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Under the agreement with Chevron,...

First palm tree planted in Sheikh Abdullah’s original palace

The first palm tree was planted yesterday inside the gardens of...

Qatar, Saudi ministers review economic ties

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin...

Shrek the Musical coming to Doha

Based on the DreamWorks blockbuster which has enchanted millions of...


French ambassador visits Gulf Times

French ambassador Eric Chevallier visited the Gulf Times office...


Businessman addresses CNA-Q class

Leading Qatari businessman Yousef bin Jassim al-Darwish has addressed...

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Syria rebels lose new ground to Kurds, regime: monitor

Syrian rebels have withdrawn from three villages threatened by...


Solidarity demonstration

Supporters of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner Mohamed al-Qiq...


Egyptian police shoot four suspected militants in raid near Cairo

Egyptian police shot dead four suspected Islamist militants inside a...


Hamas armed wing says it executed one of its own members

The armed wing of Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, said Sunday it...

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Mumbai plotter Headley tells court of earlier failed attacks

An American who helped plot deadly attacks in Mumbai told a court that Pakistan-based militants made two failed attempted attacks on the Indian city before killing 166 people in November 2008.


Sri Lanka's ex-regime slams UN rights chief's 'joke' visit

Ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse's brother denounced the UN human rights chief's visit to Sri Lanka as a "big joke", as the former regime stepped up opposition to a UN-backed war-crimes probe.


An illusion built on aid heralds both hope and hunger

As she walks along a dirt road in central Malawi, Louise Abale carries her precious maize wrapped in a brightly coloured cloth and balanced on her head.

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Challenging times for Qatar banks, but outlook positive, says KPMG

With the strong measures taken by the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) in recent years through stricter regulations, adoption of Basel III rules and closer monitoring of key trends and ratios, Qatar’s banking sector is strong enough to weather the current economic turbulence...


Qatar will act to maintain liquidity if needed despite oil fall, says QCB governor

Authorities in Qatar will use fiscal policy and money market operations if needed to prevent low oil and gas prices from causing a liquidity crunch in the banking system, Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Governor HE Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani was quoted as saying.


QBA, Swedish business delegation hold talks on co-operation

The Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) organised a meeting with a delegation representing Sweden’s biggest players in the fields of Information Technology, communications, automotive, logistics, and shipping services.


SPE Qatar Section kicks off ’16 with presentation on new developments in well technology

SPE Qatar Section has held its first meeting for this year with a technical presentation delivered by lecturer Brian Schwanitz of Welltec.


Economic zones draft law to boost Qatar’s position as investment destination in the GCC

The new draft law on economic zones could help advance Qatar’s position as an economic destination in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) region, an official of the Philippine Business Council-Qatar (PBC-Q) has told Gulf Times.


Listed Qatar banks’ collective asset base rises 11% in 2015: KPMG

Driven by an increase in lending portfolios due to a gradual acceleration of infrastructure projects, the collective asset base of listed banks in Qatar has gone up 11% or by QR110bn year-on-year as of December 2015, according to KPMG in Qatar.


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