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 2020-07-13 01:27 

The Peninsula Qatar

Jupiter to be visible in Qatar skies on Tuesday...

Jupiter will be visible in the skies of Qatar on Tuesday...

 2020-07-13 01:18 

Press TV

US Racism Angers Africa...
 2020-07-13 01:14 

Times of Israel

Hagia Sophia the latest Muslim-Christian tussle over holy sites...

From Spain to Syria, churches have been converted into mosques, and vice versa, as control over the sites have shifted over the centuriesFrom Spain to Syria, churches have been converted into mosques, and vice versa, as control over the sites have shifted...

 2020-07-13 01:13 

Al Arabiya

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia announces guidelines for resuming entertainment activities...

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have announced guidelines for the resumption of entertainment centers and activities, according to a statement from the General...

 2020-07-13 01:06 

Gulf Times

Amir sends cable of congratulations to Kiribati president...

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and and HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani yesterday sent cables of congrat...

 2020-07-13 01:05 

FX Empire

The Crypto Daily Movers and Shakers July 13th, 2020...

It's a mixed start to the day for the majors. A Bitcoin break out from Sunday's high $9,368.4 would deliver support to the broader market....

 2020-07-13 01:04 

Gulf Times

Qatar's farm sector booming despite Covid-19: expert...

The country's agriculture sector has many potential projects in the pipeline, and some 150 hectares can be developed over the next few years, prominent Qatari agriculturist Nasser Ahmed al-Khalaf has said....

 2020-07-13 01:01 

Gulf Times

World TeamTennis to kick off season with safety measures in place...

World TeamTennis (WTT) kicks off its three-week regular season yesterday, as the world of professional tennis moves forward in the United States during the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-07-13 01:01 

The Peninsula Qatar

MOPH reiterates precautionary measures against COVID-19...

Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) emphasized the need to follow the general precautionary measures against the Coronavirus....

 2020-07-13 01:00 

MehrNews.com

Police seize 256kg illicit drugs in eastern Iran...

TEHRAN, Jul. 13 (MNA) Anti-narcotic police forces of the Islamic Republic have busted 256 kg of illicit drugs in Sistan and Baluchestan province....

 2020-07-13 00:59 

Gulf Times

Warren ends 6-year title drought with Austrian Open win...

Marc Warren captured his first European Tour title in six years yesterday with a one-shot victory in the Austrian Open despite playing without his caddie who failed to pass a coronavirus test in time....

 2020-07-13 00:58 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkey renew rejection to plans by Israel to annex more of West Bank...

KUWAIT, July 12 (KUNA) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan renewed his rejection on Sunday to plans by Israel to annex 30 percent of the West Bank. In a press interview, carried out by Turkish news agency (Anadolu) Erdogan criticized the internation...

 2020-07-13 00:57 

Gulf Times

Manchester City to learn fate of Champions League ban appeal today...

Manchester City's Abu Dhabi project and the future of UEFA's financial fair play (FFP) rules face a pivotal day today when the Court of Arbitration for Sport delivers its verdict on City's appeal against a two-season ban from European competit...

 2020-07-13 00:57 

Gulf Times

Ronaldo double salvages 2-2 draw for Juventus...

Cristiano Ronaldo converted two penalties, both awarded for handballs and the second in the last minute, as Serie A leader Juventus twice hit back to draw 2-2 with Atalanta to move closer to a ninth successive Serie A title on Saturday....

 2020-07-13 00:53 

Al Jazeera

Brazil coronavirus cases near two million: Live updates...

Experts say cases in South American country likely far higher while study shows record corporate debt due to pandemic....

 2020-07-13 00:52 

Gulf Times

Al Sadd eager for QNB Stars League restart...

Football clubs are continuing their preparations ahead of the resumption of 2019-20 QNB Stars League, with Week 18 matches starting on July 24. The tournament, which had a long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will restart as per the general plan and p...

 2020-07-13 00:50 

Gulf Times

Spurs leave it late to beat Arsenal, Villa get a boost...

Toby Alderweireld gave Tottenham a late 2-1 win over Arsenal as Jose Mourinho's men climbed above their north London rivals, while Aston Villa boosted their Premier League survival hopes with a 2-0 victory against Crystal Palace yesterday....

