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Weather forecast for Eid al-Fitr holiday

Weather forecast for Eid al-Fitr holiday

The Qatar Met department has issued a special weather forecast summary for the Eid al-Fitr holiday period.

Amiri Diwan announces Eid holidays

Amiri Diwan announces Eid holidays

The Amiri Diwan has announced that Eid al-Fitr holidays for the ministries, other government organs and the general authorities...

Ten-day holiday period in Japan as emperor is set to abdicate

Ten-day holiday period in Japan as emperor is set to abdicate

A 10-day holiday period started in Japan on Saturday, also taking in Emperor Akihito's abdication this coming Tuesday.

Tuesday official holiday to mark Qatar Sport Day

Tuesday official holiday to mark Qatar Sport Day

The Amiri Diwan has announced that Tuesday will be an official holiday to mark Qatar Sport Day.

Travel in China grows over Lunar New Year holiday: Xinhua

Travel in China grows over Lunar New Year holiday: Xinhua

People in China made 415 million domestic trips during the Lunar New Year holiday, an increase of 7.6 percent from the same period last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported ...

Tuesday official holiday to celebrate National Day

Tuesday official holiday to celebrate National Day

On the occasion of Qatar National Day which will be celebrated on December18, the Amiri Diwan has announced that Tuesday will be an official holiday ...

Egypt says no fault in hotel room of UK couple who died

Egypt says no fault in hotel room of UK couple who died

Tour operator Thomas Cook has moved all its customers from the hotel in the Red Sea resort of Hurghada after the couple died.

Eid al-Adha holidays to start on August 19

Eid al-Adha holidays to start on August 19

On the occasion of Eid al-Adha, the Amiri Dewan has announced holiday.

Indonesia in rescue bid for 500 hikers stranded after quake

Indonesia in rescue bid for 500 hikers stranded after quake

Indonesia mounted a rescue operation Monday to reach more than 500 hikers and guides stranded by landslides on an active volcano on Lombok, a day after a powerful earthquake struck the holiday island.

Amiri Diwan announces holiday for Eid al-Fitr

Amiri Diwan announces holiday for Eid al-Fitr

On the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, the Amiri Diwan announces the Eid holiday.

Australian man wins lottery twice in a week

Australian man wins lottery twice in a week

The man plans to invest the money in some Sydney real estate, buy a new car and "a holiday to Honolulu goes without saying".

Australia boy, 12, runs away to Bali using family credit card

Australia boy, 12, runs away to Bali using family credit card

The boy ran away from his Sydney home after a row with his mother, flying first to the Western Australian city of Perth on budget airline Jetstar and then on to Bali, according to commercial broadcaster Channel Nine.