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HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

New interchange has Qatar’s highest bridge

The Umm Beshr Interchange, which is part of the new G-Ring Road...

Minister meets US official

HE Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs...

Lagoona Mall Fashion Week

Lagoona Mall Fashion Week’s 4th edition started yesterday....

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Jassim and Hamad bin Jassim Charitable Foundation opens training centre in India

Jassim and Hamad bin Jassim Charitable Foundation has launched an...

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New roads likely to boost business

As connectivity improves between areas on the western and eastern...


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SISI

Sisi in Saudi to boost ties

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi received a royal welcome from...

IRAN

Iran to air live presidential debates after U-turn

Iran will air live debates on state television ahead of May’s...

Auckland

New Zealand considers extra security on Mideast flights

New Zealand is considering additional security checks on flights from...

Jewish settlements in West Bank.

Israel signs deal to bring in 6,000 Chinese labourers

Israel signed an agreement with China on Sunday to bring in 6,000...


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101-year-old Man Kaur from India celebrates

No hurry as India's inspirational centenarian wins gold

With a jaunty victory dance, 101-year-old Man Kaur celebrated winning the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday, the 17th gold medal ...

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Macron tops French vote, to fight Le Pen for presidency

Pro-European Emmanuel Macron will face far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second round of France’s presidential election, projections showed yesterday, making him clear favourite to emerge as the country’s youngest leader in modern history.

GULF TIMES

March for Science draws big crowds, clever signs

Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a “celebration of science” to counter what organisers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington.


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Restored Saudi perks seen helping economic reforms

The decision by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to restore cuts to financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel is being seen as helping the kingdom avoid recession this year, while smoothing the path toward economic reforms.

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Nakilat posts Q1 net profit of QR191.35mn

Nakilat has earned a net profit of QR191.35mn on QR877.54mn total income, translating into earnings-per-share of QR0.34 at the end of first quarter ended March 31, 2017.

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Investors push for more info on lobbying at US companies

Dozens of major US companies are facing shareholder votes this spring that seek to require more disclosure about political lobbying, as activists demand greater corporate transparency.

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Wall St traders to adopt a cautious approach

Hedging has become all the rage as investors seek cover ahead of national elections in France that could signal whether the country remains in the European Union.

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Civil servants perk restoration boosts Saudi; Egypt falls

Saudi stocks rose in heavy volumes yesterday as investors cheered news that King Salman had issued a royal decree restoring financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel, while Egypt fell steeply on profit-taking.

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Saudi ‘take-off year’ promise attracts money from fund in Qatar

Saudi Arabia has attracted the attention of global investors and investment banks looking to benefit from the kingdom’s plans for economic transformation. It’s also drawing regional money.

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