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Lebanese army arrests 10 suspected militants in raid near Syrian border

Lebanese army arrests 10 suspected militants in raid near Syrian border

Lebanon's army said it arrested ten suspected members of militant groups on Saturday after they came over the northeastern border from Syria, and a security source said a local Islamic State leader was killed in the same raid.

Aquino seeks UN’s backing in sea row

Aquino seeks UN’s backing in sea row

President Benigno Aquino 3rd has sought the support of India and other members of the United Nations in easing tensions in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

Abandoned vehicles removed from Wakrah

Abandoned vehicles removed from Wakrah

Some 300 abandoned vehicles, boats and portacabins have been removed from areas located within Al Wakrah Municipality, local Arabic daily Al Sharq has reported, quoting a senior official.

Weir is healthy and ready to roll in Doha

Weir is healthy and ready to roll in Doha

Jamaica’s latest sprinting sensation Warren Weir, the 200m Olympic bronze and World silver medallist, had a live chat session with his fans on the IDL Doha 2014 Facebook page..

Heavy profit-booking drags Qatar shares down

Heavy profit-booking drags Qatar shares down

The Qatar Stock Exchange yesterday witnessed heavy profit-booking, especially at the insurance.

North Korea halts work at its long-range rocket site

North Korea halts work at its long-range rocket site

Fresh satellite images confirm that North Korea has halted construction at a facility to launch a new generation of long-range rockets, a US research institute said yesterday.

Saudi shares fall from 15mth high on weak Q2 earnings

Saudi shares fall from 15mth high on weak Q2 earnings

Saudi Arabia’s bourse slipped off a 15-month high yesterday as earnings misses from petrochemical firms spurred profit-taking, while other regional markets were mixed.

Qatar law soon to  fight cyber  crimes

Qatar law soon to fight cyber crimes

The Cabinet has decided to refer the draft law to the Advisory Council for its approval and recommendations

Hollande financial ‘striptease’ falls flat

Hollande financial ‘striptease’ falls flat

French President Francois Hollande’s decision to order ministers to reveal their personal wealth looked in danger of backfiring yesterday....

Right way to handle negative campaigns

Right way to handle negative campaigns

Qatar has always underscored the importance of strengthening Arab solidarity and its latest decision to buy $3bn of Egyptian government bonds.

Opposition denies Maduro accusations

Opposition denies Maduro accusations

Venezuelan opposition candidate Henrique Capriles yesterday denied accusations from acting President Nicolas Maduro.

IN BRIEF

IN BRIEF

Labourers warm themselves around a bonfire in a rice paddy field during a cold morning on the outskirts of Jammu yesterday.