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Dusty weather causes health problems to 2,600 kids

At least 2,600 children have been treated for respiratory and asthma problems caused by dust storm and strong winds.

Philippine Ambassador recognises laundry attendant who donated an entire month's salary to typhoon victims

After being honoured with a runner-up award in the Unsung Hero category at the recent Hotelier Middle East Awards and being featured in several local English news dailies in Doha, Hezron Jeremiah Onyango, laundry attendant at the InterContinental Doha The City, was personally presented a certifi

Sheikh Jassem bin Thani dead

Sheikh Jassem bin Thani bin Jassem Al Thani (pictured) died yesterday, aged 97. He was the grandson of the Founder of Qatar, Sheikh Jassem bin Mohammed bin Thani.

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Court acquits US couple over daughter’s death

A Qatari appeals court yesterday acquitted a US couple of parental neglect over their adopted daughter’s death.

Matthew and Grace Huang were arrested in January 2013 after the death of eight-year-old Gloria, who had been adopted from an orphanage in Ghana.

Expat doctors acquitted of negligence charges in Qatar

Two expat doctors have been acquitted of charges that they caused a Qatari woman to go blind and become paralysed, according to Arabic daily Arrayah.


Woman’s bid to commit suicide foiled

The Civil Defence on Saturday rescued a woman who was trying to commit suicide by jumping out the window of a building in Town Centre in Markhiya.

First Qatari woman conquers Kilimanjaro

Dana Al Anzy has become the first Qatari woman to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the world’s tallest free-standing mountain.

Janet Jackson shows support to Reach Out To Asia

Janet Jackson and her husban Wissam Al Mana showed up at the Reach Out To Asia Gala Dinner last night to show their support.

20 in hospital after eating bad barbecue

More than 20 people, including several women and children were hospitalised following severe food poisoning from dishes served by a popular Turkish restaurant in Frij Klaib area.


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