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Nissan has announced the launch of its...

Etihad Airways launches global sales campaign

Etihad Airways has launched its annual global sales campaign,...

NU-Q welcomes its largest class

Northwestern University in Qatar’s newest class of 82 students is the...

CMU-Q alumni honoured at Bahrain forum

Alumni of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) have been...

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QSTP gets new managing director

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), Qatar’s primary hub for...

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HMC holds course on radiation protection

The Occupational Health and Safety Department at Hamad Medical...


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The wreckage of a home hit by a coalition airstrike in Sanaa's Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage sit

UN says 10,000 killed in Yemen war, nearly twice other estimates

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's 18-month-old civil...

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Lebanon’s trash crisis threatens return

Rubbish is again accumulating on some Beirut streets after protesters...

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‘IS bomber’ kills 71 army recruits in Aden

An Islamic State group militant rammed his explosives-laden car into...

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Uber suspends services in Abu Dhabi

Uber said on Monday it has suspended its on-demand car-riding...


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After Rio scandal, Lochte to appear on US reality show

US swimming star Ryan Lochte will look to turn the page after his drunken hijinks at the Rio Olympics cost him lucrative endorsements -- by appearing on the reality TV show ‘Dancing with the Stars.’

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Singapore jails two more Bangladeshis for terrorist financing

Two more Bangladeshi expatriate workers accused of planning to join the Islamic State group were jailed Tuesday in Singapore for raising money to fund attacks in their homeland.

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Australia, Taiwan, South Korea issue travel warnings for Singapore

Australia, Taiwan and South Korea advised pregnant women and those attempting to get pregnant to avoid travel to Singapore after an outbreak of the Zika virus infected more than 50 people in the city-state.


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Egyptian parliament approves VAT at 13%

Egypt’s parliament approved yesterday a long-awaited law introducing a value-added tax of 13%, rising to 14% in the next fiscal year, a key part of the government’s plan to reform the economy and cut its deficit.

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Iran oil market share grab seen dimming prospect for freeze

Iran’s plan to keep boosting crude production until it regains its Opec market share is dimming prospects of collective action by major producers to freeze output, according to Patrick Allman-Ward, chief executive officer of Dana Gas.

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Singapore’s GIC to buy stake in Vietnam bank

Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC will buy a 7.7% stake in Vietnam’s biggest bank, both companies said in a joint statement yesterday.

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Loyal to a fault: Lotte probe exposes flaws of Korea Inc

Loyalty has been a driving force in the success of South Korea’s family-run “chaebol” conglomerates,.....

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Spain’s Union Fenosa said in talks to boost Israel gas imports

The companies operating Israel’s Tamar natural gas field are in talks to boost the quantities they will sell to Union Fenosa Gas, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Iraq planning to sell oil through Iran if talks with Kurdish region fail

Iraq’s government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters.

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