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Amir, Oman deputy PM exchange greetings

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani exchanged...

Over 160 attend WCM-Q talk on containment of infectious diseases

Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) organised a training seminar...

Qatar takes part in Geneva health talks

Qatar is taking part in the 71st session of the World Health Assembly...

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16th anniversary for LuLu

LuLu Hypermarket, D-Ring Road branch, is celebrating its 16th...

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WISE to host forum for UN Global Goals Week

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of...


International
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Mount Everest

Two Sherpa guides killed on Everest

Two Sherpa guides working on Everest were confirmed dead Tuesday, bringing the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring climbing season to five.

Elon Musk

Tesla's Musk admits Model 3 braking issue, promises fix

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has sought to play down a report identifying ‘big flaws’ in its Model 3 sedan, admitting there is a braking issue with the vehicle ...

Hawaii

Lava creeps onto geothermal plant site on Hawaii's Big Island

Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island crept onto a geothermal power plant site on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases.


Region
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Saudia

53 injured as Saudi jet makes emergency landing

The Saudia aircraft was travelling from the holy city of Medina to...

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Belgian jihadist sentenced to death for IS membership

Tarik Jadaoun -- known by his nom de guerre Abu Hamza al-Beljiki --...

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On former battlefield, Kuwaiti investor plans date palm groves

On a former battlefield of the 1991 Gulf War, deep in Iraq’s southern...

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US delegation encounters protests

Palestinian protesters yesterday threw eggs at a US delegation in the...


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qiib

QIIB shareholders approve amendment of provisions of Articles of Association

QIIB shareholders at their extraordinary general assembly meeting on Monday night approved amendment of some of the provisions of the Articles of Association in order to comply..

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Islamic finance feels heat from $700mn Dana saga

Islamic finance operators are scrambling to tighten the industry’s rules in order to make sure other companies cannot take the same path as Dana Gas, which recently forced a $700mn debt restructuring.

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Uzbekistan set to develop Islamic banking system

Uzbekistan is joining the rising number of Central Asian nations to develop a Shariah-compliant banking system given its large Muslim population and rising demand for financial services aligned to Islamic beliefs.

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Emirates NBD buys Denizbank for $3.2bn from Sberbank

Emirates NBD has agreed to buy Turkey’s Denizbank from Russia’s state-owned Sberbank for $3.2bn to help establish itself as a leading bank in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey.

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Europe stocks extend gains as trade war tensions ease

European stocks rose yesterday, with London hitting a new high on upbeat global sentiment and easing Italian political worries, dealers said.

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Zuckerberg apologises to EU lawmakers over data leak

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg apologised to European Union lawmakers yesterday for a massive data leak, in his latest attempt to draw a line under a scandal that has rocked the world’s biggest social media network.

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