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'Expat community stands with Qatar'

'Expat community stands with Qatar'

Expatriates from different nationalities and walks of life have heaped praise on His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani for his historic speech at the UN General Assembly, highlighting its significance in shedding light on the unjust siege imposed on Qatar

Nepal, Qatar moving forward to diversify relations, says envoy

Nepal, Qatar moving forward to diversify relations, says envoy

Two years have passed since the Himalayan nation promulgated its new Constitution at the historic Constituent Assembly in 2015.

Expatriates enjoy Eid al-Adha shows at many venues

Expatriates enjoy Eid al-Adha shows at many venues

Each of the venues, namely the Labour City and Asian Town in Mesaimeer-Abu Hamour and Barwa al Baraha (Workers City) received a large number of visitors in the first two days.

Four expatriates killed in North Doha road accident

Four expatriates killed in North Doha road accident

At least four expatriates were killed in a road accident in northern Doha on Saturday, according to information received.

Nepalese expats show their solidarity and love for Qatar

Nepalese expats show their solidarity and love for Qatar

The participants said they do not tolerate any encroachment on Qatar’s sovereignty by the blockading nations.

Visa-free entry increases flow of visitors to Qatar

Visa-free entry increases flow of visitors to Qatar

The Ministry of Interior, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar Airways had announced the visa-free entry to citizens of 80 countries on August 9.

Emir issues new law to protect domestic workers

Emir issues new law to protect domestic workers

Marking a milestone in Qatar's efforts to protect the rights of domestic workers and improve their working conditions, His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued on Tuesday Law No 15 of 2017 on domestic workers.

'Siege won't prevent Qatar from developing foreign relations'

'Siege won't prevent Qatar from developing foreign relations'

The unjust siege imposed by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt will not prevent Qatar from developing its relations with the world, Qatar's ambassador to Spain Mohamed bin Jaham al-Kuwari has said.

Amnesty over, 'illegal expatriates' await Saudi crackdown

Amnesty over, 'illegal expatriates' await Saudi crackdown

For four months, texts from the government pinged into every mobile phone in Saudi Arabia ordering ‘illegal expatriates’ to leave the kingdom before the end of an amnesty that expired in late July.

Expats hail new residency plan

Expats hail new residency plan

Residents from different nationalities and walks of life have welcomed Qatar’s plans to allow some expatriates to obtain permanent residency in the country

Claims panel concerned about stranded expatriates

Claims panel concerned about stranded expatriates

A number of Qataris who have approached the Compensation Claims Committee for redress have expressed concern over the condition of their expatriate employees stranded in some of the siege countries.

Philippine official hails Qatar's progress on employment

Philippine official hails Qatar's progress on employment

A labour official from the Philippines has lauded the “remarkable progress” the State of Qatar achieved in the field of employment, Qatar Chamber announced in a statement on Saturday.