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Getting ready for Eid

Getting ready for Eid

Palestinians wait for customers as they display sheep for sale at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.
8/21/2018 1:34:17 AM
Getting ready for Eid

Getting ready for Eid

Palestinians wait for customers as they display sheep for sale at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.
8/21/2018 1:34:15 AM
‘Blast fishing’ thrives in Libya

‘Blast fishing’ thrives in Libya

Residents of Tripoli’s seafront wake up most weekends to loud blasts: fishermen using dynamite to maximise their catch,
8/21/2018 1:31:49 AM
Man shot dead in attack on police station in Spain

Man shot dead in attack on police station in Spain

A man wielding a knife lunged at an officer in a police station near Barcelona yesterday in what police said was a terrorist act, and was shot dead.
8/21/2018 1:27:46 AM
Pope Francis vows no more cover-ups on sexual abuse

Pope Francis vows no more cover-ups on sexual abuse

Pope Francis, facing sexual abuse crises in several countries, wrote an unprecedented letter to all Catholics yesterday, asking each one of them to help root out “this culture of death” and vowing that there would be no more cover-ups.
8/21/2018 1:24:16 AM
Italy allows docking of ship with migrants

Italy allows docking of ship with migrants

Italy will let its coastguard ship carrying 177 migrants it rescued five days ago dock in Sicily, ending a stand-off with Malta, its transport minister said yesterday, though it is not clear when and if the migrants would be allowed to disembark.
8/21/2018 1:21:30 AM
Amir congratulates Hungarian president

Amir congratulates Hungarian president

Afghan truce and release of prisoners welcomed
8/21/2018 1:16:39 AM
Olympic Council of Asia to analyse old results to punish dope-tainted sports

Olympic Council of Asia to analyse old results to punish dope-tainted sports

The three sports which recorded the most doping cases in the last 12 years risk being trimmed or dropped altogether from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) calendar, its president Sheikh Ahmed al-Fahad al-Ahmed al-Sabah said yesterday.
8/21/2018 1:09:34 AM
Life imitates art as India’s Vinesh wins wrestling gold

Life imitates art as India’s Vinesh wins wrestling gold

23-year-old becomes first Indian woman to win wrestling gold at the Asian Games
8/21/2018 1:07:41 AM
Pakistan down Mongolia 3-0 in men’s volleyball

Pakistan down Mongolia 3-0 in men’s volleyball

Pakistan beat Mongolia 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-14) in a men’s volleyball match at the Gelora Bung Karno sports complex in Senayan, Central Jakarta, yesterday.
8/21/2018 1:04:13 AM
Wide range of activities at Katara

Wide range of activities at Katara

Katara-the Cultural Village Foundation has said it will start receiving visitors from today, the first day of Eid al-Adha, with a wide range of activities that will appeal to people of all age categories and from different segments of society.
8/21/2018 1:01:34 AM
Doha Festival City lines up shopping bonanza for Eid

Doha Festival City lines up shopping bonanza for Eid

Doha Festival City (DHFC) has said shoppers can “anticipate so much more” at the mall this Eid al-Adha. “With special collections and offers at different retailers across the mall, DHFC is the ultimate shopping destination this holiday,” DHFC has said in a press statement.
8/21/2018 12:58:31 AM
Nama to launch 14 new training courses to boost entrepreneurship

Nama to launch 14 new training courses to boost entrepreneurship

Plans are under way for the launch of 14 new training courses next month aimed at further developing and promoting Qatar’s entrepreneurship culture, an official of Social Development Centre – Nama has said.
8/21/2018 12:57:10 AM
Bull run!

Bull run!

Tourists gather around the Charging Bull statue, also known as the Wall St Bull, in the financial district of New York City.
8/21/2018 12:57:08 AM
Brisk business as souqs see hordes of Eid shoppers

Brisk business as souqs see hordes of Eid shoppers

Souqs around the country have been doing brisk business in the run-up to Eid al-Adha as many people prefer to have their dressed specially tailored and crafted for the occasion.
8/21/2018 12:52:13 AM
Eid clean-up campaign

Eid clean-up campaign

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the General Cleanliness Department,
8/21/2018 12:50:59 AM
Newly-promoted Nimes stun Marseille

Newly-promoted Nimes stun Marseille

Newly-promoted Nimes humiliated their distinguished southern neighbours Marseille 3-1 on Sunday night to maintain their fairytale start to life back in Ligue 1.
8/21/2018 12:47:11 AM
Does early defeat spell beginning of the end for Mourinho?

