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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Adequate - mutton to meet demand'

DOHA: Qatar has adequate mutton supplies to meet demand of the local market during Eid.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Washington Examiner

What Qatar didn't tell Nancy Pelosi about the 'humanitarian organization' Hamas

Hamas "is a humanitarian organization," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday in a discussion of how the U.S. should handle the Islamist extremist group's conflict with Israel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Terrorism

The Peninsula

Dusty weather fails to dampen Eid festivities

DOHA: Dusty and windy weather failed to dampen Eid Al Fitr festivities here yesterday.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, HGH, Country, Fasting, Health

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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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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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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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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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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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Israel, Turkey, France,

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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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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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Middle East, World News

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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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Qatar Travel, Travel, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel

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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