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Boats removed in clean-up at Al Ruwais Port

Boats removed in clean-up at Al Ruwais Port

Wakrah Municipality, with help from the pupils of Al Salam Primary School for girls, also undertook cleaning of Al Wakrah Family Beach.

Sri Lanka landslides, floods kill at least 25 people

Sri Lanka landslides, floods kill at least 25 people

Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 25 people while dozens are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats and in helicopters to help with rescue operations.

Libya seizes oil tankers and crew after shootout at sea

Libya seizes oil tankers and crew after shootout at sea

Libya has seized two foreign-flagged oil tankers and detained their crews for allegedly smuggling fuel after an hours-long gunbattle off the west coast, authorities said.

Dragon boat races a 'team building exercise' for companies

Dragon boat races a 'team building exercise' for companies

Dragon boat races are becoming a popular team building activity for many companies in the country, Qatar Dragon Boat Festival 2017's event organiser Cherri Lee told Gulf Times.

110 abandoned vehicles removed

110 abandoned vehicles removed

Some 110 abandoned vehicles, equipment and boats were removed by Al Wakrah Municipality and 24 by their owners in August.

Seasonal restrictions lead to hike in fish prices

Seasonal restrictions lead to hike in fish prices

Fish prices have started going up again as the annual restrictions on fishing activities in the country's waters have started affecting the catch, it is learnt.

Turkey nabs 350 migrants heading to Greece: report

Turkey nabs 350 migrants heading to Greece: report

The Turkish coastguard stopped five boats carrying dozens of illegal migrants, mostly from Myanmar, who were trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, local media reported.