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DEPUTY

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and...

Emir holds phone talks with Paraguay president

Subsidised sheep for Qatari nationals...

Emir endorses Cabinet decision

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday...

Ministry to launch ‘Back to School’ campaign tomorrow

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education will launch on...

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Speaker meets Ecuador envoy

HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Mohamed bin Mubarak...

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Duties and obligations of domestic workers

A domestic worker cannot be deployed for work outside the country...


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Syrian opposition meeting ends in a stalemate

A meeting yesterday between Syrian opposition groups in Riyadh has...

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Iraq makes progress in offensive on Tal Afar

Government forces yesterday breached the city limits of Tal Afar in...

Fighters of the Hashed Al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization units) advance towards the town of Tal Afar

Iraqi forces retake three districts of IS bastion

Iraqi forces on Tuesday recaptured from the Islamic State group the...

Lebanese army soldiers are seen flashing victory signs in the town of Ras Baalbek, Lebanon, yesterda

Lebanon army says in final stage of IS border battle

Lebanon's army said Tuesday it had captured most of a mountainous...


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One-horned rhinoceros wades through flood waters

Nepal rescues four rhinos swept away by floods to India

At least four endangered rhinos that were swept away by floods into India have been rescued and brought back to their home in south-central Nepal, wildlife officials said Wednesday.

Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Torso found in Denmark belongs to submarine journalist

Police on Wednesday identified a headless female torso washed ashore in Copenhagen as that of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who they believe was killed by a Danish inventor on board his home-made submarine.

Soldiers inspect damaged army vehicles after a suicide attack in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan

Taliban suicide bomber kills five civilians in Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide bomber killed five civilians and wounded dozens of others, mainly children, when he detonated a car filled with explosives at a police headquarters in southern Afghanistan Wednesday.


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Qatar Quarries sets up new company

The Qatar Quarries and Building Materials Company announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Oman Holding Company to set up a new firm in Al-Minazah to manage new quarries for the extraction of Al-Jabro in Oman.

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$875bn Mena reserves a valid reason to work together, says expert

The Middle East and North Africa region’s reserves total nearly $875bn, wealth management firm Indosuez said,...

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‘Big four’ banks in China raising billions for Belt and Road deals

China’s largest state-owned commercial banks are raising billions to fund investment under Beijing’s “Belt and Road” drive, people close to the matter said, bolstering ambitions to revive Silk Road trade routes and internationalise the yuan.

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South Korea, US fail to reach agreement on possible revision to FTA

South Korean and US officials failed to agree yesterday on how to move forward on discussions over their five-year-old free trade agreement that Washington is seeking to change to help cut its trade deficit with Asia’s fourth-largest economy.

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Zotye Auto, Ford plan JV to build electric vehicles

Ford Motor is exploring setting up a joint venture with Chinese firm Anhui Zotye Automobile Co to build electric passenger vehicles in China under a new brand, tapping into a boom for such vehicles in the world’s top auto market.

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Europe markets edge higher as traders remain cautious

Global stock markets rebounded yesterday with traders brushing off a slump in German investor confidence, although concerns lingered over US President Donald Trump’s economic agenda and geopolitical crises.

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