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Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnapped Saudi released in Lebanon

Kidnappers in Lebanon have released a Saudi Arabian man whose abduction was announced by Riyadh last week, Lebanon's National News Agency reported on Wednesday.

Qatar, Morocco bilateral trade cooperation on the upswing

Qatar, Morocco bilateral trade cooperation on the upswing

Qatar and the Kingdom of Morocco have substantial economic cooperation between the two countries, with Qatar being one of the largest foreign investors in Morocco.

Lanka scraps medical college amid protests

Lanka scraps medical college amid protests

Sri Lanka announced yesterday the closure of a private medical college at the centre of a long-running controversy over teaching standards.

Emir issues decrees

Emir issues decrees

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday issued the following decrees:

King Salman urged to take the lead in resolving crisis

King Salman urged to take the lead in resolving crisis

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim talked about his experience throughout his long political career spanning more than 20 years with special focus on the relationships among the GCC countries and the demands made of Qatar by the Saudi-led bloc.

At Gwadar port, China paves a new Silk Road

At Gwadar port, China paves a new Silk Road

Pakistan’s Gwadar port at first glance seems an unlikely crown jewel in a multi-billion-dollar development project with China aimed at constructing a 21st century Silk Road.

West African leaders break silence on Togo violence

West African leaders break silence on Togo violence

West African leaders have made their first comments after two months of increasingly bloody violence in Togo, calling on the presidency and the opposition to sit down to talks.

Militants attack checkpoint in Somalia's Puntland, seven dead

Militants attack checkpoint in Somalia's Puntland, seven dead

Al Shabaab militants attacked a checkpoint in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region, killing at least seven people in the early hours of Monday, police said.

Port of call

Port of call

A crew member stands beside a portrait of US President Donald Trump, onboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, as it stations, during a port visit to Hong Kong, China.

The shape of charges to come?

The shape of charges to come?

When the news broke last week about the specific documents sought by Robert Mueller, the special counsel heading the federal investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election and whether Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with the Kremlin, a chill fell over Trump’s already jittery White House.

Doha Festival City promoting new stores with ‘Mystery Tour’

Doha Festival City promoting new stores with ‘Mystery Tour’

Doha Festival City, the largest entertainment, retail and hospitality destination in Qatar, organised a “Mystery Tour” to promote the new outlets.

US, Philippine troops storm plane in hijack simulation

US, Philippine troops storm plane in hijack simulation

Philippine commandos and law enforcers have practised hostage negotiations and the storming of a commercial jet to free American passengers in a major joint exercise with US counterparts to boost the country’s counter-terrorism readiness.