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LuLu launches 10/15/20/30 promotion

LuLu Group, after an interval of a couple of months, has relaunched...

Oryx GTL staff in beach clean-up campaign

Oryx GTL staff recently collaborated with their colleagues in Ras...

First batch of CSE master’s degree students graduates

Students from Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) recently had the...

IN BRIEF

Online services for ration card holders

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has launched a number of...

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WCM-Q offers nationals chance to train with world-class scientists

Qatari high school and college students who are interested in...


Region
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Egypt urges US to play active Mideast peace role

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi yesterday urged the United...

GULF TIMES

Dashed dreams of an aspiring stylist in Syria

Islam Maytat thought marrying an Afghan-British businessman was her...

Pope Francis arrives to lead a mass in Cairo

Pope Francis leads mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics

Pope Francis led a jubilant mass for thousands of Egyptian Catholics...

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Turkish authorities block access to Wikipedia

Turkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the...


International
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Brazil general strike brings major cities to standstill

Major cities in Brazil were paralysed on Friday by a nationwide strike convened against President Michel Temer’s government reform programme.

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After protests, authorities clean up littered streets

Brazilian authorities were working yesterday to clear away the remains of barricades, burned-out buses and trash strewn about the streets during a general strike the previous day that saw violent clashes between protesters and police.

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US Marines return to Helmand

US Marines returned to Afghanistan’s volatile Helmand yesterday, where American troops faced heated fighting until Nato’s combat mission ended in 2014, as embattled Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the resurgent Taliban.


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UNITED

United blunder prompts US airlines to throw cash at their problems

Dragged passenger’s deal follows boost to overbooking payouts; American grants pay increase to ‘rebuild trust’ with employees

SAUDI

Saudi offers size in drive to list shares of foreign companies

Saudi Arabia aims to start listing foreign companies on its stock market as soon as this year as it seeks to become a regional centre for equity issuance, said Mohamed Abdullah Elkuwaiz, vice-chairman of the Capital Market Authority.

TURKEY

Turkey won’t ‘rush to cut interest rates’

Turkey’s central bank expects inflation to remain volatile for the rest of the year, and won’t rush into cutting interest rates if price increases slow, governor Murat Cetinkaya said.

OIL

Oil market may ‘rebalance’ in 2017, price seen at $55: QNB

Oil market is expected to “rebalance” in 2017; QNB said and noted that it is keeping its oil price forecast unchanged at $55/b.

QDB

QDB showcases 22 local firms at building sector exhibition in Algeria

Qatar Development Bank (QDB), through the support of its export programme, Tasdeer, has participated along with 22 local construction sector companies at the 20th edition of Building & Construction Materials International Exhibition (Batimatec) in Algiers, Algeria.

CHINA

China’s $290bn new area lifts hope for better cities

China’s plan to build a new city about two hours drive from Beijing has raised hopes it may catalyse better urban design across the nation, enhancing economic efficiency and cutting air pollution.

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