Thursday September 18, 2014
It's raining bonanza for domestic and international air travellers, with several Indian and foreign carriers offering flash sales and discounts to attract the growing number of Indian flyers.
World | Reuters | Friday September 12, 2014
Airbus and Qatar Airways have resolved a three-month old dispute that had been blocking the delivery of the first of ten A380s ordered by the Gulf airline, industry sources said. Airbus declined to comment.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday September 11, 2014
President Barack Obama's vow to take the fight to jihadists in Syria and Iraq will expand a US-led air war already underway and likely require deploying more special forces to help local troops.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 10, 2014
A consumer forum has directed Qatar Airways to pay Rs 70,000 to a woman who lost her goods and money while travelling to South Africa, while holding the airlines as "deficient" in service.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 6, 2014
Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi will be tried on charges of giving Qatar documents relating to national security, the state prosecutor said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Saturday September 6, 2014
An Egyptian prosecutor charged ousted president Mohamed Mursi and several of his aides on Saturday with endangering national security by leaking state secrets and sensitive documents to Qatar.
World | Associated Press | Thursday September 4, 2014
Egypt's state news agency reported Wednesday that an administrative court ordered a state-run satellite to implement its order to stop broadcasting the local Al-Jazeera affiliate. State-run NileSat said the court ruling doesn't affect it, however, be...
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday August 31, 2014
All 75 Filipino troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are safe after the last batch slipped away under cover of night from besieging Syrian rebels, military spokesmen said on Sunday.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 28, 2014
The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesd...
World | Agence France Presse | Wednesday August 27, 2014
An American journalist held for nearly two years by militants linked to Al-Qaeda in Syria returned to the United States late on Tuesday, two days after Qatar negotiated his release, his family said.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Founded by just seven people in Gaza, Hamas now has political and military leaders spread across the Arab world, complicating its ability to send a unified message for negotiating an end to a seven-week war with Israel.
Cities | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya (with inputs from PTI) | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Elaborate precautionary arrangements have been put in place at the Mumbai Airport to screen the 112 stranded Indians, who are expected to arrive on Tuesday by various flights from and around the Ebola-hit Liberia, authorities said on Monday.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 24, 2014
The Gulf nation of Qatar is hitting back at suggestions that it supports the Islamic State extremist group, saying that "determined, collective action" is needed to end sectarian violence gripping Iraq and Syria.
World | Agence-France Presse | Sunday August 24, 2014
An Israeli air strike killed two Palestinians in Gaza on Sunday as militants kept up rocket fire, a day after an Egyptian call for an open-ended ceasefire to enable new truce talks.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 23, 2014
Football star Lionel Messi has been dragged into the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict, two weeks after the Argentinian wrote in a Facebook post that he was "deeply saddened" by the loss of young lives with a photo of an injured Palestinian boy.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
Egypt is to invite Israeli and Palestinian delegations to return to Cairo to resume talks on a long-term truce for Gaza, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas announced on Saturday.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday August 11, 2014
The 19th seeded Indian open team scored 3-1 against Qatar, winning two and drawing two games, while the fifth seeded women's team won against the Netherlands 3.5-0.5.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 10, 2014
Thanks to the massive victory over Moldova, the Indian men have jumped to joint 13th spot in the current rankings and this is only likely to get better as they meet lower-ranked Qatar in the next round. The Indian girls are on the 20th spot on eight ...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
A man arrested over a suspected bomb hoax on a Manchester-bound Qatar Airways flight has been ordered to take a psychiatric evaluation under Britain's Mental Health Act, police said on Wednesday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Police arrested a man aboard a Qatar Airways plane on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat on Tuesday, following a warning to the pilot of a possible device on the aircraft.