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Closure on Ein al Haitan Street.

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal)...

Qatar condemns IS attack on French church

Qatar Tuesday condemned as "contrary to all human values" the deadly...

Emir arrives in Colombia

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has arrived in the...

Arab leaders vow to defeat terrorism

Arab leaders, addressing the opening session of a summit, yesterday...

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Fresh graduates in Qatar find it challenging to get first job

About 53% of fresh graduates in Qatar believe that it is challenging...


Region
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Solar Impulse

Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip

Solar Impulse 2 on Tuesday completed its historic round-the-world...

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Palestinians slam Israel plans for 770 settlement homes

The Palestinian leadership yesterday slammed an Israeli project to...

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Five Saudi guards killed in clashes on Yemen border

Five Saudi Arabian border guards were killed yesterday in clashes...

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Kuwaitis walk as others sit on cafe terraces inside the Avenues Mall,...


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Widodo set to announce cabinet reshuffle

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is expected to announce his second cabinet reshuffle in less than two years today, two sources close to the matter said.

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Most Thais are undecided on charter vote: pollster

Most Thais are undecided about how they will vote next month in a referendum on a new constitution that the military government says will promote stability but which critics say will entrench military influence, a pollster said yesterday.

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16 coffins readied ahead of executions ‘this week’

Sixteen coffins have been taken to an Indonesian prison island where drug traffickers on death row are expected to be executed this week, according to media reports yesterday.


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Ooredoo Group net profit jumps 46% to QR1.5bn in H1

Driven by its successful digital strategy across various key markets and “positive” forex movements, Ooredoo Group has posted a half yearly (H1) net profit of nearly QR1.5bn, up 46% on the same period in 2015.

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HSBC appoints new CEO for Mena region

HSBC has appointed Georges Elhedery as chief executive officer for Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region and will join the board of HSBC Bank Middle East Limited (HBME) as deputy chairman.

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S&P reaffirms Doha Insurance rating at A- ; outlook stable

Standard & Poor’s has reaffirmed Doha Insurance’s financial strength rating at ‘A-’ with a stable outlook, the company chairman Sheikh Nawaf Nasser bin Khaled al-Thani said yesterday.

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Turkey’s central bank slams S&P over ‘hasty’ ratings downgrade

Turkey’s central bank governor pledged yesterday to do whatever is needed to ensure financial stability after a failed coup and criticised Standard & Poor’s “hasty” move to cut the country’s credit rating further into junk territory.

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Currency traders wary of shorting yen on risk BoJ to disappoint

Some of the world’s biggest currency traders are betting that the yen can withstand almost anything Haruhiko Kuroda comes up with on Friday.

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Sensex slips from 11-month high; rupee up

Indian stocks dropped as concern mounted that the rally that pushed up the benchmark index to near a one-year high yesterday isn’t supported by corporate earnings.

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