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The Supreme Committee for Delivery and...

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The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) is set to develop...

QTA’s World Tourism Day social media contest woos residents

Life-size photo frames installed at eight landmarks in Qatar have...

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Alumnus gives AJ Speaker Series speech at NU-Q

Jassim al-Rumaihi, a senior producer at Al Jazeera Arabic and an...

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Katara releases ‘solar calender’

Katara, the Cultural Village Foundation, yesterday launched its...


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Turkish courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest

32,000 suspects arrested in Turkey coup probe

Turkish courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest ahead of...

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres

Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died...

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Aromatic attraction

A machmoum (jasmine bouquet) is put up for sale in Tunis....

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$400mn more US aid for Syrians

The US State Department said on Tuesday it was providing nearly...


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International New York Times journalists leave Paris

The editorial production room of the International New York Times, a Parisian fixture for nearly 130 years, closed on Tuesday, staff said.

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Pippa Middleton wins court ban after royal photo 'hack'

A British High Court judge on Wednesday granted an order barring the publication of photographs allegedly stolen from the online account of Pippa Middleton, Prince William's sister-in-law.

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Uber launches global assault on takeaway meals market

Uber Technologies is making an aggressive drive into takeaway meal deliveries, with the US firm gearing up with a big staff recruitment campaign to enter at least 22 more countries.


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BlackBerry to outsource handsets, will halt production

BlackBerry, the Canadian firm that helped pioneer the smartphone market, said on Wednesday it will stop making handsets, outsourcing production to an Indonesian partner.

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Asian markets down, energy firms hit by oil deal woes

Tokyo stocks led a broad retreat in Asian markets Wednesday as the yen recovered, while regional energy firms struggled with crude prices on concern about the chances of success ...

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Qatar PPI falls 1.5% in July: MDPS

Domestic producers witnessed a gloomy scenario in July this year with Qatar’s producer price index (PPI) registering a 1.5% decline month-on-month due to lower prices for hydrocarbons, refined petroleum products, basic chemicals, cement and electricity, according to official figures.

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Saudi gears up to face economic challenges and strengthen global partnerships

Hammad Khalid Albalawi, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), spelt out a clear message of change within Saudi Arabia in his address to the XIII ‘Opportunity Arabia’ conference held in London this week.

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Egypt’s pound falls to black market record

The Egyptian pound fell to a record low on the black market on speculation that policymakers will weaken the official exchange rate for the second time this year.

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Mobily CEO sees hit from fingerprinting, slower Saudi economy

Saudi Arabia’s demand that all phone and Internet customers be fingerprinted for identification is pressuring Etihad Etisalat Co’s sales and profits in the kingdom, according to chief executive officer Ahmad Farroukh.

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