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Israel kills senior Hamas commanders

Israeli warplanes assassinated three top Hamas commanders in southern Gaza on Thursday, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing after failing to kill its top military chief.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Peninsula

SEC issues alert on scholarships

DOHA: The Supreme Education Council has warned Qatari students not to get misled by institutions claiming to be authorised to provide scholarships to study in foreign universities.

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CBC News

Canada calls on Muslim countries to condemn ISIS's brutality

Canada's ambassador for religious freedom is urging predominantly Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to strongly condemn the "grotesque" violations of human indignity committed by ISIS.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Middle East, Power and Politics, Entertainment, Television, Stephen Harper

The Peninsula

Mowasalat expands top-up options for Smartcard users

Officials from Mowasalat and DHI exchange documents following the signing of an agreement allowing Karwa bus passengers to top up their Karwa Smartcards at DHI PayThem Points.

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The Daily Star

Abbas meets Meshaal after Gaza truce talks collapse

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani and Hamas exiled leader Khaled Meshaal in Doha, Qatar August 21, 2014.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Foley beheading 'crime' against Islam's principles: Qatar

Qatar, accused by a German minister of financing Islamic State jihadists, condemned on Thursday the group's beheading of US journalist James Foley as a "crime against the principles of Islam".

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The Times of Israel

Some see Qatar's hand in collapse of Gaza talks

The explosions rocking the Gaza Strip may seem far removed from the flashy cars and skyscrapers of ultra-rich Qatar, but efforts to end fighting between Hamas and Israel could hinge on how the tiny Gulf Arab state wields its influence over a Palestinian militant group with few friends left.

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Ynetnews

Qatar blamed for collapse of Gaza ceasefire talks

The explosions rocking the Gaza Strip may seem far removed from the flashy cars and skyscrapers of ultra-rich Qatar, but efforts to end fighting between Hamas and Israel could hinge on how the tiny Gulf Arab state wields its influence over a Palestinian militant group with few friends left.

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Dear Kitty

Qatar slave labour and London university UCL

International unions, the ITUC and BWI, have issued a formal complaint to the International Labour Organisation , presenting evidence that Qatar is breaching global freedom of association standards by refusing to recognise the rights of migrant workers.

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The Peninsula

Hamad International Airport gears up to receive returning vacationers

DOHA: Summer vacationers returning to Qatar will be screened in the shortest time possible, thanks to the latest passport screening devices installed at Hamad International Airport.

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Related Topix: Middle East, World News, Qatar Travel, Travel, Middle East Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Peninsula

Ban on food, meat products from Ebola-hit countries

DOHA: Qatar has banned import of all sorts of food and meat products from Ebola-hit West African countries, according to a senior health expert.

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The Peninsula

51 companies prosecuted for trading in visas

DOHA: Several companies and individuals have been fined for illegal visa trading as part of the Ministry of Interior's ongoing crackdown, a senior official has said.

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The Peninsula

Qatar Exchange index remains flat

Doha: Qatar Exchange index remained unchanged yesterday closing fractionally higher at 13,682.57 points compared to the previous day's 13,682.04.

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The Peninsula

Qatari banks' loan book declines in July

DOHA: The loan book of banks in Qatar fell by one percent month-on-month while deposits declined by 2.7 percent in the month of July 2014.

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The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Aug. 20, 2014

The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers.

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Illawarra Mercury

Islamic State makes true on 'blood' threat, killing James Foley

Just hours after the United States announced it would begin air strikes on militants in the north of Iraq, a propaganda video from the Islamic State emerged online with the warning: "We will drown you in blood."

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AME Info

Qatar tyre market to grow at 6% CAGR till 2019, says TechSci Research

Rising automobile sales, increasing demand for cost effective Chinese tyres and imposition of ban on balloon tyres are key trends emerging in Qatar tyre market.

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The Times of Israel

Qatar reportedly threatened to expel Mashaal

Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal answers AFP journalists' questions during an interview in the Qatari capital of Doha, on August 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Mohamed Morsi

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TrekEarth

Escandinavia 2014 no 10 - OPERAHUSET

ESCANDINAVIA 2014: Serie sobre a minha viagem a NORUEGA e as cidades de ESTOCOLMO e de COPENHAGUE , entre os dias 21 de Junho e 12 de Julho de 2014 - No 010 ! SCANDINAVIA 2014: Series on my trip to NORWAY and to the cities of STOCKHOLM and COPENHAGEN , from June 21st to July 12th, 2014 - #010 ! A OPERA DE OSLO ! OSLO'S OPERA HOUSE! OSLO OPERAHUSET ... (more)

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The Peninsula

Israel think tank's push to slur Qatar

BY Satish Kanady DOHA: Amid reports from various quarters that powerful lobbies are making concerted efforts to malign Qatar's international image, a solid proof of the nefarious act has appeared on public domain.

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