Doha, Qatar, March 20, 2019: The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is pleased to announce that it will be featuring the first Unknown Concert in Qatar, which will feature a lineup of twelve to sixteen local DJs and two bands on three stages at one venue. .
The event will be spread across three different stages at three unique locations on The Ritz-Carlton, Doha property on Friday March 29, 2019. Each location and DJ will provide a unique vibe to concert-goers and will surely become the talk of the town.
Event planners are expecting a large turnout from the community for the three staged concert, which will host a variety of music from House, EDM, Hip-Hop, RnB with Afrobeats and Reggae that will play simultaneously from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The Unknown Concert comes as an enormous team effort ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of The State of Qatar
Sports and Culture, a closing cultural discussion that showcased Qatar’s efforts in bringing communities together through sports, in parallel with the spectacular local preparations to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The close harmony between sports and culture was the most striking unique aspect that this entire dialogue has brought to the audience.
Doha, Qatar, March 16, 2019: Following a two-month unique stay at the Institut du monde arabe (IMA) in Paris, “The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue”, a traveling cross-cultural exhibition organised at the initiative of the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani Museum, hosted a breathtaking closing cultural ceremony on March 10th, 2019, in presence of ......read more
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of The State of Qatar
Doha, Qatar, March 3, 2019: Landed earlier this year at the Institut du monde arabe (IMA) in Paris, “The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue”, a traveling cross-cultural exhibition organised at the initiative of the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani Museum – that features a collection of a unique assembly of artefacts reflecting the interaction of civilizations in the past while encouraging dialogue in the present – gathered its visitors during the month of February around interesting open cultural discussions that were held at the heart of the majlis, the main hub of the exhibition, and the space of hospitality and dialogue present in every home in the Arabian Gulf.
The exhibition, present at IMA until the ......read more
Doha- February 23, 2019: Zero Latency, the pioneer and global leader in warehouse scale, free-roam, multiplayer virtual reality gaming, is opening a new venue on February 20, 2019 in Tawar Mall, Doha. With more than 350,000 visitors globally, Zero Latency is bringing the next generation of virtual reality entertainment to the Middle East, with the region’s first launching in Doha.
Zero Latency’s concept is deeply immersive, offering visitors a video gaming experience enhanced with world leading free-roam virtual reality. Equipped with virtual reality headsets, headphones, military-styled backpacks and state of the art controllers, players move freely around an empty space: but what they see and hear is a hyper realistic, virtually-generated world, where all their movements are replicated in game. Players can talk, ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 17 February 2019: Stemming from its belief that a healthy mind lies in a healthy body, as well as from its keenness on spreading the culture of sports among the various segments of society, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company celebrated Qatar’s 8th National Sport Day (NSD) by supporting various competitions and events held at the Katara Cultural Village.
Al Meera’s support to participants in the 2019 National Sport Day activities revolved around offering sports enthusiasts and participants of the event, refreshments at different locations throughout Aspire and Katara.
At Aspire, the sports program featured a variety of sporting activity presented by Qatar Olympic Committee Gymnastics Federation coaches, through which visitors were briefed on the importance of daily exercise in leading happy and healthy ......read more
Doha, February 14 , 2019 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, with the aim of promoting health and wellness among the local community, celebrated the eighth Qatar National Sport Day by organizing a Ping Pong event that was held on 11th and 12th of February, at the Doha Festival City, and also launched on the same occasion an Instagram contest.
The Ping Pong event was part of al khaliji’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, focused on promoting an active healthy lifestyle among the larger community.
During the event, participants were cheered for by their colleagues and friends to win! At the end of each game, all winners received instant prizes. Furthermore, the Instagram contest saw a big wave of engagement, and participants in the online ......read more
Under the patronage of his Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of The State of Qatar
Doha, Qatar, January 21, 2019: Following its successful voyage to the Grandmaster's Palace in Valetta, Malta and to UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, “The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue”, a traveling cross-cultural exhibition that features a collection of the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani Museum – a unique assembly of artefacts reflecting the interaction of civilizations in the past while encouraging dialogue in the present – moves to its next and third stop – Institut Du Monde Arabe in Paris, which opened to the public on January 8, 2019 and will remain on view through March 10, 2019. The cross-cultural exhibition will be showcasing carefully selected objects that illustrate different ......read more
Aiming to nurture entrepreneurial spirits among Qatari Youths
Doha, Qatar, January 7, 2019: Qatar Development Bank (QDB) launched the 7th edition of Al-Fikra 2019 National Business Competition.
