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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | AME Info

Qatari blue chips drive market higher

Main purpose of the position The Executive Secretary will provide all secretarial, technical, administrative and logistical services including correspondence, appointments, personal travel arrangements, communications, and documentation in the office of the Director General.

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10 hrs ago | AME Info

QPMC and N-KOM sign contract for construction of floating jetty

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine , a joint venture shipyard established by Nakilat and Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine , has secured a contract worth 69 million Qatari Riyals to design and construct a floating jetty for Qatar Primary Materials Company .

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14 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Al Rayyan Road upgrade begins

Doha: Highway improvements as part of Ashghal's vital nationwide Expressway Programme have commenced on another significant arterial road into Doha.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

GPB.org

In Effort To Forge Cease-Fire Between Israel And Hamas, Kerry Heads To Egypt

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Egypt today in an effort to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.

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The Daily Star

Gaza cease-fire efforts intensify

The aunt of Palestinian boy Mohammed Ayad, who medics said was killed during heavy Israeli shelling, mourns as she looks at his body during his funeral in Gaza City July 21, 2014.

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The Peninsula

QIB makes global spending on cards secure

DOHA: Qatar Islamic Bank , Qatar's leading and safest Islamic Bank, has brought in a new level of security to protect customers' credit and debit cards from fraudulent transactions when travelling abroad.

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The Daily Star

Gaza unrest fuels Qatar, UAE dispute

DUBAI: Abu Dhabi has accused the Al-Jazeera TV channel and websites close to Qatar of "fabricating" information suggesting UAE supported Israel's attack in Gaza, in the latest tensions between both countries.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Ellstrom's new boat to debut at HAPO Columbia Cup

The new 96 Spirit of Qatar boat sits in a Seattle shop last week as the Ellstrom team prepared it for this week's HAPO Columbia Cup.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Scores killed on deadliest day in Gaza for both sides

After weeks of escalating conflict in Gaza, both sides reported death tolls that made clear Sunday was the deadliest day so far in the war.

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The Peninsula

Woqod signs deals for seven petrol stations across Qatar

Doha: Qatar Fuel has signed seven contracts with two local companies for the construction of fuel stations in different areas of Qatar.

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The Peninsula

Qatar Museums opens - Pearls' expo in Brazil

Doha: 'Pearls' exhibition, organised by Qatar Museums , opened at Museu de Arte Brasileira in Sao Paulo, Brazil, yesterday.

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Bangor Daily News

Gaza death toll jumps, Hamas says Israeli soldier captured

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon speaks at a joint news conference with Qatar's foreign minister Khaled al-Attiya in Doha July 20, 2014.

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The Peninsula

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels celebrates Garangao Night

Doha: Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels, the exclusive hotel collection owned and managed by Al Rayyan Hospitality, celebrated the Garangao Night, the Qatari tradition on the night of mid-Ramadan.

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The Peninsula

Counterfeit goods, drugs among most seized items

DOHA: Most prohibited goods people try to push into Qatar come through air and not land, say senior customs officials.

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Reuters

World Cup host Qatar agrees some foreign worker reforms

Qatar's government has approved some measures to improve the treatment of foreign workers following international criticism over the past year, as the Gulf state gears up to host the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament.

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Jerusalem Post

The corruption at the head of Hamas

They endure an unemployment rate that reaches 40%, shameful poverty, rock bottom wages, and, to top it all, an apparently corrupt regime, with an extreme political ideology, that finds it convenient to perpetuate poverty.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Gaza toll soars as Israel expands assault

Thousands were fleeing northern Gaza on Sunday after a night of fierce bombardment as Israel expanded a ground assault on day 13 of the deadliest violence in the enclave in five years.

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Jerusalem Post

Zoabi to complain to Knesset about handcuffing treatment

Balad MK Haneen Zoabi was expected to file a complaint with the Knesset on Sunday after she was detained and handcuffed by police on Friday, during a violent anti-war demonstration in Haifa.

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