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Arab wounds need to be healed first, says former PM

Arab wounds need to be healed first, says former PM

Arab leaders have to find ways to heal wounds and put the Arab world in its rightful place, former prime minister and foreign minister of Qatar HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani has said.

Emergency committee announces contingency plans for rainfall

Emergency committee announces contingency plans for rainfall

The Rainfall Emergency Committee at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has announced the preparation of contingency plans for rainfall in different municipalities, as well as work programmes, in anticipation of further precipitation.

Met office warns of heavy rains, strong winds

Met office warns of heavy rains, strong winds

Thunderstorms are back as different parts of the country experienced spells of heavy rain and strong winds Saturday, with more expected Sunday.

Load Wedding goes global

Load Wedding goes global

In a country where once the cinema scene had almost desensitised, the duo came, saw and conquered.

Three dead in samurai sword attack at Tokyo shrine

Three dead in samurai sword attack at Tokyo shrine

Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, set upon his older sister Nagako, chief priestess at Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, with a samurai sword in a rare violent assault in the Japanese capital.

Rejuvenated Aussies eye England after Wales win

Rejuvenated Aussies eye England after Wales win

Australia’s rugby renaissance continued in Cardiff with a fourth consecutive win in a run of seven unbeaten and head coach Michael Cheika was not ruling out another triumph against England next weekend.

Japan, India agree to deepen defence ties

Japan, India agree to deepen defence ties

The leaders of India and Japan agreed yesterday to deepen defence ties and push for more cooperation with Australia and the United States, as they seek to counter growing Chinese influence across Asia.

Iraq begins battle to retake Tal Afar, IS bastion near Mosul: PM

Iraq begins battle to retake Tal Afar, IS bastion near Mosul: PM

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced early Sunday the start of a battle to retake Tal Afar, a key Northern Iraqi bastion of the Islamic State (IS) group and one of their last remaining strongholds in the region.

Swine flu has killed 900 this year: ministry

Swine flu has killed 900 this year: ministry

An increase in swine flu cases in India has caused more than 900 deaths since January, Health Ministry officials said yesterday.

Islamic finance industry hampered by global economic conditions

Islamic finance industry hampered by global economic conditions

Global economic volatilities, consistently low oil prices and reduced demand for credit are among the factors that currently weigh on the Islamic financial service industry,....

Guo scores 30 points to lead China past Qatar

Guo scores 30 points to lead China past Qatar

Ailun Guo had a dominant individual performance to lead China past Qatar 92-67 at the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup basketball tournament yesterday.

On way to a new home

On way to a new home

Baladna Farm has released images of the second batch of Holstein cows being shipped to Qatar from Germany.