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Obama : Congress made ‘a mistake’ overriding 9/11 veto

Obama : Congress made ‘a mistake’ overriding 9/11 veto

US President Barack Obama has called the Senate’s vote to override his veto on a bill that allows families of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia’s government a mistake.…

Somalia : US accused of killing 22 troops in air strike

Somalia : US accused of killing 22 troops in air strike

An American air strike in northern Somalia killed as many as 22 soldiers, an official from the region alleged, suggesting the United States had been duped into attacking Somali troops.…

Deadly air strikes hit two Aleppo hospitals

Deadly air strikes hit two Aleppo hospitals

At least six people were killed in air strikes on two hospitals in rebel-controlled Aleppo as a Syrian government onslaught continued and the civilian death toll climbed. UN chief Ban…

US to deploy 600 more troops to Iraq for Mosul push

US to deploy 600 more troops to Iraq for Mosul push

The United States will send about 600 more American soldiers to Iraq to prepare local forces for the upcoming battle to retake Mosul from ISIL fighters. US Secretary of Defense…

Qatar Airways ranked best airline for in-flight experience

Qatar Airways ranked best airline for in-flight experience

Qatar Airways has been awarded the title of “Best Up In The Air” carrier for the second year in a row by industry experts. The national airline was the only Gulf carrier to…

Qatar National Library : A house of more than 300,000 titles

Qatar National Library : A house of more than 300,000 titles

 Not many buildings in Qatar live to be more than 50 years old. But the Qatar National Library in Al Ghanim has quietly endured, despite few visitors and amid uncertainty…

Oman’s medieval forts and resorts : A golden treasure in tourism

Oman’s medieval forts and resorts : A golden treasure in tourism

Only a few years ago, luxury escapes in Oman were pretty limited, with Six Senses Zighy Bay in the north in Musandam, and The Chedi and Shangri La in the…

Emirates Group most popular employer in UAE: Survey

Emirates Group most popular employer in UAE: Survey

Dubai-based Emirates Group is the most popular employer for fresh university graduates in the UAE, followed by international consumer goods company Unilever, according to the latest research by online recruitment…

Syrian troops launch major ground assault for Aleppo

Syrian troops launch major ground assault for Aleppo

Syrian forces launched a major ground offensive on a rebel-held district of Aleppo, the biggest assault yet in a new campaign aimed at wiping out rebel forces and retaking a…

Germany : Dresden mosque bombed in ‘xenophobic’ attack

Germany : Dresden mosque bombed in ‘xenophobic’ attack

Bomb attacks hit a mosque and a convention centre in the eastern German city of Dresden, police said on Tuesday, adding the motive appeared to be xenophobia and nationalism. No…