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Wajba area

A temporary diversion will be in place...

PM meets rights conference delegates

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin...

HMC’s Travel Clinic to provide vaccinations, counselling

The Hamad Medical Corporation’s Communicable Diseases Center has...

Emir chairs SC board meeting

Emir, Bahrain crown prince review ties...

human right

Call to set up regional centre for human rights

The human rights conference organised by National Human Rights...

transport minister

Transport Minister attends UN meeting

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed...


Region
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migrant maids

Bahrain, India moot scrapping scheme to protect migrant maids

India and Bahrain are considering scrapping a financial guarantee...

Opposition fighters backing Turkish troops gather on a road as smoke billows following an air strike

Turkey says '100 IS fighters' left in Syria's Al-Bab

Turkey said Wednesday fewer than 100 Islamic State jihadists were...

IRAQI

Iraqi forces fighting IS set to storm airport

US-backed Iraqi forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western...

EGYPT

Egypt and Jordan say no compromise on Palestine

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan...


International
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REJOICING

Rejecting austerity

A pensioner attends an anti-austerity rally in Athens, called by the communist-affiliated workers union

FRENCH

French artist is entombed in rock for a week

A French artist was entombed yesterday inside a 12-tonne boulder for a week, saying: “I think I can take it.”

BANGLA

Top brands to boycott Dhaka garment summit

Leading fashion brands including H&M and Zara will boycott a key industry conference in Bangladesh in support of garment workers who have been sacked, hunted or jailed for participating in wage strikes, the companies said yesterday.


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Goic, KAUST discuss cooperation to support GCC industries

A delegation from the Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting’s (Goic) recently visited Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) to promote cooperation in the fields of scientific research and innovation to support industries in the GCC.

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Raffles Singapore embarks on restoration programme

The iconic Raffles Singapore, owned by Qatar’s Katara Hospitality, and one of the few remaining 19th century hotels in the world, has embarked on a “careful and sensitive” restoration programme to be conducted over three phases, it was announced.

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Al-Attiyah Foundation, ICP sign agreement for cooperation

The Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development has signed an agreement with International Cooperation Platform to cooperate in research in the field of energy and sustainable development.

HNG

Hong Kong hands out generous budget

Hong Kong handed out billions of dollars in tax cuts and poverty relief yesterday to reflate its economy, and projected a brighter outlook this year amid growing concerns over rising trade protectionism and higher interest rates.

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RBI policy panel cites concerns about inflation

The Reserve Bank of India’s six-member monetary policy committee cited concerns about inflation in holding rates in February, with three mentioning the need to shift the policy stance to “neutral” from “accommodative,” minutes from the meeting showed.

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Ooredoo net profit rises 4% to QR2.2bn in 2016

Driven by strong contributions from Qatar and certain other markets, the Ooredoo Group posted a net profit of QR2.2bn in 2016, up 4% on the previous year.

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