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A big event will take place in Qatar this coming January 28, 2017. The Color Run invites people who reside in Doha to take part and make this event successful and fun... through running! This event is also known as The Happiest 5k On The Planet. People who join the event are showered with powder full of [...]

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Securing a Smart ID (E-gate) is a wise idea for expatriates who often enter and exit the country. Having this ID card may allow you to go in and out of Qatar without going through the whole steps by simply tapping your card at the gate and putting your finger on the electronic scanner at the [...]

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The Ministry of Interior announced a system to take the fingerprints of expats when they come in to Qatar. In order to strengthen the security and control the people who enter and exit the country, the MOI initiated this project. Brigadier Nasser Abullah al-Mahmoud (Criminal Evidence and Information Department Director) expresses his interest in getting [...]

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It is often believed that Qatar has one of the most attractive job markets in the Middle East. The sectors with most employment opportunities are considered to be Oil & Gas and the Construction industry. Both the fields require hiring managers to hire highly talented and professional engineers who are not just technically sound but [...]

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Taking off your shoes is an important sign of respect when you enter a Qatari's house. In a recent video by iLoveQatar.net, Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon aka Mr.Q explains why it's necessary to remove your shoes when visiting a house. Video (c) YouTube | Mr. Q - iLoveQatar.net The clip exhibits how valuable it is for [...]

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Those who cannot afford a lawyer, you can now receive free legal advice at (QU) Qatar University. This is a new initiative launched by Qatar University's Law Division. Pro Bono cases were just handled by lawyers of QU a couple of months ago even though this was established last 2012. Cases that the clinic receive comprise [...]

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Our generation of today are more engaged in cyberspace compared from the past. Majority of Qatar residents rely on the internet for our news and to communicate, especially through social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and etc. We connect through the internet on a daily basis. With that being said, some netizens might be unaware of [...]

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All motorists in Qatar, be advised of the new traffic system to monitor violations and to respond to emergencies on the road. The Ministry of Interior in Qatar is ready to update the transportation units of the Traffic Department. The purpose of this upgrade is to lessen the travel-time to respond to different emergencies. There will [...]

Qatar is mourning the death of its former ruler, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani. He was Qatar's Emir and he died at the age of 84 last Sunday. He governed Qatar for 23 years starting 1972 to 1995. Qatar News Agency reported the sad news coming from the court. The current Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani [...]

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One of the hardest parts of being an expat worker is resolving legal matters with your employer. But with the changes to the Law No 14 of 2014, the government of Qatar has organized a new committee to settle these conflicts faster. A new cabinet is formed in order to help employees resolve their arguments [...]

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The biggest shopping mall in the region is set to open on December. With over 500 shops, 100 food and beverage outlets, a luxury hotel, and various entertainment options, this is going to be a big event when it is launched to the public. The Officials reported that the Mall of Qatar's grand opening is [...]

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The summer season is about to end and weather forecasts next week will be rainy with low temperatures. A report from a local weather-forecaster said that the rainy season will start soon. The Qatar Meteorology Department (MET) announced a little downpour in Qatar and will be raining for 52 days. This rain is expected to start on [...]