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3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Thousands head to malls

Visitors watching the live version of the popular TV musical programme Lazy Town at City Center in Doha yesterday.

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7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Workers For The Qatar World Cup Say They Haven't Been Paid In More Than A Year, Are Living In Squalor

Luxury World Cup offices in Al Bidda Tower were built by migrant workers who say they haven't been paid in over a year.

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7 hrs ago | Football.co.uk

Claims shock Qatar 2022 organisers

Qatar 2022 organisers say they are "heavily dismayed" after it was revealed migrant workers employed to fit out the office block which houses their temporary headquarters have still not been paid.

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9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Kerry Was Against Qatar Funding Hamas, Before He Was For It

Can we at least hope that Qatar hasn't gotten around to putting the Stinger missiles it wasn't supposed to have in Hamas' hands? And isn't this entire Qatari push to open up Gaza a good way of getting weapons into the hands of Hamas? Qatar became infamous for smuggling weapons to Jihadists in Libya and Syria with the complicity of Obama.

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11 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Kerry's mistakes strengthen Hamas's resolve

US Secretary of State John Kerry, third from left, stands with from left, Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiyah, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini after their ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Why Gulf states seek status quo from Iran nuclear negotiations

When Israel calls for stripping Iran of all but a few symbolic centrifuges or kilograms of enriched uranium, it warns that is necessary not just because a nuclear Iran presents an existential threat to the Jewish state, but because an Iranian nuclear program could trigger a regional arms race with the Sunni Persian Gulf states.

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16 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Emir, Father Emir perform eid prayer

DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and HH the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani on Monday morning performed the Eid prayer at Al-Wajba praying area.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Arab Times

Amir receives Qatar's Sheikh Jassim

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in the presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah met Sunday at Dasman Palace with Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Personal Representative of the Amir of Qatar, and the delegation accompanying him.

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CNews

U.S.-Israeli tensions rise as hostilities in Gaza subside

A Palestinian man salvages belongings from damaged buildings in the Shejaia neighbourhood, which witnesses said was heavily hit by Israeli shelling and air strikes during an Israeli offensive, in Gaza City July 27, 2014.

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The Peninsula

Young Qataris head to cooler climes

DOHA: While younger Qataris are mostly going to Europe for holidaying during Eid Al Fitr, the older among the citizens prefer to stay put to spend time with relatives and friends.

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The Peninsula

Eid in Qatar' festival begins today

DOHA: Ten major events and activities will simultaneously begin today at various venues as part of 'Eid in Qatar' festival organised by Qatar Tourism Authority .

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The Peninsula

Emir, King Mohamed discuss relations

They discussed means of bolstering relations, and regional and international developments, including Gaza.

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Reuters

Qatar state spending up 13 pct last FY, slowest in 11 yrs

Qatar's state spending increased 12.7 percent last fiscal year, the lowest rate in 11 years, as slow growth in current expenditure offset a sharp rise in funds spent on infrastructure projects, data showed on Sunday.

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The Peninsula

MPHC's H1 net profit touches QR899.4m

H E Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry, and Chairman of Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company DOHA: Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company , a subsidiary of Qatar Petroleum and one of the region's premier diversified petrochemical conglomerates, has recorded a net profit of QR899.4m for the half year ended June 30, ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston.com

Hamas rejects Israeli offer to extend cease-fire

Israeli reserve soldiers enjoyed a meal at a restaurant in the town of Sderot on Saturday, a short time before the end of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire with Hamas ended.

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The Peninsula

Deal to educate kids worldwide

DOHA: Qatar Charity and Education Above All , a global initiative of H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, have signed a memorandum of understanding to support out-of-school children worldwide and embark on joint action in countries targeted by EAA's Educate A Child programme.

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The Peninsula

Barwa Bank net profits rise by 35pc for first half of 2...

The results show an increase in the bank's net profit by 35 percent to reach QAR 411 million compared with QAR 303 million during the same period in 2013.

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Daily Mail

How popular holiday flights run risk of jihadist rocket threat

How popular holiday flights run risk of jihadist rocket threat: Fears surface-to-air missiles have fallen into hands of terrorists who could shoot down planes to South Africa and Dubai Hundreds of flights a day to destinations including South Africa and Dubai are flying over warzones occupied by terrorists who could have access to surface-to-air ... (more)

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Mobily allows its customers to design their roaming bundle according to their needs

One of the worlds most recognised consumer company is urgently seeking to recruit a Warehouse Assistant for their Dubai Warehouse.

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Gateway Pundit

Average Gazan Makes $2,900 Per Year - While Hamas Billionaire...

The average per capita income for the people in Gaza and the West Bank is $2,900 per year according to the CIA Factbook.

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