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Need for religious tolerance stressed

The first plenary session at the 13th Doha Conference on Interfaith...

Al-Marri briefs UN rights chief on siege

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) Prince...

Advisory Council Speaker meets US Congress team

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid...

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Turkish delegation visits Rayyan

Officials from Al Rayyan Municipality have held discussions with a...

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Ministerial Group reviews private sector role for educational projects

The technical group of the Ministerial Group for the Encouragement...


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A bus is seen after run off the road and plunged into a ravine on the Panamerican road in southern P

Toll rises to 35 in Peru bus crash: ministry

At least 35 people were killed Wednesday when a bus veered off a mountain road and plunged into a ravine in southern Peru, the interior ministry said.

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Scientists set off to explore new Antarctic ecosystem

A team of international scientists led by the British Antarctic Survey set off on Wednesday to explore a mysterious marine ecosystem that has lain hidden under an ice shelf for up to 120,000 years.

Leftist CUP party member Anna Gabriel (R) walks past Catalan President Carles Puigdemont

Spain court orders arrest of self-exiled Catalan separatist

A Spanish court on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant valid only in Spain for a former Catalan MP who is in self-imposed exile in Switzerland to avoid jail while she is investigated over her role in the region's secession drive.


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Pro-government forces hit Syria's Ghouta with rockets

Pro-government forces fired rockets and dropped barrel bombs from...

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US ready to talk Mideast peace as Abbas calls for conference

The United States is “ready to talk” Middle East peace with the...

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Egypt puts prominent politician critical of Sisi on terror list

An Egyptian court put former presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abol...

Civil Defence volunteers, known as the White Helmets, carry a wounded man into a makeshift hospital

Russia blamed as Syria clinic bombed out of service

A key hospital in Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta was put out of...


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Ahlibank effectively manages in 2017 its net interest margins

Asset re-pricing and loan growth more than offset the increased funding cost, thus helping Ahlibank effectively manage its net interest margins in 2017, according to its top official.

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Moroccan exporters review ties with Qatari businessmen

Qatar-Morocco relations have witnessed “substantial progress” in the past years, particularly after mutual high-level visits by both the countries’ leaderships, according to a senior Qatar Chamber official.

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Qatar-Bosnia and Herzegovina pact to open ‘new horizons’, says minister

The agreements signed between Qatar and Bosnia and Herzegovina “would open new horizons” for co-operation in a wide range of sectors, a high-ranking government official has said.

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Goic to host ‘Qatari-Omani Joint Entrepreneurs Meeting’ in April 2018

The Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting (Goic) will host the ‘Qatari-Omani Joint Business Entrepreneurs Meeting’ on April 11 and 12 in Doha,..

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After breakthrough Islamic issuance, Al Rayan Bank eyes more RMBS in UK

Al Rayan Bank is planning more securitisations backed by Shariah-compliant loans, after recently selling the UK’s first deal tied to Islamic-style home purchase plans.

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Retakaful sector remains embattled playground for Islamic finance

Islamic reinsurance, or retakaful, is faced with a challenging environment in a highly competitive reinsurance market, ...

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