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British Airways cabin crew extend strike into August holiday peak

Striking British Airways cabin crew have announced a further two weeks of action for the first half of August in their battle over pay and sanctions at the airline.Crew in the lower-paid mixed fleet working out of Heathrow started the …

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Oman Air flight experiences technical problems

Oman Air flight WY 283, a Boeing 737 � 800 flying from Muscat to Bangalore, experienced a technical glitch on takeoff and returned safely to its home base, Muscat. Thanks to the professionalism of the well trained crew, no further …

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President of Armenia receives H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed.

Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia, received H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Tuesday.

Sheikh Abdullah conveyed the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan …

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Philippine Airlines launches business class service to Manila

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) launched its business class service between Doha and Manila on Sunday, providing passengers with more options and several amenities on board its reconfigured A330-300 aircraft.We have made significant strides in developing the flight between Doha …

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Oman Air mulls mixed Boeing, Airbus deal to reduce supplier risk

Oman Air is considering splitting its planned widebody order between Airbus A350s and Boeing 787 Dreamliners to nurture political relations and minimize disruptions fromtechnical outages, according to a Bloomberg report. The Gulf carrier, which plans to go ahead with next …

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Analysts: Tehran Sees Liberation of Mosul as Victory for Iraq and Iran

A senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader has described Iraq's liberation of Mosul from Islamic State (IS) as a victory for Tehran.

Ali Akbar Velayati, an adviser to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, told reporters, Liberation of the Iraqi city of …

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President, VP, and H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed send condolences to Saudi King on death of Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz.

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on the death of Prince …

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Qatar Airways launches new service to Kiev

QATAR Airways (QA) has announced the launch of its new direct service to Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine, with seven weekly flights beginning August 28.The service comes as part of the airline's robust expansion plan for Eastern Europe, with …

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UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs answers to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Al Jazeera’s persistent promotion of extremist ideologies

The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs has sent a letter to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Qatar's Al Jazeera's persistent promotion of extremist ideologies.

"While the protection of the right of freedom of expression is of …