Qatar library to host event on Muslims who shaped history

Doha: A book that chronicles the extraordinary stories of inspiring individuals from the Muslim world who went on to shape history will be the subject of the monthly book discussion at Qatar National Library (QNL). The book, ‘One Hundred Great Persons from the Islamic Nation Who Changed History’ by Jihad Read More

McDonald’s hosting special events for 20th anniversary in Qatar

McDonald’s Corp. is celebrating 20 successful years of operation in Qatar with a series of events and activities throughout December, including offering all Qatari residents a free Big Mac hamburger on Sunday. Since the internationally recognized American fast-food brand began operating in Qatar in 1995, it has continually expanded its Read More

UIPM Champion of Champions event from today

Qatar will host the first of the next three editions of the annual International Federation of Modern Pentathlon (UIPM) Champion of Champions event, from today at the Qatar Foundation Recreation Centre and Al Shaqab arena. The tournament, first hosted by Doha in 2013, will see the top 36 UIPM ranked Read More

Turkey real estate expo gets ‘positive response’

Turkey’s real estate sector has received a positive response from customers and investors in Qatar during its four-day investment exhibition held in Doha from November 16. Speaking at a press conference, Ulak Group Real Estate Conglomeration general manager Ka?an Bahçekap?l? said that they expanded their portfolio to serve the increasing Read More

DFI hosts networking event for diplomatic community in Qatar

A networking event hosted by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) in order to augment the links with the local diplomatic community was attended by HE the Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage Dr Hamad bin Abdul Aziz al-Kuwari and ambassadors from 20 countries. Ambassadors of the US, Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Read More

Qatar’s new slavery museum will ‘highlight modern exploitation’

Four century-old houses in Doha’s oldest district have been transformed into museums – including one that focuses on slavery in Africa and the Middle East. Documents from the British Mission in Bahrain and British Library archives will form part of the exhibits’ focus on the slave trade, with material informed by Read More

QNCC ‘a powerful platform for wide variety of events’

The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) is poised to cater to the growth of the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE)industry by being able to bring multiple events to life simultaneously, general manager Ken Jamieson has said. “We provide both the infrastructure and capabilities to logistically cater to meetings of Read More

Raj Prem – Plans to Open an Art Gallery in Qatar

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – October 30, 2015) – Raj Prem, a curator of photographs depicting iconic rock and pop stars of the 60s and 70s, is set to open an art gallery in Doha, Qatar, to showcase his internationally acclaimed exhibitions. As a former music journalist, Prem has made a career Read More

QFC hosts business networking event

DOHA: The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) hosted its 14th networking event for Business and Financial Professionals last week, in partnership with the Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA), Alfardan Corporation and the Swiss Business Council. The event brought together several professionals from QFC firms and the wider business community to network and Read More

AIBA journos visit Doha’s iconic sports facilities

DOHA: As part of a hospitality tour put on by the Local Organising Committee, journalists from around the world were introduced to some of Qatar’s most prestigious facilities and tourist attractions as they enjoyed a well-deserved break from the World Boxing Championship action. The tour circulated around popular destinations such Read More