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The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH)...

Cabinet approves draft decree on common customs tariff for GCC

The Cabinet has approved a draft decree on common customs tariff for...

Ministry to mark Teachers’ Day

QATAR | Education...

Beijing expo showcases QM collection

The internationally-acclaimed exhibition Pearls, Treasures from the...

SND

Saudi National Day

A host of dignitaries including HE the Minister of Economy and...

DFI

DFI’s acclaimed films picked for Ajyal youth festival

Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced its first line-up of six...


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Warplanes knock out Aleppo hospital

Russian or Syrian regime warplanes knocked a major Aleppo hospital...

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New Jordanian govt sworn in

Jordan’s King Abdullah swore in a new government headed by Hani Mulki...

Jordan

Slain Jordanian writer buried amid tight security

Thousands of people attended the funeral of Jordanian writer Nahed...

Carter

US to send 600 more troops to Iraq for Mosul offensive

The United States is sending about 600 extra troops to Iraq to train...


International
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Lions

Lion killed after breaking out of German zoo enclosure

German zookeepers shot dead a lion on Thursday after two of the animals escaped from their enclosure and a tranquiliser failed to stop one of them, the zoo's director said.

Tesla

Tesla 'on autopilot' crashes on German Autobahn

A Tesla electric car crashed into a tourist bus on a motorway in northern Germany, police said on Thursday, with the driver claiming he had activated the car's autopilot system.

British Airways

British Airways scraps free snacks on short flights

British Airways said on Thursday it will no longer provide free snacks and food in economy class on short-haul and domestic flights, joining budget carriers like Ryanair and easyJet ...


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QSE

QSE stays under bearish spell despite Opec boost

The Qatar Stock Exchange’s trade turnover and volumes rose substantially, but overall it remained under the bearish spell for the second day on Thursday.

Oil

Oil marches higher on Opec optimism

Oil prices rose nearly 3% on Thursday, extending their rally on optimism over Opec's first output cut plan in eight years.

Visitors at Commerzbank headquarters

Commerzbank says to cut nearly 10,000 jobs, halt dividend

Commerzbank on Thursday said it would cut nearly 10,000 jobs or more than a fifth of its workforce and stop paying dividends for the time being as it restructures to become profitable ...

Brokers look at digital screen during bearish trend at a Stock Exchange

India, Pakistan markets fall as tensions flare

Share markets in India and Pakistan fell on Thursday after India said it had conducted ‘surgical strikes’ on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir ...

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QNB participates in Sibos conference in Geneva

QNB is a major participant at the ‘The Sibos 2016’ Conference, which concludes in Geneva today.

QATAR FLAG

Qatar among top countries in global competitiveness list

Qatar has been ranked 18th out of 138 countries as globally competitive by World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2016-17 mainly on account of robust competitiveness in its macroeconomic framework.

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