Al-Fikra is a national business competition that aims to support entrepreneurship development in Qatar through identifying the top business ideas submitted by Qatari leaders who have the potential to transform such ideas into successful business projects. The applicants’ plans are presented in a series of workshops provided by Al-Fikra that help them bring their ideas to light in a more tactical and professional way. Since its inception, Al-Fikra has been one of the most important platforms provided by QDB to achieve its mission of a diversified economy and to support Qatar National Vision 2030.
On the launch of this ......read more
An initiative by the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Museum to enhance the role of museums in cultural dialogue and knowledge sharing
Doha, Qatar, December 26, 2018: In the midst of its educational activities at UNESCO Paris headquarters, The Majlis- Cultures In Dialogue exhibition, An initiative by the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Museum to enhance the role of museums in cultural dialogue and knowledge sharing, welcomed Professor Jean-Baptiste Brenet, Professor of philosophy at the Sorbonne University in Paris along with a group of his students. They were welcomed by Dr. Nasser AlHenzab, Legal Counsel of the State of Qatar to UNESCO.
Through a guided tour around the exhibition, Professor Jean-Baptiste Brenet and his students viewed the astonishing and exceptional collection that bear witness to hundreds of years of intercultural ......read more
Under the patronage of his Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of The State of Qatar, and Her Excellency Ms. Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO
A travelling cross-cultural touring exhibition featuring a unique assembly of global artefacts
Doha, Qatar, December 01, 2018: Following its highly successful showcase at the Grandmaster’s Palace in Valletta, The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue, a travelling cross-cultural exhibition that features a collection of the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani Museum – a unique assembly of artefacts reflecting the interaction of civilizations in the past while encouraging dialogue in the present – opened up to a great start, hosting more than 200 VIP guests on the 29th of November at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, taking the audience's ......read more
Under the patronage of his Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of The State of Qatar, and her Excellency Mme. Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO
A travelling cross-cultural exhibition featuring a unique collection of the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani Museum
Doha, Qatar, November 22, 2018: Building on the outstanding public response at the recently held exhibition at the Grandmaster's Palace in Valletta - Malta, The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue, a traveling cross-cultural exhibition that features a collection of the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al-Thani Museum - a unique assembly of artefacts reflecting the interaction of civilizations in the past while encouraging dialogue in the present – continues its global touring showcase by landing at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on ......read more
Contribution to Qatar’s Education and Research Landscape Recognised by London Panel
Qatar, November 19, 2018: Students from UCL Qatar have won top awards for their submissions to the global UCL ‘ChangeMakers’ scheme. The recognition has come for projects that are improving the academic and education landscape in Qatar.
The ChageMakers evaluation team in the UK singled out two winning initiatives in Qatar. The first is a project to maximise the benefits of libraries for Qatar’s schoolchildren and teachers in unaccredited schools, with the final aim of helping the schools obtain full accreditation.
The second project is designed to encourage the creation of a wider community of academics and staff in the cultural heritage field, by raising the profile of the research work being produced in ......read more
Renowned singer “Noor El-Zein” gives electrifying performance at the Orient Pearl Restaurant
Doha, Qatar, 05 November 2018: AURA Hospitality & Food Services has once again rubber- stamped its position as the leading player in hospitality, entertainment sectors in Qatar by organizing two musical extravaganzas last weekend.
Enjoying the pleasant October weather, locals and expats headed to the iconic Orient Pearl Restaurant situated at the Corniche of Doha on October 25, to enjoy spectacular music and watch their favorite singer Noor El-Zein perform live.
The opulent evening along with the vibrant atmosphere at Orient Pearl Restaurant, gave seasoned fans and enthusiasts a chance to enjoy Arabian beats as they reveled in a unique night of unforgettable food and ......read more
Doha, Qatar – October 17, 2018: It may not be surprising to learn that many in the Middle East are putting their newspapers down and picking their mobile phones up a lot more often; however, the social media platforms rising to prominence in the Arab Region have changed in some surprising ways.
