All the trees are native or near native hardwood and all of them are resistant to the climatic conditions of the country. (Supplied photo)
October 26, 2016 - 10:59 GMT
The 8.3sq km forest is located 50kms from Doha and will include 950,000 trees, two lakes and four islands when complete.
Former Qatari Emir Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, pictured in 1988, died last night, aged 84. (AFP/File)
October 24, 2016 - 10:50 GMT
Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar’s former ruler and the grandfather of current emir Sheikh Tamim, has died at the age of 84.
Protesters demonstrate against the perceived exploitation of workers in Qatar, the location of the 2022 World Cup, before a UEFA Congress in central London on May 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT
October 23, 2016 - 15:59 GMT
A worker has died in a "work-related" incident at a stadium in Qatar, local organizers for the 2022 World Cup said late Saturday.
Has she converted to Islam? (Instagram)
October 22, 2016 - 23:32 GMT
Has she converted to Islam?
 Al Ain playmaker Omar Abdulrahman
October 19, 2016 - 05:07 GMT
Omar Abdulrahman was on target once more as Al Ain drew 2-2 at El Jaish to seal a 5-3 AFC Champions League semi-final win on aggregate.
A couple look out towards the Doha skyline (AFP/File)
October 18, 2016 - 14:09 GMT
Maryam Al Subaiey appeared on French television without a scarf.
Developed by Qatar Rail, the new sustainable transport system is expected to cater to the 250,000 inhabitants of Lusail and serve around 40,000 daily visitors. (File photo)
October 18, 2016 - 06:52 GMT
The Finnish elevator firm Kone will supply elevators, escalators and autowalks for the transport network in Qatar's new city of Lusail.
Qatar 2022 World Cup logo
October 16, 2016 - 17:20 GMT
France's Secretary of State for Sport Thierry Braillard said Saturday that the upcoming FIFA World Cup, scheduled to take place in Qatar in 2022, will be successful at all levels.
The awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar created a number of concerns and controversies regarding both Qatar's suitability as a host country and the fairness of FIFA's bidding process
October 13, 2016 - 16:21 GMT
Qatar plans to stage the 2022 World Cup in eight stadiums, pending final approval by football ruling body FIFA, local organizers said on Thursday.
She told People magazine:
October 13, 2016 - 07:26 GMT
She told People magazine: "We thank God for our blessing."
The regulation is expected to impact retailers, hotels, malls, help lines, beauty salons, service centres, car dealerships and other businesses. (
October 12, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Qatar's Ministry of Economy and Commerce has ruled that Arabic will be the primary language for service-related establishments and businesses must employ at least one Arabic speaking staff member.
QNB Group is present, through its subsidiaries and associate companies, in more than 30 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of products and services.  (File photo)
October 11, 2016 - 05:27 GMT
The largest bank in the Middle East and Africa region has reported a net profit of QR9.7 billion for the first nine months of 2016, with total assets of QR713 billion ($196 billion).
Mall of Qatar, located next to the Al Rayyan World Cup stadium, will feature more than 500 shops including 100 food and beverage outlets. (Doha Life)
October 10, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Already a year behind schedule, the Mall of Qatar's opening has been pushed back from August until December 10, to 'ensure key offerings and facilities will be available.'
The UAE mainly imports gas to generate electricity from Qatar through the Dolphin energy pipeline. (Shutterstock)
October 06, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Dolphin Energy Limited and Qatar Petroleum have signed a deal to export LNG via the Dolphin pipeline to Sharjah and RAK.
Lebanese singer Oumeima El-Khalil. (Ahram)
October 06, 2016 - 08:53 GMT
Musician Hani Siblini will also perform.