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  • Doha's Latest Film Event Revels in Cultural Diversity

    Nearly four-fifths of the population of Doha, Qatar, a sparkling, futuristic city perched on the Arabian Gulf and packed with construction projects, are foreign workers. So it is fitting that economic migrants from the Philippines, Thailand, Africa and...
  • Qatar Airways to launch Miami-Doha route June 10

    Qatar Airways to launch Miami-Doha route June 10
    Qatar Airways plans to start new service between Miami and Doha, Qatar in the Persian Gulf on June 10, the airline announced Monday. The new Miami route will be the Middle Eastern airline’s sixth U.S. destination. “Qatar Airways’...
  • Doha Fest Relaunches With Family-Friendly Programming

    The inaugural Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by Doha Film Institute, is out with the old and in with the new and child-friendly. Skedded from Nov. 26-30, the festival, which DFI execs hope will rise like a family-friendly phoenix from the ashes of...
  • Al Jazeera affiliate among four TV stations ordered closed in Egypt

    CAIRO -- An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered the closing of four television stations, including an Al Jazeera affiliate, in an escalating government crackdown to silence media criticism and intimidate journalists. The military has been sensitive to...
  • Egypt court upholds ban on Muslim Brotherhood

    Egypt court upholds ban on Muslim Brotherhood
    CAIRO — An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a sweeping ban on the Muslim Brotherhood, in a sign of the interim government’s determination to keep heavy pressure on the Islamist movement. The ban, ordered in September, outlaws all...
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  • Al-Jazeera Taking Legal Action Against Egypt

    Al-Jazeera is taking legal action against Egyptian authorities, claiming that its journalists have been arrested without charges and harassed in past months, its London-based lawyers announced Thursday. The Qatar-based network said in a statement on...
  • Rachel Marsden: America's best weapon against Iran is France

    PARIS -- The Geneva talks on Iranian nukes have turned into a "pull my finger" charade. Iran says that it's only making electricity, not nuclear bombs. The U.S., Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany are somehow all supposed to agree on reeling...
  • Fractious Syrian opposition says it has formed a united coalition

     
    The deeply divided Syrian opposition said Sunday that its myriad factions had reached an initial agreement to form a new coalition -- the Syrian National Coalition -- to oversee a push to oust the government of President Bashar Assad....
  • Saudi Arabia, UAE announce $8 billion in aid for Egypt

    Saudi Arabia, UAE announce $8 billion in aid for Egypt
    CAIRO -- Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced a total of $8 billion in economic aid to help shore up Egypt’s military-backed interim leaders after Islamist President Mohamed Morsi was removed in a coup last week. The...
  • Rowhani victory in Iran raises cautious hopes in region

    Rowhani victory in Iran raises cautious hopes in region
    BEIRUT -- The election of Hassan Rowhani as Iran’s new president has raised hopes of increased engagement with other nations and a new era of moderation in the Islamic Republic, according to commentaries across the region on Sunday. Rowhani, a...
  • Talks with Taliban ahead, now that U.S. envoys can find them

    Talks with Taliban ahead, now that U.S. envoys can find them
    In one of the more bizarre diplomatic events of late, turbaned envoys of the Taliban cut a pink satin ribbon across the entrance of a two-story villa in Doha, Qatar, a fixed address where U.S. negotiators can find the fugitive extremists when they want to...