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1 hr ago | Vanity Fair

Zaha Hadid is Still Wrong About Construction Worker Conditions

The celebrity architect's lawsuit got an apology out of The New York Review of Books, but she's mistaken about having no influence on worker conditions for the buildings she designs.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Top Saudi officials head to Qatar to heal breach

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal addresses a news conference following a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, in Jeddah August 12, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | WGBH

Book News: Calif. Law Calls For Textbooks To Teach Significance Of Obama's Election

President-elect Barack Obama waves to his supporters after delivering his victory speech at his election night party Nov. 4, 2008, at Grant Park in Chicago.

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12 hrs ago | Anna.aero

Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways put Eritrea on the global aviation map

The Turkish Ambassador in Eritrea Mr Firat Sunel and Mr Paulos Kahsay, Director General of Eritrean aviation celebrated the launch last week of Turkish Airlines' new thrice-weekly service to Istanbul .

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15 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Qatar's Islamic Dawa Signs MoU With Turkish Civil Rights Body

The Organisation of Islamic Dawa's office in Doha and Turkish Foundation for Human Rights, Freedoms and Humanitarian Relief signed a Memorandum of Understanding here Tuesday to enhance cooperation in the fields of humanitarian activities, Qatar News Agency reported.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Peninsula

Al Khaliji named - Best Operational Bank Qatar'

DOHA: Al Khalij Commercial Bank QSC has been awarded the "Best Operational Bank Qatar 2014" by the Global Financial Market Review , one of the worlds' leading global banking and finance online publications.

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Jerusalem Post

ANALYSIS: Qatar's clout allows it to back Hamas while maintaining ties with US

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, and Qatari Defense Minister Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah sign a Defense Cooperation Agreement in Doha Dec. 10, 2013.

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The Peninsula

Qatar Exchange hits another peak

DOHA: Qatar Exchange benchmark index broke its historical peak in intra-day trade yesterday.

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The Peninsula

Ikea launches new product catalogue

Ikea Qatar staff pose for a photo during the launch of the catalogue at the Ikea store yesterday.

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Jerusalem Post

Turkish 'humanitarian' group behind 'Marmara' signs pact with Qatar

The Humanitarian Relief Foundation that was behind the 2010 Mavi Marmara Gaza flotilla signed a "strategic cooperation agreement" with Qatar.

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AME Info

Qatar Airways to fly double daily to Madinah from October

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In-depth Africa

Israel Ambassador to UN Calls for Isolating Qatar

Qatar has been running on all the positive publicity it could buy for decades. But lately it's been hitting a rough patch as its links to terrorism have been leaking even into its mainstream media clients.

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Al Bawaba

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GEMS Education, the region's leading education provider, today announced that it will open its first owned and operated school in Qatar this September.

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Al Bawaba

Goal!!! UK construction firms win World Cup contracts in Qatar

British construction firms have won infrastructure contracts worth A 1 billion including roads and drainage network besides hotel and museum projects linked to the World Cup 2022 in Qatar .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Peter Theo Curtis

In an image made from undated video, a man believed to be Peter Theo Curtis, a U.S. citizen held hostage by an al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria, delivers a statement.

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The Peninsula

Qatar signs deal to finance two projects in Morocco

DOHA: The Moroccan Prime Minister, Abdul Ilah bin Kiran, yesterday met the Finance Minister H E Ali Sherief Al Emadi in capital Rabat.

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Reuters

Top architect Hadid's defamation lawsuit prompts retraction

A well-known architecture critic has retracted a portion of a recent book review that Pritzker prize-winning-architect Zaha Hadid claimed in a lawsuit had defamed her.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

In Hostage Negotiation, Qatar Plays Middleman To Prove Its Worth

The small, oil-rich Arabian Gulf nation of Qatar played a key role in freeing U.S. hostage Peter Theo Curtis after nearly two years in Syria.

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Examiner.com

After $11 billion Obama weapons deal, Qatar accused of aiding ISIS

In the wake of a recent $11 billion weapons deal with the Obama Administration, the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar is denying allegations that they are responsible for funding the ISIS terrorist organization.

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Foreign Policy

FP's Situation Report: Qatar played a role in release of journo;...

The pressure continues on the White House to do something about the Islamic State, but there is no sense of imminent action.

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