A spectacular fireworks display at Katara - the Cultural Village in celebration of Eid al-Fitr 2017. Katara is among the various venues hosting Eid activities, with a large number of people turning up to enjoy the festivities through the day. PICTURE: Jayan Orma
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His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani exchanged greetings with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, during a telephone conversation the Emir held yesterday evening.
The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said that it has recorded several serious violations committed against Qatari students by educational institutions in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, which have cut diplomatic ties and imposed an illegal blockade on Qatar.
The US Supreme Court yesterday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no strong ties to the United States while agreeing to decide this fall the legality of the order
Qatar’s ambassador to the Russian Federation Fahad bin Mohammed al-Attiyah said yesterday that the countries enforcing a siege on Qatar have made an unfair decision, particularly when it comes to the blocking of land, sea, and air routes.
Divers combed the murky depths of a Colombian reservoir yesterday for the bodies of missing passengers from a pleasure boat that sank, killing seven people, as anxious relatives waited on the shore for news of their loved ones.
A crazy Sebastian Vettel ‘freaked out’ under pressure in his ‘road rage’ eruption during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix — and is likely to be hit back with Lewis Hamilton’s fist, according to Mercedes boss Niki Lauda.
Johanna Konta heads to Wimbledon as the best hope Britain has had of a women’s champion in years but while a triumph would be treated as a national success, she is in many ways the epitome of the modern cosmopolitan tennis player.
What started as a bit of fun may just have led to a masterstroke. It was the summer of 2015 when, on the suggestion of his coach, Severin Luthi, Roger Federer unleashed the SABR, the “Sneak Attack By Roger”.
AB de Villiers left South Africa’s tour of England saying he would decide his cricket future in August. One of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, the 33-year-old headed home after captaining the Proteas in a 19-run defeat by England in Cardiff on Sunday that saw them beaten 2-1 in a three-ma
Ajinkya Rahane’s third hundred and a blistering assault by captain Virat Kohli took India to a comfortable 105-run victory over the West Indies in the second one-day international at the Queen’s Park Oval on Sunday.
Riding on opener Nicole Bolton’s unbeaten century, Australia defeated West Indies by eight wickets in the ICC Women’s cricket World Cup yesterday. Chasing 205, Australian openers Beth Mooney (70) and Bolton (107 not out) put up a 171-run partnership before the former was dismissed by Stafanie Taylor
Italy orchestrated its biggest bank rescue on record, committing as much as €17bn ($19bn) to clean up two failed banks in one of its wealthiest regions, a deal that raises questions about the consistency of Europe’s bank regulations.