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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...


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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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N Korea leader says missile test 'greatest success'

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un declared a submarine-launched missile test the ‘greatest success’, state media said Thursday, as the UN weighed a condemnation of the launch ...

(inset) Delhi Gang-rape convict Vinay Sharma

Delhi gang rape case convict attempts suicide

One of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case was admitted to hospital on Thursday after he tried to commit suicide in jail, officials said.


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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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Turkey $200bn wealth fund to finance transport projects

Turkey’s proposed national wealth fund, which could total as much as $200bn, will finance projects including airports, seaports, roads and railroads across the country, according to a government minister.

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Goldman sees possible Opec output freeze as self-defeating

Opec and some producers from outside the group may agree to freeze output during informal talks next month, which could prove “self-defeating” because it would benefit other suppliers, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc

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EM assets retreat as political unrest adds to Fed anxiety

Emerging markets fell to the lowest levels in more than two weeks as political and security concerns resurfaced in South Africa and Turkey, sapping appetite for riskier assets before a much-anticipated address by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

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