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Children enjoy a performance on Sunday at Dar Al Salam Mall in Doha as part of the Qatar Summer Fest

Children enjoy a performance on Sunday...

Eid events to end at Katara Monday

Katara - the Cultural Village to conclude its Eid celebrations Monday...

Spectators at Qatar Fan Zone

A view of the audience at the official launch of the Qatar Fan Zone...

MoI holds Eid events for Asian communities

The festive events organised by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) on the...

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Qatari majlis - bringing the old and young together during Eid

Many Qataris have celebrated the first days of Eid holidays with...

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A Woman In The Time Of Blockade highlights Qataris’ moral strength

The feature film A Woman in the Time of Blockade, which is currently...


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Indian forest ranger in tight spot after python almost strangles him

The Indian rock python is a non-venomous species, but it can quickly kill its prey by constricting blood flow and can grow up to 10 metres long.

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UK mayors want new petrol, diesel car ban to start earlier

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government said last year it would ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040.

Spain

Spanish king's brother-in-law jailed over graft conviction

The Spanish king's brother-in-law was jailed on Monday after losing an appeal against a graft conviction, the prison authorities said.


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GULF TIMES

Yemen’s slide into crisis and war

The battle for the port of Hodeidah could become a turning point in...

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UN envoy in Sanaa for talks on Hodeida crisis

The UN envoy for Yemen was in rebel-controlled capital Sanaa for a...

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Poverty forces Syrian refugee children into work

When 13-year-old Mounir fled Syria for Lebanon with his family after...

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Coalition close to capturing Hodeidah airport: military

Yemen’s Houthi movement fought yesterday to keep a Saudi-led...


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SAUDI

Saudi oil chief faces toughest Opec test

Since he became Saudi Arabian energy minister two years ago, Khalid al-Falih has had a good run: He persuaded a fractious Opec to cut oil production, convinced Russia to join the group in curbing output, and then saw Brent crude rise nearly 75% to $80 a barrel.

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Who wins in trade wars? No one

US President Donald Trump on June 15 said the US would soon begin imposing tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese imports, in response to what he has called decades of theft of American know-how. He threatened even more tariffs, which act like a tax on imports, if Beijing retaliates.

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Benchmark crude oil futures both decline

Oil Benchmark crude oil futures both declined last week, with the Brent slipping by almost 4% or $3, while WTI lost only 1% or less than $1. The differential between the two benchmarks narrowed down to $8, as the US crude was basically in a catch-up process.

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Trump government spares made-in-USA apparel as most machinery tariff-free

The clothing and footwear industry was largely spared as the Trump administration slapped tariffs on $50bn in Chinese imports, but a looming trade war could still do damage to an apparel sector that’s more global than ever.

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Dudley foresees need for Fed rate hikes to slow the US economy

The Federal Reserve will probably have to raise interest rates in the years ahead above levels officials consider neutral for the US economy because of how far the unemployment rate has fallen, outgoing New York Fed president William Dudley said.

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China’s top leaders agree to help HNA Group raise funds

China’s top leaders have agreed to help HNA Group Co raise funds, according to people familiar with the matter, providing a safety net for a conglomerate that’s staggering under the weight of more than $93bn in debt.

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