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US President Donald Trump said...

Qatar Foundation special event celebrates Emir’s UN address

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development...

Emir meets British PM, top UN officials

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met with...

Panel clears more than 2,950 exit permit cases

The Exit Permit Grievances Committee has received some 2,958 cases...

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Tamuq students to raise funds for Harvey victims

Students from Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) are banding...

Ibrahim Mohamed Rafi

Oman now ‘a trans-shipment hub for Qatar’

Oman has emerged as the regional trans-shipment hub for Qatar since...


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Oman Air strikes gold for social responsibility

Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has won the...

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Hamas leader reiterates call for reconciliation

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya reiterated his party’s readiness for...

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Hamas militant dies in Gaza tunnel incident

A Hamas militant died in an incident in a tunnel in Gaza, Hamas said...

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Syria troops closer to besieging IS after crossing river

Syrian government troops came closer yesterday to encircling the...


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Belgian zoo delighted at Asian elephant's birth

A healthy male Asian elephant was born at a Belgian zoo on Tuesday in what keepers say is welcome news for their breeding programme after the death of a calf last year.

Winds lash the coastal city of Fajardo as Hurricane Maria approaches Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria slams Puerto Rico with high rains, storm surge

Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to hit the US territory in nearly 90 years, ripping windows from their fixtures and sending debris hurtling through the streets ...

British Prime Minister Theresa May (L)and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres attend t

UK anti-slavery hotline identifies 4,000 potential victims in first year

A British anti-slavery helpline has received 3,000 calls since its launch last year and identified 4,000 potential victims of trafficking, forced labour, domestic servitude and sexual slavery.


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How to win the war over trade

Trade is more contentious now than it has been for decades.

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QIC looking to expand into new countries amid Saudi-led siege

Qatar Insurance Co (QIC), the Middle East and North Africa’s largest insurer by market capitalisation, is focusing on new countries to offset the impact of the Saudi-led campaign to isolate Qatar, a senior executive said.

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Doha Insurance ‘successfully maintains’ share within regional markets, says Sheikh Nawaf

Doha Insurance Group chairman Sheikh Nawaf Nasser bin Khaled al-Thani said DIG has “successfully maintained its share within the Qatari and regional markets with a balanced income from underwriting and investments.”

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Qatar, Turkey economy ministers meet at UN

HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, met Nihat Zeybekci, Minister of Economy of Turkey, on the sidelines of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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Trade dispute bites as Egypt gets fewer offers in latest wheat tender

Egypt’s state grain buyer GASC received fewer offers and was quoted higher prices in a wheat tender yesterday, as traders held back due to a dispute over two blocked import cargoes.

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Brexit suspense casts shadow over UK as an Islamic finance hub

Uncertainty over the UK’s future status as a financial hub after the country will have left the European Union (EU) probably by 2019 is already casting a shadow over London’s agile Islamic finance sector.

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His Highness the Emir’s visits to Turkey, Germany and France have been hugely successful.

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