AFC STATEMENT ON 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR
Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has noted the conclusions in the recently published FIFA report into the bidding processes for the FIFA World Cups of 2018 and 2022....
Petrol prices in Qatar to fall slightly again in July
The cost of premium (91-octane) fuel in Qatar will fall by 5 dirhams to QR1.55 in July, the Ministry of Energy and Industry (MEI) has announced. Though marginal, this is the first time since October...
Eid Al-Fitr holiday in Qatar to begin on June 25
The Eid Al-Fitr holiday will begin on Sunday (June 25), which means tomorrow will be the last working day for public sector employees before the break, the Emiri Diwan has announced. Minist...
Qatar Airways reclaims World’s Best Airline title amid Gulf boycott
Qatar Airways has regained the top spot in the Skytrax World’s Best Airline rankings, after slipping to second place last year. The coveted award comes at a difficult time for th...
Banks in Qatar will be closed for Eid from June 25-29
Banks, financial institutions and other groups operating under Qatar Central Bank will be closed for the first three days of next week. This is assuming that Eid Al Fitr begins on Sunday, June 25. If...
Qatar’s Emir sends well wishes to Saudi’s new crown prince
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani sent a cable of congratulations to the new crown prince of Saudi Arabia yesterday, even though many consider him to be an architect of the Gulf dispute. The Emir wishe...
Qatar artist ‘grateful’ after his portrait of the Emir goes viral
The Qatari artist behind the viral image of the Emir that has been plastered on cars, walls and t-shirts across the country said he is “grateful” his work is so popular. &l...
Qatar is the safest place for children in the Arab world
Qatar is the best place in the Arab world for children to grow up safely, securely and healthily, according to a new global index by Save The Children. The international charity’s inaugura...
This year, every day is National Day
The ongoing Gulf crisis has resulted in a burst of nationalistic feelings in Qatar, among expats and locals alike. Nowhere is this more visibly evident than on the Corniche, during the daily Ram...
Blue Salon in Collaboration with Aigner & Sabah Arbilli
Following the success of the last Fashion Meets Art partnership, AIGNER is collaborating with Blue Salon and the famous Iraq-British artist Sabah Arbilli for a consecutive year. Arbilli creates except...