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The seventh Holy Qur’an memorisation...

Nama launches Ramadan campaign for young people

The Social Development Center (Nama) launched its awareness campaign...

Ooredoo leverages biz innovation with ‘Hackathon’ winners

Ooredoo, one of the region’s leading ICT providers, is driving...

QCS distributes Iftar boxes to motorists

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has distributed Iftar boxes for fasting...

CRA inspection team visit one of the shops.

CRA issues violation notices to 35 shops illegally selling telecom devices

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has issued 35 written...

A taxi driver receiving an Iftar box from an Ooredoo volunteer.

Ooredoo volunteers take to streets for Ramadan charity initiative

This week, a host of Ooredoo volunteers distributed dates and water...


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Police personnel are deployed during a demonstration to press for the closure of  Vedanta’s Sterlite

Nine die as police fire at Sterlite plant protest rally

Nine people, including a girl, died in police firing yesterday after the ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with thousands of people from nearby areas allegedly attacking the district collectorate demanding closure of the Vedanta Group-run company.

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Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits US

Donald Trump welcomed South Korea’s president to the White House yesterday, a high stakes and potentially testy meeting that could decide whether the US leader’s much-vaunted summit with Kim Jong-un goes ahead.

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Colombo’s wetlands float to top of flood prevention plan

On the surface, Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo looks like any other fast-growing South Asian city, with buildings stretching as far as the eye can see and skyscrapers rearing up along its coast.


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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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Belgian jihadist sentenced to death for IS membership

Tarik Jadaoun -- known by his nom de guerre Abu Hamza al-Beljiki --...

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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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US delegation encounters protests

Palestinian protesters yesterday threw eggs at a US delegation in the...


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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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