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Lunar spectacle partly visible in Qatar

Lunar spectacle partly visible in Qatar

Though the viewing conditions were not perfect due to an overcast sky, people in Qatar could still witness a lunar spectacle on Wednesday evening, which included the first lunar eclipse of the year.

Five eclipses to occur in 2018: Qatar Calendar House

Five eclipses to occur in 2018: Qatar Calendar House

The first lunar eclipse – a total eclipse - will be on January 31, during full moon of Hijric month "Jumada I".

‘Palestinian billionaire Masri detained in Saudi Arabia’

‘Palestinian billionaire Masri detained in Saudi Arabia’

Sabih al-Masri, Jordan’s most influential businessman and the chairman of its largest lender Arab Bank, was detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning after a business trip to Riyadh, ...

Emir sends greetings to Latvia president

Emir sends greetings to Latvia president

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani sent yesterday cables of congratulations to Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis

Surveys find support for QGP initiative

Surveys find support for QGP initiative

Two surveys on Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) have found widespread willingness among the local population to participate in the initiative, which seeks to map the Qatari genome.

Koh returns for Al Rayyan

Koh returns for Al Rayyan

Al Rayyan will welcome back South Korean midfielder Koh Myong-jin (right) to their squad, ahead of their clash against Al Duhail on Friday.

Saudi said to prepare for possible ‘Aramco IPO delay’ to ’19

Saudi said to prepare for possible ‘Aramco IPO delay’ to ’19

Saudi Arabia is preparing contingency plans for a possible delay to the initial public offering of its state-owned oil company by a few months into 2019, according to people familiar with the matter.

World is standing in solidarity with Qatar, says Al-Attiyah

World is standing in solidarity with Qatar, says Al-Attiyah

The recent address of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to the nation adequately dealt with the prevailing situation and specified future steps for the country, besides being a lesson for the blockading countries.

Stopping cholesterol drugs could be deadly

Stopping cholesterol drugs could be deadly

Stopping a cholesterol-lowering drug because of a muscle ache or stomach pain can be dangerous in the long run, suggests a new study.

Southern China reels from floods as heat hits north

Southern China reels from floods as heat hits north

Torrential rain yesterday lashed parts of central and south China, with floods damaging crops, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes and killing at least 33, while the north wilted in a heat wave and drought-like conditions.

In-form Coleman wins Division I in a close affair

In-form Coleman wins Division I in a close affair

Doha Golf Club held its second Infiniti Monthly Open last weekend, with the theme of Players Championship.

Absolute right to share facts, says president

Absolute right to share facts, says president

US President Donald Trump yesterday defended having disclosed information to senior Russian officials last week, saying he had an “absolute right” to do so and had shared facts to get Moscow to step up its fight against the Islamic State militant group.