Findings come from a five-year retrospective of Northwestern University in Qatar’s annual Media Use in the Middle East survey shows that Qataris report a substantial increase in their time spent online from 2013 to 2017 compared to others in the region, and they are beginning to shift to new social media platforms.
“Media consumption on a global level has changed tremendously in just a few years’ time, and the Arab World has been a significant part of the transformation,” said Everette E. ......read more
Doha, Qatar – June, 27 2018: Barwa Bank, Qatar’s most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of winners of its Ramadan quiz held during the Holy Month. The draw was held on June 25, 2018, at the Bank’s headquarters and 30 winners took home a cash prize of QAR 1,000 each: Sinan Kamal, Hind Al Murry, Asmaa Ahmad Hijazi, Tamim Salem Alnabet, Maria Asad, Shaikha Alemadi, Saqer Abudalu, Tooba Ali, Mohammed Turki Salem, Mouhannad Hatem, Eiman Abdallah Al-Saeidi, Marwa Keshek, Seshu Basava, Nour Yousef Al Tayri, Layla Jassim Al Mansouri, Moza Mubarak Al-Naimi, Mais Alaawaj, Saber Khelifi, Mouhamad Saleh Al-Najad, Ebtisam Al Sarihi, Aalaa Hamad Al-Muhannadi, Abukar Moallim Mohamed, Khlid Buhazzaa, Arianne Ramota, Khalifa Said Ali, Mouhamad Al Amin Amaro, Hanin Ahed ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 10, 2018: While most people rely on the internet to read these days, one cannot deny the feeling of holding a real book. Skyline University College organized the Skyline Book Fair 2018 with the theme, “Year of Zayed on May 14-15, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. SUC Library Department also conducted an Inter-School Competition on Storytelling, Drawing, and Oratory where 81 participants competed to win.
The two-day event have witnessed students showcase their talents and their excitement while rummaging through a wide selection of books. The participating schools in this year’s Book Fair were: Gulf Asian English School, Leaders Private School, New Indian Model School, and Pace International School. While exhibitors of the event were: All Prints Publishing, Friendship Bookstore, Oxford ......read more
Qatar, May 15, 2018: Sadeem – the Arab world’s biggest digital competition and series – announces the winner of Season 1 at the iconic Venue Verde, Beirut, during a red-carpet finale in front of social media influencers from across the region.
Giving a tough fight to finish, Ali Neyadi from Oman, took home the winning trophy. The 24-year-old Omani currently studies Computer Systems in Ireland, while creating engaging content about students abroad. Ali won Sadeem Season 1 - which had more than 18,000 applicants from across the globe – and walks home with a grand prize of 1 million riyals and a trip to San Francisco to the headquarters of the major social media platforms.
Besides Ali, Sadeem’s top 10 finalists included Lina Fakahani from Egypt & Walid Fatam from Morocco ......read more
Doha - Qatar, April 22, 2018: The wait is over, as Sadeem, the biggest digital series in the Arab world, announces its top ten finalists. After several rounds of challenges, the jury members were able to zero in on the following candidates who will compete for the top position in Sadeem Season 1: Lina Fakahani from Egypt & Walid Fatim from Morocco for Vlogging; Mohammed Al-Salini from Libya & Qassim Al-Hato from Jordan for Travel and Adventure; Abdullah Jalal from Pakistan, Ali Neyadi from Oman & Muthanna Al-Salih from Iraq for Motivation and Inspiration; Abdulrahman Al Khamis from Kuwait for Innovation and Technology; Omar Al-Kikhia from Libya for Entertainment; and Zainab Moallem from Algeria for Comedy and Satire.
The ten finalists are currently in the Sadeem “Hub” in Demco Towers ......read more
Doha-Qatar, 17 April 2018: KidzMondo Doha, part of AURA Entertainment Services W.L.L and one-of-a-kind edutainment city in Qatar, recently organised a get-together for its partners. This offered all partners a great opportunity to share best practices and learn from each other.
KidzMondo Doha is an international edutainment park for children between 2 and 14 years, featuring a self-sufficient City built for, and managed solely by Children who will be known as Kidizens. This mini city has its own economy and currency (Kidlar), public services and over 80 different professional role play activities contained within. It is a safe, interactive and educational environment, where kids simulate a profession, wear the respective uniforms and perform the role. The KidzMondo Doha facility has been certified by Kidproof and is ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: SP Jain School of Global Management has bagged the 1st Place of the recently concluded 17th Crossfire Inter-University Debating Competition organized by Skyline University College on February 28, 2018 at SUC Multi-Purpose Hall. A total of 12 teams consisting of 24 speakers from 8 universities in the UAE has participated in the competition.
