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HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari,...

Threat to Qatari banks’ liquidity fading: Fitch

The threat to Qatari banks’ funding and liquidity, triggered by...

Doha hosts meeting of Syria donors today

The 11th meeting of the major donors group for Syria will open in...

Medical team to treat Somalia blast victims

In line with the directives of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin...

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Afghanistan attacks condemned

Qatar strongly condemned the attacks which took place in southeastern...

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Minister opens mural of academic excellence

HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul...


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12 wounded in bomb attack on police vehicle in Turkey

Twelve people were wounded when a bomb hit a police vehicle in...

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US policy on Iran has little impact on oil industry -minister

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Iraqi forces seize more territory in advance against Kurds

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Kuwait emir in Saudi Arabia

Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah waves as he is...


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Nepal ruling ally decides against pulling out of govt

The CPN (Maoist Centre), a key partner in Nepal’s ruling coalition, yesterday decided against pulling out support to the Sher Bahadur Deuba government hours after announcing that it was going to withdraw.

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Flower harvesting

A woman picks marigold flowers used to make garlands and offer prayers, before selling them to the market for the Tihar festival, also called Diwali, in Kathmandu yesterday.

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European dream becomes nightmare mirage for many Bangladeshis

Tortured, sold as a slave three times and haunted with guilt after watching his cousin drown, Bangladeshi teenager Khaled Hossain fears he will never recover from the trauma of his failed attempt to reach Europe.


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Qatar Chamber gears up for ‘Made in China 2017’ expo

The staging of the third ‘Made in China’ exhibition from November 16 to 19 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) reflects “robust Qatari-Chinese relations,” an official of Qatar Chamber has said.

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QIB receives two awards from Global Finance

Qatar Islamic Bank has received two awards from Global Finance for being the ‘Best Islamic financial institution’ in the GCC and Qatar, for 2017.

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Economy minister meets Singapore’s minister of Trade and Industry

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani and Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry S Iswaran met on the sidelines of the ‘Qatar-Singapore Economic Forum’ in Singapore yesterday.

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Russia’s Sberbank plans Islamic finance entity, to propose regulatory change

Russia’s largest lender Sberbank is considering setting up an Islamic finance entity and will propose regulatory changes to facilitate Shariah-compliant business, a senior bank official told Reuters.

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Malaysia’s Islamic finance urged to embrace fintech

Islamic banks and financial service providers in Malaysia, which is currently riding out a slowdown in global growth of the sector, have been told they should develop more new products and embrace innovative tools from financial technology (fintech) startups in order to better navigate through the c

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Rate hike is near as BoE heads for tipping point, says Carney

Mark Carney reaffirmed that the Bank of England is close to its first interest-rate increase in over a decade, as inflation hit 3% and one of his colleagues said the economy is approaching a “tipping point.”

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