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Fireworks light up Doha sky

Fireworks light up Doha sky

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
6/27/2017 1:24:43 AM
Demands on Qatar very provocative, says Germany

Demands on Qatar very provocative, says Germany

Demands challenge Qatar’s sovereignty, says German FM It will be difficult for Doha to support demands: Gabriel Iran urges Europe to use its influence to defuse tensions Zarif calls for a new regional dialogue forum for the Gulf countries
6/27/2017 1:19:04 AM
Emir and Bouteflika exchange Eid greetings

Emir and Bouteflika exchange Eid greetings

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.
6/27/2017 1:15:32 AM
Action against Qatari students illegal: NHRC

Action against Qatari students illegal: NHRC

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.
6/27/2017 1:11:17 AM
No US arms to GCC states until dispute is resolved

No US arms to GCC states until dispute is resolved

GCC chose Trump’s visit to Riyadh to devolve into conflict, says influential Republican Senator
6/27/2017 1:07:23 AM
Supreme Court revives Trump’s travel ban

Supreme Court revives Trump’s travel ban

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
6/27/2017 12:08:48 AM
Firefighters in Utah have ‘good day’

Firefighters in Utah have ‘good day’

Firefighters battling a wildfire in south-west Utah said they had had a “good day” Sunday in their fight to contain a 42,800-acre fire.
6/27/2017 12:07:26 AM
Drowning victim’s body found

Drowning victim’s body found

The body of a man who had gone swimming in the sea was retrieved yesterday from the Sealine area, according to an official.
6/27/2017 12:04:27 AM
Philippine I-Day celebrations

Philippine I-Day celebrations

The 119th Philippine Independence Day celebrations in Doha continued with a series of cultural performances at City Center Rotana yesterday.
6/27/2017 12:02:36 AM
‘Siege is a violation of international law’

‘Siege is a violation of international law’

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.
6/26/2017 11:57:49 PM
‘Dialogue the only way to resolve Gulf crisis’

‘Dialogue the only way to resolve Gulf crisis’

Qatar’s ambassador to Italy Abdulaziz bin Ahmed al-Malki said that the current situation in Qatar is a real siege.
6/26/2017 11:56:54 PM
A nation united

A nation united

The outpouring of love and support continues for Qatar and its leadership through images, banners, posters etc, as is evident from this picture of a lane in Souq Waqif, Doha. PICTURE: Shaji Kayamkulam
6/26/2017 11:56:00 PM
Burn victims overwhelm hospitals after tanker fire

Burn victims overwhelm hospitals after tanker fire

Pakistani hospitals yesterday struggled to treat scores of severely burned victims of a fuel tanker explosion that killed at least 156 people.
6/26/2017 11:53:56 PM
Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak

Men say their prayers during Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, yesterday.
6/26/2017 11:51:47 PM
Expats show love, support for Qatar at Eid festivities

Expats show love, support for Qatar at Eid festivities

The Eid al-Fitr celebrations this year have given many expatriates an opportunity to express their love, gratitude and support for Qatar in view of the ongoing blockade imposed on the country.
6/26/2017 11:50:34 PM
Entertainment City, summer festival venues attract thousands of residents

Entertainment City, summer festival venues attract thousands of residents

A large number of residents are thronging the Entertainment City and various Qatar Summer Festival (QSF) venues to spend their Eid al-Fitr holidays in the country this year, it is learnt.
6/26/2017 11:49:16 PM
Interior Ministry celebrates Eid with expatriate communities

Interior Ministry celebrates Eid with expatriate communities

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) celebrated Eid al-Fitr with different expatriate communities at the Amphitheater of the Asian Town located in the Industrial Area.
6/26/2017 11:47:59 PM
Search on for tourists as boat sinks in Colombia

Search on for tourists as boat sinks in Colombia

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.
6/26/2017 11:32:48 PM
Hamilton may hit Vettel: Merc boss

Hamilton may hit Vettel: Merc boss

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.
6/26/2017 11:26:28 PM
Aussie challenger ready for war with Pacquiao

Aussie challenger ready for war with Pacquiao

Australian boxer Jeff Horn, who is set to battle Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title, is preparing for a brutal grinding fight of close combat in the biggest bout of his career this weekend.
6/26/2017 11:24:39 PM
Timing key for Eastbourne wildcard, says Djokovic

Timing key for Eastbourne wildcard, says Djokovic

Novak Djokovic yesterday credited perfect timing on his decision to seek a wild card at Eastbourne for the struggling Serb’s first Wimbledon warm-up event in seven years.
6/26/2017 11:20:53 PM
The Push to outer limits

The Push to outer limits

Imagine: Every morning begins with an unobscured, brilliantly multicoloured sunrise and overwhelming gusts of wind racing through Yosemite Valley.
6/26/2017 11:18:53 PM
Konta’s cosmopolitan journey could end in glory

Konta’s cosmopolitan journey could end in glory

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.
6/26/2017 11:18:26 PM
Federer wielding SABR with devastating effect

Federer wielding SABR with devastating effect

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”.
6/26/2017 11:16:16 PM
Luke Combs, the ‘ordinary person’ pop star

Luke Combs, the ‘ordinary person’ pop star

You would never believe Luke Combs was a pop star.
6/26/2017 11:15:27 PM
The long, uneven road as refugees pursue their dreams in Germany

The long, uneven road as refugees pursue their dreams in Germany

Dawed Suleiman is smoking and relaxing with the others during his lunch break at the LEB language school in Hanover.
6/26/2017 11:11:50 PM
De Boer arrives with proven vision to pull off grand plan

De Boer arrives with proven vision to pull off grand plan

Rewind to the 1998 World Cup and Dennis Bergkamp’s winning goal for Holland against Argentina at Marseille’s Stade Vélodrome.
6/26/2017 11:09:09 PM
De Villiers to decide future in August

De Villiers to decide future in August

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
6/26/2017 11:03:25 PM
India rout sorry West Indies

India rout sorry West Indies

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.
6/26/2017 11:02:01 PM
Opec gets another supply headache from surging Brazilian crude exports

Opec gets another supply headache from surging Brazilian crude exports

Brazil’s most crippling recession on record is complicating life for Opec.
6/26/2017 11:01:57 PM
Bolton’s unbeaten ton sets up Australia’s win against Windies

Bolton’s unbeaten ton sets up Australia’s win against Windies

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
6/26/2017 11:00:20 PM
Italy commits $19bn for Veneto banks in biggest rescue

Italy commits $19bn for Veneto banks in biggest rescue

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.
6/26/2017 10:58:25 PM