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Theft worth QR5mn: Man gets seven years jail

Theft worth QR5mn: Man gets seven years jail

A Doha criminal court has sentenced a man to seven years in jail for breaking into a house and stealing jewellery and luxury watches worth around QR5mn. Investigation proved that the defendant was previously convicted.

McIlroy trails leader Storm by 3 strokes in South African Open

McIlroy trails leader Storm by 3 strokes in South African Open

World number two Rory McIlroy remained in hot pursuit of the South African Open title yesterday after a third-round 67 that included an eagle left him second, three shots behind Graeme Storm.

It's a boy: Janet Jackson has her first child at 50

It's a boy: Janet Jackson has her first child at 50

Pop singer Janet Jackson has had her first child at the age of 50, Billboard magazine reported on Tuesday, citing the singer's publicist.

British pop star George Michael dies aged 53

British pop star George Michael dies aged 53

British pop singer George Michael, who rose to fame with the band Wham! and sold more than 100mn albums in his career, has died aged 53, his publicist said on Sunday.

Korean Air says crew followed procedure on unruly passenger

Korean Air says crew followed procedure on unruly passenger

South Korea's top carrier Korean Air said its staff followed company procedure in restraining an unruly passenger after 1980s pop singer Richard Marx tweeted that he helped the "ill trained" crew handle the situation.

12 Yemeni civilians killed in Saudi-led air strike: residents

12 Yemeni civilians killed in Saudi-led air strike: residents

Twelve Yemeni civilians were killed by a Saudi-led air strike while riding in a pickup truck in the country's northwest early on Wednesday, residents said.

Jihadists 'shave beards' as pressure builds on Mosul

Jihadists 'shave beards' as pressure builds on Mosul

Jihadists with the Islamic State group were shaving their beards and changing hideouts in Mosul, residents said, as a major Iraqi offensive moved ever closer to the city on Wednesday.

Olympic champions and world record holders set for Doha

Olympic champions and world record holders set for Doha

Thirteen freshly crowned Rio 2016 Olympic medallists and four world-record holders will rock the roof of Hamad Aquatic Centre on October 8 and 9 as the FINA airweave Swimming World Cup promises two days of exhilarating action.

Versace to Bottega court local shoppers as demand cools

Versace to Bottega court local shoppers as demand cools

After years of feasting on tourists’ demand for hand-stitched leather satchels and diamond-encrusted watches, luxury-goods makers are now courting a group they’ve long overlooked: local shoppers.

Mumbai gets women auto-rickshaw drivers

Mumbai gets women auto-rickshaw drivers

Hundreds of women in Mumbai have won permits to drive auto-rickshaws, or tuk-tuks, through a lottery aimed at encouraging more women to take the wheel.

Beijing’s aluminium smelters vow to shut more capacity

Beijing’s aluminium smelters vow to shut more capacity

China’s aluminium smelters on Friday pledged to shut more production this month and not to add any new capacity in 2016, as the industry pushes to shore up plunging prices for the metal.

Keep away from enmity

Keep away from enmity

The Muslim has a mission in his life, and is required to be effective, active, tolerant and social, mixing ...