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Ramadan Crescent Sighting Committee of...

Emir exchanges Ramadan greetings

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday exchanged...

MEC allows bakeries to offer Ramadan items

The Ministry of Economy and Commence (MEC) has permitted bakeries and...

PHCC trains staff to boost research capacity in Qatar

Primary Health Care Corporation’s (PHCC) Research Section in the...

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Ramadan rush

With the holy month of Ramadan beginning today, shopping outlets saw...

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Argentina National Day

Argentina’s National Day was celebrated in Doha on Thursday with a...


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Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes

UN fears Gaza energy crisis could spark fresh violence

The United Nations warned Friday that an energy crisis in the Gaza...

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US probe finds over 100 civilians killed in Mosul air strike

A Pentagon investigation has concluded that at least 105 civilians...

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Arab TV series showcases untold stories of IS women

They are mothers, daughters, wives -- and suicide bombers: an Arab...

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Iraq investigates report of rights abuses during Mosul operation

Iraq is investigating a report that special forces tortured, raped...


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Hillary Clinton

Clinton calls proposed budget cuts a ‘cruelty’

Hillary Clinton assailed the man who beat her to the White House, slamming as “unimaginable cruelty” President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut $3.6tn in government spending over the next decade in a speech yesterday.

Jared Kushner

Trump’s son-in-law ‘under FBI scrutiny’

Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner, has been caught in the spotlight of an FBI probe into Russian meddling, US media reported, heaping more pressure on the embattled US president yesterday.

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Trump cheers as supporter Gianforte wins House seat

US President Donald Trump yesterday revelled in the victory of one of his supporters in a congressional special election, even after the man physically attacked a journalist on the eve of the vote.


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Oil rises more than 1%; market corrects following Opec pact

Oil prices rose more than 1% yesterday, a partial rebound from the previous day’s steep slide that came when an Opec-led decision to extend production curbs did not go as far as some investors had hoped.

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Japan’s environment minister puts carbon tax foes on notice

The man guiding Japan’s environment policy has a message for his country’s corporate titans - get ready because putting a price on carbon is all but inevitable if global warming is to be held at bay.

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Opec oil cut extension renews Asia crude oil supply worries

The Opec-led decision to extend a production cut to March 2018 disappointed financial investors, prompting an exit from oil futures markets, while refiners in Asia were mostly concerned with whether it meant they would need to go hunting for crude.

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London stocks set records as British pound suffers

London stocks hit record highs yesterday after the pound took a beating on an opinion poll surprise two weeks before Britain’s general election.

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China PMI seen growing at slowest pace in 8 months

Factory activity in China is expected to have grown at its slowest pace in eight months, a Reuters poll showed, as previous stimulus fades and policymakers focus on tackling rising debt – a sign the cooldown in manufacturing will persist through 2017.

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Fosun, others eye Australia’s Origin gas assets worth $1.5bn

Australia’s top energy retailer Origin has drawn interest from at least five potential bidders, including China’s Fosun International, for A$2bn ($1.5bn) worth of oil and gas assets it aims to spin off, sources said.

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