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HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad...

Prominent national dies

Noted Qatari citizen Nasser bin Abdullah al-Attiyah died yesterday...

NU-Q welcomes largest freshman class

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) welcomed its largest freshman...

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New Mercedes-Benz CLA with ‘eye-catching style’ now in Qatar

Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, the authorised general distributor of...

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QF initiatives ‘popular’ at Bayt Qatar

Qatar Foundation (QF) yesterday said its cultural initiatives on show...


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Saudi Arabia foils attack on Shia mosque in Qatif

Saudi security forces have foiled a planned suicide attack on a...

Smoke rises from clashes with Islamic State militants

Turkey, US-led coalition launch operation to sweep IS from Syria town

Turkish special forces units and jets supported by warplanes from the...

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S Sudan ex-VP in Khartoum for ‘treatment’

South Sudan’s former rebel leader Riek Machar has arrived in Khartoum...

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Iraq forces in battle for Mosul

Iraqi special forces led an operation yesterday aimed at retaking the...


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Karachi

Pakistan's largest city Karachi elects prisoner as mayor

The Pakistani port megacity of Karachi on Wednesday elected as mayor a politician who is currently in jail on sedition and terrorism charges, a day after the leader of his party was charged with treason.

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Japanese woman dies in Pokemon Go car accident

A driver who was allegedly playing Pokemon Go when he hit and killed a woman in Japan has been arrested, police said on Wednesday.

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World's largest aircraft damaged in crash landing

The world's largest aircraft suffered cockpit damage on Wednesday after nosediving while landing on its second test flight, but there were no injuries, according to the craft's manufacturer.


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Oil prices

Oil up as Iran signals support for Opec freeze action

Oil prices rose more than 1% yesterday after reports that Iran was sending positive signals that it may support joint Opec action to prop up the market.

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Doha is 3rd busiest city for hotel construction in the Middle East

Doha has been ranked third busiest city for hotel construction in the Middle East, according to a report.

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Knightsbridge branch of Al Rayan Bank sees brisk business despite Brexit

Notwithstanding the Brexit impact, Al Rayan Bank’s (UK) Knightsbridge branch has witnessed unprecedented growth in the private client business with it opening 600 new accounts ever since its officially opened in May last year.

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Bedaya holds financial statements workshop for startup companies

The Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Centre), a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, recently conducted a workshop on financial statement for startups.

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Doha Bank gets PCI-DSS certification from Sisa

Doha Bank has received PCI-DSS Level-1 certification from PCI certification body, Sisa. PCI is the only standard dedicated to security of cardholder data and rated as one of the most stringent security standard.

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US new home sales race to near 9-yr high

New US single-family home sales unexpectedly rose in July, reaching their highest level in nearly nine years as demand increased broadly, brightening the housing market outlook.

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