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  1. Turkish, Qatari central banks ink currency swap dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Today.Az

    The central banks of Qatar and Turkey signed a currency swap agreement in the Qatari capital Doha, Turkish media reported. According to sources from the Turkish central bank, the first step has been taken after Qatar pledged $15 billion of investment package in Turkey last Wednesday.

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  2. Afghanistan waits for Taliban response to truce offerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... policy that negotiations must be Afghan-led. Last month Taliban representatives met US officials for talks in Qatar, militant sources have told AFP. But it is ordinary Afghans who been suffered the most in the relentless conflict, especially in ...

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  3. Qatar Airways wishes the best to Team QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar Airways has extended its best wishes to Team Qatar's athletes participating in this year's highly-anticipated global sporting event, the 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018, taking place in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, which started yesterday. Qatar's national carrier is the Prestige Partner and Official Airline of the Asian Games.

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  4. Msheireb Museums announces Eid visiting hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... Msheireb Museums is a significant milestone for Msheireb Properties in realising the vision of Msheireb Downtown Doha, Qatar's first sustainable and smart city regeneration project. The museum celebrates the history of four heritage houses in the ...

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  5. Aspetar wins best medical project in Asia awardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Aspetar, Qatar's orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, has won the 6th Sheikh Fahad Hiroshima-Asia Sports Medicine and Science Award, a prestigious award that rolls out every four years on the side-lines of the Asian Games to determine the best medical project in Asia. Aspetar won the award specifically for the efforts undertaken by the Aspetar Sports Groin Pain Centre during the last four years, which have contributed positively to the scientific field of sports medicine and medical research.

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  6. Currency Swap Agreement Between Qatar and TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    This handout photo taken and released by the Turkish presidential press service on August 15, 2018 shows Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani shaking hands prior to their talks in Ankara. Qatar and Turkey's central banks have entered a currency swap agreement aimed at providing liquidity and support for financial stability.

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  7. Qatar Seeks to Play Relevant Role Amidst Israel-Hamas Peace NegotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Qatar has been seeking to play a relevant role in Israel's Gaza policy amid the crisis with Hamas that has unfolded over the last six months. But those efforts have been frustrated as Qatar is isolated by Washington's drive for a "deal of the century" and Doha's own disputes with its Gulf neighbors.

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  8. Qatar's Ibrahim misses out on Asian Games wrestling bronze medalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar's Abdullrahman Ibrahim went down fighting to Korea's Byungmin Gong in the bronze medal bout in the Men's Freestyle 74 kg wrestling event at the Asian Games yesterday. Abdulrahman missed out on a bronze medal as he lost to Gong 10-0 on day one of the competitions.

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  9. QOC hosts reception to Olympic family of AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Jakarta, Indonesia: The Qatar Olympic Committee hosted a reception for the members of the Olympic Council of Asia OCA, members of the National Olympic Committees of Asia and distinguished guests in Jakarta at the official Asian Games 2018 hotel. The reception was attended by the President of the OCA, Sheikh Ahmed Al Fahad Al Sabah and Indonesian Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla.

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  10. GU-Q students urged to work on improving safety practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Minister of Energy and Industry H E Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada looks on as students showcase their work at the Gallery Walk prior to the closing ceremony. DOHA: Ministers, government officials, ambassadors, industry experts, students, and guests gathered at Georgetown University in Qatar on Thursday to celebrate the inaugural cohort of students in Georgetown's International Executive Master's in Emergency & Disaster Management.

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  11. DFI-supported films win awards at Sarajevo Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... who goes on a mission never to return. DFI's participation in this year's Sarajevo further adds to the pride of Qatar with a total of 19 films supported by DFI in its programming. Of the 19 films, nine films were in the Official Selection, while ...

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  12. Crunch time! - Jackson, Russell, Dacres among 16 Jamaicans in Diamond League finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    ... winners of their respective events will be given wild-card entries to next year's IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Russell, who topped the women's 400m hurdles field with 36 points, will be in action in Zurich along with three of her ...

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  13. 10:16 Kyrgyzstan Foreign Minister receives copy of credentials of Qatar's AmbassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Erlan Abdyldayev has received a copy of the credentials of Abdullah Ahmed Al-Sulaiti as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to Kyrgyzstan...

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  14. Simone Biles sweeps all-around, event titles at U.S. Gymnastics ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WHAS11

    ... of months, and there's a chance she could at least claim a medal on every event at the world championships in Doha, Qatar. That's almost unheard of. Biles finished with a two-day total of 119.85, more than 6A1 2 points ahead of Morgan Hurd - who ...

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  15. Jeremy Corbyn called speeches by Palestinian terrorists 'fascinating and electrifying'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Jeremy Corbyn called speeches by Palestinian terrorists 'fascinating and electrifying' after attending controversial Middle East conference amid Labour Party's anti-Semitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn hailed speeches by Palestinian terrorists as 'fascinating and electrifying' after attending a controversial conference, it can be revealed. The Labour leader went to a 2012 event in Qatar addressed by several ex-prisoners who had recently been released in exchange for an Israeli soldier.

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  16. Afghan president announces temporary cease-dire with TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... to end the 17-year-conflict and America's longest war. A U.S delegation met with Taliban officials in Doha, Qatar, last month for peace talks/ Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada reiterated Saturday calls for direct talks with U.S. The group has ...

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  17. Qatar seeks role in negotiations between Israel and HamasRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    PALESTINIANS TAKE part in a rally in support of Qatar, inside Qatari-funded construction project 'Hamad City', in the southern Gaza Strip, in June. Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before.

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  18. Qatar Airways Cargo supports relief efforts to flood-hit KeralaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Doha: Qatar Airways Cargo has announced its relief efforts to deliver urgent aid to Kerala following the devastating flooding in the region. The cargo carrier has expeditiously organised an operation to deliver relief goods to flood-stricken districts including Cochin and Karipur via the airline's passenger service from Doha to Trivandrum.

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  19. Saudi blocking hajj access to Qatar citizens: OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Muslim pilgrims walk out after the Friday prayer at the Grand mosque ahead of annual Haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia August 17, 2018. Doha: Qatar on Sunday said its citizens were unable to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

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  20. Team Qatar eye glory at Asian Games in JakartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo greets President of Qatar Olympic Committee , H E Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, during the opening ceremony of 2018 Asian Games at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia, yesterday. Doha: President of Qatar Olympic Committee H E Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday expressed his happiness and pride in seeing the Qatari team among the 45 Asian teams marching during the opening ceremony of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta.

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