MUCH is being made in
Washington's defence and
security circles of the demise
last week of the man described
as 'Al Qaeda's No. 2.'
Abu Yahya al Libi - real name
Mohammed Hassan Qaid - was killed
by a missile fired from ...
THERE'S no question that
America's recovery from the
financial crisis has been disappointing.
In fact, I've
been arguing that the era
since 2007 is best viewed as a
'depression,' an extended period
of economic weakness and high.
SYRIAN President Bashar al
Assad's forces have renewed
efforts to impose control on Homs
province, killing at least 35 people
in one of the biggest bombardments
since a failed UN-mandated
ceasefire in April, opposition
activists said on Sunday.
They said the Syrian army used
A DELEGATION from the Qatar Satellite Company (Es'hailSat) led by CEO Ali Ahmad al Kuwari recently visited Space Systems/Loral, the company manufacturing Es'hail 1, the country's first satellite which is scheduled ...
DEFENDING champion Spain were held to a 1-1 draw by a dogged and determined Italy at the Arena Gdansk here on Sunday in the opening Group C match at the European Championship. Italy took the lead on 61 minutes through substitute .
WES Anderson wants you to live in his world - at least while you're watching his movies. So far in his two-decade career as a filmmaker, he has offered a wide variety of stories exploring a wide range of topics: a heist in Bottle Rocket (1996), high school in ...
THE American School of Doha (ASD) on Sunday honoured Chevron Qatar Limited, for its support and launching of Astrolabe, a student leadership programme for Qatari students. ASD Development and External Affairs Director Phillip Stroup presented a certificate of appreciation to Chevron Qatar President Carl A Atallah at the company´s office in Al Fardan Tower. Coordinator .
OCCIDENTAL Petroleum of Qatar Ltd (Oxy Qatar) recently presented a check of QR364,000 to Executive Manager of the Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs (QSRSN) Ameer al Mulla as part of its ongoing engagement with the community. Chairman of QSRSN Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah al Thani expressed his appreciation to Oxy Qatar for its continuing support to the society´s activities in serving people with special needs. He said, "We are thankful to ...
QTEL Group Chairman and CEO Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud al Thani shared space with key private sector and regional leaders at the World Economic Forum event held in Istanbul, Turkey, recently. During this year´s World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia, the Qtel Group Chairman Sheikh Abdullah and Qtel Group CEO Dr Nasser Marafih held private...
OPEC ministers gather this week in Vienna to review cartel´s oil output levels against the backdrop of a weak global economy, fragile demand, oversupply and simmering Iran tensions. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), whose 12 member nations pump one third of the world´s crude supplies, will meet on Thursday in the Austrian capital where the cartel is headquartered. At their last gathering in December, OPEC members agreed to ...
AIRLINES have urged Western governments to do more to improve safety in Africa, and accused the European Union of failing to grasp the continent´s needs by banning dozens of carriers. The head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents most major airlines, said a list of operators banned from the EU included several that are safe, that and the EU ...
CHINA´S exports and imports shot up in May, but analysts cautioned the betterthan- expected data released on Sunday was no cause for joy amid global economic woes and a slowdown in the Asian powerhouse. The strong figures come after China put in a poor economic performance in May and concerned policymakers cut interest rates for the first time in more than three years, as they look to spur ...
RAFAEL Nadal and Novak Djokovic were locked in a tight French Open final duel Sunday when rain caused a suspension until Monday, only the second time in history that the tournament has not finished on time. Nadal, chasing a record seventh Roland Garros title, was leading 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 1-2 when play was halted for a second and final time at 6:50 pm local time (1650GMT) with conditions on Philippe Chatrier Court becoming increasingly treacherous. The final ...
THE Qatar Endurance Racing Team 95 (QERT 95) secured the best result in Superstock Category and managed to grab fifth place in the overall 8 hours with 222 laps at the Losail International Circuit. The team which included riders Anthony West, Naseer al Malki and Nina Prinz recorded the time of 2´03.404. The BMW Motorrad France Team Theevent came out victorious in the event which included.
CAPPING a record-setting season with a spectacular display, Lionel Messi scored from three dazzling runs to finish with an unprecedented 82 goals for club and country and lead Argentina over South American rival Brazil 4-3 in a friendly on Saturday. "It was a very good year, and this was a great way to finish it," Messi said through a translator. Already a three-time FIFA Player of the Year at age 24, Messi scored 73 goals from 60 games this season for Barcelona ...
TO appreciate the designs of Rei Kawakubo, the woman behind the label Comme des Garcons, it helps to be a specialist in fashion, or something of a kook. Let´s consider her latest collection, shown in March in Paris. Not only were the brightly coloured felt garments of a fun-house scale, but they were also completely flat. A dress had a front and a back, and the two pieces were joined at the sides. The simplicity was such that a clever child, using a cookie cutter ...
KOURTNEY Kardashian and Scott Disick have been playing house for years, but the former has no intention of making things official. When Kourtney, 33, Kim, 31, and Khloe, 27, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday, host Jimmy Kimmel, 44, asked the pregnant reality star why there aren´t any wedding bells in her and Scott´s immediate future. "Do you wanna be in my therapy session?" Kourtney ...
IT is Bollywood calling for models. The size of a role and the budget of a movie do not matter; they are just looking for breaks in tinseltown, which is already ruled by a host of model-turned-actresses. "Since Bollywood has changed completely with more characteristic roles coming in, small or big hardly matters. We are here to perform; so if a small role has the potential of leaving an impact on moviegoers, then why not?" model Alesia Raut said. True to ...
RAFAEL NADAL and Novak
Djokovic were locked in a tight
French Open final duel on Sunday
when rain caused a suspension
until Monday. The final, already in
progress for three hours, will
resume with Djokovic in the
ascendancy and serving for a 3-1
lead in the fourth set.
KENYA’s internal security minister
was killed with five other people in
a helicopter crash near the Kenyan
capital on Sunday, the vice president
said. Minister George Saitoti
and his assistant were among
those killed when a police helicopter
crashed on the outskirts of
Nairobi, Vice-President Kalonzo