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The auction, which concluded on...

Fire sweeps through Cameroon parliament

A fire swept through the main building of Cameroon's parliament in...

WISE urges equal educational opportunities for young refugees

World leaders called for action to help young refugees and internally...

Emir chairs meeting to review 2022 projects

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday...

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UN team arrives in Doha today to assess siege impact

A technical delegation from the United Nations will start a five-day...

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Al-Sada inaugurates ‘Made in China’ expo

The Made in China 2017 exhibition was inaugurated by HE the Minister...


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Lebanon's Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil (L) looks on as his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu ge

Lebanon FM says Hariri crisis part of attempt to create regional chaos

Lebanon's Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Friday a crisis...

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Iraqi forces recapture last Islamic State-held town

Iraqi forces captured the border town of Rawa, the last remaining...

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Aoun hopes Hariri's visit to France will end crisis

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said earlier this week that Hariri,...

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Saudi foreign minister tells Iran 'enough is enough'

Adel al-Jubeir said Saudi Arabia was consulting its allies about what...


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NAB says minister Dar should be on no-fly list

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of Pakistan has recommended placing the name of the country’s Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on the no-fly list.

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‘Last warning’ to protesters blocking highway to capital

Pakistan’s government has issued a final warning to members of a hard-line Islamist party who have blocked a main road into the capital since last week, raising fears of a violent clash as they refuse to budge.

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EU, May say ‘more work’ needed for Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May and EU leaders yesterday agreed that “more work” is needed on Brexit as fears mount that talks will fail to move on to the next phase as hoped in December.


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QSE

Domestic funds turn bullish, local retail investors reduce selling

Domestic funds turned bullish and there was substantially lower net selling by local retail investors on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which otherwise had once touched a six-year low this week.

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IEA sees shale surge as biggest oil and gas boom in history

The supply surge from US shale oil and gas will beat the biggest gains seen in the history of the industry, the International Energy Agency predicted.

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Saudi said to freeze trading accounts as part of purge

Saudi Arabia’s market regulator has frozen the trading accounts of individuals being detained or investigated as part of the kingdom’s crackdown on alleged corruption, according to three people familiar with the matter.

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Britain’s shoppers rein in spending, 1st yearly decline since 2013

British retail sales recorded their first year-on-year decline since 2013 last month as consumers struggled with fast-rising prices and stagnant wages.

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Fed insiders push for radical policy review as Powell era dawns

Federal Reserve officials are pushing for a potentially radical revamp of the playbook for guiding US monetary policy, hoping to seize a moment of economic calm and leadership change to prepare for the next storm.

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World stock markets up on bargain-hunting, earnings

Global stock markets rebounded yesterday as investors snapped up bargains after the recent sell-off, encouraged by solid quarterly earnings reports on Wall Street.

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