Editor's Picks for 8 September 2012

Collection with 3 media items created by Editor's Picks

07 Sep 2012 23:00

Egypt Air aircrew suspended their strike, which started early on Friday, September 7, in a bid to have better working conditions including better insurance and an increase in staff numbers; the strike forced the company to suspend international flights for more than 12 hours.

Although a smoking ban in all closed public spaces went into force in Lebanon under new legislation that promises hefty fines for lawbreakers, some people still sit in cafes, smoking water pipes and cigarettes.

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi met on Thursday, September 6, with Qatar Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim at the Presidential Palace headquarters in Cairo, where they held talks over the bilateral relations between the two countries and methods of increasing Qatari investments in Egypt.

A number of assailants attacked the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) on Wednesday, September 5, storming it with flammables and stones, causing damage to the building and terrifying its employees.

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi met on Thursday, September 6, with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Presidential Palace in Cairo, where they discussed the latest regional developments as well as various Palestinian issues.

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Aerial Photo of the Qatari capital Doha
Doha, Qatar
By Mariwan Salihi
02 Sep 2012

Aerial photo of Doha's glitzy business district, "West Bay," north of the Qatari capital.

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Aerial View of The Pearl-Qatar, in Do...
The Pearl Qatar, Doha, Qatar
By Mariwan Salihi
02 Sep 2012

The Pearl-Qatar, a mixed-use, man-made, island development in the Qatari capital Doha.

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The Pearl-Qatar, Doha, Qatar
The Pearl Qatar, Doha, Qatar
By Mariwan Salihi
02 Sep 2012

The mixed-use artificial island development of "The Pearl-Qatar," in the Qatari capital, Doha.