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UK MPs seek end to Qatar blockade

UK MPs seek end to Qatar blockade

A former government minister is among 10 British politicians who have formally registered their disapproval of the Saudi-led blockade and its impact on human rights in Qatar.

UN warns fuel running out for Yemen hospitals

UN warns fuel running out for Yemen hospitals

The United Nations warned Wednesday that fuel supplies needed to run Yemen's hospital generators and pump clean water will run out in less than three weeks unless the Saudi-led coalition lifts its blockade.

Gulf blockade derails Haj plans for Qataris

Gulf blockade derails Haj plans for Qataris

Qatari nationals have been prevented from performing Haj amid a Saudi-led blockade, which has made it impossible for local companies to make the necessary arrangements for the annual pilgrimage.

Burkina Faso, Mali to co-ordinate forces

Burkina Faso, Mali to co-ordinate forces

Burkina Faso and Mali have agreed to work together to counter the growing threat of Islamic militants in West Africa by sharing intelligence and conducting joint security patrols following two deadly and well-coordinated attacks in the region.

Ashley-Cooper treble sees Wallabies past Pumas for a final date with All Blacks

Ashley-Cooper treble sees Wallabies past Pumas for a final date with All Blacks

Adam Ashley-Cooper scored a hat-trick of tries as Australia ended Argentina’s hopes of a first World Cup final appearance with a 29-15 win at Twickenham yesterday.

Seatrade Mideast Cruise Forum to be held in December

Seatrade Mideast Cruise Forum to be held in December

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) will host Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum 2015 on December 7-8 at the Marsa Malaz Kempinski in Doha.

Billionaire chief faces $210mn bill as Glencore seeks cash

Billionaire chief faces $210mn bill as Glencore seeks cash

Glencore’s billionaire chief executive officer Ivan Glasenberg is on the hook for as much as $210mn of the Swiss commodity trader’s looming $2.5bn ...

Boston bomber ‘a terrorist who deserves to die’

Boston bomber ‘a terrorist who deserves to die’

The 21-year-old former student was found guilty last month of carrying out the April 15, 2013 bombings that killed three people and wounded 264.

Roll over Ebola: measles is the deadly new threat

Roll over Ebola: measles is the deadly new threat

The people of Monrovia’s Peace Island ghetto, refugees of civil war who found themselves suddenly overwhelmed and outmanoeuvred by the deadly Ebola epidemic,