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A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an...

Deputy Emir visits Medical City

HH the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday...

Qatar-backed fund seeks to improve lives in Muslim countries

The Lives and Livelihoods Fund (LLF), announced two years ago by...

Qatar ‘committed to promoting peaceful communities’

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad...

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Pharmacists take oath at White Coat ceremony

A total of 26 new pharmacy students at Qatar University (QU) took...

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Awareness camp for kids

Some of the participants at the Qatar Chamber training programme for...


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Cyprus orders plane hijack suspect extradited to Egypt

A Cypriot court ruled on Friday that an Egyptian man accused of...

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US mulls new Syria options

The United States is on the verge of ending its Syria diplomacy with...

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Taking on Xavi!

Former Barcelona football player Xavi Hernandez (R), who currently...

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Saudis bristle at 9/11 law

US law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia over the September 11...


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Groundbreaking ceremony for school

Nepalese Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun (left) offers prayers during the groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of Jalapa Devi Higher Secondary School in Sindhupalchowk, 67kms from Kathmandu.

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Stock check

A man weighs sacks of red onions at a shop near a main market in Colombo yesterday.

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Nepal govt tables vital bills in parliament to raise resources

The Nepal government has presented at the parliament three vitals bills seeking to green-light the government to raise taxes as well as domestic and foreign loans.


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GCC share of mobile transactions 4% higher than global average

The share of mobile transactions in the GCC at 43% is 4% higher than the global average, a new study has shown.

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Qatar posts 30% jump in trade surplus to QR8.69bn in August

A relatively higher prices for hydrocarbons helped Qatar report a robust 30% expansion month-on-month (m-o-m) in trade surplus to QR8.69bn in August, according to official figures.

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Global oil demand remains robust, says al-Sada

Global oil demand is currently anticipated to expand by 1.2mn bpd this year, the same level as expected in June, said HE the Minister of Energy and Industry, Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada, also President of the Opec Conference.

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US GDP rises 1.4%; jobless claims up less than forecast

The US economy expanded more in the second quarter than previously estimated, reflecting a smaller drag from business spending on structures and equipment.

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Credit Suisse plans Mideast growth as millionaires rise

Credit Suisse Group expects the Middle East to account for a significant part of its growth in private banking as the number of super wealthy individuals in the region increases.

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‘Saudi asks banks to reschedule consumer loans’

Saudi Arabia’s central bank has asked local banks to reschedule consumer loans after the government cut bonuses and other financial perks for public sector workers, local media reported yesterday.

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Has the conversion of roundabouts into signalled intersections and other road works helped improve traffic flow after the summer holidays?

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