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Nissan has announced the launch of its...

Etihad Airways launches global sales campaign

Etihad Airways has launched its annual global sales campaign,...

NU-Q welcomes its largest class

Northwestern University in Qatar’s newest class of 82 students is the...

CMU-Q alumni honoured at Bahrain forum

Alumni of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) have been...

QST

QSTP gets new managing director

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), Qatar’s primary hub for...

HMC

HMC holds course on radiation protection

The Occupational Health and Safety Department at Hamad Medical...


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Yemen

Drone strike kills 3 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A presumed US drone strike in southern Yemen killed three Al-Qaeda...

The wreckage of a home hit by a coalition airstrike in Sanaa's Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage sit

UN says 10,000 killed in Yemen war, nearly twice other estimates

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's 18-month-old civil...

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Libya forces corner IS fighters in Sirte

Pro-government forces in Libya yesterday battled Islamic State group...

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‘IS bomber’ kills 71 army recruits in Aden

An Islamic State group militant rammed his explosives-laden car into...


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US Secretary of State, John Kerry

US, India bolster ties, warn Pakistan over extremists

The United States and India urged Pakistan Tuesday to do more to counter extremist groups operating from its soil as the world's two largest democracies announced measures to strengthen security and energy ties.

Singapore

Singapore Zika cases surge to 82

The number of Zika cases in Singapore has surged to 82, the government said on Tuesday, as the mosquito-fighting effort continued in a bid to curb the spread of the disease.

Dehorned rhino mother and its calf

Zimbabwe to dehorn rhino to shut out poachers

Zimbabwe plans to dehorn all rhino in its national parks to discourage poaching after 50 animals were illegally killed last year, a wildlife conservation group said on Tuesday.


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Foreign institutions’ robust buying lifts QSE

Foreign institutions’ robust buying on Tuesday drove the Qatar Stock Exchange to above 11,300 levels. The 20-stock Qatar Index gained 0.47% or 53 points to 11,314.55 points.

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Egyptian parliament approves VAT at 13%

Egypt’s parliament approved yesterday a long-awaited law introducing a value-added tax of 13%, rising to 14% in the next fiscal year, a key part of the government’s plan to reform the economy and cut its deficit.

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Iran oil market share grab seen dimming prospect for freeze

Iran’s plan to keep boosting crude production until it regains its Opec market share is dimming prospects of collective action by major producers to freeze output, according to Patrick Allman-Ward, chief executive officer of Dana Gas.

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Singapore’s GIC to buy stake in Vietnam bank

Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC will buy a 7.7% stake in Vietnam’s biggest bank, both companies said in a joint statement yesterday.

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Loyal to a fault: Lotte probe exposes flaws of Korea Inc

Loyalty has been a driving force in the success of South Korea’s family-run “chaebol” conglomerates,.....

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Spain’s Union Fenosa said in talks to boost Israel gas imports

The companies operating Israel’s Tamar natural gas field are in talks to boost the quantities they will sell to Union Fenosa Gas, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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