Hunger and fear in Tabqa after IS defeat

Hunger and fear in Tabqa after IS defeat

When Dalal Ahmad heard that the fighters who expelled the Islamic State agroup from the Syrian town of Tabqa were distributing food, she began to run, desperate for any scraps.

Nepalis cast their vote in first phase of local polls

Nepalis cast their vote in first phase of local polls

Nepal held local-level polls yesterday, the first since 1997 and a key step in its rocky road to democracy more than a decade after a civil war ended.

GCC energy firms play lead role in promoting sustainability: Al-Attiyah

GCC energy firms play lead role in promoting sustainability: Al-Attiyah

Energy companies in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region in general and Qatar in particular actively participate in national environmental risk mitigation efforts, said HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah, former Deputy Prime Minister.

G7 sets common cyber-safety guidelines for financial sector

G7 sets common cyber-safety guidelines for financial sector

The Group of Seven industrial powers yesterday said they had agreed on guidelines for protecting the global financial sector from cyber attacks following a series of cross-border bank thefts by hackers.

Doctors to share expertise at a medical forum next month

Doctors to share expertise at a medical forum next month

South Korean and Qatari doctors will have the opportunity to share their expertise and experiences on liver transplantation, cardiology and orthopaedics ...

When globalisation eats its young

When globalisation eats its young

Globalisation is beleaguered partly because of decisions made by governments under the auspices of an open international order

Doha is 3rd busiest city for hotel construction in the Middle East

Doha is 3rd busiest city for hotel construction in the Middle East

Doha has been ranked third busiest city for hotel construction in the Middle East, according to a report.

Football contest qualifiers at Pearl-Qatar

Football contest qualifiers at Pearl-Qatar

The final day of Qatar qualifications of Neymar Jr 5 Football International Championship will be held today

Kerber knocked out of Madrid in first-round upset

Kerber knocked out of Madrid in first-round upset

Czech Barbora Strycova dispatched Madrid Masters title contender Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-2 yesterday in a dramatic first-round collapse for Germany’s second-seeded winner of the Australian Open.

UK media charity worker found dead in Istanbul airport

UK media charity worker found dead in Istanbul airport

A British woman working for a London-based media charity who was heading to Iraq has been found dead at Istanbul's Ataturk airport, the organisation said.

 Wildfires force new evacuation orders in Washington state

Wildfires force new evacuation orders in Washington state

Emergency officials extended evacuation orders to two more towns threatened by a deadly array of wildfires in north-central Washington state as dozens of blazes swirled across ...

 Hamilton to sign three-year £130mn deal

Hamilton to sign three-year £130mn deal

Lewis Hamilton’s protracted contract negotiations with Mercedes.