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The US Embassy in Qatar has invited queries from residents regarding US visas (student or general) and will reply to questions on January 26

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To facilitate foreign media outlets, Qatar News Agency (QNA) has built 11 purpose-built offices at QNA West Bay building that will be provided to...

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Syrian rebels began peace talks with the war-torn country's government Monday in Kazakhstan's capital Astana, but refused to negotiate face-to-face in...

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Syria talks in the Kazakh capital Astana come at a time of significant changes to the conflict in its sixth year. Although promising to focus on...

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A thick fog in London forced the cancellation of around 100 flights at Heathrow Airport on Monday and revived concern about air quality in the...

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Oryx GTL held its annual Long Service Award Ceremony to honour and celebrate those employees who have been part of the Oryx GTL family for over five...

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Iraq expects to more than triple exports of liquefied petroleum gas, and to double exports of gas condensates in 2017 as it collects more of these...

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Qatar Business Doha Bank recommends 30% dividend

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Singer Taylor Swift wants her $25 million-worth Beverly Hills home declared as a landmark.