 2020-07-13 00:50 

Gulf Times

HBKU's College of Science and Engg, MoTC team up for webinar series...

The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has collaborated with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC)'s Qatar Digital Government Training Programme...

 2020-07-13 00:49 

Gulf Times

Aishwarya Rai, daughter too test positive for Covid...

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's daughter-in-law and granddaughter have joined him and his son in testing positive for Covid-19, the family said yesterday, in one of the highest-profile cases of the pandemic sweeping India....

 2020-07-13 00:48 

Saudi Press Agency

HRH the Crown Prince congratulates Michael Martin on his election as Prime Minister of Ireland...
 2020-07-13 00:48 

Gulf Times

Coronavirus testing reaches 8,000 per million; nearly 63% cured...

As India yesterday recorded 850,000 coronavirus cases, the testing per million crossed the 8,000 figure with 62.93% patients recovering from the disease, a positive sign amid the pandemic....

 2020-07-13 00:48 

Saudi Press Agency

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates Michel Martin on his Election as Prime Minister of Ireland...
 2020-07-13 00:47 

Press TV

An insider's view of the country: Iran's Botanical Garden and the Kandovan Village...

Irans National Botanical Garden is in grace with all sorts or plants, trees and flowers; an infinite palate of texture and shape that turn this garden into a glorious work of art. Kandovan is an amazing village in the mountains of East Azerbaijan Province...

 2020-07-13 00:46 

Gulf Times

Coronavirus stalks cells of Cameroon's crowded prisons...

On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at the main prison in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde....

 2020-07-13 00:44 

Gulf Times

US election officials warn of chaos due to budget crunch...

A Michigan town wants machines to speed up counting of absentee ballots.In Ohio, officials want to equip polling places so voters and poll workers feel safe from the coronavirus....

 2020-07-13 00:44 

Times of Israel

Pope 'deeply pained' over Turkey's move on Hagia Sophia...

In improvised remarks, Francis laments decision to return Istanbul icon, originally built as a Christian cathedral, from a museum to a mosqueIn improvised remarks, Francis laments decision to return Istanbul icon, originally built as a Christian cathedral...

 2020-07-13 00:43 

Gulf Times

US Supreme Court's ruling on presidential immunity from subpoena...

The US Supreme Court took two cautious, balanced steps on Thursday to clarify something that was obvious to everyone but President Trump and his lawyers: The president can't dodge investigations into his conduct, even while in office....

 2020-07-13 00:40 

Gulf Times

"For me, it's about balancing the pragmatic with the creative"...

Debates over immigration and national identity dominate the political discourse in the Trump-era United States, but many Americans may be unaware that Australia has grappled with similar issues for decades....

 2020-07-13 00:40 

Gulf Times

Flood situation in Assam worsens...

Two more people died yesterday in Assam as the flood situation in the state worsened, raising the toll to 44....

 2020-07-13 00:40 

Kuwait News Agency

Palestine extends closure of provinces to face COVID-19...

RAMALLAH, July 12 (KUNA) -- The Palestinian government decided on Sunday to shut down four governorates in the West Bank for four days more and impose a curfew between these provinces for two weeks, within the framework of facing the spread of the novel c...

 2020-07-13 00:39 

Gulf Times

Gehlot govt in minority, says Pilot as crisis widens...

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot will not attend a legislative party meeting scheduled to be held today, and has openly announced that Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's government in the state is in minority after over 30 C...

 2020-07-13 00:39 

Al Arabiya

Ten million children 'may never return to school' after coronavirus...

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an "unprecedented education emergency" with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of never goi...

 2020-07-13 00:36 

Gulf Times

Panama hospitals on verge of collapse as virus cases soar...

Hospitals in Panama are on the brink of collapse as coronavirus cases spike in the Central American country worst hit by the pandemic, where doctors are already exhausted....

 2020-07-13 00:34 

Gulf Times

Poland votes in close presidential run-off...

Poles voted yesterday in a razor edge presidential run-off election between a populist incumbent allied with US President Donald Trump and a europhile liberal challenger, with experts saying the result will define the future of the country's young dem...

 2020-07-13 00:32 

Gulf Times

With masks and gel, Spaniards vote amid new outbreaks of coronavirus...

