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HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

Petrol and diesel prices to go up from tomorrow

Prices of fuels including that of diesel will go up in Qatar from...

Qatar praised for fight against terror funding

Qatar’s prominent role in strengthening the international efforts to...

Emir to meet Bahrain’s prime minister today

Qatar-funded film wins Oscar...

ASHGHAL

Ashghal opens road linking Hamad Port and Truck Route

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) yesterday opened a key road...

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Qatar, Azerbaijan sign pacts to boost bilateral relations

Qatar and Azerbaijan signed several agreements and memorandums of...


Region
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Israeli planes hit Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli aircraft hit targets in the Gaza Strip yesterday, hours after...

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‘White Helmets’ rescuers say Oscar win shows people care

The Oscar awarded to a documentary about the daily lives of...

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Iran’s The Salesman wins Oscar for best foreign language film

Iran’s The Salesman, a drama about honour and revenge in a modern...

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Gulf cyber attacks on rise, conference told

Gulf countries must tighten co-ordination to fight an increasing...


International
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Father Robin Vadakkumchery

Indian priest held for rape after minor delivers baby

An Indian priest was arrested on charges of raping a teenager in southern India after the 16-year-old victim gave birth to a baby, police said Tuesday.

Gary Davis

Irishman loses appeal against US extradition in Silk Road case

An Irishman accused of helping run the Silk Road underground website lost an appeal on Tuesday against extradition to the United States to face charges relating to more than $200 million worth of alleged anonymous online drug sales.

Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan's ex- President Musharraf begins TV career as analyst

Pakistan's former military ruler, retired general Pervez Musharraf, has launched a career as a political analyst on a weekly television talk show, a prominent role for the ex-leader who lives in Dubai and faces several criminal cases at home.


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Economy faces risk of quick consumption drop: BoE official

Bank of England (BoE) Deputy Governor-designate Charlotte Hogg said that Brexit and a sharp drop in consumer spending pose some of the biggest risks to the UK economy, as she faced lawmaker questions about potential conflicts of interest.

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US economy slows in Q4; consumer spending up

US economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter as previously reported, with robust consumer spending offset by downward revisions to business and government investment.

QSE

On heavy selloff QSE suffers year’s largest single-day loss

Qatar Stock Exchange on Tuesday witnessed heavy selloff, particularly in large and midcap equities, leading the key index plunge 237 points, its largest single-day loss this year, and capitalisation eroded QR11bn.

AZER

Azerbaijan eyes Qatar investment inflows to agriculture, tourism

Azerbaijan is keen to develop cooperation ties with Qatar in a range of sectors, particularly in agriculture and tourism, the president of Azerbaijan Export & Investment Promotion Foundation (Azpromo) has said.

QFCA

QFCA, USQBC look to boost Qatar-US business ties

The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) to expand collaboration between the two organisations and promote business between the two countries.

RELIABLE

Reliable partnership key to resolving claims, says Doha Insurance CEO

With Qatar giving equal opportunity for underwriters to bid and compete in the energy sector, reliable partnership is central to resolving insurance claims in the industry, said Doha Insurance Group CEO Bassam Hussein.

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