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UAE hired American mercenaries to kill targets in Yemen: report

UAE hired American mercenaries to kill targets in Yemen: report

American mercenaries were hired by the UAE to assassinate political leaders and clerics in Yemen in 2015, according to a new report.

Will any court punish Musharraf, asks Sharif

Will any court punish Musharraf, asks Sharif

Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in his first interaction with the media a week after he was disqualified by the Supreme Court, yesterday asked if any court in the country will ever punish former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

Reds’ Gennett belts four homers in 13-1 win over Cardinals

Reds’ Gennett belts four homers in 13-1 win over Cardinals

Cincinnati’s Scooter Gennett joined a select club featuring some of the greatest hitters in Major League Baseball history on Tuesday when he belted four home runs in a 13-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

50,000 evacuated in Germany over unexploded WWII bombs

German police on Sunday evacuated 50,000 people from the northern city of Hanover in one of the country's largest post-war operations to defuse World War II era bombs.

Qatar condemns shooting attack in Istanbul

Qatar condemns shooting attack in Istanbul

The State of Qatar has condemned the shooting attack in Istanbul, Turkey, leaving scores of people killed or injured.

Somalia swears in federal lawmakers

Somalia swears in federal lawmakers

Almost 300 members of Somalia’s federal parliament were sworn in yesterday, although parliament’s election of a new president to head the government was postponed.

Trump campaign manager Conway named White House counsellor

Trump campaign manager Conway named White House counsellor

Donald Trump on Thursday named his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, credited with crafting much of the strategy that carried him to last month's shock election victory, to the post of counsellor to the president.

Al Wakrah, Al Rayyan post wins in Qatar Basketball League

Al Wakrah, Al Rayyan post wins in Qatar Basketball League

Al Wakrah’s Ayeni Olatunbo (left) and Al Shamal’s Justin Tubbs in action during the Qatar Basketball League match at the Al Gharafa Sports Club yesterday. Olatunbo scored 27 points in his team’s 78-69 victory, while Tubbs was the top-scorer in the match with 28 points.

Thai king’s health ‘unstable’ as crowd holds vigil

Thai king’s health ‘unstable’ as crowd holds vigil

The health of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej is “still unstable”, the palace said late yesterday, with the 88-year-old on a ventilator and battling a new infection as crowds gathered to pray outside his Bangkok hospital.

QDB launches ‘One Stop Shop’ at QBIC to support SMEs

QDB launches ‘One Stop Shop’ at QBIC to support SMEs

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) launched yesterday its multi-service support centre ‘One Stop Shop’ to cater to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The facility is located inside the premises of Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC).

Palestinian gunman kills 2 in Jerusalem, shot dead

Palestinian gunman kills 2 in Jerusalem, shot dead

A Palestinian opened fire from a car in Jerusalem on Sunday, wounding at least four people before police shot him dead, authorities said.

After the initial doubts, golf a big winner in Rio

After the initial doubts, golf a big winner in Rio

‘I think it was very important for Olympic golf going forward. I don’t know who wouldn’t want to be a part of great competition. I love competition at the highest level and for me, that’s what the Olympics is all about — the best of the best, going head to head’