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Qatar leads region on counter-terror efforts

Qatar leads region on counter-terror efforts

The State of Qatar is a regional leader in countering terrorism and has made significant contributions to global efforts to defeat terrorism.

Iran warns of 'terrorist governments' across region

Iran warns of 'terrorist governments' across region

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned against the threat of ‘terrorist governments’ being established in the Middle East and North Africa, during a visit by EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Saturday.

‘Stars of Science’ selects region’s brightest innovators

‘Stars of Science’ selects region’s brightest innovators

Nine innovators from across the Arab world have earned the “chance of a lifetime”, vaulting ahead of their fellow applicants to earn a place on the Qatar Foundation (QF) flagship media initiative ‘Stars of Science’ this season.

Exhibition on region's environment life opens at Postal Museum

Exhibition on region's environment life opens at Postal Museum

Qatar Post would continue to encourage philatelic activities, including exhibition of stamps in a big way in coming years, a senior postal official has said.

Paris to host Saudi, Qatar, UAE, Turkey FMs for Syria talks

Paris to host Saudi, Qatar, UAE, Turkey FMs for Syria talks

France will host talks next week with the Saudi, Qatari, Turkish and UAE foreign ministers on the breakdown in the Syrian peace process, government spokesman Stephane Le Foll said ....

'Mandatory health insurance in GCC calls for effective regulation'

'Mandatory health insurance in GCC calls for effective regulation'

With mandatory healthcare insurance coming into place across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and medical pricing and inflation set to rise, regulation in the sector remains priority ...

Croatia busses migrants to border with Hungary

Croatia busses migrants to border with Hungary

Overwhelmed Croatia began bussing hundreds of migrants yesterday to its border with Hungary, threatening to create a new flashpoint in Europe’s worst migration crisis ...

Barcelona has become a model in world football, says Xavi

Barcelona has become a model in world football, says Xavi

Only a handful of players in the modern game are as intrinsically linked to the name, and successes, of a single club as Xavi Hern?ndez. FC Barcelona and Xavi...

A link between Qatar’s rich heritage and future

A link between Qatar’s rich heritage and future

With spotlight comes criticism. And we have had our fair share of criticism for winning the rights to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

Saretsky, Lord post wins at QGL Golf Tournament

Saretsky, Lord post wins at QGL Golf Tournament

Michael Saretsky and John Lord emerged victorious in flight A and flight B, respectively in the ‘start of the season’ golf tournament...

Paul O’Connell — warrior king who powers the Irish

Paul O’Connell — warrior king who powers the Irish

Few people would begrudge Paul O’Connell if the Irish colossus was to lift the World Cup trophy on October 31, such has been his contribution to the game.