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Arab League meets to discuss Palestinian issue

Arab League meets to discuss Palestinian issue

The Arab League held an emergency meeting at the level of foreign ministers to discuss the latest developments of the Palestinian issue. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attended the meeting.

Trump adviser Kushner criticises Abbas, says US peace plan near

Trump adviser Kushner criticises Abbas, says US peace plan near

Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump's senior adviser, said Washington would announce its Middle East peace plan soon, and press on with or without Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.

UK's Prince William to meet Netanyahu, Abbas on landmark Middle East trip

UK's Prince William to meet Netanyahu, Abbas on landmark Middle East trip

Britain's Prince William will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas when he makes a landmark trip to the region later this month, his office said on Monday.

Abbas, in rare UN speech, calls for Mideast peace conference

Abbas, in rare UN speech, calls for Mideast peace conference

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday called for an international conference to be held by mid-2018 to pave the way for recognition of Palestinian statehood as part of a wider Middle East peace process.

Abbas wins renewed EU backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem

Abbas wins renewed EU backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem

The European Union assured President Mahmoud Abbas it supported his ambition to have East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state, in the bloc's latest rejection of US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Emir, Palestine president discuss Jerusalem

Emir, Palestine president discuss Jerusalem

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and the President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas discussed the latest developments of the Palestinian issue, particularly those related to the city of Jerusalem.

OIC leaders urge recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

OIC leaders urge recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

The final statement declared "East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine" and invited "all countries to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital."

Challengers win thriller against City Exchange

Challengers win thriller against City Exchange

United Challengers beat City Exchange by one wicket in a thrilling match in the QNB ISC Challengers Trophy 2017 at Asian Town Stadium.

Mugabe given until noon on Monday to quit as president

Mugabe given until noon on Monday to quit as president

Robert Mugabe was replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, the deputy he sacked this month in a move that triggered Tuesday's intervention by the army.

QU hosts workshop on tissue engineering, stem cell tech

QU hosts workshop on tissue engineering, stem cell tech

More than 150 healthcare practitioners, academics, students, researchers and pharmacists attended the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) accredited workshop, which was recently held by the Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at Qatar University (QU), QU-Health and Qatar National Research Fund (Q

Veteran BNP leader passes away

Veteran BNP leader passes away

A top leader of opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) M K Anwar died yesterday at his Elephant Road residence in Dhaka. He was 84.

BMW R 1200 GS models of 2014-2017 recalled

BMW R 1200 GS models of 2014-2017 recalled

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Alfardan Motorcycles, has announced the recall of BMW R 1200 GS models of 2014-2017 because of a technical problem on the front forks.