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Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnappers in Lebanon have released a Saudi Arabian man whose abduction was announced by Riyadh last week, Lebanon's National News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Sand, dust storms can affect health, warns HMC

Sand, dust storms can affect health, warns HMC

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has advised the public to take necessary precautions as the Qatar Meteorology Department has forecast strong winds and poor visibility across most of the country due to sand and dust storms.

AZF all set to host Aspire Lake Festival

AZF all set to host Aspire Lake Festival

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has announced that with preparations for the Aspire Lake Festival almost complete, it is ready to welcome thousands of visitors to the three-day event in partnership with Katara and Ooredoo.

Party of deposed Catalan leader wants him as election candidate

Party of deposed Catalan leader wants him as election candidate

The separatist party of deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who is facing an arrest warrant issued by Spain, said Sunday that they wanted him as candidate for regional elections on December 21.

Merkel says she believes three-way coalition can work

Merkel says she believes three-way coalition can work

Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed confidence yesterday that three party groups trying to form a new German government can reach a coalition deal, despite scepticism from her would-be allies.

Khaleda rejects ‘false’ charges

Khaleda rejects ‘false’ charges

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterdya told a Dhaka court on Thursday that filing of ‘false’ graft cases is part of a conspiracy to make her ineligible in the next general election.

Iraq preparing to take control of crossing between Kurdistan region, Syria

Iraq preparing to take control of crossing between Kurdistan region, Syria

An Iraqi military delegation is preparing to take control of the Kurdistan region border with Syria, an Iraqi military statement said on Tuesday.

China considers three-year jail for disrespecting national anthem, flag

China considers three-year jail for disrespecting national anthem, flag

China's largely rubber-stamp parliament is considering jail terms of up to three years for people who disrespect the national anthem or flag in public, while an existing anthem law will be applied in Hong Kong, state media said on Tuesday.

Zia for diplomatic approach to Rohingya crisis

Zia for diplomatic approach to Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh National Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia has urged the government and the international community to intensify diplomatic efforts to resolve the Rohingya crisis as soon as possible.

QF-QGBC announces winners of Qatar Sustainability Awards 2017

QF-QGBC announces winners of Qatar Sustainability Awards 2017

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), a member of Qatar Foundation, has announced the winners of the Qatar Sustainability Awards 2017, at a gala dinner sponsored by Tadmur Holding.

Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in few years

Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in few years

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he was ready to step down in a couple of years time and his successor is likely already in the cabinet but a clear choice has yet to emerge.