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Emir chairs SC board meeting

Emir, Bahrain crown prince review ties...

Call to set up regional centre for human rights

The human rights conference organised by National Human Rights...

Transport Minister attends UN meeting

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed...

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Ministry workshop for schoolgirls

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment’s Public Relations...

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Picasso-Giacometti expo opens at Doha Fire Station

The first-ever Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti exhibition in the...


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IRAQI

Iraqi forces fighting IS set to storm airport

US-backed Iraqi forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western...

EGYPT

Egypt and Jordan say no compromise on Palestine

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan...

IRAN

Iran supreme leader calls for uprising against Israel

Iran’s Supreme Leader called on Palestinians yesterday to pursue an...

Israeli soldier Elor Azaria is embraced by his mother at the start of his sentencing hearing at a mi

Killing wounded attacker: Israeli soldier gets 18 months jail

A young Israeli soldier convicted of killing a Palestinian assailant...


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Pakistan launches nationwide anti-militant offensive

Pakistan's military on Wednesday launched a nationwide anti-terrorist operation days after a series of bloody extremist assaults killed dozens of people across the country, the military said.

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China offers huge anti-terror awards in Xinjiang

China has created a 100 million yuan ($14.5 million) fund for ‘anti-terrorism’ awards in a violence-wracked part of the country, state media reported, as the government steps up a campaign targeting unrest.

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North Korea calls for release of 3 detained in Malaysia

The North Korean embassy in Malaysia said on Wednesday that the three suspects detained in the connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam should be immediately released.


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Airbus seeks new talks with European nations over A400M costs

Airbus called for new talks with European governments to ease "heavy penalties" for delays to its A400M military aircraft on Wednesday, after taking a fresh 1.2-billion-euro ($1.3 billion) charge in the latest blow to Europe's largest defence project.

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Commercial Bank posts net profit of QR501.4mn in 2016

Commercial Bank Group posted a net profit of QR501.4mn in 2016, Qatar’s premier bank said yesterday.

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QIB shareholders approve plan to hike sukuk limit to QR7.5bn

QIB’s annual general assembly has approved its board of director’s recommendation to increase the limit of the perpetual sukuk (additional Tier 1 capital) to QR7.5bn from QR5bn subject to the Qatar Central Bank approval.

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Bank Islam Brunei eyes 1st IPO from Asian sultanate

Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Bhd is exploring an initial public offering, according to people with knowledge of the matter, in what would be the first listing from a company based in the oil-rich Southeast Asian sultanate.

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Borsa Istanbul plans to increase its gold storage by ten-fold

Turkey’s Borsa Istanbul plans to open a new precious-metals vault next month that will boost storage about 10-fold as the exchange looks to tap more of the global market.

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Russia comes closer to tapping big potential of Islamic finance

While a number of post-Soviet states in Central Asia have already opened their finance industry to Islamic banking, Russia so far has been a bit of a laggard to do so.

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