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Continued terrorist attacks are supported by the regimes of Ankara, Doha and Riyadh

Foreign Ministry Date : June 11, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Damascus, SANA - Foreign and Expatriates Ministry sent two letters to the UN Secretary General and Head of the Security Council on the continued terrorist attacks targeting Syrian civilians.> Big News Network The letters referred to the twin terrorist bombings that rocked al-Sayyida Zainab town in Damascus Countryside on Saturday and claimed the lives of at least 12 people. They also cited the appalling massacre in which ISIS terrorists killed 40 civilians in Ghandoura ...Full Story

POLITICS

S. Arabia, UAE and Bahrain to send recalled diplomats back to Qatar

Date : November 17, 2014 Reporter : Trend Gulf leaders meeting in the Saudi capital Riyadh Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain had agreed to return their ambassadors to Doha, the Doha-based news channel Al Jazeera said late on Sunday. Gulf leaders meeting in the Saudi capital Riyadh had also agreed to ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Qatar Airways increases shares in IAG to 15.01 percent

Date : May 22, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive said DOHA, Qatar - The largest shareholder in International Airlines Group (IAG), Qatar Airways Group has further raised it stake in the company from its earlier 12 percent to 15.01 percent now.> Big News Network In 2015, Qatar ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Doha Festival City introduces region´s leading cinema operator to Qatar

Date : February 26, 2014 Reporter : zawya.com The largest cinema complex in Qatar Doha, 25 February 2014 - Qatar's largest retail and leisure destination, Doha Festival City, is set to house the largest cinema complex in Qatar in its iconic shopping mall by bringing VOX Cinemas, the region's leading cinema ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Continued terrorist attacks are supported by the regimes of Ankara, Doha and Riyadh

Date : June 11, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Foreign Ministry Damascus, SANA - Foreign and Expatriates Ministry sent two letters to the UN Secretary General and Head of the Security Council on the continued terrorist attacks targeting Syrian civilians.> Big News Network The letters referred ...Full Story

HISTORY

Kerry in Syria opposition talks as U.S. moves to arm rebels

Date : June 28, 2014 Reporter : Trend Syrian opposition Qatar, Jun. 28, The U.S. top diplomat headed for talks with the Syrian opposition and its key backer Saudi Arabia Friday after the White House asked lawmakers for $500 million to train and equip vetted rebels, AFP reported. ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Qatar seeks soil from Iran and Iraq, Iran rejects

Date : December 26, 2015 Reporter : Trend Seeking to buy soil from Iran to use it in 2022 world cup Tehran, Iran, December 26 By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend: Qatar is seeking to buy soil from Iran to use it in 2022 world cup stadiums, Head of Iran’s Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Organization Khodakaram Jalali said. He added ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Qatar stops naturalizing Bahrainis: official

Date : November 20, 2014 Reporter : Trend Positive results of the recent Riyadh Summit Qatar interior minister announced on Tuesday that Qatar has stopped naturalizing Bahrain citizens and praised the positive results of the recent Riyadh Summit which was attended by the GCC leaders, Xinhua reported. "Qatar has ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Qatar tops education quality in the Middle East

Date : August 7, 2014 Reporter : qatarisbooming.com Qatar is number one in the Middle East Qatar is number one in the Middle East and fourth among 142 countries around the world in the quality of educational system, according to the latest Global Competitiveness Report released by World Economic Forum. Considering all ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Gulf Arab states back Iran nuclear accord after Kerry assurances

Date : August 4, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet US would step up arms sales and intelligence-sharing DOHA, Qatar - Persian Gulf Arab states on Monday publicly welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers during a visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry, who in turn assured that the United States would step ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Qatar Airways to receive new A350 this week as Airbus battles Boeing

Date : December 7, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet The first delivery in an 80-plane order DOHA, Qatar - Qatar Airways will receive the newest plane from Airbus, the A350 airliner, this coming Saturday, the first delivery in an 80-plane order. The Gulf carrier will be the first airline to receive Airbus' new wide-body ...Full Story

SPORTS

Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben bitten by crocodile in Qatar

Date : January 17, 2015 Reporter : nbcsports/BNN There is plenty of confusion surrounding Bilds report German outlet Bild is reporting that Robben, 30, went to retrieve a ball from a lake at their training camp during Bayern’s winter break and was munched on by a reptile who didn’t take too kindly to the winger entering his ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Al Gore files lawsuit against Al Jazeera over Current TV payment

Date : August 16, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Al Jazeera America DOHA, Qatar - Former American Vice-President Al Gore has opened a lawsuitagainst Qatar-owned Al Jazeera America over the sale of Current TV, a network he founded in 2005. Al Gore founded the channel ...Full Story

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