary time immediately. Al Galayel, now in its fourth yr, is among the most extremely celebrated hunting and falconry championships […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-23-2015 15:37    0 comments

Qatar asks residents to act as whistleblowers exposing corruption

New public prosecution marketing campaign In a brand new push to weed out corruption and graft, Qatar’s public prosecution’s workplace has launched an promoting marketing campaign urging residents to act as authorities whistleblowers. Yesterday, the marketing campaign debuted with an commercial in Al Raya. The important textual content states, “Qatar deserves to be shielded from corruption.” One rendition of the three […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-23-2015 15:31    0 comments

Qatar court sets March verdict date for Patterson murder appeal case

Pic: Appeals court In a remaining effort to exonerate two Qatari males convicted within the murder of British instructor Lauren Patterson, a protection lawyer yesterday accused jail guards of torturing his shoppers and holding them in solitary confinement between their interviews with prosecutors. The lawyer didn’t elaborate on his torture declare, which was not raised in […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-23-2015 14:54    0 comments

Qatar Rail signs deal for driverless Doha Metro trains

Photo for illustrative functions solely. The newest contract awarded by Qatar Rail sheds new mild on what passengers will expertise whereas driving the Doha Metro as soon as the system begins working in 2019. Coinciding with a weekend visit to Japan by Qatar’s Emir, a consortium of 5 companies led by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-23-2015 14:44    0 comments

Qatar residents cautioned about poor air quality due to dusty conditions

Sandstorm sweeps by means of Doha. Qatar residents are being suggested to watch out on Qatar’s roads this afternoon as visibility drops due to windy, dusty climate. In a recorded telephone forecast, the Qatar Meteorology Department additionally warned of poor air quality, which may lead to respiratory issues for many who go outdoors this afternoon. […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-23-2015 14:40    0 comments

HBKU to launch graduate law degree program in Qatar this fall

Photo for illustrative functions solely. A new law school at Qatar’s Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) would be the first in the area to supply a juris physician (JD) postgraduate degree – the “centerpiece” of authorized schooling in the US and a number of other different nations, officers introduced at this time. The three-yr program, […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-23-2015 14:35    0 comments

15 Qataris feature in latest top 100 world’s most powerful Arabs list

February 22, 2015

Pic: Sheikha Moza More than a dozen outstanding nationals who head up Qatar’s sports activities, finance and tradition hubs have been ranked in the 100 Most Powerful Arabs 2015 list by Gulf Business. Seven of the 15 Qataris in the index made it to the top 50, together with acquainted faces Hassan Al Thawadi, secretary […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 14:10    0 comments

Hailed a success, tamper-proof taxi meters to be added to all Qatar

Photo for illustrative functions solely. Lauding the decline of passenger complaints because it started rolling out a new taxi meter system final yr, state-backed transportation firm Mowasalat has stated it plans to set up the units in all of its franchised automobiles within the close to future. Mowasalat started outfitting a few of its A,000-automotive […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 14:05    0 comments

Qatar Emir to make first official White House visit on Tuesday

Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will meet with US President Barack Obama on the White House this week throughout his first official visit as chief of Qatar. In a statement, the White House stated: “The President seems to be ahead to discussing with Sheikh Tamim political, […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 9:28    0 comments

Qatar doctors trained to use new tech simulating psychotic episodes

Tour of venture Labyrinth Psychotica. In an effort to higher perceive and deal with sure psychological well being points in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corp. has begun coaching doctors with a new interactive gadget that simulates psychotic episodes. Speaking to Doha News, Dr. Suhaila Ghuloum, a senior psychiatry marketing consultant at HMC, defined that the aim was to […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 9:25    0 comments

MET warns of decreased visibility due to Saturday sandstorm

Photo for illustrative functions solely. As Qatar transitions from a comparatively scorching week to a cooler one, robust winds from Saudi Arabia have kicked up a fantastic deal of mud, leading to a sandstorm. According to the Qatar Meteorology Department, visibility has fallen to lower than 2km in Doha, and fewer than 1km in different elements […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 9:11    0 comments

Update: GCC pulls back on support for Qatar in Egypt rift

In an abrupt reversal, the top of the Gulf Cooperation Council has denied voicing phrases of support for Qatar in its newest confrontation with Egypt. Instead, in his newest assertion GCC secretary-basic Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani has firmly thrown the Gulf bloc’s support behind Egypt. Early Thursday, Qatar announced it was recalling its ambassador to […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 9:09    0 comments

Qatar Rail restarts initial bidding process for long-distance network

Photo for illustrative functions solely. Pre-qualification tenders have as soon as once more been launched for civil work on the primary part of Qatar’s lengthy distance passenger & freight rail network, casting the 2018 completion date on the challenge into critical doubt. Qatar Rail had begun accepting submissions from companies final yr and deliberate to award […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 9:02    0 comments

Enabling David: What it takes to raise a special needs child in

Pic: David (not his actual identify) Like many youngsters, David (not his actual identify) was spending his Saturday morning watching TV. Even although the eight-yr-previous has seen this episode of Barney (the massive, pleasant purple dinosaur) a whole lot of occasions, he sits enthralled. When it’s over, he asks his mom to placed on one other acquainted […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 8:55    0 comments

Rising education fees add to growing cost of living in Qatar

For illustrative functions solely Education prices in Qatar have jumped eleven.A % since 2013, including to Qatar’s rising cost of living, just lately launched authorities figures present. The newest shopper worth index report from Qatar’s Ministry of Development, Planning and Statistics (MDPS) in contrast common prices from January 2015 to common of costs in 2013. […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-22-2015 8:48    0 comments

Qatar recalls ambassador to Egypt over remarks that it supports terrorism

February 19, 2015

Photo for illustrative functions solely. Diplomatic tensions have once more flared up between Qatar and Egypt, this time over escalating violence in Libya. Early this morning, Qatar introduced by means of its state information company that it was recalling its ambassador to Cairo “for consultations” over an inflammatory assertion made by Egypt’s delegate to the […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-19-2015 15:24    0 comments

Report: FIFA’s decision to move Qatar World Cup to winter a ‘

Photo for illustrative functions solely. FIFA is strongly favoring the thought of pushing again the 2022 World Cup from the summer time to the top of the yr in order that it may be held throughout Qatar’s cooler months, in accordance to a new report in Sports Illustrated. Citing a number of nameless sources, the […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-19-2015 15:21    0 comments

Qatar Emir approves law mandating electronic wage payments for workers

Photo for illustrative functions solely. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar’s Emir, has authorised an modification to the nationwide labor law involving the cost of workers by means of direct financial institution deposits. At H:40pm on Wednesday, Qatar News Agency posted the next bulletin: Doha, February 18 (QNA) – HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-19-2015 9:09    0 comments

Qatar’s Gulf Mall nears completion, but no opening date set yet

Dozens of shops and eating places, together with trend outlet T&M and American breakfast chain IHOP, have been placing the ending touches on their shops and eateries inside Gulf Mall forward of an anticipated opening later this yr. IHOP at Gulf Mall But an official launch date has yet to be set. During a go to […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-19-2015 9:00    0 comments

Serena Williams bows out of Qatar tennis tournament due to illness

Star American tennis participant Serena Williams won’t play on this yr’s Qatar Total Open tournament, which begins with qualifying matches on Saturday, organizers have confirmed to Doha News. The participant was pressured to withdraw from the Dubai Tennis Championships earlier this week due to ongoing results from an higher respiratory illness she developed final month, and is […]

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Posted by : classifiedqatar on Feb-19-2015 8:56    0 comments

 

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