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Hospital holding event to mark World...

St Regis Doha to debut The Raw Bar on Oct 1

The St Regis Doha will debut their latest concept, The Raw Bar, on...

Ooredoo launches online safety campaign

Ooredoo has launched a new online safety campaign, which aims to...

QRCS, Red Cross sign MoU on humanitarian projects

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) and the International Committee...

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Envoys present copies of credentials

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani...

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Al-Muraikhi at Saudi National Day event

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad...


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New Jordanian govt sworn in

Jordan’s King Abdullah swore in a new government headed by Hani Mulki...

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$300mn World Bank loan for Syrian refugees

The World Bank has announced that it will release $300mn in loans to...

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CIA opposes bill allowing 9/11 suits against Saudi

CIA Director John Brennan said on Wednesday that legislation to allow...

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Warplanes knock out Aleppo hospital

Russian or Syrian warplanes knocked a major Aleppo hospital out of...


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Policy shift in Paris leaves Bongo out in the cold

In the heyday of former president Omar Bongo, Gabon and its oil wealth were a central pillar of “La Francafrique”, a shadowy network that enabled France’s troops to defend African autocrats in exchange for juicy contracts for French companies.

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Tourists flee volcano at Indonesia hiking spot

Hundreds of tourists have fled a volcanic eruption at a popular Indonesian hiking destination, an official said yesterday, expressing fears some may have stayed behind to document the natural wonder.

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Mother, brother of NY bomb suspect held

The mother and a brother of New York City bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami have been detained in Afghanistan after trying to return to the United States and being taken off a flight, the suspect’s father told ABC News.


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QNB participates in Sibos conference in Geneva

QNB is a major participant at the ‘The Sibos 2016’ Conference, which concludes in Geneva today.

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Qatar among top countries in global competitiveness list

Qatar has been ranked 18th out of 138 countries as globally competitive by World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2016-17 mainly on account of robust competitiveness in its macroeconomic framework.

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‘US LNG exports to Europe no match for Qatar supplies’

With the delivery on Tuesday of 27, 500m3 of the shale product ethane from the US to Scotland’s Grangemouth crude oil refinery, there has been a lot of comment in the UK media about the role of overseas gas suppliers to the UK.

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Goic concludes its training on GCC industrial regulatory laws

The Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting (Goic) has concluded its training course on “Common Industrial Regulatory Law in the GCC Countries” held at its headquarters in Doha.

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No respite for battered Saudi stocks as IPO pipeline shrinks

Add this to the reasons why 2016 isn’t the year for Saudi stocks: the IPO pipeline is drying up.

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Turkey to draw lessons from Moody’s cuts; reforms underway

Turkey will draw lessons from its credit downgrade to “junk” by Moody’s but is already tackling some of the challenges highlighted by the agency, including structural reform and improving the quality of its institutions, Finance Minister Naci Agbal told Reuters.

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