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The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) is set to develop...

QTA’s World Tourism Day social media contest woos residents

Life-size photo frames installed at eight landmarks in Qatar have...

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Alumnus gives AJ Speaker Series speech at NU-Q

Jassim al-Rumaihi, a senior producer at Al Jazeera Arabic and an...

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Katara releases ‘solar calender’

Katara, the Cultural Village Foundation, yesterday launched its...


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AROMATIC

Aromatic attraction

A machmoum (jasmine bouquet) is put up for sale in Tunis....

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson

US cracks down on migrant smugglers

US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a...

A Saudi man shows Saudi riyal banknotes at a money exchange shop, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 2

Saudi chops wage, benefit bill in austerity pursuit

A decision to slash ministerial pay by a fifth reflects Saudi...

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Turkey sacks 87 spy agency staff over failed coup

Turkey has dismissed 87 staff from its spy agency over alleged links...


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Bangladesh pulls out of Pakistan summit as tensions rise

Bangladesh on Wednesday pulled out of a key regional summit to be held in Pakistan, a day after India said it was boycotting the event over a deadly cross-border attack on a military base.

Roman coins unearthed in Japan

Ancient Roman coins unearthed at Japan castle

Japanese archaeologists said Wednesday they have for the first time unearthed ancient Roman coins at the ruins of an old castle.

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France's last ivory carvers faced with extinction

Annick Colette-Fremond is the fifth generation of her family to practise the art of ivory carving -- and she may be the last of her line, due to new rules in France.


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Qatar PPI falls 1.5% in July: MDPS

Domestic producers witnessed a gloomy scenario in July this year with Qatar’s producer price index (PPI) registering a 1.5% decline month-on-month due to lower prices for hydrocarbons, refined petroleum products, basic chemicals, cement and electricity, according to official figures.

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Saudi gears up to face economic challenges and strengthen global partnerships

Hammad Khalid Albalawi, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), spelt out a clear message of change within Saudi Arabia in his address to the XIII ‘Opportunity Arabia’ conference held in London this week.

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Egypt’s pound falls to black market record

The Egyptian pound fell to a record low on the black market on speculation that policymakers will weaken the official exchange rate for the second time this year.

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Mobily CEO sees hit from fingerprinting, slower Saudi economy

Saudi Arabia’s demand that all phone and Internet customers be fingerprinted for identification is pressuring Etihad Etisalat Co’s sales and profits in the kingdom, according to chief executive officer Ahmad Farroukh.

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Qafco participates in 7th annual GPCA fertiliser convention in Dubai

Qafco participated in the 7th Annual Gulf Petrochemical Association (GPCA) fertiliser convention held in Dubai recently.

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Saudi stocks tumble on government’s austerity measures

Saudi Arabia’s stock index slumped 3.8% yesterday after the government said it would cut ministers’ salaries by 20% and scale back financial bonuses and perks for public sector workers under an austerity drive.

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