The esteemed panel of judges of the event were: Mr. Sushil Maratha, General Manager at Maax Solutions FZ LLC and Toast Master; Mr. Mandar Agshikar, General Manager At Ajhinkkya FZE and Toast Master; and Mr. Ahmad Elkabany, Corporate Affairs General Manager – CISCO, Middle East.
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Crossfire and we extend our sincere appreciation to all our external judges and the participating ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The 19th Skyline Cup Cricket Tournament and 5th Skyline Inter-University Sports Festival 2018 organized by Skyline University College Sports Department headed by Mr. Sanjay Benjamin have concluded with new set of champions in five sports categories: cricket, football, basketball, table tennis, and throw ball. Skyline housed a total of 16 universities in this year’s tournaments with a collective number of more than 600 participants from February 11-22, 2018.
This year, SUC Football Team has won the football category against City University College Ajman with a final score of 2-1. While SUC Cricket team garnered their 11th championship title at the 19th Skyline Inter-University Cricket Cup Tournament against Manipal University, Dubai.
TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS:
19TH SKYLINE CUP ......read more
Doha, Qatar – February 19, 2018 – A documentary on the significance of black colleges and universities in the United States is being broadcast nationally in the U.S. as part of Black History Month. The film, “Tell Them We Are Rising,” by NU-Q Professor Marco Williams, explains the rich history of black colleges from the days of slavery until present day.
Williams co-directed the film with Stanley Nelson, an American documentary filmmaker who has co-created several other films with Williams. It will premiere on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) program, Independent Lens.
“NU-Q is privileged to have a documentary filmmaker of Marco Williams artistry and stature on its faculty,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Once again in this film, he offers ......read more
Through our participation in the Sport day, we contribute towards the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030, says Elias R. Chedid, Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer
Doha, Qatar 17 February 2018 - Seib Insurance and Reinsurance Company LLC, one of Qatar’s leading insurance companies, hosted a fun and engaging sports program for all its employees, in support of the seventh National Sports Day in Qatar. Seib’s participation in the National Sport day is in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program to create awareness on the importance of sports and fitness in achieving a sound and healthy lifestyle, which, in turn, helps in the development of a strong, prosperous society.
All staff, including their families were invited to take part in host of entertaining activities and sports ......read more
Doha, Qatar – February 14, 2018 – The only way to know the truth is to see it with your own eyes. That is what Julia Leeb, a filmmaker and photographer, shared with a roomful of media and communication students, along with faculty, and staff from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q).
At an NU-Q Community Meeting, Leeb shared her experiences working in areas that are some of the most dangerous and remote places in the world. From documenting political upheaval in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Syria, Libya, and Afghanistan to capturing the everyday life in North Korea and Sudan, Leeb says that she has “lived her life discovering others’.”
“Ms. Leeb’s work is both courageous and inspiring,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Her projects are ......read more
Doha, Qatar – January 20, 2018 – A group of distinguished journalism and media professionals will be visiting Qatar as part of a delegation to Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). The group, which includes key members of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications’ Board of Advisors, will spend time in Education City to learn more about the University’s international campus.
“We’re pleased to welcome this distinguished group of media leaders from the Medill School,” said Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO. “Their visit reinforces an already strong relationship between NU-Q and Medill. As the leading journalism school in the United States, having Medill’s leadership meet with faculty and students from the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, and 24 March, 2016: The heads of the national motor sport authorities in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain have joined forces to develop a new regional series aimed at attracting and developing new talent.
The format for a new GCC motor sport championship will be shaped over the next few months by officials of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation (SAMSF), the Automobile ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 2, 2016: SDDS Corporation introduced its GOLEADOR Training™ football launchers for the first time in the Middle East in the run up to the recent friendly between Paris Saint Germain and Inter Milan in Qatar on December 29, 2015.
