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Expectations on a rate hike by the US...

Korean artistes’ concert at Katara

The South Korean embassy in Doha will host a joint concert by...

QBG hosts ‘Fun & Learn’ workshop

The Qur’anic Botanic Garden (QBG) recently held an educational...

Qatar Charity reopens Qatari Bakery in Saraqib

Qatar Charity (QC) has reopened Qatari Bakery in Saraqib (Idlib),...

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WISH to host panel on Islamic Ethics in November

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) will host a panel on...

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Tamuq welcomes new class of master’s students

Faculty, administrators and current master’s students at Texas A&M...


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Man charged after three die in Toronto crossbow attack

Toronto police have charged a man with three counts of first-degree...

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Kuwait arrests govt staffer promoting IS online

Kuwaiti police have arrested a government employee accused of...

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Kerry outlines new Yemen peace push

US Secretary of State John Kerry yesterday announced a fresh...

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More Turkish tanks into Syria

Turkey yesterday sent more tanks into northern Syria and demanded...


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Outrage after Indian workers carry woman's body on pole

A video of Indian hospital workers crushing the dead body of an elderly woman and hoisting it from a pole because of a shortage of ambulances has become the second incident in a week to spark outrage in India.

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Indian court allows women to enter key Muslim shrine

An Indian court on Friday overturned a ban on women entering the inner sanctum of Mumbai's Haji Ali mosque, marking another victory for women fighting gender discrimination at places of worship in India.

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Philippine govt, Communist rebels sign ceasefire deal

The Philippine government and Communist guerrillas on Friday signed an indefinite ceasefire deal to facilitate peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies.


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Oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia dampens prospects of output freeze

Oil prices fell on Friday after the Saudi energy minister tempered expectations of strong market intervention by producers during talks next month, and as analysts pointed to an ongoing supply overhang that was weighing on markets.

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Moody’s upgrades ratings of Masraf Al Rayan

Global credit rating agency Moody’s has upgraded Masraf Al Rayan’s long term issuer ratings to A1 from A2 and Counterparty Risk (CR) Assessment to ‘Aa3(cr)’ from ‘A1(cr)’.

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21 QSE stocks eligible to join FTSE Russell index

As many as 21 of the 44 stocks listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) have been found eligible to be included in the FTSE Russell global market equity index. Of the 21, half are large-cap equities.

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Egypt economic crisis weighs heavily on heritage: Minister

Egypt cannot afford to keep its museums open let alone search for ancient buried treasures because of the economic crisis, the antiquities minister says.

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Saudi shares keep falling as economy concerns rise

Most Gulf stock markets fell yesterday with Saudi Arabia sliding for a fifth straight day, led by banks, but UAE bourses were firm.

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Dreamliner engine incident prompts ANA to check fleet

ANA Holdings, the world’s biggest operator of Boeing Co’s Dreamliner jet, is checking the Rolls-Royce Holdings engines on its fleet of 787s after investigating a February incident when an aircraft had to shut down a power plant and return to the airport.

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