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HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

English language teaching conference begins at QU

Qatar University Foundation Programme (QU-FP) is organising and...

Q-Post offers free money transfers

Qatar Postal Services Company (Q-Post) has launched a free...

Jewellers ‘positive’ on 2017 gold demand

Demand for gold jewellery in Qatar is expected to show an upward...

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Vodafone Qatar treasure hunts promote digital awareness

Vodafone Qatar is organising ‘Treasure Hunts’ in two major malls in...

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Education City mosque to host weekend activities

Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s College of Islamic Studies will host...


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Islamic museum damaged in bombing reopens in Egypt

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reopened the Museum of...

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Iraq forces chief says mission accomplished in east Mosul

Elite Iraqi forces have ousted Islamic State insurgents from all...

The alleged attacker of Reina nightclub, who is identified as Abdulgadir Masharipov

Istanbul nightclub attacker says was directed by IS

An Uzbek gunman who killed 39 people in Istanbul's Reina nightclub on...

IS in Deir Ezzor

Fears of mass killings as IS advances on Syria's Deir Ezzor

As the Islamic State group closes in on Syria's Deir Ezzor, residents...


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British Airways to fly all customers during strike

British Airways said that all its passengers would be flown to their destinations during a 72-hour pay strike by some cabin crew which began on Thursday.

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Yappy New Year for Japan's worshipping pets

Some might describe the idea as barking mad but a shrine in Tokyo is offering blessings to pets to protect the fluffy creatures from a 'ruff' year ahead.

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India school bus crash kills at least 15 children

At least 15 children were killed and dozens more injured when a school bus collided with a truck in northern India on Thursday, police said.


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QIB profit jumps 10.3% to QR2.15bn in 2016

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has posted a net profit of QR2.15bn in 2016, up 10.3% on the same period last year.

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Al-Emadi leading Qatar’s delegation to WEF Davos

HE the Minister of Finance Ali Shareef al-Emadi is leading Qatar’s delegation to the 47th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

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Qatar Shell, WorleyParsons sign 5-year EPCM service contract for Pearl GTL

Qatar Shell has awarded a five-year contract to WorleyParsons for engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services to the Pearl GTL plant.

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Saudi National Commercial Bank Q4 profit up 7.5%

Saudi Arabia’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) reported a 7.5% rise in fourth-quarter net profit yesterday as the kingdom’s largest lender was boosted by higher income from commission and investments.

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Egypt to end capital controls, reform oil sector in IMF deal

Egypt will scrap its remaining caps on transfers and deposits of foreign currency by the end of June and overhaul its oil sector as part of ambitious efforts to reform the economy under an IMF agreement, the details of which were released yesterday.

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As IOCs review Mideast spending plan, Asian giants stand to benefit

International oil companies (IOCs), which play key role in the Middle East, are apparently revisiting their strategy towards the region, a move that could be advantageous for the Asian giants, according to Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp).

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