New Hamas chief backs hunger-striking prisoners

New Hamas chief backs hunger-striking prisoners

New Hamas leader Ismail Haniya pledged support for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners on Monday in his first comments since being elected as head of the movement that runs the Gaza Strip.

‘Solid’ Sharapova wins second match on comeback

‘Solid’ Sharapova wins second match on comeback

Maria Sharapova picked up a second win in as many days on her comeback from a 15-month doping ban yesterday, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova at the Stuttgart WTA tournament.

Hundreds flee Mosul as others return to liberated areas

Hundreds flee Mosul as others return to liberated areas

Heavy two-way traffic of carts carrying children, clothes, and the elderly crowded the main Baghdad-Mosul road on Sunday as hundreds of Iraqis fled heavy fighting or made their way back to areas liberated from Islamic State.

Cubs rough up Davies in 7-4 win over Brewers

Cubs rough up Davies in 7-4 win over Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers have had quite enough of the Chicago Cubs for the time being.

Thousands at Stockholm 'Lovefest' vigil against terror

Thousands at Stockholm 'Lovefest' vigil against terror

More than 20,000 people stood united against terrorism Sunday at a ‘Lovefest’ vigil in Stockholm, two days after a truck attack on a busy pedestrian street killed four people.

PHCC provides CDI training for physicians

PHCC provides CDI training for physicians

Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) in partnership with American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), has launched a custom-made Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) training programme for its physicians.

German probe launched into ‘spying’ by Turkey

German probe launched into ‘spying’ by Turkey

German prosecutors announced yesterday an investigation into claims that Turkish agents are spying on alleged followers of exiled preacher Fethullah Gulen in Germany.

Iran coach Queiroz praises Lippi ahead of Tehran showdown

Iran coach Queiroz praises Lippi ahead of Tehran showdown

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has heaped praise on China counterpart Marcello Lippi ahead of their vital World Cup qualifier next week, the Portuguese saying the man who led Italy to the global title in 2006 is good for Asian soccer.

Retired Rosberg has no regrets on return to F1 paddock

Retired Rosberg has no regrets on return to F1 paddock

Formula One champion Nico Rosberg returned to the paddock yesterday for the first time since his retirement and said he had absolutely no regrets about his decision to quit at the top.

HMC hosts workshop on radiation safety

HMC hosts workshop on radiation safety

The Department of Occupational Health and Safety at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) recently concluded the fourth regional workshop on 'Radiation Safety Culture in Healthcare.

Brilliant Tahir spins South Africa to win over Kiwis

Brilliant Tahir spins South Africa to win over Kiwis

Leg-spinner Imran Tahir justified his position as the top-ranked bowler in white-ball cricket with an inspired display in South Africa’s 78-run victory over New Zealand in their one-off Twenty20 international at Eden Park yesterday.

Kia planning to set up its 1st India car factory in Andhra Pradesh

Kia planning to set up its 1st India car factory in Andhra Pradesh

South Korea’s Kia Motors Corp is close to finalising the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh as the site for its first factory in the country, as it speeds up efforts to start production in the fast-growing market, a source familiar with the matter said.