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Gulf states risk deficit as oil price falls: IMF head
October 25, 2014 - 2:56:44 pm
KUWAIT CITY: Oil-dependent Gulf states will face budget shortfalls if the recent decline in oil prices persists, International Monetary Fund...
Two dead in US school shooting after online warnings
October 25, 2014 - 1:56:14 pm
LOS ANGELES: A US student who had issued chilling warnings on Twitter opened fire in a school cafeteria on Friday, killing at least one pers...
Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign
October 25, 2014 - 1:38:46 pm
TEHRAN: Iran hanged Saturday a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her, def...
Qatargas sells its first cargo of LNG to JOVO
October 25, 2014 - 1:15:40 pm
DOHA: Qatargas sold its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Jovo LNG Storage and Transportation Co., Ltd. (JOVO), an independent L...
Ebola death toll tops 4,900 out of more than 10,000 cases: WHO
October 25, 2014 - 1:15:11 pm
GENEVA: The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World Health ...
Kuwait urges Gulf reforms as oil prices fall
October 25, 2014 - 1:12:52 pm
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait's oil minister on Saturday called for economic reforms by energy-dependent Gulf states to cope with a drop in oil pr...
Qatar urges more efforts to stop proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
October 25, 2014 - 12:37:17 pm
NEW YORK: The State of Qatar called for intensified efforts to remove the threat posed by proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD)...
Myanmar army kills 'reporter' in custody
October 25, 2014 - 12:36:50 pm
YANGON: Myanmar's press council Saturday said the army had admitted to shooting dead a man in its custody who activists claim was a repo...
20 people trapped in coal mine accident in China
October 25, 2014 - 11:59:52 am
BEIJING: A coal mine accident occurred in far West China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region late Friday night, causing an unspecified nu...
Deutsche Bank sees $1.1bn quarterly legal costs
October 25, 2014 - 8:52:30 am
FRANKFURT: Deutsche Bank (DBK) AG, Germany’s largest lender, said it expects to log 894 million euros ($1.13 billion) of litigation co...
Egypt imposes state of emergency in Sinai after bomb kills 30 soldiers
October 25, 2014 - 8:49:09 am
CAIRO: Egypt declared a three-month state of emergency would begin Saturday in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide c...
WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015
October 25, 2014 - 8:48:29 am
GENEVA: Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to west Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organization said Frid...
Eleven Daash insurgents killed in Iraq
October 24, 2014 - 2:39:42 pm
BAGHDAD: Eleven members of Daash organization were killed in Anbar province, west of Iraq, Iraqi security sources said. The source said a...
Emir, PM send condolence to French president
October 24, 2014 - 1:37:00 pm
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has sent a cable of condolence to President Francois Hollande of the Republic of Franc...
Militant group claims suicide bombing against Pakistani politician
October 24, 2014 - 1:29:20 pm
QUETTA: A militant group Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing targeting the head of a leading Pakistani religious political p...
At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict
October 24, 2014 - 12:54:42 pm
GENEVA: The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, warning that it ...
Three Kurdish militants killed in attack on Turkish power plant
October 24, 2014 - 12:44:49 pm
DIYARBAKIR: Turkish soldiers killed three Kurdish militants who were part of a group that attacked a power plant in the eastern province of ...
China approves 8 railway, airport projects
October 24, 2014 - 12:44:04 pm
BEIJING: China's top economic planner announced Wednesday it has approved feasibility reports on five airport and three railway projects...
Eight people killed in Nepal bus crash
October 24, 2014 - 11:54:49 am
KATHMANDU: At least eight people were killed when a bus fell down a mountain in Nepal on Friday, a news report said. The bus fell 150 met...
Israel plans to build 1,600 new East Jerusalem housing units
October 24, 2014 - 11:54:10 am
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Jerusalem's Committee for Planning and Construction will discuss on Tuesday a plan to build 1,600 housing units in t...
Al Attiyah leaves for Washington
October 24, 2014 - 10:43:44 am
DOHA: Chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority HE Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah and his accompanying delegation...
Emir, PM exchanges congratulations on new Hijri year
October 24, 2014 - 9:39:44 am
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani has exchanged cables of congratulations with the leaders of the Arab and Islamic countrie...
Tokyo stocks close up 1.01pc
October 24, 2014 - 9:37:43 am
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks rose 1.01 percent by the close on Friday, helped by a weaker yen and after strong gains on Wall Street. The Nikkei 22...
Emir, PM greet Zambian president
October 24, 2014 - 9:21:07 am
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani has sent a cable of greetings to President Michael Sata of the Republic of Zambia on ...
Toyota shares rise on record profit report
October 24, 2014 - 9:18:26 am
TOKYO: Shares in Japanese auto giant Toyota advanced in Tokyo morning trade on Friday following a report it is set to book a record operatin...
20 in hospital after eating bad ba...
Qatar wins UN Human Rights Council ...
Outrage over insult to sports star...
Tainted barbecue victim loses 25kg ...
Milipol Qatar Exhibition 2014 opens...
Qatar Digital Library launched
Work on new sponsorship law under w...
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