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The mercury level will continue to drop...

DFI to screen Emirati film Abdullah in Gulf series

Doha Film Institute Cinema (DFI Cinema) will showcase Emirati...

Emirates begins daily service to Newark via Athens in March

Emirates has announced that it will launch a new daily service from...

See more of Dubai’ with Emirates’ deals

Emirates has announced that it is launching special offers for trips...

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2nd wave of PlayStation VR now available in Qatar

Fifty One East and Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe have...

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Almana Motors announces special offers on Ford sedans

Almana Motors Company, the sole distributor of Ford in Qatar, has...


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Etihad Museum opens in Dubai

People walk past portraits of the founding fathers of the United Arab...

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Yemeni loyalists seize Red Sea port of Mokha

Yemeni government forces captured yesterday the port of Mokha as they...

The Amona outpost.

Deal to remove Israeli outpost in West Bank in jeopardy

A deal to evacuate a hardline Jewish outpost that has become a symbol...

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Saudi freeze may be easing as Jeddah projects announced

Saudi Arabian authorities have announced three public transport...


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Opposition revives anti-Maduro protests

Venezuela’s opposition parties yesterday launched a new round of protests aimed at forcing President Nicolas Maduro from power and ending 18 years of socialist rule, but they fell well short of the massive demonstrations of the past.

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Erdogan eyes rail bid on Tanzania visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday began a visit to Tanzania focusing on a bid to build a $7.6bn railway and on concern over schools run by dissident cleric Fethullah Gulen.

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Jammeh emptied Gambia coffers before his exile

The Gambia yesterday awaited the arrival of President Adama Barrow as his team said former strongman Yahya Jammeh plundered the nation’s coffers before going into exile.


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Ahlibank posts profit of QR631.7mn in 2016

Ahlibank posted a net profit of QR631.7mn in 2016 even as the bank saw its balance sheet grow by 18.2% to QR38bn last year.

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Qatar SMEs urged to utilise social media, e-commerce

Maximising the use of social media platforms and digital technology will not only help Qatar’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) reach a wide range of clients but it will also promote growth in the country’s non-hydrocarbon sector, according to industry sources.

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Al Khaliji’s 10 years mark continuous growth, strong financial indicators

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (Al Khaliji) is “continuing to push forward its vision” of converging human capital, technology and business to unlock future opportunities, even as the bank is marking its tenth year in business this month.

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Embraer banking on Trump to clear way for Iran regional jet sale

Brazilian planemaker Embraer, the world’s biggest maker of regional jets, said it’s optimistic that a US government led by Donald Trump will still grant it the clearances needed to sell aircraft to Iran.

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Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale

Rosneft asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Intesa Sanpaolo, Glencore, and the Qatar Investment Authority to discuss development plans after they participated in the partial privatisation of the state-run oil producer.

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QSE chief to participate in WFE meetings in Frankfurt

Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) chief executive Rashid bin Ali al-Mansoori will participate in today’s working committee meetings of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) in Frankfurt, Germany.

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