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Karwa drivers upset over illegal cabs

Despite crackdowns conducted by authorities, the number of illegal taxis is growing causing concerns among Karwa drivers as well as limousine companies. “They are creating troubles in the market and making our job difficult to achieve monthly targets set by our companies,” said Hussein, a driver of Karwa (Al Million) …

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12 New Mosques Completed By Ashghal For Ramadan

Ashghal has completed the implementation 12 mosques including a new set of projects for the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) in different parts of the country, including in preparation for the holy month of Ramadan. Engineer Abdul Hakim Ahmed al-Hashemi, Head of Public Projects Section of the Buildings …

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Ramadan To Begin On May 27

The holy month of Sha’baan ends on Friday, May 26, and the first of Ramadan 1438 will be on Saturday, May 27, according to Qatar Calendar House on the basis of astronomical calculations. A well-known astronomer Dr Beshir Marzouk and Qatar Calendar House director Dr Mohamed al-Ansari informed through a …

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Dukhan Highway Central Project Now Open

The Dukhan Highway Central Project and the entire road networks coming under has been completed and the roads are open, Ashghal announced. The interchange is expected to be fully functional by the end of 2017. The brand new Expressway marks a major milestone in the construction of the improved Doha – …

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Road Sign In Qatar Translates Everything, Literally.

A new signed near Al Saad Sports Club caused a lot of humour when it read, “In Arabic/New Road Layout Ahead,” and appears to be the actual Arabic translation of the message. “I stopped my car when I saw it because I was about to get myself killed from laughter,” …

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First of Ramadan on May 27: calculations

The Islamic month of Sha’baan will end on Friday, May 26, and the first of Ramadan 1438 will be on Saturday, May 27, Qatar Calendar House has said citing astronomical calculations. This was informed through a press statement from noted astronomer Dr Beshir Marzouk and Qatar Calendar House director Dr …

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