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The Fish Wealth Department of the...

Emir honours Somalia’s envoy

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the...

Emir meets South Africa’s ambassador

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the...

Emir honours GECF chief

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the...

Japan-Qatar

Qatar and Japan join hands to enhance air quality monitoring

The environmental monitoring department of the Ministry of...

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‘Qatar’s blockade reminds me of the Berlin Wall’

Qatar will emerge stronger out of the unjust blockade imposed by its...


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Lanka rail strike hits school exams

Hundreds of thousands of students were left stranded yesterday after railway workers in Sri Lanka refused to abandon a strike during national exams.

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Act signed

President Donald Trump, surrounded by military officials and members of Congress, signs H R 2810, National Defence Authorisation Act for fiscal year 2018, during a signing ceremony in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, yesterday.

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Blaze ‘spreading more slowly’

Wildfire burns on a hillside near Montecito, California. Crews battling wildfires ravaging southern California for a week have managed to slow the spread of the worst of the blazes, officials said yesterday.


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Two Palestinians killed in Gaza explosion

Two Palestinian fighters were killed in Gaza yesterday in an...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Istanbul, yesterd

Abbas, Hamas to take part in Islamic summit on Jerusalem

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his rivals from the Hamas...

Yemen

Russia suspends diplomatic presence in Yemen

Russia has halted its diplomatic presence in Yemen and its embassy...

Iranian protesters hold anti-Israeli slogans during a demonstration in the capital Tehran

Iran's Revolutionary Guards offer support to Palestinians

A top commander from Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard (IRCG) has...


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‘Qatar committed to WTO obligations amid blockade’

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed al-Thani has reaffirmed Qatar’s full commitment to the rule of law to protect its rights in compliance with the principles and regulations of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

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QIC ranked No 1 by Al Bayan magazine

Qatar Insurance has secured the top position in terms of balance sheet (assets in 2016) and shareholders’ equity (in 2016) in a ranking by the Al Bayan magazine.

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ZAD Holding Company to launch new products

ZAD Holding Company, which is participating in this year’s edition of ‘Made in Qatar’, said there are plans to launch new products that would support the local market amid the economic blockade imposed on the country.

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Carney to put pen to paper as UK inflation climbs above 3%

UK inflation unexpectedly accelerated to the fastest in more than 5 1/2 years in November, which will force Bank of England governor Mark Carney to explain why price growth is so far above his policy target.

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ANZ Bank to sell insurance arm to Zurich for $2.14bn

ANZ Bank unveiled plans yesterday to offload its life insurance arm to Zurich for Aus$2.85bn (US$2.14bn), making the Swiss giant Australia’s largest retail life insurer by premiums.

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Unibail set to acquire Westfield for $16bn

Unibail-Rodamco SE, Europe’s largest commercial landlord, agreed to buy Australia’s Westfield Corp for about A$21bn ($15.8bn) in the biggest property acquisition since 2013 as declining store sales push mall operators worldwide to merge.

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