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His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin...

Qatar-Australia trade ties reviewed

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin...

Fahes renews car inspection contract with Interior Ministry

Woqod Vehicles Inspection (Fahes) has announced it has renewed its...

Lecture on healthcare, computing integration

The integration of information technology into medicine, both today...

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Removing diversion on F-Ring road, traffic shifted to permanent route

A traffic change on F-Ring Road will take place from tomorrow to...

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Qatar condemns Kandahar explosion

Qatar has strongly condemned explosion in Kandahar, southern...


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Macron lays out ‘new method’ to tackle poverty

President Emmanuel Macron has outlined what he called a “new method” for improving lives in neglected and poverty-wracked areas of French cities after a series of shockingly violent incidents thrust urban crime into the spotlight.

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French public sector workers stage strikes against reforms

From air traffic controllers and street sweepers to librarians and teachers, French public-sector employees joined rail workers in striking yesterday against reforms planned by President Emmanuel Macron, calling them an “attack” against civil services and their economic security.

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Teddy bear spat ends

Belarus appointed yesterday its first ambassador to Sweden for almost six years, resolving a bitter diplomatic spat over a pro-democracy stunt involving teddy bears.


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Syrian police deploy in south Damascus after IS defeat

The government on Monday seized the Yarmuk Palestinian camp and...

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53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the holy city of Medina to...

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Israel says it's the first country to use F-35 in combat

Israel is the first country to have used the US-made F-35 stealth...

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On former battlefield, Kuwaiti investor plans date palm groves

On a former battlefield of the 1991 Gulf War, deep in Iraq’s southern...


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QIIB shareholders approve amendment of provisions of Articles of Association

QIIB shareholders at their extraordinary general assembly meeting on Monday night approved amendment of some of the provisions of the Articles of Association in order to comply..

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Islamic finance feels heat from $700mn Dana saga

Islamic finance operators are scrambling to tighten the industry’s rules in order to make sure other companies cannot take the same path as Dana Gas, which recently forced a $700mn debt restructuring.

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Uzbekistan set to develop Islamic banking system

Uzbekistan is joining the rising number of Central Asian nations to develop a Shariah-compliant banking system given its large Muslim population and rising demand for financial services aligned to Islamic beliefs.

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Emirates NBD buys Denizbank for $3.2bn from Sberbank

Emirates NBD has agreed to buy Turkey’s Denizbank from Russia’s state-owned Sberbank for $3.2bn to help establish itself as a leading bank in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.

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Europe stocks extend gains as trade war tensions ease

European stocks rose yesterday, with London hitting a new high on upbeat global sentiment and easing Italian political worries, dealers said.

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Zuckerberg apologises to EU lawmakers over data leak

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologised to European Union lawmakers yesterday for a massive data leak, in his latest attempt to draw a line under a scandal that has rocked the world’s biggest social media network.

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