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The Ministry of Economy and Commerce...

QBA hosts dinner for Pakistan president

The Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) recently hosted a private...

QFBA set to hold global management contest final in Doha

The Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), in association with...

Workshop discusses modern methods in police training

A workshop on ‘Modern means of police training and education’ started...


Dignitaries, citizens offer condolences

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and HH the Father Emir...


Diplomats offer condolences to Emir and Father Emir

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and HH the Father Emir...

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China holds first anti-terror drills with Saudi Arabia

Special forces from China and Saudi Arabia have held their first...


Unesco adopts new resolution on Jerusalem

Unesco’s World Heritage Committee yesterday voted to approve a...


Iran Guards unveil ‘suicide drone’

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said yesterday they had developed a...


IS holding up Iraqi army south of Mosul

Islamic State fighters kept up yesterday their fierce defence of the...

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Stanford University researchers develop LudusScope, a smartphone compatible microscope

New 3D printed microscope lets kids ‘play’ microbiology

Playing classic video games like Pac-Man with living single-celled microbes thinner than a human hair is now possible thanks to an interactive microscope developed by bioengineers at Stanford University.

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Putin slams as 'hysteria' claims of Russian meddling in US election

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed as ‘hysteria’ claims that Russia has attempted to interfere in the upcoming US presidential elections by hacking American political institutions.

Pope Francis

Into the heart of godlessness, Pope Francis heads for Sweden

Usually feted ecstatically by Catholics across the world, Pope Francis may face a far more muted reception when he arrives next week in Sweden, one the world's most secular nations ...

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Akbar al-Baker

Not hopeful will get all A350s this year: Al Baker

Qatar Airways expect talks with the European Union on new air traffic services agreements will take several years, and Qatar will focus on ensuring the EU's planned fair competition clauses do not disadvantage the carrier, its CEO said.


Al Meera Group’s Q3 gross profit up 6.2% to QR313.9mn

Al Meera Group gross profit has increased from QR295.5mn to QR313.9mn in the third quarter of 2016, up 6.2% or QR18.4mn over the same period last year, it was announced in a statement.


Qatar First Bank reports QR3.4mn Q3 net profit

Qatar First Bank (QFB) has reported a net profit of QR3.4mn on a revenue of QR491mn during the third quarter of this year.


QEWC reports 8% increase in y-o-y net profit to QR1.23bn

Qatar Electricity and Water Company has reported an 8% increase in its year-on-year net profit to QR1.23bn, translating into earnings-per-share of QR11.21 on sales of QR2.33bn in the first nine months of this year.


Abdullah bin Nasser al-Misnad appointed Vodafone Qatar chairman

Abdullah bin Nasser al-Misnad was appointed as Vodafone Qatar chairman by the Board on Tuesday, the company has announced.

Dr R Seetharaman is Group CEO of Doha Bank. The views expressed are his own.

Dollar strength symbolises Fed rate hike and allied impact on other currencies

The US dollar hovered near a roughly nine-month high against a basket of major currencies on growing expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase in December.


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