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News on Qatar continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Katara to organise festival of solidarity

DOHA: Katara said yesterday it will hold a festival of solidarity in support of Gaza on August 8. The festival will include cultural events, art shows and musical performances by singers, artistes and poets.

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Related Topix: Qatar Travel, Doha, Qatar Travel, Middle East Travel, World News, Middle East, Israel

7 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Qatar's - water security project' deal signed

DOHA: Qatar's ongoing 'drinking water security programme' received a boost as the French company Saint-Gobain PAM signed two contracts with AlJaber Engineering LLC worth $268m .

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7 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Islamic Statea s brutal videos send message to friend and foe alike

But the 36-minute film, "On the Path of the Prophets," does much more than that, analysts said, and shows that the Islamic State has a remarkably sophisticated understanding of messaging that makes it clear that the group is probably the most tactically and strategically adept terrorist organization the world has ever seen.

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9 hrs ago | CNN

U.S. ups pressure on Qatar to release American couple

The Obama administration urged Qatar on Thursday to allow an American couple convicted of wrongdoing in the death of their adopted daughter to return to the United States.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Prison

14 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Qatari tech helps Hamas in tunnels, rockets: Expert

Soldiers from the Givati brigade seen at the entrance to a Hamas 'attack tunnel' on Wednesday, July 23. The brigade's mission is to target Hamas' tunnels that cross under the Israel-Gaza border and enable Hamas terrorists to infiltrate into Israel and carry out attacks.

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15 hrs ago | Roadracing World

FIM Superbike World Championship: Nighttime Finale In Qatar...

Barcelona , Thursday 31 July 2014 - The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization would like to announce the confirmation of the Qatar Round at Losail International Circuit, scheduled for 2 November 2014.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Motorcycles

19 hrs ago | Middle East Newsline

Qatar Restricts U.S. Mil

WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Qatar has been restricting the U.S. military in the Gulf Cooperation Council emirate, a report said.

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23 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Thai woman arrested in Vietnam with 4kg of cocaine

Tan Son Nhat airport's customs officers have arrested a Thai woman for smuggling nearly four kilograms of cocaine into Vietnam.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Vietnam, Middle East

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sunday Herald

Qatar has so much to learn from our Games

As competitors, spectators and television audiences all over the world enjoy the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, ever more harrowing tales of exploitation, corruption, abuse and injustice emerge from Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 football World Cup and the richest country in the world.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Europe, United Kingdom, Opinion

The Peninsula

Qatar's rich heritage, customs come alive

BY RAYNALD C RIVERA DOHA: Live demonstrations of Qatari handicraft-making continue until tonight at Heritage Village as a vital element of 'Eid in Qatar' activities and events organised by Qatar Tourism Authority .

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Life, Hobbies, Crafts

The Peninsula

Elderly more vulnerable to cyber crimes

DOHA: Most victims of cyber crimes in Qatar are people aged 40 and above as they are not quite proficient in use of electronic gadgets, say the police.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Cell Phones, Electronics

Free Republic

Is Obama compromised by his ties to Hamas?

A number of blogs have reported how Obama yelled at Binyamin Netanyahu on the phone on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism

680News

Updated Icao to set up task force in wake of downing of Malaysia Airlines flight

The International Civil Aviation Organization headquarters are shown in Montreal, Friday, May 3, 2013.

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CNN

Why Qatar's intervention won't help end the Gaza crisis

The Qatar skyline on February 20, 2014 in Doha. Qatar's strategy with the Muslim Brotherhood has failed, writes Al Qassemi.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Foreign Affairs

The Dishonest Broker

BILAL Y. SAAB is Senior Fellow for Middle East Security at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council.

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The Peninsula

Lower prices spark gold rush

BY SACHIN KUMAR DOHA: Lower prices of gold and offers by jewellers have created rush for jewellery during Eid Al Fitr.

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Common Dreams

Fifa Official Demands Payment for Qatar Migrant Workers

A Fifa vice president on Tuesday demanded that the World Cup organizing committee pay migrant laborers wages they are still owed for constructing offices and stadiums in Qatar.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, US News, Liberal Political News

Harry's Place

Hamas, Qatar and the West

In 2012, then Qatari Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani became the first head of state to visit Gaza since Hamas seized power there in a bloody 2007 battle with Fatah.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Shimon Peres, US Military, US Air Force

Switched

Stunning Auction Highlights The New Faces Of Middle Eastern Art

Ahead of Sotheby's landmark auction in Doha, Qatar this October, the auction house is exhibiting highlights at its New Bond Street galleries in London.

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Related Topix: Retail, Auctions, Sothebys Holdings, World News, Middle East, Painting, Arts, Techno, Japan, Getty Images

BroadwayWorld.com

Video: First Look - Hamas Leader Tells Charlie Rose He 'Cannot Live Under Occupation'

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal told CBS News and PBS host Charlie Rose that he "cannot live under occupation," in portions of a wide-ranging interview that were broadcast today, July 28, 2014 on CBS This Morning Watch a clip below! Rose spoke with Meshaal for an hour over the weekend in Doha, Qatar, where they discussed the current state of violence ... (more)

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Related Topix: CBS This Morning, Entertainment, Television, Hamas (Palestine), Charlie Rose, Israel, World News, Middle East

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