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The region’s residents will have more...

Ooredoo sponsors National Service graduation event

Under the patronage of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani,...

Katara to showcase traditions from 12 countries

Katara-the Cultural Village Foundation said it is gearing up to host...

HMC urges patients to consult doctor for medication changes

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is reminding patients who take daily...

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MEC to sell subsidised sheep to Qataris

Starting today the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) will sell...

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FM meets Indonesian minister

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani...


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Trump wants Mideast peace ‘compromise’

US President Donald Trump called on Israelis and Palestinians to make...

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GEMS in pact for region’s first ‘Education Rewards Programme’

GEMS Education has announced that it has partnered with Aimia Inc, a...

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US envoy endorses Libya’s UN-backed govt

The US ambassador to Libya pledged Washington’s support for its...

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Egyptian becomes first amputee to swim across Red Sea Gulf

An Egyptian adventurer has become the first amputee to swim from...


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Three Kenyan police killed in landmine attack

Three police officers were killed in eastern Kenya on Wednesday when their vehicle hit a landmine, a senior official said, in an attack claimed by Somali jihadist group al Shabaab.

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Newark airport reopens after engine fire prompts plane evacuation

Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey has reopened after temporarily shutting down late Tuesday, following an engine fire that prompted the evacuation of an airplane, officials said.

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Roman street scene

Christian Okoro of Nigeria smiles as a woman gives him some money as he sweeps a street in downtown Rome, Italy.


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HSBC Qatar picks up three honours at Euromoney awards

HSBC received three major awards at the annual ‘Euromoney Awards for Excellence’ event held in Dubai recently.

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QNB receives ‘Best Bank in Qatar’ award

QNB has received the ‘Best Bank in Qatar’ award from Euromoney magazine during the Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence ceremony held in Dubai.

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Private sector crucial for future generations, says envoy al-Khater

Qatar’s ambassador to the UK, Yousef Ali al-Khater, gave the keynote address at the Oxford-GCC Business Conference 2017 held at St Antony’s College in London on Saturday.

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Islamic finance is making a case for ‘impact investment’

Islamic finance is increasingly being discovered as a vehicle to support sustainable development goals by investments in environmental projects, as well as to deal with challenges of poverty, social inequality and financial exclusion, a method called “impact investing.”

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IDB to revamp, decentralise operations

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB), the largest development organisation in the Muslim world, plans to revamp its operations, including a shift away from small-scale capital interventions to more sustainable, grassroot-level support.

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Greek debt deal delayed as 15-year extension fails to lure IMF officials

Greece’s creditors failed to resolve their differences over the measures required to bring the country’s debt back to a sustainable path, as a compromise offered by the eurozone wasn’t deemed sufficient by the International Monetary Fund.

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