Pakistani expat reminisces about his long stay in Qatar

Pakistani expat reminisces about his long stay in Qatar

Mohamed Islam Bin Mehr Din keeps remembering the first few years of his stay in Qatar. He came to the country on a ship from Karachi and landed at the shores of Mesaieed.

Expat gets jail, QR200,000 fine for drug trade

Expat gets jail, QR200,000 fine for drug trade

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an expatriate man to three years in jail and a fine of QR200,000 and subsequent deportation for possessing the illicit drug hashish for the purpose of trade.

Infections among Qataris and expat families have increased

Infections among Qataris and expat families have increased

The number of infections among Qataris and expatriate families, especially children, adolescents and housewives, have increased in the past week in addition to cases recorded among domestic workers ...

As wife and child recover, expat hails quality of care

As wife and child recover, expat hails quality of care

Abdelrahman Mohamed Jadallah, an expatriate whose wife and three-year-old daughter recently recovered from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), expressed his appreciation for the comprehensive care ...

Women leaders of expat communities come together

Women leaders of expat communities come together

Women leaders of expatriate communities from seven countries came together in Doha for an event marking International Women’s Day.

Expat visa service office to open in Lanka on October 12

Expat visa service office to open in Lanka on October 12

The first Qatar Visa Service Centre will open in Sri Lanka on October 12 as part of an initiative to enable expatriate workers to complete work visa-related procedures in their home countries ...

Accident claims expat who had not gone home for over 3 decades

Accident claims expat who had not gone home for over 3 decades

An Indian expatriate who had not travelled home for more than 30 years was killed in a road accident in Doha's Al Hilal area early this week.

Asian expat jailed for stealing spare parts

Asian expat jailed for stealing spare parts

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an Asian expatriate man to one year in jail and ordered his subsequent deportation for stealing spare parts from a vehicle owned by a company.

Top seed Djokovic advances over showman Stepanek

Top seed Djokovic advances over showman Stepanek

‘It’s quite enjoyable to play Radek. It’s not easy to play someone you know so well and respect a lot. We are all grateful to him for staying in the sport for such a long time’

Palestinian Doctor Dolittle cares for Gaza’s stray dogs

Palestinian Doctor Dolittle cares for Gaza’s stray dogs

Among the many problems Gaza faces, from conflict to homelessness, power cuts and a lack of fresh water

Italian hostage freed in south by suspected militants

Italian hostage freed in south by suspected militants

A retired Italian priest abducted six months ago in the southern Philippines by suspected militants was released yesterday, police said.

Qatar's population tops 2.4mn

Qatar's population tops 2.4mn

Qatar's population has crossed 2.4mn for the first time, according to data from the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).