A spectacular fireworks display at Katara - the Cultural Village in celebration of Eid al-Fitr 2017. Katara is among the various venues hosting Eid activities, with a large number of people turning up to enjoy the festivities through the day. PICTURE: Jayan Orma
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Iran urges Europe to use its influence to defuse tensions
Zarif calls for a new regional dialogue forum for the Gulf countries
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His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani exchanged greetings with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, during a telephone conversation the Emir held yesterday evening.
GCC chose Trump’s visit to Riyadh to devolve into conflict, says influential Republican Senator
Supreme Court revives Trump’s travel ban
The US Supreme Court yesterday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees to go into effect for people with no strong ties to the United States while agreeing to decide this fall the legality of the order
Brazil’s most crippling recession on record is complicating life for Opec.
Italy commits $19bn for Veneto banks in biggest rescue
Italy orchestrated its biggest bank rescue on record, committing as much as €17bn ($19bn) to clean up two failed banks in one of its wealthiest regions, a deal that raises questions about the consistency of Europe’s bank regulations.
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Aussie challenger ready for war with Pacquiao
Australian boxer Jeff Horn, who is set to battle Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title, is preparing for a brutal grinding fight of close combat in the biggest bout of his career this weekend.
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced his intention to seek a disputed third term more than two years ago, spawning a period of unrest marked by extrajudicial killings, a failed coup, and ethnic division.
Senegal’s corner shops go digital to track trade
Corner shops, markets and street traders are still the traditional way most Senegalese do their shopping, but micro-businesses are turning to digital means of tracking clients in the west African nation’s informal economy.
Relatives of people with cirrhosis also at risk
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The Khalifa International Stadium, which is hosting the Emir Cup final on Friday, will give spectators a new experience ...
1st International Kite Festival at Aspire Park
Qatar residents and visitors have the opportunity to witness some of the most beautiful and unique kites soaring through Doha’s skies for five days from Tuesday at the 1st International Kite Festival.
Fireworks at QIFF 2017
Fireworks light up the evening sky yesterday above the Hotel Park, the venue of the 8th edition of the Qatar International Food Festival, which runs until April 8.