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Critics attacking Qatar missing the bigger picture

The concentrated attack on Qatar in the lead-up to and launch on Sunday of the 2022 FIFA World Cup has ...


Qatar security criticized for disrupting news report at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar: Qatar's Supreme Committee has apologized to a Danish film crew, who were threatened by security staff while broadcasting ...


UAE Press: Lois Mitchell shows how the UAE looks after its elderly

ABU DHABI, 23rd November, 2022 (WAM) -- Baniyas Cemetery in Abu Dhabi is no stranger to crowds. It is the ...


EU country refuses to shun Russian diamonds Guardian

Belgium has continued to import gems from Moscow in spite of sanctions pressureDespite eight rounds of sweeping EU sanctions against ...


Jerusalem bus stop bombings, at least 18 injured

Tel Aviv [Israel], November 23 (ANI): At least 18 people were injured in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning after twin explosions ...


FIFA World Cup 2022: Japanese fans' heartwarming gesture of cleaning stadium after match

Al Khor [Qatar], November 23 (ANI): Japanese football fans did something unexpectedly classy at the end of the inaugural match ...


Gazan fruit farmers losing out amid competition from Israeli produce

© Provided by Xinhua Despite having a bumper harvest, Gazan fruit farmers, facing competition from cheaper Israeli produce, see only ...


India's Pharma exports grow by 138 pc since 2013-14

New Delhi [India], November 23 (ANI): India's pharma exports have increased 138 per cent in April-October 2022-23 compared to the ...


UN Security Council Urges Yemen's Houthis to Extend Truce; Talk Peace

New York - U.N. Security Council members urged Yemen's Houthi rebels to renew a truce that expired in October and ...


FIFA WC: Crazy things happen, says Saudi Arabia manager after win over Argentina

Lusail [Qatar], November 23 (ANI): Following the team's shock win over Argentina in their FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign opener ...


Right time to seek a new challenge: Cristiano Ronaldo on Manchester United exit

Doha [Qatar], November 23 (ANI): Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday announced the end of his contract with Manchester United, ...


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Rare workers' protest seen at Foxconn's China iPhone factory

BEIJING, China: Social media posts have shown hundreds of workers protesting against a plan to delay bonus payments at Foxconn's ...

Majority of US firms in Ireland say they will hire more staff in 2023

DUBLIN, Ireland: Some 61 percent of U.S. businesses operating in Ireland intend to hire more staff next year, according to ...

Majority of US Federal Reserve officials agree to slow rate hikes

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to the minutes from Federal Reserve's meeting held on 1st and 2nd November, a "substantial majority" of ...

Zoom struggles after Covid emergency as value of shares falls 90%

SAN JOSE, California: As it struggles to adjust after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, shares in Zoom Video Communications ...

Despite Ukraine war, European traders purchasing diesel from Russia

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Before the start of a European Union (EU) ban in February, European traders are rushing to fill tanks ...

China looks to Europe as market for European electric vehicle sales

BEIJING, China: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) makers aim to win over European drivers and large corporate customers with more affordable ...

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Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...

Sanctions, drop in demand cause Russian car sales to collapse

MOSCOW, Russia: As Western sanctions are sending annual car sales in Russia crashing to below 1 million for the first ...

Northwest Ohio residents on alert after 40,000 minks released

CLEVELAND, Ohio: After vandals broke into a farm and released up to 40,000 minks from their cages this week, thousands ...

US approves new terminal at JFK Airport in New York

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York state Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ...

Jump in UK windfall profit tax on energy companies approved

LONDON: In a bid to raise tens of billions of pounds to fill a major shortfall in public finances, the ...

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King could step in if Malaysia parliament cannot choose leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: As support for a conservative Islamic alliance prevented major coalitions from winning a simple majority in its ...


Six feet of snow falls in western New York for first storm of year

BUFFALO, New York: Just ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday week, western New York state was hit by a snowstorm, ...


After 73 years, Biden tells Palestinians to wait until conditions are right

NEW YORK CITY: Granting Palestine full state membership status at the UN would be a "practical" step that could preserve ...


Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...


Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...


US to remove dams on west coast river to protect endangered salmon

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the largest dam removal undertaking in U.S. history, a U.S. agency last week approved the decommissioning of ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...