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Dhow festival draws crowds at Katara

Dhow festival draws crowds at Katara

The ninth edition of the Traditional Dhow Festival continued to draw crowds on Thursday at Katara – the Cultural Village.

Traditional dhow festival at Katara from Tuesday

Traditional dhow festival at Katara from Tuesday

The ninth Traditional Dhow Festival of Katara - the Cultural Village Foundation will begin at the Katara beach on Tuesday afternoon.

His Highness the Father Amir visits dhow festival

His Highness the Father Amir visits dhow festival

His Highness the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Thursday evening visited the 8th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival being held at Katara beach.

8th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival opens

8th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival opens

Cultural performances, a wide range of marine competitions and workshops marked the start of the 8th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival on Tuesday at the Katara beach.

Anger at film

Anger at film

Members of the Rajput community protest against the release of the upcoming Bollywood movie Padmavat in Mumbai yesterday.

Macau suspends pro-democracy lawmaker as critics protest

Macau suspends pro-democracy lawmaker as critics protest

Macau has suspended a pro-democracy lawmaker for alleged “disobedience” after he took to the street instead of staying on a sidewalk during a protest, as activists warn suppression of civil rights is growing in the China-ruled gambling hub.

Fath al-Kheir sailors get a warm send off

Fath al-Kheir sailors get a warm send off

A group of cultural performers cheered the sailors with traditional songs and dances while being transported to the dhow.

Maritime heritage on show as Katara dhow festival opens

Maritime heritage on show as Katara dhow festival opens

The festival, held at the Katara beach until Saturday, has the participation of Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, Turkey, India, Greece, and Zanzibar in this “one-of-a-kind edition.”

Justice Ministry service centres record increase in transactions

Justice Ministry service centres record increase in transactions

The Ministry of Justice has recorded 2,373 transactions in one week from June 23 to 27 at its service centres and branches across the country - an increase of 5% when compared to the previous week.

Ali strikes as Windies crawl

Ali strikes as Windies crawl

Pakistan’s Azhar Ali sent Shai Hope packing for 29 on the final delivery of the afternoon session to reduce the West Indies to 152 for four at tea on the third day of the first Test at Windsor Park in Dominica yesterday, still 224 runs shy of their visitors’ first innings total of 376. Roston Chase

Thousands of Hungarians rally to mock PM Orban

Thousands of Hungarians rally to mock PM Orban

Thousands of Hungarians joined a rally mocking Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Saturday, in the latest protest against what they call his attacks on democracy and human rights.

Spotlight on currency volatility, cyber crime and climate change

Spotlight on currency volatility, cyber crime and climate change

Threats posed by excess currency volatility have been emphasised by the finance ministers and central bankers of the top 20 global economies or G20 at their ongoing meeting in Germany.