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Ikea al-Futtaim launched yesterday the...

Back-to-school collection unveiled by Centrepoint

Centrepoint, the region’s largest family fashion retailer, has just...

NU-Q faculty receive grants for research

Two professors at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) have...

DFI Cinema partners QPO for new film series

The Doha Film Institute Cinema (DFI Cinema) will launch a new...

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Aamal Trading launches latest Bridgestone tyre

Aamal Trading and Distribution, a branch of Aamal Company and...

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FM discusses regional issues with Kerry

HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman...


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Rebels backed by Turkey tanks ‘seize’ IS-held town

Turkish tanks and hundreds of opposition fighters thrust deep inside...

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Kerry in Saudi to push for peace in Yemen

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia yesterday to...

Redur Xelil, YPG spokesman

Syrian Kurdish YPG calls Turkish operation "blatant aggression"

Turkey's military intervention in Syria is a "blatant aggression in...

Turkish army tanks and Turkish-backed Syrian fighters make their way in the Syrian border town of Ja

Turkish tanks roll into Syria, pushing IS out of key border town

Syrian rebels backed by Turkish special forces, tanks and warplanes...


International
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Maldives

Maldives president 'aware of plans to overthrow him'

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen, whose administration has jailed most of his opponents, is aware of an opposition plot to overthrow him with the support of "external forces", the president's spokesman said.

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Putin slams Paralympic ban as 'outside the law, morality, humanity'

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lashed out against the ban on Russian Paralympians from Rio as the country has vowed to keep fighting the suspension it faces over state-sponsored doping.

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Vietnamese woman cuts off limbs for insurance payout

A Vietnamese woman paid a friend to cut off her hand and foot in a bid to claim a handsome insurance payout, state-run media reported Thursday.


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WhatsApp

WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Thursday announced it would begin sharing subscriber data with parent Facebook, giving advertisers better access to information on WhatsApp's one billion-strong user base.

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Saudi's Sky Prime granted licence for domestic flights

Sky Prime Aviation Services has become the latest aviation company in Saudi Arabia to be awarded a national air operator licence under an ongoing liberalisation of the kingdom's aviation market.

World Bank

US nominates World Bank chief for second term

The United States on Thursday threw its support behind World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim for a second term at the helm of the multilateral development lender.

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Iran says it hasn’t decided on attending Opec talks in Algiers

Iran says it still hasn’t decided whether it will attend informal Opec talks in Algiers next month, two weeks after the group announced plans to meet.

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Saudi holds China market share lead on record oil production

Saudi Arabia kept its spot as China’s biggest oil supplier for the first seven months this year after pumping record output in July, ...

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Egypt panel to submit proposals to reform wheat purchases

An Egyptian parliament fact-finding committee will next week submit a final report with recommendations to improve how the government buys wheat from farmers amid allegations purchases have been inflated.

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