Gulf Times - Houston
Qatar-funded programme to aid Houston students still recovering from Harvey

Qatar-funded programme to aid Houston students still recovering from Harvey

About 280 students within the University of Houston System were forced to fully withdraw from classes and about 880 had to partially withdraw after Hurricane Harvey swept through areas of Southeast Texas ...

US chemical plant fire is extinguished, company says

US chemical plant fire is extinguished, company says

Firefighters on Wednesday extinguished a raging chemical plant fire that had burned since Sunday near the US city of Houston, creating a plume of black smoke that panicked residents.

Dog dies in United Airlines overhead locker

Dog dies in United Airlines overhead locker

United said it took responsibility for the death, saying pets should not be placed in the overhead storage compartments.

Texas edges closer to recovery as key pipeline restarts

Texas edges closer to recovery as key pipeline restarts

The US Gulf Coast moves closer to recovery from Hurricane Harvey on Monday when the biggest American fuel system restarts a key segment shut down by devastating rains and officials weigh how to pay for billions of dollars in damage.

Trump visits evacuees at shelter in storm-battered Houston

Trump visits evacuees at shelter in storm-battered Houston

President Donald Trump handed out box lunches and hugged children in a Houston emergency shelter on Saturday, as he witnessed the devastation wrought after Hurricane Harvey unleashed apocalyptic floods.

Trump to visit victims of unprecedented floods in Texas and Louisiana

Trump to visit victims of unprecedented floods in Texas and Louisiana

US President Donald Trump travels to Houston and Lake Charles, Louisiana on Saturday to meet victims of catastrophic storm Harvey, one of the worst natural disasters in US history ...

Rescuers in Texas intensify efforts as Harvey moves inland

Rescuers in Texas intensify efforts as Harvey moves inland

Nearly a week after the storm smashed into the US Gulf Coast as a Category Four hurricane, thousands of rescuers and civilians eager to help battled difficult conditions to reach victims of the unprecedented flooding.

Texas chemical plant owners 'fully expect' more fires

Texas chemical plant owners 'fully expect' more fires

The chemical plant makes compounds with many commercial uses, including plastics, pharmaceuticals and construction materials -- compounds that can combust if not cooled to the proper temperatures.

Harvey soaks Louisiana as Houston paralyzed by flooding

Harvey soaks Louisiana as Houston paralyzed by flooding

Tropical Storm Harvey bore down on Louisiana on Wednesday, bringing yet more water after setting rainfall records in Texas that caused catastrophic flooding and paralyzed the US energy hub of Houston.

Melania Trump makes waves with 'storm stilettos'

Melania Trump makes waves with 'storm stilettos'

The former model is always elegantly turned out and perfectly coiffed, and Tuesday was no exception as she left the White House with her president husband for storm-ravaged Texas.

Houston police rescue 2,000 people but more awaiting help

Houston police rescue 2,000 people but more awaiting help

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said his officers received 6,000 emergency calls and rescued 2,000 people in the past day but more Houstonians still need help amid widespread flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey.

Harvey unleashes catastrophic flooding in Houston

Harvey unleashes catastrophic flooding in Houston

Tropical Storm Harvey unleashed catastrophic flooding in Houston on Sunday, turning streets in Texas' largest city into raging rivers as trapped residents climbed to higher floors and the death toll rose.