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HE the Deputy Prime Minister and...

‘Qatar 2022 to be the most comprehensive World Cup’

Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC)...

Kirkuk marketblast condemned

Qatar takes part in Milipol Paris 2017...

FM opens Arab Cultural Centre in Berlin

HE Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed...

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Katara awarded Medal of Excellence

Katara – the Cultural Village was awarded the ‘Medal of Excellence’...

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Ajyal to pay tribute to Kuwaiti acting legend

Following the presentation of a posthumous honorary award to the late...


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Putin hosts Assad in fresh drive for Syria peace deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad...

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Rouhani urges France to remain ‘realistic and impartial’ in Mideast

France can play a productive role in the Middle East by taking a...

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Iraq govt to declare final victory over IS after desert campaign

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said yesterday Islamic State had...

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Lebanon's Hariri in Egypt ahead of return home

Hariri's visit to Cairo follows two weeks of deep uncertainty after...


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Political grandees press parties to compromise for stability of govt

Two veteran allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to Germany’s parties yesterday to strike a compromise and form a stable government that could drag Europe’s biggest economy out of a political impasse.

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German MPs battle it out in parliament

Germany’s normally-sedate parliament held a turbulent session yesterday as the nation faced up to the threat of early elections following the collapse of talks to form a new coalition under Chancellor Angela Merkel’s leadership.

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PM quashes bid to make French less macho

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has clamped down on attempts to make French more female-friendly, issuing a ban on so-called “inclusive writing” in official texts, according to a memo seen by AFP yesterday.


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Iran eyes listing of Islamic debt on Qatar’s bourse

Iran is exploring options to seek listing of its Islamic treasury bills (ITB) and sovereign bonds on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), signalling the strengthening economic relations between Tehran and Doha.

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Dana Gas seen returning to table after London ruling

Dana Gas plans to appeal a UK court ruling on $700mn of its Islamic bonds, whose holders include Goldman Sachs Group Inc and BlackRock Inc.

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Race is on for a global Islamic finance hub

With Islamic finance assets leaping to an estimated $2tn for both banks and non-bank financial institutions, and forecasts putting the volume at $3.2tn by 2020, ...

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Copper bears having trouble convincing everyone to hibernate

Hedge funds are sounding the alarm bells on this year’s copper rally, but not everyone is listening.

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Uniper advises its shareholders to reject Fortum’s takeover offer

Uniper advised its shareholders not to accept an offer from Finnish utility Fortum Oyj and said the price doesn’t reflect the German utility’s true value.

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Qatar Foam supports ‘Made in Qatar’ as Golden Sponsor

Private sector leader Qatar Chamber has announced that Qatar Industrial Foam & Furnishing Company (Qatar Foam) will be supporting the ‘Made in Qatar 2017’ exhibition as Golden Sponsor.

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