ILQ News

2017 Summer Cool Campaign to give thanks to Qatar’s labourers

As the community comes together to help those who are building our city stay cool this summer, volunteer recruitment for this charitable initiative is now open. Click here to learn more and find out how you can get involved. 

Emir's speech about Qatar crisis translated

ILQ has an exclusive translation of His Highness The Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani's address to the nation which aired at 10pm on Friday, July 21, 2017 on Qatar TV. Click here to read the full transcript! 

QSF 2017: Twice as Long & Double the Offering

Qatar Summer Festival (QSF) will run for more than twice its usual length in the upcoming fourth edition, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) announced today. Held under the theme “Colour Your Summer”, QSF is a nationwide festival that celebrates the country’s family entertainment, retail and hospitality offerings.

Qatar Superstock 600 and Qatar Touring Car Championship titles to be decided this weekend

Both championships titles will be decided this weekend (19 & 20th May) at Losail International Circuit, Qatar Superstock 600 and Qatar Touring Car Championship.

U.S. bans electronics on direct flights from Qatar (and 9 other Muslim countries)

Effective Saturday, March 25, 2017, the United States has placed a ban on passengers taking laptops, tablet computers, and other electronic devices on non-stop flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa, citing safety concerns. Find out more below from ILQ’s Wajeeha Malik.

Cairoli & Jonass Unstoppable in Qatar

For the opening round of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championshipit was all about the Red Bull KTM Factory Racingriders Antonio CairoliandPauls Jonass who teamed up to claim the first Red Plates of the season! 

Gearing up for Qatar!

The 2017 MXGP season is set to begin for the fifth year in succession at the circuit of Losail in Qatar this weekend!

Forget ‘New Year, New Me’! It’s time for ‘You 2.0’!

2016 was one intense year, but let’s ditch some of the cliché trends associated with a change of year.

#DariQatar to mark world premiere on Dec. 7

#DariQatar, the crowd-sourced film initiative by Doha Film Institute and Qatar Tourism Authority that p

Minstrels, musicians, and mimes – oh my!

Winter Musical Roaming Parade draws festive crowds at The Pearl-Qatar