Thursday 30 March 2017

Qatari hotel unveils dhow dining package

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels (SWBH), a luxury, five-star hotel collection owned and managed by Qatar-based Al Rayyan Hospitality, has launched a new dining package on its traditional dhow boats. The guests can enjoy the finest dishe


Bahrain patrol boat fires on armed Iranian dhow

An Iranian-flagged dhow was fired upon by a Bahrain-based US patrol boat following a stand-off in international waters. The confrontation took place on Tuesday, when an inflatable reconnaissance boat was dispatched from the US Coa


Pirates kill fisherman on Bahrain dhow

Pirates have shot dead a fisherman on board a Bahraini dhow during an armed robbery at sea, a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister newspaper said. Thomas Glattus Soosai, from India, was shot in the abdomen when pirates


Traditional dhow fest in Doha

A leading maritime heritage festival going back in time to discover the history of Qatari culture is set to take place this week in Katara, a cultural village in Doha. Katara’s Third Traditional Dhow Festival will be held fr

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