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EXCLUSIVE: CCTV footage shows moment abandoned baby discovered at airport
Doha News has obtained exclusive footage that shows the moments immediately after a newborn baby girl was found at Qatar’s main airport. CCTV footage from Hamad International Airport acquired exclusively by Doha News has revealed the moments a (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
The Round Up | 28 Oct 2020
Top stories in Doha this Wednesday on #TheRoundUp ⚠️ New details in the HIA abandoned baby, strip search case ⛺ Darb AlSaai cancelled this year 🇶🇦🇩🇪 Qatar-Germany trade exchange reach $900m 🇵🇰 Qatar Charity in Pakistan 📱 Where to find the iphone 12? (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
Qatar Petroleum discovers new gas off South Africa
The state-owned petroleum firm announces its second gas discovery. A new gas condensate in the Luiperd prospect, 175 kilometers off the southern coast of South Africa, was discovered by Qatar Petroleum [QP], the state-owned company announced on (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
Hundreds take position as Padel Tournament 2020 kicks off in Qatar
The Padel Tournament 2020 kicked off in Qatar on Tuesday, with over 300 players participating. Qatar Olympic Committee’s (QOC) is back again with an exciting tournament this month – the second edition of the Padel Tournament 2020. The tournament (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
Qatar-Germany trade reaches $946 million in first half of 2020 alone
Another significant number as a result of strong bilateral relations. A total of $946 million trade exchange between Qatar and Germany has been recorded in only the first half of this year, according to Qatar Chamber’s chairman. The announcement (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
Annual Darb Al Saai event cancelled over COVID-19 concerns
The event’s organisers said Darb Al Saai will not go ahead as planned this year. Darb Al Saai, the annual event to celebrate Qatar’s national day, has been cancelled this year. Usually held in december, the organising committee decided it was best (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
Where to buy the iPhone 12 in Qatar
Want to be among the first people who get their hands on the brand new iPhone 12 in Qatar? Doha News has you covered. The long wait is over! In just a few more days, Apple will open up its pre-orders for the brand new iPhone 12. The global (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
Feeling anxious? Here are five practical mindfulness tips for mums
No doubt, 2020 has been a stressful year for all of us, but especially for mothers. To keep yourself (and your kids) balanced, here are a few quick mindfulness tips you can incorporate into your routine. Active Listening: One of the best ways to (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
QNL offers ‘fear and its impact on mental health’ workshop
If you want to learn more life skills, Qatar National Library (QNL) is here to help with a series of events for “inquisitive, ingenious minds” next month. QNL is set to run a special workshop dubbed ‘Fear and Its Impact on Mental Health’, in (...)
Doha News - 28 October 2020
Harrowing details emerge in abandoned baby, strip search case as Qatar launches ‘attempted murder’ (...)
Authorities in Qatar launch an investigation as Doha News learns of more details on the harrowing story that saw women strip searched and an abandoned baby discovered at Doha’s international airport. Doha has launched an immediate inquiry into (...)
Doha News - 27 October 2020
Qatar could receive COVID-19 vaccine within a few months
Preliminary findings by Massachusetts-based Moderna, Inc. are encouraging American pharmaceutical company Moderna, Inc. has signed an agreement with Qatar to provide citizens and residents with the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is approved. (...)
Doha News - 26 October 2020
French fascist leader Marine Le Pen takes aim at Qatar for #BoycottFrance movement
France boycott elicits retaliatory response from French National Assembly leader Marine Le Pen. Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right France’s National Assembly political group, took to Twitter to attack a recent boycott movement in Qatar (...)
Doha News - 26 October 2020
Top 5 ‘spook-tacular’ things to watch this Halloween
Light up your candles, carve out your pumpkins and curl up in your blanket ‘cuz spooky season is here. Here’s a list of the 5 spook-tacular movies and shows you can watch this Halloween. It – Netflix The most successful horror movie of all time is (...)
Doha News - 26 October 2020
The bumbling Macron and delusions of ‘grandeur’ France
France’s hypocrisy allows it to talk about humanity while quietly suffocating people wherever found unguarded, writes Dr Farhan Chak. What is the glory of France? Victor Hugo, in Mes fils (1874) audaciously describes it as the prodigious French (...)
Doha News - 26 October 2020
Sustainable cooling system at Al Janoub 2022 stadium ‘one of the best’ in the world
The stadium’s energy-efficient cooling technology will help combat Qatar’s heat during the 2022 World Cup. Al Janoub Stadium’s sustainable cooling technology will create an enjoyable football experience for players and fans while also being (...)
Doha News - 26 October 2020
Qatar ‘might get F-35’ despite Israel’s objections
Israeli minister says his country’s objections may not be enough to prevent Doha from purchasing the stealth fighter jets. A US sale of advanced F-35 fighter jets to Qatar might be possible despite Israel’s previous statement of rejecting the (...)
Doha News - 26 October 2020
Outrage as women strip searched after abandoned baby discovered at Qatar airport
The Australian government demands answers from Qatari authorities after what it described as “a grossly, grossly disturbing, offensive, concerning set of events” involving several of its nationals. Thirteen Australian women, among others, were (...)
Doha News - 26 October 2020
The Round Up | Oct 25, 2020
Top stories on The Round Up ❌🇫🇷 Qatari markets boycott French products 📱 Online physiotherapy by HMC 👦👧🏽 Al Arabi Club partners with Dreama Orphan Care Centre 🏠 Supreme Committee’s ‘hosts a fan’ public survey for FIFA World Cup Want more from Doha News? (...)
Doha News - 26 October 2020
‘Host a fan’ initiative to showcase renowned Arab hospitality at World Cup Qatar 2022
Qatar’s residents may be able to host football fans for the upcoming world cup. With hospitality being an integral part of Qatari culture, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) launched an online public survey for residents to get (...)
Doha News - 25 October 2020
VCUArts Qatar alumna wins prestigious Red Dot Award
Sustainability lies at the heart of the project named Metamorphosis Radheya Visperas Ponce, a 2017 graduate in Fashion Design from VCUArts Qatar, has won the Red Dot Award Design Concept for her work. The current Savannah College of Art and (...)
Doha News - 25 October 2020
Qatar’s Al Meera removes French products amid growing boycott movement
Recent tensions between France and the Muslim world has sparked a boycott movement, prompting Qatar’s Al Meera to remove all French products from its stores. Qatar’s flagship Al Meera supermarket has removed all French products from its shelves (...)
Doha News - 23 October 2020



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