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Qatar to provide Iftar meals to 1mn Gazans

Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar has launched a campaign that aims to provide Iftar meals to one million people living in Gaza during the holy month of Ramadan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced. 01:17:42 AM
Vodafone holds workshops on online safety at schools Vodafone Qatar, in partnership with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, has delivered additional online safety workshops at 11 primary schools benefiting close to 1,000 students. The initiative follows workshops conducted late last 12:19:15 AM
WCM-Q forum explores role of cell signalling in disease Some of the world’s foremost researchers investigating the mechanisms by which cells communicate with one another, convened in Doha at a conference hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q). 12:18:10 AM

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At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

Flooding and strong winds caused by a tropical cyclone left at least 18 people dead and thousands homeless across two countries in the Horn of Africa, an aid agency said on Monday. 07:30:25 PM
Burundi backs constitutional change in referendum Burundians have overwhelmingly voted for constitutional reforms bolstering President Pierre Nkurunziza's powers and giving him the option to stay in power until 2034, official results showed on Monday. 07:18:16 PM
Harry and Meghan thank royal wedding guests "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex would like to thank everyone who took part in the celebrations of their wedding on Saturday," Kensington Palace said in a statement. 06:55:35 PM

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US to increase financial pressure on Iran: Pompeo

Mike Pompeo said if Iran were to abide by the stricter terms, including ending its ballistic missile programme and its interventions in regional conflicts from Yemen to Syria, the United States would lift its sanctions. 05:49:53 PM
More IS fighters leave Damascus district: monitor A second batch of fighters from the Islamic State militant group left their final Damascus stronghold overnight, a monitor said Monday, bringing the Syrian regime closer to a major milestone. 12:48:07 PM
From camels to catfish, Algeria boosts farming in desert In a corner of his sprawling farm, Milouda Mohamed proudly unveiled his latest venture — a pond full of catfish that could herald a new future for farmers like him on the Sahara desert. 11:47:31 PM

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Qatar eyes more imports from Portugal: Envoy

Qatar and Portugal have been working to beef-up the exchange of goods between the two countries, particularly after the Saudi-led economic blockade was imposed on the country in June 2017, Portuguese ambassador Antonio Tanger has said. 10:18:44 PM
Global LNG glut is greatly exaggerated, says Novatek Novatek, the Russian liquefied natural gas producer, sees a global surplus of the super-chilled fuel disappearing faster than expected. 10:15:31 PM
Morgan Stanley says a shipping revolution has oil headed for $90 Forget Iran and Opec – there’s another issue that will keep oil prices supported for the next two years, according to Morgan Stanley. 10:11:02 PM

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Svitolina lays down French Open marker in Rome

Elina Svitolina underlined her status as a top favourite for the French Open by sweeping Simona Halep aside 6-0, 6-4 to successfully defend her Italian Open crown yesterday. 11:13:32 PM
Nadal fights back against Zverev for victory in Rome Rafael Nadal made the best of a rain delay to come from behind in the deciding set and beat defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 in the Italian Open final yesterday. 11:12:36 PM
New PSG coach Tuchel relishes working with ‘artist’ Neymar New Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel insisted that Neymar is “an artist” and admitted that the world’s most expensive player will need “special treatment” as he looked forward to starting his new role. 11:11:49 PM

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Europe must confront US extraterritorial sanctions Donald Trump’s renunciation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran and the reimposition of US sanctions on that country threaten global peace. 11:20:28 PM
Stress of chronic social isolation poses health risk Man is by nature a social animal, so begins the legendary quote by Aristotle, the famed ancient Greek philosopher. 11:18:51 PM

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Fasting: a case of divine compassion

Both reason and revelation confirm that Allah, The Most Exalted, does not make obligatory that which does not benefit His servants nor does He prohibit that which is not harmful. 11:49:33 PM
“If I’m (playing) Thackeray and Manto at same time, how can one say that I am typecast?” Having risen from an actor who began his career with small bits in various films, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has clearly reached a point where he has shown not only his versatility, but also the ability to hold films on his own. 10:41:02 PM
Doha College organises inspiring art exhibition As it has done each May for many years, Doha College unveiled wondrous pieces of art produced by its students, at its annual visual arts exhibition recently. 10:33:35 PM

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The second Aspire Lake Festival

The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park. 07:42:17 PM
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now. 04:28:14 PM
The Khalifa International Stadium The Khalifa International Stadium, which is hosting the Emir Cup final on Friday, will give spectators a new experience ... 12:08:25 PM

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