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HE the Public Prosecutor Dr Ali bin...

HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

The huge 643-page report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) came seven...

Sheikha Alia highlights Qatar efforts for peace

Qatar’s permanent representative to the United Nations HE Sheikha...

Defence camp volunteers felicitated

The Directorate of Defence Communication at the Ministry of Defense...

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Qatar is 'global partner in fight against terror'

Qatar has always taken a strong stance against organised crime and...


Entertainment galore as Winter Festival begins at Katara

The event was inaugurated by Katara general manager Dr Khalid bin...

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Rio de Janeiro

Baby killed as car drives into crowd near Rio's Copacabana beach

The driver apparently lost control of the vehicle, police said. There were no indications of a terrorist attack, the Rio military police said on Twitter.

New Zealand PM

New Zealand PM says she's expecting her first baby

The 37-year-old, who was sworn in last October, made global headlines when she slapped down pre-election questions over whether she intended to start a family, insisting pregnancy had no bearing on a woman's career opportunities.


Filipinos displaced by volcano eruption allowed to return home

Residents of Legazpi City in Albay province were told it was safe to go back to their homes because activity on Mayon Volcano was so far limited to what they termed "quiet lava effusion."

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Israelis kill Palestinian gunman blamed for West Bank ambush

Two Israeli police commandos were wounded in the raid in the city of...

A Turkish convoy tank arrives at an army base in the border town of Reyhanli near the Turkish-Syrian

Turkish army along Syria border ordered to prepare for intervention

Turkish security forces along the border with Syria were ordered to...


Warnings of fallout after US freezes funding for Palestinians

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees warned yesterday it faced its...

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi enters a military courtroom escorted by Israeli security personnel at O

Israel judge orders Palestinian teen in 'slap video' held through trial

An Israeli military judge on Wednesday ordered a Palestinian teenager...

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QNB plans expansion after absorbing blockade shock

QNB has absorbed the shock of last year’s Saudi Arabia-led blockade on Qatar and plans to push ahead with its expansion strategy.


Opec raises supply outlook for US, rivals as prices rise

Opec increased its forecast for rival oil-supply growth for a second month running after a recovery in prices sent Brent crude to $70 a barrel.


Al-Sada hosts reception in honour of GECF chief

HE the Energy and Industry Minister Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada yesterday held a high-level reception in honour of Yury Sentyurin, the new secretary general of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.


US jobless claims hit 45-year low; housing starts fall in Dec

US home-building fell more than expected in December, recording its biggest drop in just over a year, amid a steep decline in the construction of single-family housing units following two months of hefty gains.


Toshiba reaches deal to help resolve Westinghouse bankruptcy

Toshiba Corp said yesterday it had clinched an agreement to sell its claims in bankrupt US nuclear plant maker Westinghouse Electric Co LLC in a deal that would add $3.7bn to the Japanese owner’s depleted capital base.


China GDP growth accelerates for first time in 7 years in 2017

China’s economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter of 2017, as an export recovery helped the country post its first annual acceleration in growth in seven years, ...


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Repeated violation of Qatari airspace by UAE fighter jets poses threat to regional security.


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