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Population topped 2.5mn in June, says ministry

Population topped 2.5mn in June, says ministry

Qatar's population reached more than 2.5mn at the end of June, attaining an increase of 2.8% as compared to the end of June 2016, according to data released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS).

Palestinian judges told not to grant divorces during Ramadan

Palestinian judges told not to grant divorces during Ramadan

The head of Palestinian Islamic courts on Sunday told judges not to grant divorces over Ramadan, fearing the month-long fast could spark rash words that would be regretted later.

Pakistan passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

Pakistan passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

The president of mainly Muslim Pakistan has signed into law a bill allowing the Hindu minority to register their marriages for the first time since partition from India in 1947.

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at age 99

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at age 99

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who parlayed beauty, diamond-studded glamour and nine marriages into a long celebrity career, died on Sunday. She was 99.

Pakistani clerics declare transgender marriages legal under Islamic law

Pakistani clerics declare transgender marriages legal under Islamic law

A group of clerics in Pakistan has declared marriage between transgender individuals permissible in Islam, saying they have a right to be buried in Muslim ceremonies ...