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Worlds apart, shared passion: Mariam, Emma tackle perceptions, challenges

Worlds apart, shared passion: Mariam, Emma tackle perceptions, challenges

A little over forty-eight hours before stepping out onto Doha’s Qatar Sports Club track, two remarkable athletes from different corners of the earth came together for a frank and open discussion that explores the challenges and cultural perceptions surrounding Arab female sports participation.

Toyota highlights hybrid as ‘technology of the future’

Toyota highlights hybrid as ‘technology of the future’

Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co (AAB), the sole agents of Toyota vehicles in Qatar, is demonstrating the unique features of hybrid, seen as the technology of the future, at Qatar Motor Show 2017.

WCM-Q seminar explores impact of healthcare laws

WCM-Q seminar explores impact of healthcare laws

More than 150 physicians, nurses and allied healthcare professionals attended a seminar on the impact of legislation on the delivery of healthcare in Qatar, held at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).

Belief can spur Manchester City on to repeat 2014 win: Toure

Belief can spur Manchester City on to repeat 2014 win: Toure

Yaya Toure says making up the ground on Chelsea to win the Premier League title is not beyond his club Manchester City if they retain belief in themselves as they did in 2014.

Iraqi Airways plane evacuated after wheel fire

Iraqi Airways plane evacuated after wheel fire

Hundreds of passengers were evacuated safely from an Iraqi Airways plane on Saturday after a wheel caught fire on landing in Saudi Arabia, Saudi state media said.

26 injured after man sets fire to Australian bank

26 injured after man sets fire to Australian bank

Twenty-six people were hurt on Friday, some critically, after a man set fire to a busy bank in Australia with one witness saying he heard a "big blast" and children screaming.

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.

Trump denies accusations he groped women

Trump denies accusations he groped women

A flood of newly published accusations that Donald Trump groped or inappropriately kissed women rocked the race for the White House on Wednesday, with the Republican nominee angrily denying the reports.

Flemish art masterpiece part-restored to former glory

Flemish art masterpiece part-restored to former glory

Scientists and art historians in Belgium yesterday finished the first restoration stage of one of the most important pieces of early Renaissance art: the Van Eyck brothers’ altarpiece in Ghent.

World's largest gorillas 'one step from going extinct'

World's largest gorillas 'one step from going extinct'

The world's largest gorillas have been pushed to the brink of extinction by a surge of illegal hunting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and are now critically endangered, officials said Sunday.

How the Mideast’s second-richest nation is reacting to the oil shock

How the Mideast’s second-richest nation is reacting to the oil shock

The man in charge of helping Kuwait navigate the global oil-price shock said the Middle East’s second-richest nation is responding to the crisis by “spending as much as possible” to bolster economic growth.

Sri Lanka in search of more Headingley heroics

Sri Lanka in search of more Headingley heroics

Kaushal Silva has urged Sri Lanka to fill the void left by Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara when they return to the scene of one their greatest triumphs for the first Test against England at Headingley today.