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    Qatar’s Aqua Park to Host Pirate-Themed Event for Eid Al Fitr

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    Qatar’s one and only water theme park is kicking off the Eid Al Fitr festivities with an exciting action-packed pirate-themed event to take place from the first day of Eid and is to last for five consecutive days, from 3 pm to 9:30 pm. Aqua Park’s...

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    The Pearl-Qatar Celebrates Family This Eid

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    The Pearl-Qatar, one of the most distinguished destinations in Qatar, has completed all preparations for the launch of the Eid Al Fitr Festival activities, which will give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy unique shows and activities with their...

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    QNRF Awards Scientific Proposals from Qatar University

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    Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a centre of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has awarded funding to two research proposals titled The Garbled Computer: Towards Computing Without Seeing and Adapted Cognitive Behavioural Approach To...

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Celebrate Eid 2014 at Qatar’s Leading Hotels
Eid Mubarak! Qatar’s leading hotels have prepared special Eid offers and promotions for you and your loved ones to celebrate and have a joyous Eid Al Fitr in Qatar. From brunches to dinners – as well as hotel stay-in packages – check out what some of Qatar’s most luxurious hotels have to offer for Eid: [&hellip
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Organisations Host Ramadan Events, Charity Initiatives
During the holy month of Ramadan, organisations and/or companies in Qatar host iftars, suhoors, charity initiatives and other Ramadan events to observe and celebrate the occassion. Here are some organisations who have celebrated Ramadan with events in the first half of the holy month. InterContinental Doha The City For the third consecutive year during Ramadan, [&hellip
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Ramadan 2014 Opening Hours Guide, Qatar
Malls and businesses change opening hours during Ramadan – here’s Marhaba’s guide to when to head to the mall, supermarket or bank. We plan to update the listing throughout the month, if you have any additions, please post a comment below and let us know.  Ministry of Interior General Directorate of Border Passports and Expatriate [&hellip
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Whatever the Weather in Qatar
If you’ve just arrived in Qatar, you’re probably still trying to get your head around the heat. Don’t worry too much, I’ve been here nearly seven years and it still impresses me that it can get this hot! You’re probably wondering what on earth I’m doing here; a meteorologist in a place which seems to [&hellip
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Qatar’s Second Largest Mosque Opens for Prayers
Known as Al Rayyan Mosque, the Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Abdulrahman Al Thani Mosque has opened for public prayers. Located opposite the Racing and Equestrian Club, Al Rayyan Mosque is the second largest mosque in Qatar with sky high minarets of up to 60 metres and 39 metres high domes, covering an area of over 9,000 [&hellip
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Marhaba’s Singapore Travelogue, Days 1 and 2
Marhaba’s Terry Sutcliffe is back with yet another travelogue – this time from Singapore! The trip begins at Singapore’s iconic Gardens by the Bay and explores the many ultra-modern infrastructure it has to offer. If you are planning a short city trip, Singapore surely qualifies for one. Read on! Day One With the now iconic [&hellip
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Leaving on a Jet Plane Through Hamad International Airport
After much delay, HIA opened its doors on 30 April 2014 with a few airlines operating from the new airport. It was until 27 May 2014, that all airlines, including Qatar Airways, moved over from DIA to HIA. It used to be just a five-minute hop to the old airport – Doha International Airport (DIA) – [&hellip
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Ramadan Tents 2014
Ramadan commenced on 29 June and will conclude on 28 July 2014. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where Muslims worldwide observe as a month of fasting. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. Fasting is an obligation for adult Muslims, except those who are ill, travelling, [&hellip
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Ramadan Kareem 2014
Ramadan commenced on 29 June and will conclude on 29 July 2014. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where Muslims worldwide observe as a month of fasting. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. Fasting is an obligation for adult Muslims, except those who are ill, travelling, [&hellip
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Marhaba Interviews Racer and Free Diver Amro Al Hamad
Meet Amro Marzouq Hassan Al Hamad, a 32 year old Qatari professional racer and free diver as well as a Site Reliability Engineer at Qatar Shell, who tells Marhaba of the adventure of being a racer and free diver in Qatar. ‘Motorsports in general are a very expensive sport,’ said Amro. ‘Being a race car [&hellip

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