Does early defeat spell beginning of the end for Mourinho?

Jose Mourinho warned of the troubles that could lie ahead for his Manchester United side, but the Portuguese must still accept much of the responsibility from a 3-2 defeat at Brighton that has the Red Devils’ season off to a bad start.
8/21/2018 12:43:24 AM
Eid celebrations start today

Eid celebrations start today

Qatar is all set to celebrate Eid al-Adha from Tuesday, with public and private organisations making the necessary arrangements and lining up special activities for the occasion.
8/21/2018 12:26:11 AM
Trump a role model for all autocrats

Trump a role model for all autocrats

More than 18 months into his presidency, Donald Trump’s modus operandi – and the danger it represents – is clear.
8/21/2018 12:24:38 AM
Wall Street’s bull run nears another landmark this week

Wall Street’s bull run nears another landmark this week

Bolstered by a period of extraordinary monetary stimulus followed by generous tax cuts, Wall Street stands at the cusp of another landmark this week.
8/21/2018 12:23:23 AM
Hackers target Internet users with ‘spoofing’

Hackers target Internet users with ‘spoofing’

It’s easier than ever to get waylaid on the Internet, diverted to dangerous territory where scam artists await with traps baited for the unsuspecting user.
8/21/2018 12:16:02 AM
Staying fit might cut glaucoma risk

Staying fit might cut glaucoma risk

Meeting physical activity guidelines and being physically fit may reduce the risk of developing glaucoma by 40% to 50%, recent research suggests.
8/21/2018 12:14:16 AM
Good day for Qatar in handball and volleyball

Good day for Qatar in handball and volleyball

Moustafa Heiba and Anis Zuoaoui scored five goals apiece as Qatar beat Iraq 26-20 in their first main round Group 1 match in the Asian Games handball tournament here yesterday.
8/21/2018 12:09:07 AM
New personal bests for Qatari swimmers

New personal bests for Qatari swimmers

Qataris posted new personal bests on the second day of the swimming competition with Abdulaziz al-Obaidli posting 28.78 seconds in the men’s 50m backstroke, while his previous best was 29.65 seconds.
8/21/2018 12:08:06 AM
Djokovic completes Masters sweep

Djokovic completes Masters sweep

Novak Djokovic finally clinched the title missing from his resume with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Roger Federer on Sunday to win in Cincinnati and become the first player to complete the sweep of Masters series tournaments on Sunday.
8/20/2018 11:58:09 PM
Park returns to world No 1 with LPGA Indy playoff triumph

Park returns to world No 1 with LPGA Indy playoff triumph

Park Sung-hyun is headed back to the world number one spot after a birdie at the first playoff hole lifted her to a US LPGA victory over Lizette Salas in Indianapolis on Sunday.
8/20/2018 11:57:58 PM
Ton-up Kohli piles on the agony for England

Ton-up Kohli piles on the agony for England

India captain Virat Kohli led from the front with a well-made hundred to strengthen his side’s iron grip on the third Test against England at Trent Bridge yesterday.
8/20/2018 11:56:35 PM
Over 2mn pilgrims gather at Arafat for Haj climax

Over 2mn pilgrims gather at Arafat for Haj climax

More than 2mn Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat Monday, asking Allah's forgiveness as the annual Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia reached its climax.
8/20/2018 11:55:27 PM
Snedeker goes  wire-to-wire to win Wyndham title

Snedeker goes wire-to-wire to win Wyndham title

Brandt Snedeker drained a long birdie putt on the final hole to shoot a five-under 65 and go wire-to-wire in winning his second career Wyndham Championship on Sunday.
8/20/2018 11:54:09 PM
Ikee shines as Sun’s bid for five golds comes up short

Ikee shines as Sun’s bid for five golds comes up short

Teenager Ikee snares two individual titles; Chinese champion misses out on relay
8/20/2018 11:48:47 PM
Thompson wants to be ‘a Warrior for life’

Thompson wants to be ‘a Warrior for life’

The much anticipated NBA free agency of 2019 is poised to be flooded with superstar options. But one of the most tempting targets might not be on the shopping list after all.
8/20/2018 11:46:15 PM