Athletic

WTT Star Contender to begin on Monday

Doha: The World Table Tennis (WTT) will make its return to Doha with a second WTT Star Contender this week, following its successful debut earlier this year with the WTT Middle East Hub. More than 70 athletes from across the globe will start their camp…

Government

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets with President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region during UK visit

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has met with Nechirvan Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, on the sidelines of his visit to the United King…

General

Church in Former IS Iraqi Stronghold Gets New Bell

MOSUL, IRAQ — A bell was inaugurated at a church in Mosul on Saturday to the cheers of Iraqi Christians, seven years after the Islamic State group overran the northern city.Dozens of faithful stood by as Father Pios Affas rang the newly installed bell …

General

Islamic State Claims Syria Gas Pipeline Attack

BEIRUT — The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for an attack on a major natural gas pipeline southeast of the Syrian capital that led to power outages in the city and surrounding areas.IS fighters “were able to plant and detonate e…