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Kahramaa, Japan firm sign MoU on energy efficient desalination project

Energy consumption expected to be cut by more than 80% compared to the conventional thermal desalination process

Save room for ‘SHROOM!

This August, Shake Shack fans in Qatar can now enjoy The Mushroom Swiss Burger - a 100% all-natural Angus beef burger topped with swiss cheese, sautéed wild mushrooms, crispy shiitake mushrooms, and herbs, for a limited time only! 

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ILQuiz: We ‘drive’ you mad to find out how bad your Doha road rage is!

Chances are if you’ve spent any length of time in Qatar, you’ve either experienced or been guilty of a little bit of good ol’ road rage. But how extra are you when it comes to expressing your feelings behind the wheel? Take our ILQuiz and find out!

French embassy to launch recycling initiative on Oct 22

The French embassy in Doha will organise a paper and cardboard recycling initiative on October 22 as part of its effort to contribute to the Qatar Sustainability Week, scheduled from October 28 to November 4,

Dispatches from Dubai: 5 things I’ve learned about Qatar in the wake of adversity

As the GCC crisis and boycott against Qatar reaches its 20th week, as an expat living in Dubai, here are 5 things I’ve learned about Qatar since the blockade began. Hint: It’s a nation with heart, that won’t back down. Click here to read more!


Qatari painter chosen in third round of QM Fire Station’s prestigious Paris residency

Qatar Museums’ (QM) Fire Station announced that young Qatari painter Abdulla Al-Kuwari has been selected to complete a three-month residency programme at the renowned Cité internationale des Arts, Paris.

Pandora Opens ‘Charming’ New Store at Doha Festival City

Fifty One East and Pandora celebrated the opening of its second store at Doha Festival City in a grand event attended by guests, key media representatives and company delegates.


Strong winds expected by Thursday afternoon

The chances of rain will improve by Thursday afternoon, even as poor visibility is once again forecast in inland areas in the early hours of the day due to foggy conditions.

Emir's 'historic' visit opens new vistas of cooperation with Malaysia

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani concluded a two-day state visit to Malaysia yesterday, a trip, which was described as "an important turning point in the relations between the two countries" by the King of Malaysia.