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Qatar Airways achieves 100 per cent compliance in IATA operational Safety Audit

Qatar Airways has achieved 100 per cent compliance in the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), verifying its status as one of the world's safest and most secure airlines.As an industry leader in aviation safety, the airline has demonstrated a strong …

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Tillerson Signs Pact with Qatar to Curb Terrorism Financing

Despite temperatures soaring above 50 Celsius in Kuwait City, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson scored a first tentative victory for cool diplomacy on his push to help find a resolution to the month-long blockade of Qatar by its Persian …

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TURKISH MILITARY KILLS 93 PKK MILITANTS IN EASTERN TURKEY

Ankara - Turkish military said early Monday that as many as 93 PKK militants were killed over the past 11 days in counter-terrorism operations in eastern Turkey.

Turkish General Staff said in a statement that the operations were conducted in …

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5.7 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HITS MEXICO

Mexico City - An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude struck southwestern Mexico on Saturday.

The epicenter of the quake was around 52 kilometers (33 miles) northwest of Cintalapa in the state of Chiapas, according to the US Geological Survey.

The quake …

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PRESIDENT OF BURKINA FASO LEAVES DOHA

Doha - HE President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kabore left Doha Saturday after an official visit to the country.

HE the President and his accompanying delegation were seen off upon departure at Hamad International Airport by HE Minister …

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ARAB MEDIA FORUM CHOOSES KATARA AS GUEST OF HONOUR FOR 2018

Doha - Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) has been chosen as the official guest of honour for the next Arab Media Forum (AMF), slated for 2018 in Kuwait, AMF Secretary-General Madhi Al Khamis announced Wednesday.

The choosing of Katara was based …

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WHITE HOUSE REOPENED AFTER MAN TRIES TO JUMP FENCE

Washington - The US Secret Service announced that it had reopened the White House after it was closed late on Tuesday when a person tried to jump a barrier near its fence.

The suspect is currently in custody, the Secret …

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QATARI NEWSPAPERS UNDERLINE IMPORTANCE OF DOHA FORUM AS GLOBAL PLATFORM -2-

Al-Watan daily for its part said that saving the world economy was one of the most important issues discussed during the Doha Forum.

It stressed the importance of addressing the problem of economic deflation and its consequences and finding solutions …

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WORKING HOURS DURING HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN

Doha - HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud has issued a circular on working hours during the holy month of Ramadan for the ministries, government bodies and public institutions. …