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Al Quds Day march in London

Sunday, 27 July 2014 3:21 PM

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators marched through central London to show solidarity with the Hamas ruled territory, and to call for an end to Israeli military action in Gaza

Politics & Economics»

Bahrainis protest against violence in Gaza

Sunday, 27 July 2014 3:21 PM

Bahrainis take part in a protest against Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip in the village of Karranah, west of Manama

Culture & Society»

Lailat al-Qadr in Kuwait

Sunday, 27 July 2014 3:20 PM

Kuwaiti men and women, separated by a wall, pray at the Grand Mosque in Kuwait City early during the 'Lailat al-Qadr' (Night of Destiny) which falls on the 27th day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan

Culture & Society»

The rituals of Ramadan

Sunday, 27 July 2014 3:20 PM

Ramadan is a time when Muslims around the world observe their faith by fasting from sunrise to sunset, abstain from impure thoughts, read the Quran, pray, and think of God

Lifestyle»

Wardrobe must-haves for every businessman

Sunday, 27 July 2014 10:48 AM

Mr Porter’s basic guide to dressing stylishly at work

Sport»

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games promise to be the best Commonwealth Games ever with 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 nations and territories competing in 17 sports over 11 days.

Technology»

eBay Inc.'s StubHub hit by cyber fraud ring

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

The US has charged six men in connection with a scam that defrauded eBay's Stubhub of about $1m.

Culture & Society»

Preparations for Eid al Fitr

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

Muslims throughout the world are preparing for celebration of the Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday marking the end of the religious month of Ramadan in which believers abstain from food and water during daylight hours.

Transport»

GM recalls 717,949 more vehicles

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

GM announced the recall of another nearly 720,000 Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC vehicles for various defects.

Politics & Economics»

Doha: Hamas leader speaks to media

Thursday, 24 July 2014 1:03 PM

At a press conference in the Qatari capital Doha on July 23, 2014, chief of the Islamist Hamas movement, Khaled Meshaal announced that Hamas rejected a ceasefire to end 16 days of deadly fighting with Israel unless the blockade on the Gaza Strip is lifted.

Politics & Economics»

Ban Ki-moon in Qatar

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:33 PM

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Israel to 'exercise maximum restraint' and spare civilian lives in its campaign in Gaza, where the Palestinian death toll on July 20, 2014, alone passed 100.

Politics & Economics»

Hedge funds ordered to prevent Argentina’s debt default

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:33 PM

On July 22, 2014, a US judge ordered Argentina and New York-based hedge funds to urgently reach a deal to avoid Buenos Aires defaulting over more than $1.3bn in unpaid debts.

Politics & Economics»

Girl Summit 2014 in London

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:33 PM

At the one-day summit to discuss an end to FGM and forced marriage, The Girl Summit 2014, the UK government has announced that parents will face prosecution if they fail to prevent their daughters suffering female genital mutilation (FGM).

Politics & Economics»

UN Security Council on situation in Gaza

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:33 PM

The United Nations Security Council meets at the UN headquarters in New York City to discuss the Israeli operation in the Gaza Strip, which is entering the third week with over 500 Palestinians killed in Gaza, the vast majority being civilians.

Travel»

Top travel hotspots for Eid

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 12:33 PM

Plan your holiday getaway with an all-new guide to the best places to visit in 2014 – each within just six hours of Dubai


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