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There is no respite in sight from the...

Harman House launches new portable Bluetooth speaker

Harman House, the premier connected technologies destination, has...

Indian state govt grants funds for defence of murder convicts in Qatar

The provincial government of the southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu...

Two GCC citizens get 10-year jail for drug peddling

Two GCC citizens have been sentenced to 10 years in jail each and...

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Diversion on part of East Industrial Road

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that it will put...

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Qatar, Colombia sign pacts to boost bilateral relations

Qatar and Colombia signed several agreements and memoranda of...


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Israeli raid kills Hamas member said to be behind attack

Israeli forces fired anti-tank missiles at a house in the West Bank...

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Army cuts off supply routes into east Aleppo

The Syrian army said yesterday it had cut off all supply routes into...

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Morocco arrests 52 suspected militants, foils several attacks

Morocco said on Wednesday that it had arrested 52 suspected militants...

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UN eyes late August for new Syria talks

The UN’s Syria envoy voiced hope yesterday that peace talks could...


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Asean omission of dispute not a Chinese victory: Yasay

The Philippines “vigorously pushed” for the inclusion of comment on an arbitration ruling in a joint statement from Southeast Asian countries but its failure to secure that was no diplomatic win for China, Manila’s foreign minister said yesterday.

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Ex-presidents back in Palace for crucial talks

For the first time in Philippine history, four former presidents returned to Malacanang Palace yesterday to discuss with the incumbent president and members of the National Security Council (NSC) “vital policies and strategies” for the future of the country.

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Long ordeal of elephant in Islamabad’s zoo set to end

The long ordeal for Kaavan, an elephant in zoo in Pakistani capital Islamabad, is set to end as a parliamentary panel recommends retirement of the lone elephant in Islamabad Zoo and sending him to the wild abroad.


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Ezdan Holding Group posts first half net profit of QR927mn

Backed by prudent investment strategies, Ezdan Holding Group posted a half yearly net profit of QR927mn, up 8% on the same period last year.

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Qatar First Bank earns net profit of QR16.8mn in H1

Qatar First Bank has earned a net profit of QR16.8mn and a revenue of QR353mn in the first half of this year.

QIB

Egypt shares jump on IMF loan talks, oil pulls down Gulf stocks

Egyptian stocks surged yesterday on news that Cairo was close to agreeing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending programme, while weak oil prices pulled down most bourses in the Gulf.

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China remains as key risk to India investors, says Morgan Stanley

India has overtaken China as the world’s fastest-growing major economy, but its northeastern neighbour remains the biggest risk for investors in rupee assets, ....

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Asia stocks stutter but Tokyo soars

Japanese and European shares soared yesterday after Tokyo launched a massive stimulus package to kick start the economy, but other Asian markets were more subdued as the Federal Reserve wraps up a key policy meeting.

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Emerging equities hit 11-month high

Emerging stocks touched 11-month highs yesterday, boosted by news of additional Japanese stimulus and shrugging off a sharp drop in mainland shares in China, where fears of a fresh regulatory crackdown are weighing.

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