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  1. Azarenka powers past Venus, Safarova awaits in Qatar finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Yahoo!

    Former world number One Victoria Azarenka continued her comeback from injury on Friday in Doha by beating Venus Williams for the first time to make the Qatar Open final. Azarenka, now ranked 48th in the world since losing most of 2014 to a foot injury, stormed back from losing the first set to brush Williams aside 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, in a thrilling semi-final watched by, among others, former England football captain David Beckham.

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  2. Victoria Azarenka makes it fifth time lucky to beat Venus Williams to reach Qatar finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Mail

    ... West Indies Victoria Azarenka defeated Venus Williams for the first time in her career to reach the final of the Qatar Total Open in Doha on Friday. Azarenka had never taken a set off Williams in their four previous meetings, but recovered from a ...

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  3. Jailed journalists in Egypt: Did Al Jazeera help them or use them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... current and former employees say was a cavalier attitude about their safety amid political tensions between Egypt and Qatar, whose royal family bankrolls the network. While positioning itself as a defender of press freedom, Al Jazeera appeared to ...

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  4. FIFA recommends a November/December schedule for World Cup 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | JD Supra

    Following a meeting of key football officials in Doha, FIFA has made an announcement today recommending that, given the extreme high temperatures in Qatar in summer months, November and December is the most sensible period in which to hold the World Cup tournament in 2022. This announcement follows a six month consultation carried out by FIFA's Task Force.

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  5. Red-Hot Azarenka Reaches Doha Final with Win over Venus WilliamsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Tennis Now

    Victoria Azarenka overcame a furious start from Venus Williams to triumph in three sets and reach the Doha final. Photo Source: Qatar Total Open Woz's Snark, Feli's Praise for Simon's "Talent" In her first event with her new coach at the helm, the oft-injured world No.

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  6. McKeon: Budget Request Provides 'Robust' Nuclear DeterrentRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Official Wire News

    ... Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas M. Countryman will travel to Qatar, Germany and the UK for meetings with counterparts March 2-6.On March 2, A/S Countryman will visit Doha, Qatar and deliver remarks ...

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  7. Welsh: Sequestration Harms Aging, Shrinking Air ForceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Official Wire News

    ... Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas M. Countryman will travel to Qatar, Germany and the UK for meetings with counterparts March 2-6.On March 2, A/S Countryman will visit Doha, Qatar and deliver remarks ...

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  8. James: In-Demand Air Force Experiences StrainRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Official Wire News

    ... Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas M. Countryman will travel to Qatar, Germany and the UK for meetings with counterparts March 2-6.On March 2, A/S Countryman will visit Doha, Qatar and deliver remarks ...

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  9. FIFA boss says 2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Globe and Mail

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter holds up the name of Qatar during the official announcement of the 2022 World Cup host country in December 2010 FIFA President Sepp Blatter holds up the name of Qatar during the official announcement of the 2022 World Cup host country in December 2010 The World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than Dec. 18, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday. Blatter, who arrived in Northern Ireland for this weekend's International Football Association Board meeting, said he would propose that idea to the FIFA executive committee when it meets next month.

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  10. The UN, Libya and the Beheadings in SirteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Counterpunch

    ... while the Egyptians were soliciting political support from Europe for its intervention in Libya, the government of Qatar, which has been waging a proxy war with Saudi Arabia and Egypt in Libya, withdrew its ambassador from Egypt. Using the news ...

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  11. UPDATE 1-Soccer-2022 World Cup final no later than Dec. 18, says BlatterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Reuters

    The World Cup final in Qatar in 2022 should be played no later than Dec. 18, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Friday. Blatter, who arrived in Northern Ireland for this weekend's International Football Association Board meeting, said he would propose that idea to the FIFA executive committee when it meets next month.

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  12. Azarenka reaches Qatar Open 2015 semifinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Charter97

    Belarus number one Victoria Azarenka continued her 2015 Qatar Open run in Doha with a confident 6-3, 6-1 win over world number five Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the quarterfinal. In the opener the Belarusian, who is currently world number 48, eased pass German Angelique Kerber 6-0, 6-3.

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  13. Kvitova, Wozniacki among seeds to exit DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Sporting News

    Tournament favorite Petra Kvitova was one of three seeds to exit the Qatar Open at the quarterfinal stage on Thursday. Kvitova, the top seed, fell to Carla Suarez Navarro 3-6, 6-0, 6-3, her second loss to the Spaniard in as many weeks.

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  14. Qatar committed to 'stable' Egypt despite tensions: EmirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The Emir of Qatar said on Feb. 26 he was committed to "stability" in Egypt, despite a recent row between the two nations over Cairo's airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants in Libya. ISIL released a video this month showing the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya, most of them Egyptian, prompting Cairo to launch air strikes on ISIL targets in the eastern city of Derna.

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  15. Just Published: "Qatar Shipping Report Q2 2015"Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | PR-inside.com

    Much of this is carried by national carrier Qatar Gas Transport . However, the country is also looking to increase its container and dry bulk shipping presence, through the development of the New Doha Port, which is being developed with an eye to capturing some lucrative transhipment trade.

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  16. U.S. Must Get Qatar to Fall in LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Real Clear Politics

    When Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani visits the White House on February 24, President Obama will have to contend with a Qatari diplomatic scorecard that has significant marks on both sides of the ledger. Given its historically awkward relations with neighboring Saudi Arabia and its shared ownership with Iran of the world's largest offshore natural gas field, Qatar looks to the United States as its main security guarantor.

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  17. Venus, Azarenka to clash in Qatar semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Iol.co.za

    Venus Williams beat Agnieszka Radwanska for the second time this year to line up two-time champion Victoria Azarenka in the Qatar Open semifinals. Williams, who beat Radwanska to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals last month, won 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, the third time in four days she's gone the distance.

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  18. March marks Qatar Environment DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: About 2,000 people attended a march at the Corniche yesterday organised by the Ministry of Environment to mark Qatar Environment Day. The Environment Day activities had the theme, "My environment and I am responsible."

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  19. QIIB hosts Qatar Academy studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: In line with International Islamic's policy of supporting nation- and community-building activities, the bank recently hosted students from Qatar Academy. The students were invited to spend a day at the bank's main branch, where they were able to get acquainted with different aspects of Islamic banking in general, and QIIB's functions and services in particular.

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  20. Doha teacher's ouster makes waves in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Peninsula

    ... the report, which also went viral on the social media, both in India and in the large Indian expatriate community in Qatar. Some commentators on social media said they disapproved of the cartoon as it was derogatory and showed a dog emptying its ...

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