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Treating fake Qatar news as gospel truth unfortunate: Experts.

, May 26 : The news about Abu Dhabi-based Sky News Arabia and the Saudi Arabia-owned al-Arabiya, mouthpieces of two governments, broadcasting a false statement attributed to Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, appears to have taken journalism to a new low, and has received strong criticism from a cross section of ...

- Sify - IN

To boldly go: Chinese aircraft cleaners retrieve US$44,000 diamond ring dropped in toilet.

A Chinese air passenger has discovered that diamonds really are forever, after recovering his two-carat ring that was accidentally flushed down a toilet, mainland media reported. The man from Huzhou in Zhejiang province dropped the 300,000 yuan diamond ring in the toilet bowl of a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Hangzhou ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Qatar state news agency 'hacking' revives Gulf tensions.

DOHA, May 26 — The alleged hack on Qatar's state news agency may have lasted just four hours, but the impact on already tense ties between Gulf rivals could last a lot longer. Doha launched an inquiry and went into damage control after...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Qatar `hacking` revives Gulf tensions.

The blocking of Al Jazeera`s website and Qatar TV in Saudi Arabia and the UAE is an indication that deeper tensions may occur. 

- Zee News - IN

Mum's tips on flying solo with a baby from Auckland to Doha, the world's longest flight.

There were tears. There was spilt milk. There was much drool. Hey, there was even laughter. But I survived the world's longest commercial flight - 17 hours from Auckland to Doha - with my 3-month-old son.

- Stuff - NZ

Complete list of Qatar Summer Festival 2017 activities.

Complete list of Qatar Summer Festival 2017 activities...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar hack, bloody Bahrain raid follow Trump's Mideast trip.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar found itself on the defensive once again Thursday as more Arab nations blocked access to websites of its flagship Al-Jazeera news network, just days after U.S. President Donald Trump's Mideast visit positioned America squarely with Sunni Arab countries against Shiite power Iran. Bahrain ...

- SFGate - US

Baku Olympic Stadium named one of the world's bests.

The World Congress of Stadiums-2017 has recognized the Baku Olympic Stadium as "The best new stadium in the world" at its gathering in the capital of Qatar, Doha.

- AzerNews - AZ

Italian Bank To Syndicate $5.8B Loan For Rosneft Deal.

Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy's largest bank by market capitalization, has started the process to syndicate the US$5.8 billion loan it had extended to Glencore and the Qatar Investment Authority to help them fund the acquisition of a 19.5 percent interest in Russian oil giant Rosneft in December last year, Reuters reported on ...

- OilPrice.com - US

'Fake news' sparks real crisis in the Gulf.

Controversial statements reported by Qatar's state news agency and later attributed to a hack have revealed deep tension among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Cyberattack against Qatar puts fake news in focus.

Despite denials of comments falsely attributed to Qatari emir, Sky News Arabia and Al Arabiya ran discredited stories.

- Al Jazeera - QA

21 Middle Eastern Media Outlets Blocked in Egypt Amid Gulf Media War

Qatar-based media channel al-Jazeera and 21 other 'terrorist' news websites were banned in Egypt on Wednesday, the ministry of interior said, just hours after a media war erupted between Gulf states and Doha. Huffington Post's Arabic edition, Masr al-Arabiya, Arabi 21 Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab.

- Albawaba - UK

Websites offline in Egypt ban

Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism", state news agency Mena and security sources said.Reuters tried to access five websites named by local Egyptian...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Qatar must stop undermining GCC interests

Doha isn't doing itself a favour by trying to jeopardise Gulf efforts to defend its security and prosperity

- GulfNews - AE

Secret Qatari-Iranian meeting held in Baghdad: report

Meeting with Iran Quds Force chief Sulaimani aimed at sabotaging Riyadh summits

- GulfNews - AE

News24.com | Egypt blocks several news sites including Jazeera

Egypt has blocked several media websites, including those belonging to the Qatari Al-Jazeera news channel and an opposition television station based in Turkey, a security official says. .

- News24.com - ZA

Qatar says it is victim of hostile US media campaign

Qatar said Thursday it is the target of a hostile media campaign, particularly in the US, a day after accusing hackers of attributing false remarks to its emir on state media

- The Daily Star - LB

Sisi's Egypt cracks down on news websites

Egypt's government, already accused of muzzling freedom of expression and opposition to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has blocked access to a host of news websites including Qatar's Al-Jazeera

- The Daily Star - LB

Qatar plays down fears of rift with Gulf states over 'fake' criticism by emir

Qatar Thursday played down fears of a rift with fellow Gulf Arab states over what it said were fake remarks by its emir criticizing U.S. foreign policy, saying they shared the same interests and fate

- The Daily Star - LB

Man Recovers Diamond Ring He Flushed down Plane's Toilet

A passenger recovered his 300,000 yuan diamond ring that he accidentally flushed down an airplane toilet on May 21. The man from Huzhou, Zhejiang Province dropped his two-carat ring down the toilet on Qatar Airways' Flight QR890 heading from Doha to Hangzhou. When the flight arrived at the Xiaoshan International Airport, ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Bahrain, Egypt Block Al-Jazeera Websites Amid Qatar Dispute

Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency. The alleged hack - and a purported fake news report that ...

