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Gaza visit highlights ‘significant progress’ on Al Fakhoora projects

Gaza visit highlights ‘significant progress’ on Al Fakhoora projects

The Qatar Development Fund (QDF) has visited a number of projects funded by it in Gaza, to witness first-hand the impact and progress of the efforts on the people of the enclave.

US growth rate slows to 0.7% in fourth quarter

US growth rate slows to 0.7% in fourth quarter

US economic growth braked sharply in the fourth quarter as businesses stepped up efforts to reduce an inventory glut and a strong dollar and tepid global demand weighed on exports.

Cameron visits flood-hit British city of York

Cameron visits flood-hit British city of York

British Prime Minister David Cameron visited the flood-hit historic city of York as cities, towns and villages across northern England battled to get back on their feet following devastating storms.

Security tight for volatile C Africa’s landmark polls

Security tight for volatile C Africa’s landmark polls

Central African Republic holds a key election amid tight security on Wednesday, hoping to turn a page on the worst sectarian violence seen in the notoriously restive nation.

Two Palestinian attackers killed as civilians intervene

Two Palestinian attackers killed as civilians intervene

Two Palestinians attacked Israelis with knives and a car in the West Bank Sunday and were killed when civilians and security forces intervened, the latest in a nearly two-month wave of violence.

Indian police arrest 21 after cow 'slaughter' violence

Indian police arrest 21 after cow 'slaughter' violence

Indian police have arrested 21 men after a mob thrashed two Muslims suspected of slaughtering a cow and set fire ...

World boxing tickets go on sale

World boxing tickets go on sale

Tickets for the World Boxing Championships to be held in Doha from October 5 to 15 are now available for fans, organisers said yesterday.

Wish presents research at forum

Wish presents research at forum

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a global initiative of Qatar Foundation.

Simon happy about promising first half of the season

Simon happy about promising first half of the season

QMMF Racing Team rider Julian Simon, after an impressive ninth place finish at the German Grand Prix on Sunday, said he was happy with what has been a promising first half of the season.

Pakistan arrests owner of 'fake degree factory'

Pakistan arrests owner of 'fake degree factory'

Pakistani investigators on Wednesday arrested the head of a firm accused of running a global fake degree empire ...

Qatar supplies aid to earthquake victims in Nepal

Qatar supplies aid to earthquake victims in Nepal

Two aircraft left for Kathmandu on Sunday with each carrying 60 tonnes of Qatari relief materials including foodstuffs, medicines, power generators and tents.