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Kindergartens in the country will be...

ExxonMobil Qatar-sponsored female students honoured

ExxonMobil Qatar recently hosted a recognition event for more than 40...

Accolades for Hyatt Plaza mall’s most active walkers

Hyatt Plaza has held the monthly Walking Club event and rewarded the...

Ooredoo holds special event for iPhone 7 launch in Qatar

Ooredoo has held a special event in Doha to mark the launch of the...

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QIB’s new Visa credit card ‘offers flexible payment’

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced the launch of a new credit...

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Qatar sustainability week logo unveiled

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has unveiled the logo for its...


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KIPCO

Kuwait’s KIPCO starts building $2.5bn real estate project

Kuwait Projects Co (KIPCO), the Gulf state's largest investment...

Elor Azaria

Netanyahu apologises for comments on soldier accused of manslaughter

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologised Sunday after...

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Sisi promises justice after ship capsize

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ordered authorities...

Syrian government forces gather amidst destruction in the deserted Palestinian refugee camp of Handa

Aleppo reels from deadly air strikes

Residents in Syria's battleground city of Aleppo cowered indoors...


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World Bank senior economist Michael Geiger

Sudan needs swift reforms to revive ailing economy

The World Bank on Sunday urged Sudan to undertake swift structural reforms to revive its ailing economy, which a top Sudanese official insisted had been adversely impacted by US trade sanctions.

The Magnificent Seven

'Magnificent Seven' hits bullseye with $35 million debut

Denzel Washington hit the bullseye again. ‘The Magnificent Seven,’ the Oscar-winner's first western, topped the box office, picking up a solid $35 million.

UK

UK soap sacks Pakistan-born actor for offensive tweets

A Pakistan-born actor has been sacked from Britain's most popular television soap after posting what broadcaster ITV called "entirely unacceptable, racially offensive" comments about Indians on social media.


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Former IMF chief Rato on trial over bankers’ luxury sprees

Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato stands trial today accused of overseeing a “corrupt system” that helped him and other executives misuse funds on hotels, parties and luxury shopping when he was a Spanish bank boss.

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European companies offer Britain minimal support in divorce talks

More than 20 European business associations and companies interviewed by Reuters say they back their governments’ position that Britain’s banking sector can only enjoy EU market access post-Brexit if the country still follows the bloc’s rules.

QSE

Industrials, realty help QSE open week strongly

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Sunday opened the week on a strong note as its key index gained 23 points, mainly lifted by industrials and real estate stocks.

INDO

Indonesia to boost ties with Qatar in trade, tourism and investment

Indonesia will be holding discussions with government ministries and officials from the private sector to boost bilateral relations with Qatar in the fields of trade, tourism, and investment, ambassador Mohamed Basri Sidehabi has said.

KATARA

Katara Hospitality opens Royal Savoy Lausanne

Murwab Hotel Group, Katara Hospitality’s operating arm, has unveiled the legendary Hotel Royal Savoy Lausanne in Switzerland...

LULU

LuLu Group chief figures in Forbes’ list of India’s 100 richest tycoons

Yusuffali M A, chairman of the Abu Dhabi-based Middle East retail chain LuLu Group, figures in the Forbes’ annual list of India’s 100 richest tycoons.

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