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Ooredoo will return to the Museum of...

Emir’s message to Saudi king

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has sent a written...

Minister meets US official

Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Seif Ahmed...

Ties reviewed

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed...

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QEERI holds workshop on photovoltaic innovation

The advantages and resources available for Qatar to integrate...

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Honda Qatar Facebook page reaches a milestone

Honda Qatar Facebook page reached a milestone with 100,000 fans....


Region
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Egyptian police shoot four suspected militants in raid near Cairo

Egyptian police shot dead four suspected Islamist militants inside a...

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Deadly air strike hits hospital in east Libya

An air strike hit a hospital in Derna in eastern Libya on Sunday,...

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Sudanese man shot after stabbing Israeli soldier has died: police

A man who stabbed and lightly wounded an Israeli soldier on Sunday in...

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UAE says it’s ready to send ground troops to Syria

The United Arab Emirates said it was ready to send ground troops to...


International
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Philippines’ raucous election season begins this week

The Philippines’ raucous democracy cranks into top gear this week as campaigning begins for national elections, with familiar themes of corruption, dictatorship and celebrity star-power to dominate.

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Corbyn: UK must stay in European Union

Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said staying in the European Union was in the country’s best interests.

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Irish minister sets out income tax plan

Ireland’s senior coalition party will ensure high earners do not make “extravagant gains” from planned income tax cuts and also raise the minimum wage by 15% by 2021 if re-elected, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said yesterday.


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Challenging times for Qatar banks, but outlook positive, says KPMG

With the strong measures taken by the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) in recent years through stricter regulations, adoption of Basel III rules and closer monitoring of key trends and ratios, Qatar’s banking sector is strong enough to weather the current economic turbulence...

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Qatar will act to maintain liquidity if needed despite oil fall, says QCB governor

Authorities in Qatar will use fiscal policy and money market operations if needed to prevent low oil and gas prices from causing a liquidity crunch in the banking system, Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Governor HE Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani was quoted as saying.

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QBA, Swedish business delegation hold talks on co-operation

The Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) organised a meeting with a delegation representing Sweden’s biggest players in the fields of Information Technology, communications, automotive, logistics, and shipping services.

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SPE Qatar Section kicks off ’16 with presentation on new developments in well technology

SPE Qatar Section has held its first meeting for this year with a technical presentation delivered by lecturer Brian Schwanitz of Welltec.

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Economic zones draft law to boost Qatar’s position as investment destination in the GCC

The new draft law on economic zones could help advance Qatar’s position as an economic destination in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) region, an official of the Philippine Business Council-Qatar (PBC-Q) has told Gulf Times.

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Listed Qatar banks’ collective asset base rises 11% in 2015: KPMG

Driven by an increase in lending portfolios due to a gradual acceleration of infrastructure projects, the collective asset base of listed banks in Qatar has gone up 11% or by QR110bn year-on-year as of December 2015, according to KPMG in Qatar.

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