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Centrepoint, the region’s largest...

NU-Q faculty receive grants for research

Two professors at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) have...

DFI Cinema partners QPO for new film series

The Doha Film Institute Cinema (DFI Cinema) will launch a new...

Aamal Trading launches latest Bridgestone tyre

Aamal Trading and Distribution, a branch of Aamal Company and...

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FM discusses regional issues with Kerry

HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman...

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Qatari relief ship Hope docks in Aden

The relief ship ‘Hope’ has arrived in Yemen’s port of Aden. The...


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Rebels backed by Turkey tanks ‘seize’ IS-held town

Turkish tanks and hundreds of opposition fighters thrust deep inside...

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Kerry in Saudi to push for peace in Yemen

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia yesterday to...

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Syrian Kurdish YPG calls Turkish operation "blatant aggression"

Turkey's military intervention in Syria is a "blatant aggression in...

US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during an event in Abuja, Nigeria.

Kerry to discuss Yemen, Syria with Gulf states

US Secretary of State John Kerry will present proposals on ending...


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Oslo readies fence on ex-Cold War border

Norway is putting up a steel fence at a remote Arctic border post with Russia after an influx of migrants last year, sparking an outcry from refugees’ rights groups and fears that cross- border ties with the former Cold War adversary will be harmed.

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Ukraine marks I-Day with show of force

Tanks rumbled across Kiev as Ukraine marked 25 years of independence with a show of force against an increasingly assertive Russia and a war simmering in the pro-Kremlin separatist east.

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Corbyn admits seats were free on Virgin service

Jeremy Corbyn yesterday conceded there were spare seats on the “packed” Virgin train where he claimed he was forced to sit on the floor.


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Iran says it hasn’t decided on attending Opec talks in Algiers

Iran says it still hasn’t decided whether it will attend informal Opec talks in Algiers next month, two weeks after the group announced plans to meet.

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Saudi holds China market share lead on record oil production

Saudi Arabia kept its spot as China’s biggest oil supplier for the first seven months this year after pumping record output in July, ...

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Egypt panel to submit proposals to reform wheat purchases

An Egyptian parliament fact-finding committee will next week submit a final report with recommendations to improve how the government buys wheat from farmers amid allegations purchases have been inflated.

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Turkey $200bn wealth fund to finance transport projects

Turkey’s proposed national wealth fund, which could total as much as $200bn, will finance projects including airports, seaports, roads and railroads across the country, according to a government minister.

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Goldman sees possible Opec output freeze as self-defeating

Opec and some producers from outside the group may agree to freeze output during informal talks next month, which could prove “self-defeating” because it would benefit other suppliers, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc

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EM assets retreat as political unrest adds to Fed anxiety

Emerging markets fell to the lowest levels in more than two weeks as political and security concerns resurfaced in South Africa and Turkey, sapping appetite for riskier assets before a much-anticipated address by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

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