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Eid celebrations begin with henna painting at Doha Festival City

Doha Festival City (DFC), a leading entertainment, retail and...

DFI launches online premiere of #DariQatar

#DariQatar, a crowd-sourced landmark film initiative by Doha Film...

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Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Seif Ahmed...

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Emir discusses crisis with Kuwaiti leader

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

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Al Jazeera deplores call for closure

Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera said yesterday any move to shut it...

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Sisi ratifies deal handing Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a maritime...

Israeli soldiers patrol near the border with Syria after projectiles fired from the war-torn country

Israel launches air raid on Syria

An Israeli aircraft carried out a strike on Syria after 10...

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Yemen government says to investigate allegations of abuse in secret prisons

President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's government said on Saturday it was...


Solar solution brings water to besieged Douma town

Solar panels on wheels make for a strange sight on the streets of...

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Colombia rebels free kidnapped Dutch reporters

Rebels with Colombia’s National Liberation Army (ELN) group have freed two Dutch journalists snatched days ago in the country’s northeast, officials said yesterday.


Slain protester’s dad appeals to Maduro

A man describing himself as a former boss and friend of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has urged an investigation into the killing of his son in anti-government unrest convulsing the Opec nation for nearly three months.

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Charges against Temer expected to come in waves

Brazil’s top federal prosecutor will level corruption charges against President Michel Temer one at a time instead of making all the accusations at once, a strategy aimed at weakening his defence, a source with direct knowledge of the process told Reuters on Friday.

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ECB raises Brexit heat with bid for power over euro clearing

The European Central Bank (ECB) made a play for power over London’s lucrative clearing industry, cranking up the pressure on an issue that has become a flash point in the Brexit talks that began last week.


Dollar doldrums to drive yen and euro gains as Fed hawks doubted

The euro and yen are set to keep on surprising this year on prospects the Federal Reserve will slow monetary tightening while central banks in Europe and Japan move towards reducing stimulus, Asia-based foreign-exchange strategists say.


Ford’s China move casts new cloud on Mexican car making

A second U-turn this year by Ford Motor Co in Mexico has raised the spectre of Chinese competition for local car making, adding to pressure on the industry after repeated threats by US President Donald Trump to saddle it with punitive tariffs.


Traders test Opec ‘whatever it takes’ resolve to defend price

When Opec member Saudi Arabia pledged in May to do “whatever it takes” to defend world oil prices, it didn’t expect the market to be testing its resolve just one month later.


Iran oil output beats 3.8mn bpd, eyes 4mn: Minister

A general view of an oil facility in the Khark Island. Iran’s crude oil production has surpassed 3.8mn bpd, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted as saying yesterday, adding that Tehran expects output to reach 4mn bpd by March 2018. “Oil production has exceeded 3.8mn barrels.


Is that grain really organic? US rules get tightened amid fraud

Certifiers combat threat with new restrictions on shipments; organic corn, soybean imports have surged in recent years


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