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The award is conferred on QIB based on four key criteria — reliability, responsiveness, assurance an

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced...

Six-month long traffic diversion in Western Industrial Area

A six-month long traffic diversion will be in place between Street 15...

QF’s summer activities help students unlock career options

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development...

Nissan eyes wider customer base with 2017 Patrol V6

Nissan has announced the launch of its new 2017 Patrol V6 which makes...

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Etihad Airways launches global sales campaign

Etihad Airways has launched its annual global sales campaign,...

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NU-Q welcomes its largest class

Northwestern University in Qatar’s newest class of 82 students is the...


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Yemen

Drone strike kills 3 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A presumed US drone strike in southern Yemen killed three Al-Qaeda...

The wreckage of a home hit by a coalition airstrike in Sanaa's Old City, a UNESCO World Heritage sit

UN says 10,000 killed in Yemen war, nearly twice other estimates

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's 18-month-old civil...

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Libya forces corner IS fighters in Sirte

Pro-government forces in Libya yesterday battled Islamic State group...

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‘IS bomber’ kills 71 army recruits in Aden

An Islamic State group militant rammed his explosives-laden car into...


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Canada PM touts agricultural safety amid China dispute

Canadian farm goods are high quality and safe, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Beijing yesterday as his trade minister said Canada was working hard to resolve a canola import dispute that threatens C$2bn ($1.5bn) in business.

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French economy minister Macron resigns

French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron resigned yesterday, clearing the way for a presidential bid that will further unsettle an already wide-open race.

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Italy holds second state funeral for quake victims

Amatrice, the remote hilltop town worst hit by an earthquake in central Italy last week, held a state funeral for its dead yesterday, the second such ceremony for victims of the disaster.


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Greece launches auction for TV licences; defies broadcasters’ protests

Greece’s left-led government launched an auction of four nationwide TV licences yesterday, defying protests by broadcasters which have criticised the process as an attempt to control media in the crisis-hit country.

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Pimco at odds with Goldman on Yellen as Sept rate bets rise

Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen’s speech on Friday was hawkish enough for Goldman Sachs Group to boost the odds of a September interest-rate increase, while Pacific Investment Management Co said there was nothing of note in her remarks.

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France wants EU-US trade talks halted as no deal is imminent

France said yesterday it wanted to halt thorny EU-US trade talks as President Francois Hollande said there would be no deal until after President Barack Obama leaves office in January.

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China banks set for hard slog as margins shrink

Four of China’s so-called ‘Big Five’ state-owned banks have warned that profits will continue to be pressured in the second half of the year, as slowing growth in the world’s second-biggest economy hits borrowers and saps lenders’ margins.

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In Asia, Obama facing trade pact test amid US opposition

When President Barack Obama travels to Asia next week, he will try to reassure leaders in the region that he still has the clout to deliver US approval for the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership, ...

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AirAsia to sell leasing arm as early as December

AirAsia Bhd expects to sell its aircraft-leasing unit as early as December as the largest customer for Airbus Group SE’s single-aisle jets aims to net as much as $1bn from the transaction and pare debt.

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