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For the first time in Qatar, Ahlibank offers ‘contactless’ card ATM transactions

Ahlibank is the first bank in Qatar to deploy Near Field...

HBKU researcher competes in latest Stars of Science programme

Qatar-based Nour Majbour from Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU)...

Ooredoo launches new Qatarna 500 pack on high demand

Ooredoo has announced the launch of a new Qatarna 500 pack after...

GULF TIMES

QIB, Injaz kick off financial literacy scheme for students

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), in collaboration with Injaz Qatar,...

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Significant rise in digital competence of unskilled workers

A large number of workers, mainly unskilled personnel employed in the...


International
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The nails and other sharp objects extracted from the patient's stomach

Doctors find 122 nails in Ethiopian's stomach

Ethiopian doctors extracted over a hundred iron nails and other sharp objects from the stomach of a patient in the capital Addis Ababa at the weekend.

Brigadier General Jeffrey Smiley

US army general wounded in Afghanistan attack

A US army general was among those injured in a Taliban attack on top US and Afghan security chiefs inside a highly secure compound last week in Kandahar province, a military spokesman confirmed.

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S.Korea says fighter jet deal with Indonesia is on track, despite $200mn unpaid

South Korea said on Monday a project to develop a fighter jet with Indonesia was on track, and it will negotiate a way for Indonesia to pay its contribution, of which about $200 million is unpaid.


Region
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King Abdullah II of Jordan

Jordan King terminates ‘Baqura and Ghamr’ annexes in peace treaty with Israel

King Abdullah II of Jordan announced Sunday that Jordan has decided...

President Hassan Rouhani giving an interview to the Iranian TV in Tehran

2-Iran names new economy minister in reshuffle as US sanctions bite

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appointed academic Farhad Dejpasand...

A journalist stands next to police barriers, in front of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing scepticism

Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its...

A member of the Palestinian security forces stands guard at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in

Israel reopens people, goods crossings to Gaza

Israel ordered the country's goods and people border crossings with...


Business
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Saudi

Foreigners sell $1.1bn of Saudi stocks as journalist killing rattles investors

Foreigners sold a net 4.01bn riyals ($1.07bn) in Saudi stocks in the week ending October 18, exchange data showed yesterday — one of the biggest selloffs since the market opened to direct foreign buying in mid-2015.

QNB

QNB wins 3 MTN awards

QNB Group has received three awards during the ‘Annual mtn-i MTN Awards’ ceremony held recently in Hong Kong.

QSE

QSE launches 4th annual Investor Relations excellence programme with Iridium

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), in collaboration with Iridium Investor Relations, has launched the fourth annual Investor Relations (IR) excellence programme, which aims to help listed companies in Qatar further improve investor relations best practices.

US

Mnuchin open to change in currency test as US spars with China

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is open to changing how the US determines which nations are gaming their currencies, a move that could give President Donald Trump the chance to officially brand China a foreign exchange-rate manipulator as he seeks leverage to redefine trade terms between the world

Uber

After taking Berlin, Germany’s Uber for buses targets Manhattan

FlixMobility GmbH, a German startup that’s shaken up bus travel in Europe, will expand to New York City next year to test the adage: If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.

Major

Major WTO showdown looks harder to avoid as US, China and EU spar

The US, China and the European Union moved a few steps closer to a major clash at the World Trade Organisation that risks testing the global trade referee’s neutrality and President Donald Trump’s patience for an institution he already hates.

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