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Qatar Participates In Arab League’s Meet

The 101st ordinary session of Arab League’s Economic and Social Council at the ministerial level was started yesterday in Egypt under the presidency of Sudan. The Qatari delegation is headed by HE Saif Muqaddam Al Buainein, permanent representative of Qatar to the Arab League. The agenda includes 20 articles covering …

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Egyptian Court Impose Huge Fine On Qatar’s BeIN Sports

Qatar’s BeIN Sports said in a statement that it was ‘shocked and appalled’ by the decision of an Egyptian court which imposed a fine of $22mn for violating anti-trust regulations. BeIN Sports denied any wrongdoing and said the judgement – which included a fine of 400mn Egyptian pounds against its …

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Egypt Extend Detention Of Al Jazeera Journalist For The 11th Time

Authorities in Egypt have extended the detention of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein for the 11th time. He was arrested on spurious charges after he was stopped and questioned by the authorities in December 2016, while he was travelling to Cairo for a holiday with his family. Hussein has been …

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Blockading States Face A Reality Check

The leaders of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt were reckless in conflicts against Libya and Yemen and imposed sanctions on Qatar out of nowhere last year. According to a new report released by the independent watchdog organisation, Freedom House’s report, 71 countries suffered net declines in political rights and …

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Egyptian Mufti Claims Bitcoin Is Forbidden In Islam

The grand mufti of Egypt has said that bitcoin is forbidden is Islam and warned that the digital currency could be used for criminal purposes. According to Shawqi Allam, bitcoin poses “high risks to individuals and states.” It could provide “stable and secure financial resources for terrorists and criminal groups,” …

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Qatar Slams Church Attack In Egypt

Qatar has condemned the attack on church in Helwan, Egypt, which killed few people and left many injured. The foreign ministry of Qatar reiterated the country’s firm stand against terrorism irrespective of its motives and reasons. The ministry’s statement expressed condolences to the families of the victims and to the …

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Prominent Arab Leaders Skip OIC Meeting

Participation of top level leaders were expected when Erdogan convened a meeting of OIC to discuss the Jerusalem issue. However, only 16 out of 57 heads of state were present at the summit in Istanbul. Many countries sent lower-level ministers and officials to represent them, the response was shocking as …

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Egyptian Pop Singer Imprisoned For Racy Video

Egyptian pop singer Shyma has been arrested for her racy video. She has been sentenced to two years in prison for appearing in lingerie for her music video. The court also ordered her to pay a fine of 10,000 pounds. The 25-year-old singer appears in the video in her underwear …

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