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Halep makes Qatar quarters despite ankle worry

Simona Halep shrugged off injury concerns to record a straight sets victory over Anastasija Sevastova on Thursday to progress to the Qatar Open quarter-finals. The...

Boudiaf double gives Al Duhail victory on Champions League debut

Midfielder Karim Boudiaf struck twice in two minutes to help Qatar's Al Duhail beat Iran's Zobahan 3-1 in their AFC Champions League debut on...

Albanian sought by US arrested in cybercrime market probe

Police in Albania say they have arrested a 25-year-old citizen who is accused of being part of a cybercrime organization that U.S. authorities allege...

Sharapova crashes out in Qatar Open first round

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova suffered a shock defeat in the first round of the Qatar Open on Monday, dumped out in three...

Riyadh’s Ritz ‘luxury prison’ reopens after graft crackdown

Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton welcomed back guests with Arabic coffee and dates Sunday, as it reopened for business more than three months after becoming a gilded...

Israel to snub film fest in Paris over contentious movie

Israel says it will not send its envoy to the opening ceremony of an Israeli film festival in Paris over the organizers' decision to...

Cricket: Zimbabwe thrash Afghanistan to level series

Brendan Taylor scored a majestic 125 as Zimbabwe thrashed Afghanistan by 154 runs in the second one-day international at Sharjah on Sunday to level...

“Saudi women need not wear abaya robes” – senior cleric

Saudi women should not have to wear the loose-fitting abaya robe to shroud their bodies in public, a senior cleric said, in the latest...

Qatari exec meets investigators in FIFA bribery case

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, a Qatari soccer and television executive, was questioned Wednesday by Swiss investigators who say he...

Gaza Bronze Age remains disappearing under concrete

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories, Oct 24, 2017 (AFP) - Archaeologists and preservation activists in the Gaza Strip have managed to halt the destruction of...

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