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People who use mobile phones while...

Sweltering weather to continue through August

There is no respite in sight from the sweltering conditions as high...

Harman House launches new portable Bluetooth speaker

Harman House, the premier connected technologies destination, has...

Indian state govt grants funds for defence of murder convicts in Qatar

The provincial government of the southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu...

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Two GCC citizens get 10-year jail for drug peddling

Two GCC citizens have been sentenced to 10 years in jail each and...

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Diversion on part of East Industrial Road

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced that it will put...


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Israeli raid kills Hamas member said to be behind attack

Israeli forces fired anti-tank missiles at a house in the West Bank...

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Army cuts off supply routes into east Aleppo

The Syrian army said yesterday it had cut off all supply routes into...

Smoke billows from buildings during an operation by Syrian government forces on the northwest outski

Syria regime bombing kills 16 in rebel-held Aleppo

Syrian government air strikes and artillery fire killed at least 16...

Morocco

Morocco arrests 52 suspected militants, foils several attacks

Morocco said on Wednesday that it had arrested 52 suspected militants...


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Pope Francis falls in Poland, escapes injury

Pope Francis fell on Thursday after stumbling down a step on an altar during a visit to Poland but quickly got back to his feet, seemingly without injury.

IndiGo

Indian flight diverted after passenger sits on food cart

Indian budget airline IndiGo was forced to divert an international flight on Thursday after an unruly passenger sat on the plane's food cart before attacking another traveller, it said.

Pinewood

Pinewood, home to James Bond, to be sold for £323mn

The owner of Britain's Pinewood Studios, home of the world's most famous fictional special agent James Bond, is set to be sold to a real estate fund for £323mn ($423mn), it said on Thursday.


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Ezdan Holding Group posts first half net profit of QR927mn

Backed by prudent investment strategies, Ezdan Holding Group posted a half yearly net profit of QR927mn, up 8% on the same period last year.

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Qatar First Bank earns net profit of QR16.8mn in H1

Qatar First Bank has earned a net profit of QR16.8mn and a revenue of QR353mn in the first half of this year.

QIB

Egypt shares jump on IMF loan talks, oil pulls down Gulf stocks

Egyptian stocks surged yesterday on news that Cairo was close to agreeing an International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending programme, while weak oil prices pulled down most bourses in the Gulf.

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China remains as key risk to India investors, says Morgan Stanley

India has overtaken China as the world’s fastest-growing major economy, but its northeastern neighbour remains the biggest risk for investors in rupee assets, ....

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Asia stocks stutter but Tokyo soars

Japanese and European shares soared yesterday after Tokyo launched a massive stimulus package to kick start the economy, but other Asian markets were more subdued as the Federal Reserve wraps up a key policy meeting.

EME

Emerging equities hit 11-month high

Emerging stocks touched 11-month highs yesterday, boosted by news of additional Japanese stimulus and shrugging off a sharp drop in mainland shares in China, where fears of a fresh regulatory crackdown are weighing.

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