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MoI plans host of events for expats to mark National Day

MoI plans host of events for expats to mark National Day

Most of the events will take place between 2.30pm and 10pm on December 18, said MoI public relations department director Brigadier Abdullah Khalifa al-Muftah.

National Day celebrations at Darb Al Saai opened

National Day celebrations at Darb Al Saai opened

Darb Al Saai, the venue for Qatar National Day-linked celebrations in the heart of Doha, was officially opened with a flag hoisting ceremony and an elite police parade accompanied by music...

QF kicks off celebrations at Darb Al Saai

QF kicks off celebrations at Darb Al Saai

Qatar Foundation (QF) officially kicked off its National Day celebrations at Darb Al Saai on Saturday afternoon, welcoming thousands of people from across the country.

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang's state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares.

Darb Al Saai gets ready for National Day festivities

Darb Al Saai gets ready for National Day festivities

Qatar National Day celebrations will start on December 9 at Darb Al Saai and will continue for 10 days.

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.

HMC urges people to make healthy food choices

HMC urges people to make healthy food choices

The Hamad Medical Corporation has reminded Qatar residents to make healthy choices when preparing holiday meals with Eid al-Adha around the corner.

Thais release 1,066 turtles to celebrate new king's birthday

Thais release 1,066 turtles to celebrate new king's birthday

Hundreds of people gathered at a beach in Thailand on Wednesday to release 1,066 turtles into the sea as part of celebrations to mark the birthday of new King Maha Vajiralongkorn this week.

Revellers gather for Sydney New Year's Eve celebrations

Revellers gather for Sydney New Year's Eve celebrations

Thousands of revellers gathered at first light on Saturday along Sydney's harbour foreshore ahead of the city's New Year's Eve fireworks, while revellers across the Asia Pacific region are planning some very different celebrations.

Diplomats gather at European Language Day celebrations

Diplomats gather at European Language Day celebrations

A number of European ambassadors and diplomats serving in Qatar met yesterday at the French Cultural Centre to mark the European Day of Languages, celebrated ...

Cultural events entertain visitors to Souq Waqif

Cultural events entertain visitors to Souq Waqif

The Eid al-Adha celebrations at Al Ahmed Square, Souq Waqif, in partnership with Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), attracted a large number of people, the second day of the festivities.

UK performers return to Doha for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ show

UK performers return to Doha for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ show

The ‘Beauty and the Beast’ continues to attract a growing number of spectators who want to enjoy the 30-minute show at Dar Al Salam Mall during the Eid al-Adha celebrations.