Before the match, a number of the innovative GOLEADOR Training™ launchers were demonstrated to H.E. the French ......read more
Second year of sponsorship for the ‘Happiest 5k on the PlanetTM’
Doha, Qatar. 29th December 2016: Reebok MENA has announced it will be sponsoring The Color Run™ Qatar presented by Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First for the second year in a row. Taking place at the Qatar National Convention Centre on Saturday 9th January 2016, The Color Run™ is a 5k, ......read more
Qatar, November 28, 2015: DHL, the world's leading logistics group and Official Logistics Partner of the World Touring Car Championship, today recognized Citroën C-Elysée WTCC driver José María López as the winner of the inaugural DHL Pole Position Award. At a special ceremony during the FIA WTCC DHL RACE OF QATAR, DHL Express Country Manager Qatar, Nael Attiyat, handed over the ......read more
Thuraya Al Zaabi reflects on how para-athletics changed her life in the fourth instalment of the “My Incredible Story” films
20 October 2015 – Doha, Qatar: With one day to go until the Doha 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships athletes from around the world have begun arriving in Doha. The UAE’s own Thuraya al-Zaabi, the first female to represent the United Arab ......read more
• Open for entries across seven countries in the MENA region
• Competition aims to capture essence of each country through a visual story
Dubai - UAE: 14 October, 2015 – Sony has today announced the launch of its ‘Sony FotoArabia Picathon 2015’ competition inviting photographers to document an aspect of their country and its people, creating a short story ......read more
Montreal _Canada_Sunday 31 August 2015: Alnoor Holdings, a Qatar based Media group, announces that it has entered the execution phase for its Septology Film Franchise based on the life of Muhammad Messenger. Over $1 billion is allocated for the Epic production that will be filmed in Qatar and selected global locations. The budget is one of the largest of its kind aligning it with ......read more
9 July 2015 - First Driver Kevin Ceccon and Arden Team dazzled fans in England after an artistic performance in Silverstone Race, showing supremacy from beginning to end, managing the attacks of Mercedes driver Esteban Occon, signing the best lap of the race, and maintaining a winning position under a fashion only seen in true champions.
“It is good as we struggled a lot in the ......read more
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), continues to support global arts and culture by becoming one of the main partners of the Zurich Film Festival, which takes place from 24 September to 4 October 2015.
The sponsorship deal will see Etihad Airways’ brand prominently featured at various locations around the Zurich Film Festival venue and integrated into ......read more
Dubai-based creative agency collects 2 ACT Responsible Tribute Awards
[Dubai, UAE, July 06, 2015] Dubai-based agency Spark* is celebrating a major double win at Cannes. The organisation - part of the Publicity Network - was awarded a Special Tribute and a Human Rights Tribute Award at the ‘ACT Responsible Tributes,’ an affiliated annual event part of the world’s largest and ......read more
United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2015 – The Snow Village established by the French company Eversnow during the Formula 1 Grand Pix in Bahrain, last April 2015, has attracted a large public. Several medias reported interviews with the CEO, Bertrand Lambla, who received many requests from events professionals. He seeks partner investors in order to develop its ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 3 July 2015 - Dimension Data, the Official Technology Partner for ASO which owns the Tour de France, today announced that it has become a MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung (MTN-Qhubeka) sponsor. Representing the African continent for the first time ever, the nine-man MTN-Qhubeka team is one of five wild-card teams invited to ride alongside the 17 World Tour cycling teams at this ......read more
British entrepreneur, John Wilford, has launched a new marketing agency, JW International (JWI) to serve the Middle East region. This new business will be based on the same ethos as its sister business in the United Kingdom, Rave Communications.
