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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Football: Belgian club gateway to Europe for aspiring teens

Former Auckland City striker Manel Exposito has had a first-hand view of the imposing scale of Qatar's football ambition.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Gulf monarchies condemn Islamic State jihadists

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council strongly condemned Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria and their extreme interpretation of Islam as it opened a meeting in Saudi Arabia on Saturday .

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The Peninsula

No Ebola cases detected at Hamad airport

DOHA : No cases of Ebola virus has been detected at the Hamad International Airport until now, a senior official of the Supreme Council of Health has said.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Ynetnews

PA to pay Hamas civil servants' salaries 'as soon as possible'

The Palestinian Authority will pay its employees' August salaries on time and Hamas civil servants in Gaza "as soon as possible", a spokesman for the unity government said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Hamas (Palestine), World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel

Foreign Policy

Sheikh It Up

One of the key principles of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Nahyan, who forged the United Arab Emirates out of seven sheikhdoms, was to portray his small and vulnerable country as a friend to all Arabs.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Africa, Libya, Muslim Brotherhood

The Peninsula

Calls to curb use of - sweka'

DOHA: Fresh calls are being made to curb the use of chewing tobacco by schoolchildren.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Yahoo!

Gulf rivals struggle to build anti-jihadist front

Gulf countries, while siding with Washington against Islamic State jihadists, are struggling to build a common front because of differences within their own ranks and with non-Arab Iran.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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United Darwish donates QR500,000 to QC's Gaza Relief campaign [Peninsula, The (Qatar)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Doha: Qatar Charity has received a QR500,000 donation from United Darwish for its Gaza Relief campaign.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Life, Charity , Israel

The Peninsula

Qatar donates $1m to UN Alliance of Civilisations fund

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs H E Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud and other officials at the event.

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The Globe and Mail

Why my children were lucky to get accepted to a Finnish school in Qatar

By age 14, Finnish children have spent 5,500 hours in class, 2,000 hours less than in Canada.

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The Peninsula

Instagram Summer Market opens

Foreigners having their photos taken at Akkas Eyes booth at the Instagram Summer Market, which opened yesterday on the Corniche.

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Jerusalem Post

Follow the Qatar money-trail

Hamas and its backers such as Qatar have spent hundreds of millions of dollars on tunnels and rockets with one goal in mind: killing Israelis.

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The Chronicle Herald

Tiny Qatar makes mischief in Middle East

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal delivers a speech in Doha, Qatar on Thursday. "Qatar has allowed Meshaal to live in luxury in Doha after he left Damascus in 2012 as the Syrian civil war intensified," writes Henry Srebrnik.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Muslim Brotherhood, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Peninsula

WCMC-Q student dies in accident

DOHA: Jaber Al Adba, 20, a second-year student of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar died in a motorcycle accident in Education City on Wednesday.

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The Peninsula

Turkish-Qatari ties praised

The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other leaders at the inauguration of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as President of Turkey at the Presidential Palace in Cankaya last evening.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Hindustan Times

Sikh body to protest turban ban at basketball federation meet in Spain

Members of the Kalgidhar Society will stage a protest demonstration against the international basketball federation at the latter's 23rd World Congress being held at Seville on Friday.

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Hispanic Business

Blaze dancers set Doha stage on fire

KENDRA J Horsburgh along with Blaze team, recently gave a stunning dance performance during the ongoing Qatar Summer Festival 2014 at Exhibition Centre.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the... A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked ... (more)

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USA Today

First look at Qatar Airways' Airbus A350 XWB

First look at Qatar Airways' Airbus A350 XWB Qatar Airways is the launch customer for the Airbus A350 Xtra Wide Body aircraft.

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KAUZ

Egypt's Morsi accused of leaking secrets to Qatar

A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the... A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked ... (more)

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