- Voice of America - US

Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency. The alleged hack — and ...

- SFGate - US

Qatar probes hacking as Gulf split exposed

Qatar launched an investigation and went into damage control mode Wednesday after accusing hackers of putting what it called false remarks by the emir on state media.

- The Daily Star - LB

Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

Bahrain and Egypt Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency

- The Daily Star - LB

Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

- Townhall.com - US

Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: Report

Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for “supporting terrorism”, state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday. Reuters tried to access five websites named by local Egyptian newspapers and broadcasters, including the Al Jazeera website, ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Iran Discovers New Gas Field Next To South Pars

Iran has discovered a new gas field close to the giant offshore field South Pars in the Persian Gulf, Iranian media reported on Wednesday, quoting an unnamed official with the National Iranian Oil Company . According to Press-TV the field, called Sepand, has 1.5 trillion cubic feet of sweet gas, of which about 792 billion ...

- OilPrice.com - US

New visa processing centre in Qatar will lead to Irish economic benefits

A new Irish visa processing centre in Qatar will lead to economic benefits for Ireland, the Irish ambassador to the Gulf state has said.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Gulf slams Qatar stance on Iran and Hezbollah

Emir appears to defy official GCC policies, observers say

- GulfNews - AE

Qatar says state news website hacked, fake article published

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates " Qatar says hackers broke into the website of its state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the country's ruling emir.The hack happened early Wednesday morning and the website of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Several Arab countries block Al-Jazeera website

Website of Qatari-owned television network blocked in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Egypt blocks 21 websites, including Al Jazeera: state news agency

CAIRO - Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism", state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday.

- Reuters - US

Qatar- Partial closure for 90 days on Onaiza Street

Qatar- Partial closure for 90 days on Onaiza Street...

- MENAFN - JO

Cebu Pacific to suspend operations in Doha, Kuwait, Riyadh

Cebu Pacific to suspend operations in Doha, Kuwait, Riyadh...

- MENAFN - JO

The Pearl-Qatar sparkles with Ramadan theme and spirit

The Pearl-Qatar sparkles with Ramadan theme and spirit...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- Restriction on movement of trucks during Ramadan

Qatar- Restriction on movement of trucks during Ramadan...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar to prosecute those responsible for hacking QNA website

Qatar to prosecute those responsible for hacking QNA website...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar to 'prosecute perpetrators' of QNA hacking

Investigation launched into security breach by hackers who posted fake reports on the national news agency's platforms.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Fake News War Erupts as Qatar News Agency is Hacked

Qatar News Agency has been targeted by hackers, Doha said on Wednesday, with "fake" comments attributed to its ruler sparking a regional media war. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab.

- Albawaba - UK

Qatar says state news agency hacked after report cites emir criticising US

A report quoted Emir Sheikh Tamim Al Thani as criticising US "hostility" towards Iran.

- BBC - UK

Qatar begins probe after state news agency hacked

Qatar said Wednesday it had begun an inquiry into an unprecedented security breach by hackers who posted fake news stories attributed to its ruler on highly sensitive regional political issues.

- PhysOrg - NL

U.S. decision on expanded laptop ban not imminent: Homeland Security

The U.S. Homeland Security Department said on Wednesday that no specific timeline had been set for a decision on whether to expand a ban on larger electronics as carry-on luggage for air travel. DHS spokesman David Lapan told reporters at a briefing there was "nothing imminent" that would require an immediate decision to ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Qatar Emir stirs controversy by defending Iran and Hezbollah

Doha-based broadcaster Al Jazeera has been blocked by the UAE and Saudi Arabia in response to the emir's statements

- GulfNews - AE

US contemplates sanctions against Qatar

Conference panelists come down hard on Qatar for its role in supporting extremist groups in the region

- GulfNews - AE

IBM's compute, storage tech powers Qatar Genome Program

According to IBM, the Qatar Genome Program is one of the world's largest national genome medical research projects.

- ZDNet - UK

Qatar begins probe after state news agency hacked

Hackers post fake new stories attributed to its ruler on highly sensitive regional political issues The post Qatar begins probe after state news agency hacked appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

La Liga brings boost to Spanish economy

La Liga is so lucrative it is set to double its contribution to Spain's economy, reaching almost two per cent of the country's GDP by 2019, a Doha conference heard Tuesday.

- The Local - ES

Power generation capacity in Qatar grows by 50pct

Power generation capacity in Qatar grows by 50pct...

- MENAFN - JO

Hack, fake story expose real tensions between Qatar, Gulf

- Townhall.com - US

Hack, fake story expose real tensions between Qatar, Gulf

Qatar says hackers broke into the website of its state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the country's ruling emir.

- FOX News - US

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