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QTA’s World Tourism Day social media contest woos residents

Life-size photo frames installed at eight landmarks in Qatar have...


Alumnus gives AJ Speaker Series speech at NU-Q

Jassim al-Rumaihi, a senior producer at Al Jazeera Arabic and an...


Katara releases ‘solar calender’

Katara, the Cultural Village Foundation, yesterday launched its...

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A machmoum (jasmine bouquet) is put up for sale in Tunis....

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US cracks down on migrant smugglers

US Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a...

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Turkey sacks 87 spy agency staff over failed coup

Turkey has dismissed 87 staff from its spy agency over alleged links...

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Migrant shipwreck death toll rises to 194

Twenty-five bodies were recovered on Tuesday from a boat that sank in...

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SpaceX boss outlines plans to put humans on Mars

SpaceX is developing an interplanetary rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonising the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said yesterday.


Air France ‘shirt-ripping’ trial opens

Cheers and jeers marked the start of the trial yesterday of 15 people over a confrontation in which Air France workers angry over planned layoffs left two executives with their shirts shredded.


Ex-PM Berlusconi hints at retirement

Italy’s three-time prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is feeling the strains of old age and wants to spend more time with his family, according to an interview due to be published on the eve of his 80th birthday.

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Qatar PPI falls 1.5% in July: MDPS

Domestic producers witnessed a gloomy scenario in July this year with Qatar’s producer price index (PPI) registering a 1.5% decline month-on-month due to lower prices for hydrocarbons, refined petroleum products, basic chemicals, cement and electricity, according to official figures.


Saudi gears up to face economic challenges and strengthen global partnerships

Hammad Khalid Albalawi, Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), spelt out a clear message of change within Saudi Arabia in his address to the XIII ‘Opportunity Arabia’ conference held in London this week.


Egypt’s pound falls to black market record

The Egyptian pound fell to a record low on the black market on speculation that policymakers will weaken the official exchange rate for the second time this year.


Mobily CEO sees hit from fingerprinting, slower Saudi economy

Saudi Arabia’s demand that all phone and Internet customers be fingerprinted for identification is pressuring Etihad Etisalat Co’s sales and profits in the kingdom, according to chief executive officer Ahmad Farroukh.


Qafco participates in 7th annual GPCA fertiliser convention in Dubai

Qafco participated in the 7th Annual Gulf Petrochemical Association (GPCA) fertiliser convention held in Dubai recently.


Saudi stocks tumble on government’s austerity measures

Saudi Arabia’s stock index slumped 3.8% yesterday after the government said it would cut ministers’ salaries by 20% and scale back financial bonuses and perks for public sector workers under an austerity drive.


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