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Emiri Navy Forces hosts graduation ceremony

The Emiri Navy Forces yesterday celebrated the graduation of...

Advisory Council Speaker leaves for Geneva

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid...

Foreign Minister meets French FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh...


Al-Rumaihi meets Iranian Deputy Minister

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah...


Chamber officials meet British trade team

Qatar Chamber yesterday held a meeting with a British commercial...

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US House approves $1.3tn funding bill

The US House of Representatives has approved a $1.3tn spending bill to avert a government shutdown and fund federal agencies through September 30, ..


Peru prosecutors seek to keep Kuczynski in country

Anti-graft prosecutors in Peru have asked a judge to bar president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (pictured) from leaving the South American country hours after he announced his resignation in the face of near-certain impeachment, a source told Reuters.


President’s lead lawyer in Russia probe resigns

The leading attorney on President Donald Trump’s legal team, John Dowd, has resigned amid growing pressure on the White House from the Russia investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Detained African migrants stuck in limbo in wartime Yemen

Anxious and hungry, hundreds of African migrants lie cramped together...


Syrian rebels give nod to plan for Ghouta evacuation

Syrian rebels said yesterday they have agreed to evacuate a...

Ahed Tamimi enters a military courtroom escorted by Israeli security personnel at Ofer Prison

Palestinian teen on trial for striking Israeli soldier agrees plea deal

A teenage Palestinian girl who was filmed kicking and slapping an...

Damascus rocket fire

Toll in rockets on Syria capital rises to 44 dead

The death toll in a barrage of rebel rocket fire on a popular...

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Mannai Corp to continue diversifying products, services, geographic spread in 2018

Mannai Corporation will continue with its diversification in products, services and geographic spread this year, ..


US weekly jobless claims climb slightly; leading indicator rises

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose just marginally last week, suggesting strong job growth in March that should underpin consumer spending.


China raises key market interest rate

China gingerly raised a key short-term interest rate yesterday following the US Federal Reserve Bank’s move overnight,..


China calls US repeat abuser of trade rules as tariffs loom

China accused the United States of “repeatedly abusing” trade practices, as Beijing braced yesterday for an imminent announcement from US President Donald Trump slapping more tariffs on Chinese imports.


Stock markets fall heavily on fresh trade war fears

The world’s major stock markets fell heavily yesterday as sentiment was rocked by fresh trade war fears as US President Donald Trump unveiled tariffs on at least $50bn on Chinese imports.


Fresh fears of trade war haunt Asia stock markets

The dollar extended losses in Asia yesterday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of a trade war hit equity markets as Donald Trump prepared new sanctions on China.


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US President Donald Trump's protectionist policies are seen triggering a global trade war. Do you agree?


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