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Gaza toll tops 800 as West Bank simmers

Smoke and flames are seen following what witnesses said was an Israeli air strike in Gaza City July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Turkey

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Pursing Ceasefire, Kerry Looks to Hamas Supporters Turkey and Qatar for Help

The State Department is defending Secretary of State John Kerry's decision to look to Qatar and Turkey for help in achieving a ceasefire in Gaza, notwithstanding the fact the former is a key funder of Hamas and the latter's prime minister has accused Israel of behaving like Nazis.

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Related Topix: Hamas (Palestine), World News, Middle East, Turkey, Israel, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Palestinian Territories

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Marine News

Gdi Awards N-Kom Us$110-M Contracts

Gulf Drilling International Limited, a subsidiary of Gulf International Services , the largest oilfield service company in Qatar, has awarded two contracts worth US110 million to Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine , a joint venture shipyard between Nakilat and Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine .

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Related Topix: Middle East, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

The Peninsula

Qatar bourse tumbles on lacklustre earnings

DOHA: Qatar bourse tumbled yesterday on weaker-than expected company earnings, coupled by heavy sell-off by local retail investors ahead of Eid holidays.

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Jerusalem Post

Behind the lines: Desperately seeking relevance

In initiating a head-on collision with Israel in Gaza, Hamas is seeking to reinsert itself into popular legitimacy and diplomatic influence in the Arab world.

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The Peninsula

Ooredoo posts QR1.7bn profit

DOHA: Telecom major Ooredoo's revenue touched QR16.5bn in the first half of 2014 , down 3 percent compared to a year ago.

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The Peninsula

Qatar Exchange index drops 236.74 points

DOHA: Qatar Exchange index dropped 236.74 points Thursday to go below the threshold of 13,000 points and finished the day's trading at 12,952.82 points.

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Gizmag

Plans for Qatar's second World Cup stadium unveiled

Qatar has unveiled the design of the second of a potential twelve new stadiums to built for the 2022 World Cup Modeled on a traditional nomadic tent and featuring a removable top tier, the Al Bayt Stadium is the second of 12 new venues Qatar plans to build for the 2022 World Cup.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Energy, Gadgets

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

In Qatari-Backed Trip, UN ‘s Ban Ki-moon Laid Low by Israel’s Peres

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Wednesday told United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that Israel would not stand by while Qatar, which paid for the UN official's private flight to the Middle East, continued to finance Hamas militants, and took Ban to task for the two UN-run schools found to be housing Hamas rockets in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Shimon Peres,

Silicon Alley Insider

Qatar's Purchase Of Billions Of US Weaponry - And Support For Hamas ...

Qatar recently cemented an enormous weapons deal with the United States. But this week, the tiny, resource-rich Gulf kingdom with outsized geopolitical ambitions - and a seemingly bottomless pocketbook - might be setting itself up for more problematic relations with the U.S. Last week, Qatar closed the largest sale of American weaponry so far this ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Mashaal: Israel must end 'siege' for humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza

Speaking in Qatar, Hamas leader stipulates terms for agreeing to halt in fighting as ending Israeli "occupation" and for the Jewish state to "disarm"; claims no outside party can disarm terror group in Gaza Strip.

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Tehran Times

Iranian, Qatari officials hold talks on Gaza, Syria and Iraq

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held a meeting with his Qatari counterpart Mohammed Bin Abdullah Bin Mutib Al Rumaihi in Tehran on Tuesday, discussing the recent developments in Gaza, Syria and Iraq.

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The Peninsula

Qatar stresses solidarity with Palestinians, welcomes i...

NEW YORK: The State of Qatar has stressed its solidarity with the Palestinian people in their legitimate struggle and it spares no effort in order to achieve a just and comprehensive peace.

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AME Info

Texas A&M University at Qatar receives $1.47m in PDRA research awards

Texas A&M University at Qatar received five Postdoctoral Research Awards recognitions totaling more than $1.47 million from the Qatar National Research Fund .

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AME Info

First Omani students to participate in Veolia International summer school program

Based: Doha, Qatar Salary : Monthly QAR 35,000 to QAR 40,000 Working Days: 5 & half day a Week Company Industry: Construction Responsibilities: - Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all current IT systems - Communicate regularly with executive management and all users of information services and ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Peninsula

Qatar Rail highlights Dhreima's efforts

Doha: During Ramadan, and in fulfilment of its corporate social responsibility programme, a delegation from Qatar Railways Company visited Dhreima and praised its humanitarian efforts to support orphans and satisfy their needs.

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The Age

Egypt court says 'devil guided' Peter Greste

Cairo: The Egyptian court that jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and two other Al-Jazeera journalists for alleged ties with Islamists says "the devil guided" the group to spread false news defaming the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Egypt, Journalism, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Morsi, Middle East

BioSpace

Sidra To Help Qatar Grow As A Hub For Genetic Medicine

DOHA, Qatar & SAN DIEGO-- --Sidra Medical and Research Center will house a first-of-its-kind facility, the High-Throughput Genomics Center, to undertake population studies and genetic sequencing for the MENA region.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Middle East, World News

The Daily Star

Qatar emir in surprise Saudi visit: TV

File - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani smiles as he is welcomed upon arriving at Khartoum Airport for an official visit April 2, 2014.

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The Stranger

The Seattle Vegan Spot Owned by a Meat-Eating Texan

When I roll up to the Urban Buggy for an interview with owner Dennis Comer , he's taking out the trash.

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