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QEF set to host Qatar, Al Rayyan equestrian championships

QEF set to host Qatar, Al Rayyan equestrian championships

Qatar Equestrian Federation (QEF) is preparing to organise Qatar and Al Rayyan International Show Jumping championships at the QEF’s outdoor arena in Al Rayyan, with prizes carrying up to one million and 700,000 Qatari riyals.

QR354mn project to upgrade Al-Bayt Stadium link roads kicks off

QR354mn project to upgrade Al-Bayt Stadium link roads kicks off

Aiming to provide modern roads that would give easy access to the 2022 FIFA World Cup stadiums, Ashghal has started working on a new QR354 project to upgrade link roads to Al-Bayt Stadium in Al-Khor.

PM congratulates Kuwait premier

PM congratulates Kuwait premier

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani sent yesterday a cable of congratulations to Sheikh Jaber Mubarak al-Hamad al-Sabah on his reappointment as prime minister of Kuwait, wishing him success.

Blues beat Kings 4-2 in battle of top teams

Blues beat Kings 4-2 in battle of top teams

The Blues’ extended their winning streak to four games, their point streak to seven games and knocked another of the league’s top teams with a 4-2 win over the Kings at Scottrade Center on Monday night.

List in lead as wind blows Thomas off course in Jeju

List in lead as wind blows Thomas off course in Jeju

World number four Justin Thomas saw his three-shot overnight lead quickly blown away in gusting winds in yesterday’s second round of the CJ Cup on Jeju Island.

Argentina’s markets are gaining momentum with $3.5bn ready to go public

Argentina’s markets are gaining momentum with $3.5bn ready to go public

Argentina’s equity markets are gaining momentum, with $3.5bn ready to go public as some of the country’s largest companies look to raise capital for the first time.

The chimera of Franco-German reform

The chimera of Franco-German reform

An abiding truth in the United States is that all politics is local. Apparently, the same wisdom can be applied (to some extent) to the European Union, whose agenda ultimately depends on key member states’ national politics.

Spanish police seal off 1,300 polling stations

Spanish police seal off 1,300 polling stations

Catalan separatists have halved their expectations for voter turnout to 1mn in today’s referendum on giving the region independence from Madrid amid several moves by the central government to block the vote it has declared illegal.

Moody’s cuts UK’s rating on Brexit and growth fears

Moody’s cuts UK’s rating on Brexit and growth fears

Ratings agency Moody’s downgraded Britain’s credit rating on Friday, saying the government’s plans to bring down its heavy debt load had been knocked off course and Brexit would weigh on the economy.

Rohingya a sensitive issue, says Congress

Rohingya a sensitive issue, says Congress

The Congress Party yesterday said the Rohingya issue was very sensitive and the government’s blanket approach will not help sort out matters.

Fine-tuning act

Fine-tuning act

A performer dressed in traditional attire rehearses for Garba, a folk dance, ahead of Navratri, a festival of nine days, in Ahmedabad yesterday.

State-of-the-art Hamad Port capable of meeting global demand

State-of-the-art Hamad Port capable of meeting global demand

The Hamad Port, which is being officially opened on Tuesday, has played a significant role in increasing Qatar’s foreign trade and in the development of the country’s major industries, an official of a local company has said.