Founded 15 years ago, Rave has become one of the most respected, enduring and awarded independent agencies in the UK, working with brands like ......read more
Al Ahli Publishing and Distribution (APD), a subsidiary of Al Ahli Holding Group has launched The New York Times best-seller, Ms. Marvel comic book series in English and Arabic in the MENA region. Ms. Marvel AKA Kamala Khan is the first ever Muslim superhero
Dubai, UAE, June 28, 2015: Al Ahli Holding Group (AAHG), a UAE-based multi-diversified international conglomerate has launched the Ms. ......read more
Innovative site wants users of all religions and nationalities to interact in a ‘moral’ way -without sexually explicit content or any abusive language
LONDON, United KINGDOM (June 18th, 2015) – A social media platform that encourages its users to be respectful is launching today – which coincides with the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Muslimface ......read more
From the 20th June to the 27th June 2015, Dubai will host the "Twin Taekwondo Camp 2015". The Camp is headed by the Grand Masters George and Gerhard Maier from Munich/Germany. 150 Taekwondo masters and grandmasters from Germany, Europe and the US will participate in the camp throughout the week. The camp will be held at the Sheraton Hotel JBR. It is open to the public, interested ......read more
Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’ offers a rare opportunity for UAE’s talented musicians to win the Ultimate Music Starter Pack with Axe’s ‘Bring the Quiet’
Dubai - May, 31, 2015: For the first time in the region, upcoming musicians from the UAE will have an exciting opportunity to see their tracks featured on an exclusive vinyl. Through the regional Axe’s ......read more
• 25projects selected to receive grants with 23 by first and second-time filmmakersfrom MENA and around the world
• Represented MENA countries include Algeria,Libya, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia and UAE
• Mai Masri and Merzak Allouache receive funding in newly introduced criteria for established MENA ......read more
• Close to 1,000 local entries from 12 different schools
• Nine local winners submitted to international competition
• Chance to win a trip to Japan
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, May 11, 2015: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has unveiled the winners of the inaugural Toyota Dream Car Art ......read more
All category winners now revealed
American photographer John Moore wins L’Iris d’Or/Photographer of the Year and $25,000 (USD) prize
Armin Appel, Germany, wins Open Photographer of the Year and $5,000 (USD)
Elliott Erwitt honoured with Outstanding Contribution to Photography award
Winning and shortlisted images to be shown at Somerset House, London 24 April to 10 May ......read more
Upload a photograph or a short video of your feet moving forward – and getting closer to your dreams – onto BeingGirlArabia’s social media pages and you could win a generous cash prize of SAR20,000!
Dubai, April 28, 2015 – Thanks to leading feminine hygiene brand Always Ultra, you are officially one step closer to realizing your lifelong aspiration! On April 15, Always ......read more
Auction at Sotheby’s on 21 April 2015
Ludwig Deutsch, The Palace Guard, 1893, oil on panel, Estimate: £800,000-1,200,000
London – Abu Dhabi – Doha,16 April 2015: On 21 April 2015 in London, Sotheby’s will present The Orientalist Sale as part of the company’s Orientalist & Islamic Week.* The 42-lot auction showcases important Orientalist paintings ......read more
Mariah Carey #1 To Infinity Arrives May 18Th On Epic Records/Columbia Records/Sony Legacy, First-Ever Collection Of Her 18 Hot 100 #1 Hits, More Than Any Solo Artist In History
“Infinity” Brand New Single To Be Released On April 27Th, And Included As 19Th Track On New Album Collection
Acclaimed Director And Longtime Collaborator Brett Ratner To Direct Video For ......read more
Doha – Qatar, March 17, 2015: W Doha Hotel & Residences played host to the International New York Times’ “Art for Tomorrow” Conference organized with Qatar Museums and the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Qatar from 14th to 16th March 2015.
“It has been truly inspiring to be a part of this prestigious event. Like the organizers, we believe ......read more
Doha (Qatar), 4th March 2015 – Doha set the scene for an exhilaration filled conclusion of HH The Emir’s Trophy presented by Longines. Held at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, HH The Emir’s Trophy is one of the most-awaited equestrian events on Qatar’s horse-racing calendar every year and fittingly so as it delights audiences with a blend of sophistication and ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 1st 2015: Zain Sailing Team (Kuwait) headed by seasoned Tour competitor Cédric Pouligny won the final leg of the Oman Sail-organised EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour 2015. Even more commendable is the fact that the crew consists of enthusiastic novices, formed mainly from employees of Zain – one of the Middle East’s leading mobile telecoms operators. They ......read more
• 21 projects by first and second-time filmmakers from around the world selected for grants
• Represented MENA countries include Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Tunisia
• 12 of 21 projects selected are directed by women
• Four grantee alumni to screen at the 65th ......read more
Al Nabooda Racing to pile on pressure in Porsche GT3 Cup title chase
Al Nabooda Racing are relishing a quick return to action in Qatar after a dominant display by Clemens Schmid at Losail International Circuit raised their hopes of a third successive team title in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East.
The defending champions have reached the half way point in the season with Schmid ......read more
Al Harthy in the mood as defending team champions look for top spot in Qatar
Defending champions Al Nabooda Racing have set themselves a big target as the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East prepares to makes its first daylight appearance at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit this weekend.
