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Beyond the conventional

Beyond the conventional

The Doha skyline at sunset, doves at Souq Waqif, dhows at the Corniche, and dune-bashing SUVs – these are the images that usually come to mind when one thinks about photographing Qatar.

Mind your stress

Mind your stress

A study in the journal Scientific Reports suggests that a dog owner’s mental well-being shapes the pet’s emotional health in a uniquely powerful way, writes Melissa Healy

Indonesian children showcase cultural performances at SEC

Indonesian children showcase cultural performances at SEC

It was a double treat for Indonesian children from Mesaieed at Summer Entertainment City (SEC) as they first got to perform cultural shows and then enjoyed different amusement activities at the facility.

Photography in Qatar

Photography in Qatar

Street photography — also sometimes referred to as candid photography — is defined as a genre of photography conducted for art or enquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within public places

For better tomorrows

For better tomorrows

The only world these children have known is a post-9/11 landscape. Many parents say they’ve worked overtime helping them cope and maybe compensate for the cruelty of their predecessors, writes Donna Vickroy

Zakir makes audience laugh with refreshing, relatable humour

Zakir makes audience laugh with refreshing, relatable humour

It was an act of comedy packed with the most refreshing and relatable jokes. The humour in the stories was so entertaining that the audience remained glued to their seats for over two hours of the show.

Fastest Omani hails Qatar's sports facilities

Fastest Omani hails Qatar's sports facilities

If you have belief in yourself, you can achieve anything you want in the world. This is the spirit that keeps Oman’s top sprinter Barakat Mubarak al-Harthi running. The 30-year-old sprinter, whose forte is the 100 metres, won a bronze medal at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China

The excellence of Islamic knowledge

The excellence of Islamic knowledge

Allah raises the level of people in two ways: (a) Belief in Him and (b) Knowledge of Him. This is established in the following verse of the Qur’an. Allah said:

Journey of Ragas enchants audience with ancient Indian music at ICC

Journey of Ragas enchants audience with ancient Indian music at ICC

India is a country with diverse and rich cultures. The Indian diaspora in Qatar is known for celebrating its culture in different ways.

Musfur Sinkhole at a glance

Musfur Sinkhole at a glance

Musfur Sinkhole is the largest known of the still accessible sinkhole caves in Qatar, which is relatively easy to reach and explore.

The gift of blood is the gift of life

The gift of blood is the gift of life

The World Blood Donor Day is being celebrated around the world today as an awareness initiative by the World Health Organisation.

The age stage

The age stage

Many of us are convinced that while everyone else is ageing, that person we see in the mirror every morning is magically ageing at a somehow slower pace, writes Bruce Horovitz

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