Fuwairit Kite Beach Resort, where thrill meets leisure

Fuwairit Kite Beach Resort, where thrill meets leisure

With a large number of visitors expected to descend upon Qatar for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the hospitality industry in Qatar is witnessing hectic activity in the run-up to the mega event.

Latest Qatar Covid data shows increase in cases, recoveries over previous week

Latest Qatar Covid data shows increase in cases, recoveries over previous week

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has reported, in its weekly Covid-19 report for the May 30-June 5 period, a daily average of 223 cases among the community and 23 among travellers.

Going 'Under': Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Going 'Under': Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway

Europe's first underwater restaurant opens in Norway on Wednesday with more than 7,000 customers booked in to eat among the fish.

Greek PM Tsipras visits scene of wildfire disaster

Greek PM Tsipras visits scene of wildfire disaster

The current death toll of 91 was expected to rise after the coastguard said another body was found underwater near a beach in the affected area.

Lebanon sinks old tanks to create underwater dive 'park'

Lebanon sinks old tanks to create underwater dive 'park'

Lebanese environmentalists on Saturday sank 10 old tanks and armoured vehicles to the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea in a novel attempt to attract divers and create new habitats for marine life.

New Zealand's 'first bloke' fends off angry shark

New Zealand's 'first bloke' fends off angry shark

Clarke Gayford, the partner of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, said the dolphin was content to watch the underwater drama unfold from a distance.

Mall of Qatar lines up 'Bubble Show' for visitors

Mall of Qatar lines up 'Bubble Show' for visitors

Coming to the mall’s Oasis stage is an astounding adventure, which utilises the art of bubble making to transport the audience to a colourful, underwater world.

Qatar story in operetta

Qatar story in operetta

The Drama Theatre at Katara — the Cultural Village Foundation, in co-operation with the Association of Memory Arts and Heritage, presented The Story of Qatar operetta over the weekend. Featuring some 20 scenes, the play highlighted the various historical stages witnessed by Qatar, Katara said in a s

France’s first panda cub makes debut

France’s first panda cub makes debut

France’s first panda cub made its debut public appearance yesterday, five months after its birth, to rapturous crowds – some of whom had travelled hours to see the fluffy male.

Carreno Busta lifts Kooyong title with win over Ebden

Carreno Busta lifts Kooyong title with win over Ebden

Pablo Carreno Busta beat approaching wet weather to conclude his buildup to the Australian Open with a 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 6-2 defeat of Matthew Ebden in the final of the Kooyong Classic in Melbourne yesterday.

MES marks World Hindi Day

MES marks World Hindi Day

MES Indian School celebrated the World Hindi Day (Vishwa Hindi Diwas) with great enthusiasm and traditional gaiety in its Boys’, Girls’ and Junior Sections recently.

Spain’s king pays homage to father Juan Carlos

Spain’s king pays homage to father Juan Carlos

Spanish King Felipe VI paid homage to his father Juan Carlos yesterday as the former monarch, fresh from celebrating his 80th birthday, made a public comeback after complaining bitterly of being left on the sidelines.