Gulf Times - Turks-and-Caicos
Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts

Hurricane Maria churns toward Turks and Caicos, death toll mounts

Hurricane Maria barreled toward the Turks and Caicos on Friday after lashing Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands with winds and rain that destroyed homes, caused flooding, devastated economies and left at least 32 people dead.

N Koreans in Malaysia keep low profile after Jong-nam killing

N Koreans in Malaysia keep low profile after Jong-nam killing

Malaysia’s only North Korean restaurant promises a glimpse into life in the reclusive state but it has been shuttered since news broke of the assassination of leader Kim Jong-un’s brother, with security guards turning customers away.

Trump regrets issues in ‘age of computer’

Trump regrets issues in ‘age of computer’

US president-elect Donald Trump has lamented complications from “the age of computer” as he responded to questions about Russia’s alleged hacking of the US election.

Excavation works of sewage project begin

Excavation works of sewage project begin

Excavation works for the main trunk sewer, a part of the Doha South Sewage Infrastructure Project, have started.

QFA wins AFC Dream Asia award for Koora Time

QFA wins AFC Dream Asia award for Koora Time

Koora Time was developed by the QFA and Qatar Shell and is designed to improve the health and well-being of Qatar’s youth through football

Joyalukkas names winners of Dazzling Diwali promotion

Joyalukkas names winners of Dazzling Diwali promotion

Winners of the Joyalukkas Dazzling Diwali promotion have been picked by an official from the Ministry of Economy and Commerce in the presence of Jestin Anto, regional manager – Qatar, and customers at the Joyalukkas branch in LuLu Hypermarket, Gharaffa.

Morocco arrests 11 over fish seller's death

Morocco arrests 11 over fish seller's death

Morocco has arrested 11 people suspected of involuntary manslaughter over the death of a fish seller whose crushing in a rubbish truck sparked widespread demonstrations, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Egyptian court acquits 22 over Red Sea islands protest

Egyptian court acquits 22 over Red Sea islands protest

A Cairo court acquitted on Wednesday 22 people on trial for protesting against a government decision to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a judicial source and a defence lawyer said.

Ooredoo distributes water, dates along Corniche

Ooredoo distributes water, dates along Corniche

A group of Ooredoo volunteers surprised people walking along Doha’s Corniche on Wednesday with a special gift of water and dates to break their fast for Iftar.

Rs10.8cr penalty on telcos over radiation

Rs10.8cr penalty on telcos over radiation

The government has imposed Rs10.80cr penalty on telecom service providers till May 31 this year for violating prescribed.