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Sweltering conditions are forcing some...

Ooredoo’s business desks generate demand

Six months after being launched, Ooredoo’s business desks are...

QC builds housing units in Mauritania

To accommodate the students of Shariah Sciences and imams of mosques,...

Emir receives message from Swiss president

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has received a written...

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Dates festival kicks off at Souq Waqif

The Local Dates Festival kicked off at Souq Waqif yesterday evening....

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Emir in Argentina talks

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Argentinian President...


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Syria regime tightens its grip on Aleppo

Pro-government forces yesterday tightened their grip around the...

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Saudi snow city tests Kingdom’s capacity for fun

At a shopping mall in southern Riyadh, a woman shrouded in black...

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Keeping traditions alive...

Families of Kuwaiti sailors bid them farewell as they sail away in...

Al-Nusra Front, chief Abu Mohammad al-Jolani

Al-Qaeda paves way for break ties with Syria affiliate

Al-Qaeda prepared the ground Thursday for a break with its Syrian...


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Malaysia names new anti-graft chief as corruption scandal drags on

Malaysia appointed a new chief of its anti-graft agency on Friday, replacing a previous head who stepped down two years before his term ended amid a high-profile graft investigation linked to Prime Minister Najib Razak.

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Thousands stranded near New Delhi as rains flood roads

Thousands of Indians were left stranded overnight Friday as major traffic gridlock paralysed roads leading to a key business city near New Delhi and authorities struggled to get the situation under control.

Pakistan

Husband of UK woman killed in Pakistan calls for justice

The husband of a British woman who was killed in Pakistan has called for the UK and Pakistani governments to ensure his wife received justice, as he sought to keep the spotlight on so-called "honour" killings.


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Higher hydrocarbon growth may help Saudi avoid recession: BMI

Relatively elevated growth in the hydrocarbon sector will prevent the Saudi economy from entering a recession in 2016, BMI Research has said in a report.

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Qatar Airways said to lift IAG stake to 20%

Qatar Airways will further raise its stake in British Airways owner IAG, adding to its holding after the shares plunged in the wake of the Brexit vote, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Lloyds to cut 3,000 jobs, close more branches after Brexit shock

Lloyds Banking Group said yesterday it would step up its cost cutting plans to help to offset a more testing economic environment caused by Britain’s vote to quit the European Union.

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US jobless claims rise; labour market still strong

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, but the underlying trend continued to point to sustained labour market strength.

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CIB earnings aid Egypt; blue chips weigh on Gulf bourses

Egypt’s largest bank helped carry the stock market higher yesterday after it posted strong quarterly earnings, while weak results from blue chips weighed on some Gulf bourses.

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European shares slip after earnings deluge, Fed meet

Global stocks slid yesterday as investors digested a barrage of company results and indications by the US Federal Reserve that it would take a slow, measured approach to any interest rate hikes.

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