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Qatar said on Wednesday that a new...

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Some 2,000 citizens and residents formed the ‘Tamim Al Majd’ icon...

Siege countries undermining US efforts: FM

Qatar’s Foreign Minister HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani...

Turkey to get new Russian missiles in $2.5bn deal

Turkey has agreed to pay $2.5bn to acquire Russia’s most advanced...

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Emir congratulates new Indian president

Drug-related crimes drop in June and July...

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Expo promotes manufacturing sector in Qatar

More than 150 local companies are participating in Qatar Development...


Region
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Bamilo employees work at the e-commerce site’s offices in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Iran’s tech sector blooms under shield of sanctions

The names may be unfamiliar but the services are immediately...

Israeli security forces stand by as Palestinian worshippers pray on Monday night outside Lions’ Gate

Israel removes metal detectors at Al-Aqsa

Israel yesterday removed metal detectors from entrances to the Aqsa...

Libya

Rival Libyan leaders in France to seek way out of chaos

Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj holds...

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Yemen cholera epidemic slowing after infecting 400,000

Yemen's cholera outbreak is set to hit 400,000 cases on Tuesday but...


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Pakistan

Pakistan fuel tanker owners end strike; panic buying stops

Owners of Pakistani fuel tankers ended their protest strike on its third day on Wednesday, dispelling fears of a fuel shortage that had prompted long queues of panicked fuel buyers at petrol stations countrywide.

Afghanistan

Taliban attack on Kandahar base kills 26 Afghan soldiers

At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said on Wednesday, the latest blow to struggling security forces.

Mumbai

Owner arrested after Mumbai building collapse kills 17

Indian police on Wednesday arrested the owner of several apartments in a four-storey building that collapsed in Mumbai killing 17 people, an official said, adding the cause of the disaster was likely unauthorised renovation.


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BARWA

Barwa posts QR912mn net profit

Barwa Real Estate Company has posted a net profit of QR912mn at the end of the second quarter in June, it was announced yesterday.

QIC

QIC reports 14% y-o-y growth in gross written premiums to QR6.24bn

Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the leading risk cover provider in Qatar and the Middle East and North Africa region, has registered a 14% year-on-year growth in gross written premiums to QR6.24bn in the first half (H1) of this year.

QATAR

Qatar Chamber to lead business delegation to Turkey next month

Qatar Chamber will organise a business trip to Izmir on August 3 and 4 in response to an invitation from Turkey’s Ministry and Economy and the Turkish Exporters Assembly, it was announced yesterday.

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QIMC reports 16.6% increase in H1 profit to QR113.43mn

Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) has reported a 16.6% year-on-year increase in net profit to QR113.43mn in the first six months of this year.

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NBK says Qatar steadfast on its commitment to dollar peg

Qatar abandoning the US dollar peg is “highly unlikely”, NBK Economic Research noted, and said the “authorities are steadfast in their commitment to the peg with more than enough resources to defend it.”

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