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2 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Arutz Sheva InterviewWhy Qatar is Abandoning the Muslim Brotherhood - And Hamas

Hamas this morning denied claims that its Political Bureau chief, Khaled Mashaal, was being expelled from longtime ally Qatar. The initial report came just days after seven leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood were expelled from the country , having sought refuge from an Egyptian government crackdown.

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7 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Qatar Academy Msheireb opens its doors

As part of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development's mission to advance learning and knowledge in Qatar, Qatar Academy Msheireb , opened its doors to students this month, making it the latest addition to Qatar Foundation's increasing number of schools. Teaching at QA Msheireb classrooms began on Tuesday 9th September, opening its doors to young children meeting their new teachers for the first time.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Daily Star

Nusra threatens to kill Lebanese soldier

Families of the kidnapped soldiers protest in front of the Grand Serail during a Cabinet session in Beirut. BEIRUT: The Nusra Front threatened to kill one of the Lebanese soldiers it is holding Tuesday, an indication that Qatari-brokered negotiations to end the hostage crisis have reached an apparent deadlock.

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The Peninsula

Qatar Petroleum International partners with Teach For All

DOHA: Qatar Petroleum International Ltd has partnered with Teach For All to strengthen its global network of independent social enterprises that are addressing educational inequality worldwide in more than 30 countries. As part of the partnership, QPI has awarded Teach For All a $500,000 grant.

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AME Info

Qatar's HNWIs accumulated wealth at the fastest rate globally

Nearly 98% of High Net Worth Individuals in Qatar acquired their wealth in less than 20 years, with 38% of which successfully reaching the HNW status within less than 10 years. According to the latest global report in the Barclays Wealth Insights series, HNWIs living and working in Qatar accrued wealth at the fastest rate globally.

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Jerusalem Post

Qatar regulates charities amid Western concern over Islamic State funding

Qatar has issued a new law to regulate charities in the Gulf state amid growing concern in the West over funding received by Islamic State militants. Local media said the Qatari ruler, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, approved the law on Monday aimed at charity organizations involved in politics, as well as those that sent money abroad or received foreign financing.

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Express India

Airfare war: Tigerair, Qatar Airways announce massive discounts

Tigerair's Rs 10 one-way fare offer to Singapore would be applicable only on roundtrip tickets from India, under which the fare could be as low as Rs 7,499 including taxes. Initiating a fare war on global routes, Qatar Airways and Singaporean budget carrier Tigerair on Monday announced massive limited-period discounts hoping to corner a chunk of the Indian travel market.

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Reuters

Qatar rejects accusation it sent weapons to Libya

Qatar has denied an accusation by Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni that it sent three military aircraft loaded with weapons to a Tripoli airport controlled by an armed opposition group. In a statement to Qatar's news agency , Assistant Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi described the allegation as misleading and unfounded.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Africa, Libya, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

The Washington Post

Turkey could accept Muslim Brotherhood leaders

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey could take in leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood group who have been asked to leave Qatar. The leaders had sought refuge in Qatar following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi and the crackdown on his supporters.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Mohamed Morsi

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Peninsula

Qatarisation unit of QU to train nationals

DOHA: Qatar University has set up a dedicated Qatarisation unit as part of its Human Resources Department to train and prepare nationals for top positions within the university, its president Dr Sheikha Abdullah Al Misnad has said. "We are very proud of these efforts which were recognised with the Qatarisation Partnership Award by Qatar Petroleum this year", Al Misnad said in her Annual Convocation address on Sunday marking the beginning of the new academic year at the university.

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ABC News

Tiny Qatar Plays Outsize Role in US War Strategy

Top from left, Jordanian Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Khaled al Hamad, Foreign Minister of United Arab Emirats sheik Abdullah Bin Zayed al Nahyan, unidentified, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, Norwegian Foreign Borge Brendem, front row from left, Iraqi President Fouad Massoum, French President Francois Hollande, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini prepare to walk away after a group photo at the French Foreign ministry in Paris, Monday Sept. 15, 2014, prior to a meeting on the Islamic State group.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WAND-TV Decatur

Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in US war strategy

15, 2014. Graphic shows possible coalition support in the fight against the Islamic State and UPDATES with commitments from Germany, England and Australia; 4c x 4 1/2 inches; 195.7 mm x 114 mm; WASHINGTON - Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kenya Signs Sea Ports Deal With Qatar

Kenya and Qatar have signed a maritime cooperation agreement to enable direct shipping between Mombasa and Doha ports, the Statehouse said Friday. The deal is part of several initiated when President Uhuru Kenyatta visited Qatar earlier this year.

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AME Info

Qatari Diar offers Luxury Living with Brand-New Seafront Residential Project in Magnificent Istanbul

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Malaysian National News Agency

Fiji Thanks Qatar For Efforts In Peacekeepers' Release

The Fijian government said Monday it is grateful to the Qatari government for its efforts in the release of 45 Fijian peacekeepers detained by al-Nusra Front militants in Syria, Xinhua news agency reported. Fiji's Foreign Affairs Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, who met Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammed al Attiyah in Doha last week, said Khalid had vowed to "spare no efforts in making sure the soldiers are released safely," said a statement from Fiji's Ministry of Information.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Times of Israel

Why does Qatar support Hamas?

Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani and Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal in Doha on August 21, 2014. WASHINGTON - It was the first Persian Gulf state to establish ties with Israel, the first to welcome Israeli students and the only one to allow direct dialing to Israel.

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KION 46

Muslim Brotherhood: Qatar asked us to go

Several top members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been asked to leave Qatar, an Egyptian leader of the group said Sunday. The apparent sudden push from Qatar comes amid longstanding pressure against the Brotherhood in the region, which began with its ouster from authority in Egypt several years ago.

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The Peninsula

Lebanon seeks Qatar's help on abducted troops

The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani with the Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam at the Emiri Diwan yesterday. Doha: The Lebanese Prime Minister, Tammam Salam, yesterday described his talks with the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani as constructive, saying he discussed issues of concern to both countries and the region.

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The Peninsula

Qatari Diar offers luxury project in Turkey

DOHA: Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company yesterday said it is embarking on a brand-new seaside residential project in Istanbul, Turkey. The Sea Pearl Ataky development is steeped in luxury and innovation.

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AME Info

More than 1,000 Emiratis to join Etihad Airways' new Centre of Excellence for revenue accounting

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