Voters in northern Spain yesterday protected themselves with face masks and hand sanitiser before voting as Galicia and the Basque countryside held regional elections despite new localised outbreaks of Covid-19....

 2020-07-13 00:31 

Gulf Times

Half million Hong Kong people vote in primaries...

More than half a million Hong Kong people voted in primaries held by pro-democracy parties to choose candidates for upcoming legislative elections, organisers said yesterday....

 2020-07-13 00:28 

Gulf Times

Face masks in shops will not be mandatory: Gove...

Wearing face coverings in shops will not become mandatory in England, Michael Gove has suggested, sparking confusion over plans to stem the spread of coronavirus as the country emerges from lockdown....

 2020-07-13 00:27 

Gulf Times

Heads of Indian apex bodies recall contributions of Kumaran...

The guidance and actions of outgoing Indian ambassador P Kumaran helped the Indian apex bodies in their efforts towards the betterment of the community in Qatar, the heads of these organisations said recently....

 2020-07-13 00:26 

Gulf Times

Coronavirus inquiry to begin work today...

The only UK inquiry to date into the handling of the coronavirus crisis will take its first evidence from bereaved relatives today, amid growing calls for a full independent investigation....

 2020-07-13 00:25 

Gulf Times

Mandatory masks, Mickey at a distance as Walt Disney World reopens...

Star Wars stormtroopers enforced mask-wearing and Mickey Mouse waved from a distance on Saturday as Florida's Walt Disney World opened to the public for the first time in four months amid a surge of coronavirus cases in the state....

 2020-07-13 00:24 

Gulf Times

Trump finally dons a face mask...

President Donald Trump finally yielded to pressure and wore a face mask in public for the first time, as new figures yesterday showed the pace of the global spread of the coronavirus has accelerated....

 2020-07-13 00:22 

Gulf Times

Virus resurgence 'truly tragic', says Khamenei...

Iran's supreme leader yesterday called the resurgence of the novel coronavirus in the country "truly tragic" and urged all citizens to help stem what has been the region's deadliest outbreak....

 2020-07-13 00:20 

Gulf Times

Govt warns against spike in coronavirus cases...

As more than 61% of the patients who contracted novel coronavirus across the country have fully recovered, and there's a decline in the number of tests as well as occupancy of ventilators, the Pakistan government has urged the people to continue takin...

 2020-07-13 00:19 

Gulf Times

Ghana library showcases black and African literature...

A small group of visitors waits eagerly at the entrance to a single-storey building in Ghana's capital Accra, looking to explore the literary treasure inside....

 2020-07-13 00:18 

Kuwait News Agency

Egypt lists 912 COVID-19 cases, 89 deaths...

CAIRO, July 12 (KUNA) -- Egypt on Sunday registered 912 additional coronavirus cases and 89 deaths in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, some 543 have been discharged from hospitals across the country having been cured of the virus, according to health ministr...

 2020-07-13 00:16 

The Peninsula Qatar

Aspetar introduces new wrist surgical procedure providing high-quality care for Athletes...

Aspetar surgeons now use arthroscopic surgery to diagnose and treat patients with persisting and painful wrists with ligament injuries....

 2020-07-13 00:11 

Gulf Times

Conflicting visions emerge for S Africa's post-virus revival...

South Africa is awash with plans on what's needed for an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic and power shortages. What's missing is consensus on which proposals to implement....

 2020-07-13 00:10 

Times of Israel

The Jewish real estate developer who stood up to racist US housing policies...

Joseph Eichler was one of the biggest names in California's suburban development; he used his clout to bring qualified minority home buyers to neighborhoods where they were shunnedJoseph Eichler was one of the biggest names in California's suburba...

 2020-07-13 00:03 

Gulf Times

US shale explorers park more drilling rigs as rebound stalls...

Shale explorers parked more rigs last week as oil's rebound proves insufficient to boost drilling work from the lowest level in more than a decade....

 2020-07-12 23:58 

Gulf Times

Stalled BoJ lending of ETFs raises questions at start of programme...

A new Bank of Japan lending programme for stock-fund investors is attracting scant demand, raising questions about the BoJ's latest attempt to ease the side effects of its massive stimulus policy....

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