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PHCC has opened a couple of wellness...

Fire at Ezdan Hotel contained

Civil Defence personnel contained a small fire at the Ezdan Hotel in...

Envoy meets Indian VP

Indian Vice President Mohamed Hamid Ansari meeting with Qatari...

GCC citizen jailed for possessing illicit drug

A GCC citizen has been sentenced to jail for five years for...

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FM takes part in meeting of Global Coalition to Counter Terrorism

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

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QRCS seeks better co-ordination on Syrian refugees

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has sought to pursue closer...


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EgyptAir flight

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely...

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Syrians harness Pokemon frenzy to depict their plight

A sad-eyed Pikachu Pokemon Go character sits amidst the rubble on a...

Turkey

Erdogan announces army overhaul in latest post-coup shakeup

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to overhaul the army in...

Saudi Arabia

Saudi executions exceed 100 this year

Saudi authorities on Friday executed a national convicted of...


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Brushfire

Hundreds of homes evacuated as wildfire rages north of Los Angeles

About 300 homes were evacuated as a fast-moving wildfire burned through some 3,300 acres (1,335 hectares) of parched land northwest of Los Angeles on Saturday, the County of Los Angeles Fire Department said.

A picture purported to be of the aftermath of the Kabul explosion

At least 10 die in blast at march in Afghan capital Kabul

A suicide bomber hit a large demonstration by members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens more, officials said.

Demonstrators from Afghanistan's Hazara minority attend a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan

Kabul in lockdown as Hazaras rally over power line

Thousands of minority Shia Hazaras demonstrated in Kabul Saturday, demanding that a key power transmission line pass through their electricity-starved province, in the second major protest over the issue this year.


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‘Now UK has room for more flexibility in GCC trade deals’

The second GCC-British Economic Forum organised by the Arab British Chambers of Commerce in London, was dominated by discussion about post-Brexit relations.

QSE

Bourse remains bullish as key index rises 1% to 10,534.40 points

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) Index increased by 105.73 points, or 1% during the week to close at 10,534.40, QNB Financial Services (QNBFS) said in its weekly report.

BRITAIN

Britain’s economy wilting fast after Brexit vote

Post-Brexit PMI falls by most in 20-year history; consistent with Q3 economy shrinking 0.4 %; Hammond signals fiscal “reset”, pressure on BoE to act

VERI

Verizon emerges as front-runner in Yahoo auction

Yahoo Inc is focusing on US telecommunications company Verizon Communications Inc as the buyer of its core business after reviewing final bids that it received this week

VODA

Vodafone first-quarter service revenue beats estimates

Vodafone Group reported first-quarter service revenue that beat analysts’ estimates amid gradual improvements in its European mobile-phone businesses and growth in developing markets. The stock gained.

SAMSUNG

Samsung sues Huawei for patent infringement

Tech giant Samsung Electronics said yesterday it sued Huawei Technologies for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the smartphone rivals.

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