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A top-notch hospital in Doha is busy: Only falcons allowed

  • DOHA: At first glance, the Souq Waqif clinic in the historic center of Doha, the capital of Qatar, could be any other state-of-the-art hospital. Nurses in blue scrubs move briskly through the bright wards, conducting rounds. Radiology and operating rooms whir with the beeps and blinks of...
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Cairo customs foil drug, weapon smuggling attempts

  • CAIRO: Egyptian customs officers have foiled attempts to smuggle bladed weapons, narcotics and foreign currency though Cairo International Airport. Cairo International Airport customs authorities detained two passengers in possession of undisclosed foreign currency, drugs and bladed weapons. ...
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Cairo airport customs foil narcotics, firearms smuggling

  • CAIRO: Customs officers at Cairo International Airport foiled attempts to smuggle narcotic pills and underwater hunting rifles into the country. An Egyptian passenger arriving from Poland was found hiding a large quantity of narcotic drugs in his luggage. Another Egyptian traveler arriving ...
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Children at risk as “button” battery use grows-study

  • Children face a growing risk from “button” batteries, according to a US study showing a near doubling of emergency room visits in the past two decades as the objects can cause electrical or chemical burns if swallowed.Most of those emergency room trips are due to coin-shaped batteries that have...
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Israeli billionaire’s company faces money woes

  • JERUSALEM: One of Israel’s wealthiest businessmen may quickly be going from riches to rags, and experts warn he could drag Israel’s economy down with him....
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Gulf force begins war games in Kuwait

  • KUWAIT CITY: Joint Gulf force the Peninsula Shield began a 17-day exercise in Kuwait on Sunday as officials said the war games were not related to unrest in the region....
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Expats banned from morning treatment at Kuwait hospitals

  • KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait is to bar foreigners from attending public hospitals in the mornings, local media reported on Thursday, in a decision activists labelled as “racist.”...
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Turkey builds wall at Syria border crossing after bombs

  • ANKARA: Turkey is constructing 2.5-km-long twin walls at a border crossing with Syria to increase security at the frontier following three deadly bombings this year.The concrete walls will be built on either side of the road leading from the Turkish side of the crossing at Cilvegozu to the Syrian...
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Egypt court convicts 43 nonprofit workers

  • CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Tuesday convicted 43 nonprofit workers, including at least 16 Americans, of illegally using foreign funds to foment unrest in the country, sentencing them to up to five years in jail.Most of the Americans had left the country. They include Sam LaHood, son of the US...
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Why breast cancer awareness in the Arab world should be a year-round campaign

  • DUBAI: The well-known saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” could not be more true than in the case of diagnosis and treatment of many forms of cancer. Like every year, October is being marked around the world with breast cancer awareness campaigns, which highlight the...
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