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Jordan, Iraq reopen border crossing

Jordan, Iraq reopen border crossing

Jordan and Iraq yesterday reopened their only border crossing, saying security had been restored three years after the Islamic State group seized control of frontier areas.

Stranded in Serbia, migrants endure an odyssey of violence

Stranded in Serbia, migrants endure an odyssey of violence

Driven back by police batons and snarling dogs, or beaten and robbed by the smugglers they relied on, migrants caught in Serbia have regularly been victims of violence as they struggle to reach Europe.

17 dead in stampede at Angolan football stadium

17 dead in stampede at Angolan football stadium

At least 17 football fans died in a stampede at a stadium in northern Angola on Friday, police said, adding that scores of other spectators were injured, many of them seriously.

Air strike destroys 168 IS oil trucks in Syria

Air strike destroys 168 IS oil trucks in Syria

A US-led coalition air strike destroyed a fleet of 168 oil tankers being used by the Islamic State group to ferry illicit fuel in Syria, the coalition said Friday.

PHCC opens third Breast and Bowel Screening Centre

PHCC opens third Breast and Bowel Screening Centre

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), the lead agency of the national Breast and Bowel Screening Programme, ‘Screen for Life’,....

Eight Indonesians jailed for tanker hijack in Malaysia

Eight Indonesians jailed for tanker hijack in Malaysia

Eight Indonesians were sentenced to between 15 and 18 years in prison by a Malaysian court for the hijacking of an oil tanker last year, an official said Monday.

Sidra forum looks to advance preventive medicine

Sidra forum looks to advance preventive medicine

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) will probe the limits of medicine when it holds its symposium on the Molecular Interception of Disease on November 6-7 at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

Barwa Real Estate’s issued capital to be more than QR3.89bn

Barwa Real Estate’s issued capital to be more than QR3.89bn

Barwa Real Estate Company’s issued capital will now be more than QR3.89bn, comprising 389.12mn shares of QR10 each

Russia sends more warplanes to Syria

Russia sends more warplanes to Syria

Russia is sending more warplanes to Syria to further ramp up its campaign of air strikes, a Russian newspaper reported on Friday, as Moscow defied global censure over an escalation that Western countries say has torpedoed diplomacy.

Body of murdered Lankan journalist to be exhumed

Body of murdered Lankan journalist to be exhumed

New autopsy ordered for Lasantha Wickrematunge, who was gunned down during the civil war after predicting he would be killed by the government

Giants, Cueto blank Los Angeles Dodgers

Giants, Cueto blank Los Angeles Dodgers

‘I felt uncomfortable. It was bothering me, so that’s why I didn’t finish the inning’

Turkey cracks down on Erdogan critics

Turkey cracks down on Erdogan critics

Turkish police yesterday detained at least 105 people, including top construction executives, in a new crackdown on supporters