The term “fake news,” already embedded in the American national psyche, achieved global recognition when the UK-based Collins Dictionary declared it the Word of the Year for 2017, citing its “ubiquitous presence.”
Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said Britain would appeal to Iran on humanitarian grounds to free a jailed aid worker but expressed reservations that granting her diplomatic protection would help secure her release, her husband said yesterday.
Qatar Foundation International (QFI) has launched a new partnership with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health sponsoring a research project to assess the mental health and psychosocial needs of Arabic-speaking immigrant and refugee adolescents aged 13-17 who attend school.
Lukoil plans to keep pumping 100mn tonnes of oil per year between 2018 and 2027 with projects outside Russia and will keep annual investment at $8 billion-$8.5bn, the chief executive said yesterday.
As schools across Qatar re-open this week after the long summer break, parents are being advised to help their children establish a good bedtime routine and sleep schedule to ensure they are rested and fully alert for school.
Dealmakers and financiers find second wind in cryptocurrency; “There’s so much to imagine,” ex-China Renaissance exec says
Oil prices rose more than 1% yesterday, a partial rebound from the previous day’s steep slide that came when an Opec-led decision to extend production curbs did not go as far as some investors had hoped.
Russia, Turkey and Iran - the three main guarantors of a fragile, nationwide ceasefire in Syria - signed a deal on Thursday to set up so-called safe zones to mitigate the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.