Clemens Schmid and Ahmad Al Harthy, who arrive in Doha holding second place in the team ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 3, 2014): The Musafir.com UAE Royals team celebrated the 43rd UAE National Day on court during the Singapore leg of the Coca- Cola IPTL presented by Qatar Airways on 2nd December 2014.
The team comprising of US Open Champion Marin Cilic; Tunisian Malek Jaziri; legendary Goran Ivanisevic; doubles-specialist Nenad Zimonjic; World No. 67 Kristina Mladenovic ......read more
~~Spectacular Lightshow and Traditional Cultural Display Mark Beginning of another Major Handball Event
Doha, Qatar: The 17th Asian ClubLeague Championship wasinaugurated in Doha, Qatar, with a spectacular lightshow and display of traditional Qatari culture that marked the opening ceremony on the first day of the tournament
The ceremony was launched by H.E. Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali, Minister ......read more
Doha (Qatar) / Saint-Imier (Switzerland), 18 November 2014 – The world class Al Shaqab Equestrian Center in Doha hosted the 14th and final stage of the Longines Global Champions Tour 2014 from 13 - 15 November. The best riders in the world met to try to win not only the competitions of this ultimate leg but also the entire 2014 series. On Saturday, Rolf-Göran Bengtsson on Casall ......read more
Doha, 27 October 2014–Stars of Science, broadcaston MBC4,narrowed down the field of its candidates to a top six in a dramatic elimination episode filled with lively competition and rivalry amongthe young innovators. Oman’s Sultan AlSubhi and Bahrain’s Thieab Al Dossary advanced after the strength of their product outlook convinced the jury to send them to the next ......read more
Doha, 7th October 2014: Twelve of the Arab world’s most promising innovators have been chosen as candidates on Qatar Foundation’s “edutainment reality” TV program Stars of Science on MBC4. The selection, which is a turning point in the sixth season of the popular program, marks the end of the casting phase and the beginning of a series of intensive project ......read more
Doha, Qatar; September 2, 2014: Six films made with support from the Doha Film Institute will screen at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, which commences on Thursday, September 4. Three of the films make their world premiere during the highly anticipated annual event.
The films include Naji Abu Nowar’s ‘Theeb’ and Ghassan Salhab’s ‘The ......read more
Doha (Qatar) / St-Imier (Switzerland), 24 November, 2013 – The 12th and final stage of the Longines Global Champions Tour took place in Doha from November 21st to 23rd at the world class Al Shaqab Equestrian Center. The best riders in the world competed for eventual victory in outstanding competitions. Scott Brash celebrated a double victory since he won the Longines Global Champions Tour ......read more
Nasser Al Malki and Alex Cudlin were the winners of the first round of Qatar SuperBike organized yesterday at Losail International Circuit.
In the first race, the Qatari rider who started from the second position in the grid, didn't had a good start, he made a mistake and went of the track in the fifth lap but he was lucky that there was a red flag so he could start again. There was a ......read more
The second instalment of the popular Design A Cover Contest has been won by a student from Dubai, two students from Abu Dhabi and two students from Doha and Qatar. The competition that allows children to express how much they care about inheriting a greener, cleaner, safer and more humane planet on a mass media platform, is one of the most widespread competitions in the region with tens of ......read more
• Qumra Film Festival, Doha, to focus on emerging directors and expand competition to films from around the world
• Ajyal Film Festival for the Young offers community-based programming
• Qumra Film Festival a committed advocate of first- and second-time directors
• Ajyal Film Festival fosters film appreciation among youth
Cannes, 18 May, 2013: Doha Film Institute (DFI) ......read more
Doha, Qatar; 15 May 2013: Doha Film Institute (DFI), the independent not-for-profit cultural umbrella that encompasses Qatar's film initiatives, has appointed renowned director, actor and writer Elia Suleiman to the post of Artistic Advisor.
“First and foremost, Elia's bedrock credentials as a greatly admired director are invaluable to DFI in its mission to develop and support ......read more
Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation has also taken part in the Qatar National Sport Day supporting the Dolphin Energy Doha Dash at Losail International Circuit.
There were different running categories, 1km, 3km and 5km fun as well as 1km ladies walk, a perfect program for all people from all ages.
All Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation and Losail International Circuit staff didn't ......read more