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Al-Obeidaly metal bridge opens today
October 1, 2014

The newly built Al-Obeidaly metal bridge connecting the E-Ring Road with Doha - Industrial Area road would be opened for traffic today, according to Arrayah newspaper. The metal bridge is built over the Medical Commission Intersection.

The traffic movement"...

QA signs pact with Vueling
October 1, 2014

Qatar Airways and Vueling have signed an interline agreement that will enable Qatar’s national airline to increase the number of passengers to Europe, while strengthening Vueling’s hubs in Rome and Barcelona.

The agreement, which came into"...

Food outlets to face more inspections
October 1, 2014
About 100 municipal inspectors monitor food outlets across the city as part of this year’s Eid Al Adha preparations, officials have said.

Mohammed Yousef Al Sayed, head of the health control section at Doha municipality, said that they were intensifying inspection of food establishments in Doha to ensure their compliance with health rules and safeguard the health of their customers, in preparation for Eid Al Adha.

Ninety inspectors are being deployed to...
October 1, 2014
‘Qatar and Brazil: A Contemporary Painting Dialogue’ exhibition featuring works by four Qatari and four Brazilian painters opens today at Katara Building 13.

The exhibition is hosted as part of the Qatar Brazil 2014 Year of Culture by Qatar Museums; the Ministry of Culture, Arts, and Heritage; and the Qatar Fine Arts Association. It explores the issues of identity and the cultural spirit of the present time through contemporary art. It includes 40 paintings, five from each of the eight artists.

The Qatari artists featured in the expo include Yousuf Khalifa Ahmed Al...

October 1, 2014
People seeking treatment at primary health centres would soon be able to avail of their services using their Qatari ID cards instead of health cards.

The West Bay Health Center has already started the new system and it will be expanded to all health centres in the country in phases, Al Sharq reported.

Once implemented, it will be mandatory for visitors to produce their Qatari ID cards to see a doctor and avail of other services.

Currently a health card is required for those seeking treatment at primary health centres.

The National Health Insurance Scheme —...