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  1. Hariri to seek protection for Lebanon on U.S. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Star

    Former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri attends the funeral of Saudi King Abdullah in Riyadh January 23, 2015. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri will visit Washington next week for talks with senior U.S. officials in the latest of his regional and foreign trips aimed at shielding Lebanon from the repercussions of regional turmoil, political sources said Wednesday.

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  2. Best Western's Middle East Development Pipeline Growing Rapidly in...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | GlobeNewswire

    ... plans for rapid expansion in the Middle East with 13 new hotels in the pipeline, including one in Kuwait, two in Qatar and 10 in Saudi Arabia. According to the February 2015 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report, there are 640 hotels totaling ...

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  3. After migrant catastrophe in Mediterranean, UN urges for rescue operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newkerala.com

    ... voyages and a pilot relocation programme for Syrians refugees arriving in Italy and Greece. Speaking from Doha, Qatar, where he is presiding over the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Yury Fedotov, the Executive Director of ...

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    Wednesday Apr 15 | Al Bawaba

    Qatar National Research Fund , a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development , has joined the Belmont Forum, a group of high-level representatives from major funding agencies across the globe, to coordinate support for collaborative research in tackling climate change. The Belmont Forum coordinates investments for high-priority research activities between funding agencies for research development opportunities on global environmental change.

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  5. Hariri to seek boosted protection for Lebanon during US visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Al Bawaba

    The former prime minister visited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi last month to discuss regional issues. Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri will visit Washington next week for talks with senior U.S. officials in the latest of his regional and foreign trips aimed at shielding Lebanon from the repercussions of regional turmoil, political sources said Wednesday.

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  6. Update 1-Mideast Stocks-Emaar lifts Dubai to 2015 high, oil buoys GulfRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Reuters

    ... 0.7 percent with most stocks posting gains. Aldar Properties jumped 3.7 percent. Real estate names were also strong in Qatar where the main index climbed 0.4 percent. Ezdan Holding added 1.0 percent, Barwa Real Estate rose 0.8 percent and United ...

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  7. Qatari investors eye opportunities in economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | GhanaWeb

    Qatari investors are interested in exploring investment opportunities in Ghana's energy, mining, transportation and agriculture sectors. This was made known during a six-day trade and investment mission at Doha in Qatar to explore business opportunities for both countries.

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  8. Doha: UN anti-crime agency unveils new partnership to tackle match-fixingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newkerala.com

    ... Fedotov, during a special event at the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, under way in Doha, Qatar. He said that links between match-fixing and other criminal activities have been identified as additional challenges for ...

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  9. QM launches online platform AnkabootRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    From left: Jean-Paul Engelen, Director, Public Arts, QM; Sheikha Maryam Al Thani, Head, Ankaboot, and Arif Saeed, Marketing and Digital Expert at the launch. BY RAYNALD C RIVERA DOHA: Qatar Museums launched Ankaboot, an online platform and interactive space for art and creativity, at the Fire Station cinema theatre yesterday.

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  10. Qatar Energy R&D forum to focus on cyber securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    Doha: The 3rd Gulf Intelligence Qatar Energy R&D Forum will be hosted by Qatar University New Research Complex on April 28 to better align research priorities of the national energy industry with academia and government around the country's three grand challenges - energy security, water security and in particular this year the forum will have a focus on cyber security.

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  11. Call to prevent wildlife traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    ... with it for years to come with governments, civil society and international community at large," he said. He praised Qatar for efforts in bringing in the Doha Declaration with "all the views together and developing a language that everybody can live ...

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  12. RAEL volunteers, workers honouredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Reach Out To Asia recognised outstanding achievements of Education City's low-skilled workers and volunteer student tutors who participated in ROTA's Adult English Literacy Programme. The programme, introduced in 2009, aims to develop English literacy and language abilities of low-income workers in Qatar.

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  13. Delta profits from Trainer refinery, lower fuel costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Philly.com

    ... Obama administration to renegotiate Open Skies treaties, or flight rights, with Gulf competitors Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways. The U.S. carriers say the state-owned Gulf carriers have received $42 billion in subsidies and benefits from their ...

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  14. Taking Yemen crisis to UNSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    ... the stability and security of the country which is an integral part of the Gulf national security. The State of Qatar, which is chairing the GCC group at the United Nations, presented this historical resolution and worked resolutely for its success. ...

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  15. Qatar fetes promising athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    FROM LEFT: Qatar's promising swimmer Yacoub Al Kholaifi, handball player Hannah Al Bader, and 2015 GCC Beach Games hero Mohamed Saleem pose for the camera following a media ceremony staged to highlight their recent performances, at Qatar Women's Sports Committee Hall in Doha yesterday. DOHA: Developing women's sports is at the heart of Qatar Olympic Committee's future plans, it was announced at a special gathering of promising Qatari athletes.

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  16. Qatar welcomes result of Libya dialogue in AlgeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar yesterday welcomed the outcome of the Libyan political dialogue in Algeria and the resumption of dialogue between factions under the aegis of United Nations Secretary-General's Special Representative Bernardino Leon. The Foreign Ministry called on all parties to take part in dialogue to form a national coalition government that achieves the requirements of the Libyan people and preserves Libya's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

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  17. Deal to stop sport manipulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani witnessed the signing of an agreement between the International Centre for Sport Security and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime on the sidelines of the 13th UN Crime Congress in Doha yesterday. DOHA: The International Centre for Sport Security entered a partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime yesterday on the sidelines of 13th UN Crime Congress at Qatar National Convention Centre to help strengthen cross-border investigations and prosecutions into match-fixing and manipulation of sports competitions.

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  18. QIB's Q1 profit rises 19pcRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar Islamic Bank , Qatar's leading Islamic bank, said its net profit attributable to the shareholders of the bank amounted to QR400m for the first quarter of 2015 representing a growth of 19 percent over the first quarter of 2014. Total assets of the Bank has increased also by 19 percent compared to March 2014 and now stands at QR99 bn driven by a continued growth in the core investing and financing activities.

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  19. Global sports gambling worth up to $3 trillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Nation

    The global sports betting market is worth up to $3-trillion, the vast majority of that generated by illegal gambling, a United Nations conference on crime being held in Doha heard on Wednesday. Patrick Jay, a British-based independent betting expert, said around 65 per cent of that global figure was spent on football betting, with the Asian market the centre of sports gambling.

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  20. South River student part of winning teamRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2011 | The Compass

    ... that will now represent CNA at the International Business Case Competition at CNA's campus in the Middle East State of Qatar in March 2012. According to Mary Vaughan, dean of Business and Information Technology, Business Case competitions provide ...

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