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Qatar Chamber board member Sheikh Hamad bin Ahmed al-Thani is also the chairman of the chamber's Tou

Qatar Chamber’s Tourism Committee is...

WISH wraps up Alzheimer ’s disease community event

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar...

FM meets UN peace envoy

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

Emir leaves NY after attending UN session

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani left New York...

RUSSIAN

Russian FM calls for resolving Gulf crisis through negotiations

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called on the parties of...

NHRC

NHRC renews call for probing rights violations

The Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali...


Region
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The new Iranian long range missile Khoramshahr

Iran tests new missile defying US warnings

Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sits among senior army staff as he delivers his speech during the a

Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite criticism

President Hassan Rouhani vowed yesterday that Iran would boost its...

Miss Turkey

Miss Turkey loses crown over contentious coup tweet

Itir Esen, 18, won Miss Turkey 2017 during a ceremony in Istanbul on...

Barzani

Iraqi Kurdish leader says referendum to go ahead

Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani again stressed on Friday that...


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GULF TIMES

Fried chicken to crayfish wraps: Jollibee eyes deals to grow

Filipino billionaire Tony Tan Caktiong, who has built Jollibee Foods Corp into a near-4,000 store purveyor of sweet-style spaghetti, burgers and fried chicken, is looking to buy existing brands in mature markets to help fuel future growth.

Marcos Jr: denying ‘gold’ offer

Marcos Jr denies ‘gold offer’ to public

Former senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr yesterday denied reports that his family was offering cash and “gold” to the public.

GULF TIMES

Duterte reveals politicians’ funding for Marawi siege

President Rodrigo Duterte has released a “matrix” of drug lords and politicians who allegedly funded the deadly siege in Marawi City, which entered its fourth month yesterday.


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OIL

Oil treads water with Opec’s silence on output cut extension

Oil traders couldn’t make up their mind after an Opec gathering concluded with no decision on an extension or deepening of supply cuts.

BOEING

Boeing lands $11bn 787 deal from resurgent Turkish Air

Turkish Airlines said it intends to purchase 40 of Boeing Co’s 787-9 Dreamliners, a long-awaited deal that signals the carrier’s rebound following a terrorist attack on its Istanbul hub last year.

LONDON

London Dana Gas sukuk trial to go ahead despite UAE injunction

A London High Court trial on the validity of a $700mn sukuk issued by the UAE’s Dana Gas will go ahead tomorrow despite a UAE court injunction preventing the gas company and some of its creditors from taking part.

GERMANY

Germany steel workers protest merger plan of Thyssenkrup and Tata

Several thousand steelworkers took to the streets of Bochum in Germany’s industrial heartland yesterday to protest against the planned merger of the European steel units of Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel.

YUAN

Yuan fundraising surges well above 2016 levels

China-focused venture capital funds are increasing their bets on local technology companies and a further opening of Chinese domestic capital markets, raising money in the yuan at the fastest pace in five years.

MOST

Most Europe markets end higher; pound weakens

European stock markets closed mostly higher yesterday, with Paris boosted by a strong rise in L’Oreal’s shares and London helped by a weaker pound.

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