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Mental health in a time of crisis

Mental health in a time of crisis

Now more than ever, we need to be responsible with the information that we share and forward. There is so much misleading information circulating online about coronavirus – from bogus health tips to speculation about government plans.

Life after the coronavirus pandemic

Life after the coronavirus pandemic

To many of us, pandemics seem like a thing of the past, an obsolete idea given the advancements in technology; or so we thought. With over 5,503,459 cases and more than 346,774 deaths

Digest This

Digest This

On the second day of Eid, almost 800 people in Qatar were admitted to hospital for stomach and digestion related issues. It’s a similar story across the Gulf: “We also see an increase in digestive-related complaints,” admits Rabee Harb, a doctor at Kuwait’s Royale Hayat Hospital,

Social media kept expatriates connected with loved ones on Eid

Social media kept expatriates connected with loved ones on Eid

These are the unprecedented days of our lives where routine activities have become extraordinary and regular celebrations have turned into unique experiences. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has made the world more virtual than real in many ways.

“I’m not an expert”

“I’m not an expert”

In his teeming Bob Dylan collection, Bill Pagel has more than 15,000 photos, 4,000 concert posters and 18 four-drawer file cabinets filled with manuscripts and ephemera. He owns the Minnesota native’s childhood homes in Duluth and Hibbing, not to mention little Bobby’s highchair.

Expatriates in Qatar observe African Day with new hope

Expatriates in Qatar observe African Day with new hope

The African Day was recently celebrated in the continent and by African expatriates across the world with a message of unity and prosperity.

Under the microscope

Under the microscope

Although scientists and stock markets have celebrated the approval for emergency use of remdesivir to treat Covid-19, a cure for the disease that has killed more than 312,000 people remains a long way off — and might never arrive.

Expressing resolve to support community during pandemic

Expressing resolve to support community during pandemic

Covid-19 requires a collaborative response because it is a global pandemic. In the absence of definite medical treatments so far, governments have been laying all their stress on raising awareness and implementing preventive measures.

The big screen

The big screen

What might moviegoing look like post-shutdown? And how many of us want to find out? When I was a kid, going out to the movies was a treat — and, until cinema doors slammed shut a few months ago, I still thought it was.

Take care, caregivers

Take care, caregivers

The role of a woman at home is often more of a caregiver for the rest of the family. The responsibility of many women may have increased manifold as people are stuck at home because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Twist of fate

Twist of fate

Faye Brown was a quiet, stoic woman who rose each morning in a Raleigh prison, pulled on a pair of dress slacks and walked out the gates to catch a city bus — her routine for years.

Vast scope for investment to boost ties: Kazakh envoy

Vast scope for investment to boost ties: Kazakh envoy

It may not have been very long since Kazakhstan established its embassy in Qatar, but bilateral co-operation and trade has made significant progress.

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