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Qatar Charity to launch ‘Pearl and Corals 9’ for girls from July 15

Qatar Charity to launch ‘Pearl and Corals 9’ for girls from July 15

Qatar Charity (QC) is all set to launch ninth edition of its summer programme ‘Pearls and Coral 9’ for girls.

Air New Zealand grounds Dreamliners after engine faults

Air New Zealand grounds Dreamliners after engine faults

New Zealand's Transport Accident Investigation Commission is investigating after two international flights from Auckland had to return with engine problems this week.

Doha Bank holds knowledge-sharing session

Doha Bank holds knowledge-sharing session

HE the Qatar Central Bank Governor Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani receives a bouquet of flowers from Doha Bank managing director Sheikh Abdul Rehman bin Mohamed bin Jabor al-Thani during the bank’s knowledge-sharing session titled ‘Qatar — Land of Opportunities’, held on Wednesday at the Four Sea

Nearly 600 dead in S Asia floods

Nearly 600 dead in S Asia floods

Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said yesterday, as relief and rescue operations continued.

Icao to hold more meetings to study Qatar file

Icao to hold more meetings to study Qatar file

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (Icao) Council has decided to hold two more meetings this month to study Qatar’s file on the effects of the blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia and its allies.

India's oil imports from Iran plunge over gas field row

India's oil imports from Iran plunge over gas field row

India's oil imports from Iran have fallen to their lowest since June 2016, shipping data shows, in possible retaliation for Tehran not awarding a gas field development to Indian companies.

Al-Mahmoud discusses Darfur with Sudan leaders

Al-Mahmoud discusses Darfur with Sudan leaders

Sudanese Vice-President Hassabo Mohamed Abdel Rahman yesterday met here with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud.

Silatech creates 300,000 jobs in Arab world

Silatech creates 300,000 jobs in Arab world

Silatech created and sustained more than 300,000 jobs for Arab youth by the end of 2016 through a network of more than 150 partners.

Landslide cancels Dakar ninth stage

Landslide cancels Dakar ninth stage

A massive landslide caused by thunderstorms forced the cancellation of yesterday’s ninth stage of the Dakar Rally in Argentina, organisers said.

Qantas to fly non-stop from Perth to London

Qantas to fly non-stop from Perth to London

Qantas Airways Ltd will launch the first regular passenger flight directly linking Australia and Europe when it begins flights from Perth to London with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, the airline said.

Elephants rescued from China water tank

Elephants rescued from China water tank

Rescuers in China used helicopters and a digger to free three wild Asian elephants -- including one young calf -- from a water tank where they were helplessly trapped for more than two days, state media said.

Woman’s death sentence reduced to 15 years in jail

Woman’s death sentence reduced to 15 years in jail

The Court of Appeal has reduced the verdict of a Colombian woman convicted of illicit drug trade from death sentence to 15 years in jail.