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Qatari filmmakers on the global film circuit

More Qatari filmmakers will make it to the international arena...

Covid-19: HIA, Qatar Airways keeping highest safety standards

Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport (HIA) have affirmed...

20 arrested for violating quarantine conditions

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) announced on Tuesday that the...

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QRCS intensifies medical services

The Medical Affairs Division of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has...

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Advisory panels for govt school heads, teachers to be set up

HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul...


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Berlin gas station

Men wearing face masks rob Berlin petrol station

Three robbers in Berlin saw the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity, donning face masks to plunder a petrol station in the German capital, police said on Wednesday.

A member (L) of a medical assistance team from Huaian being welcomed by her daughter after returning

Postcards from Wuhan: residents tell the world to stay strong, stay indoors

Life in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus first emerged, is slowly returning to normal as the government relaxes a more than two-month-old lockdown

Bangladeshi garment workers make protective suit at a factory amid concerns over the spread of the c

Asia's factory activity plunges as coronavirus shock deepens

Factory activity contracted sharply across most of Asia in March as the coronavirus pandemic paralyzed economic activity across the globe, with sharp falls in export power-houses Japan and South Korea


Region
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Palestine

Coronavirus cases in Palestine rise to 117

Two new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the West Bank and Gaza...

Iranian workers setting up a makeshift hospital inside the Iran Mall, northwest of Tehran, amid the

Europe sends medical gear to Iran in first sanction-bypass deal

European nations have delivered medical goods to Iran in the first...

Mask-clad workers clean up a street in Gaza City, yesterday, during lockdown amidst measures to cont

Palestinian groups cancel mass Gaza rallies over pandemic fears

Palestinian groups in Gaza cancelled mass rallies planned for next...

A security employee checks temperatures of workers before they enter the construction worksite, foll

Kuwait reveals 10 new virus cases

Kuwait confirmed 10 new coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours,...


Business
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Saad Abdulla al-Kuwari

Saudi-Russia oil price war: Will it script the end of Opec?

As is customary, Opec is supposed to reach its 60th year this year, and perhaps it will not celebrate this event as expected, this year.

Greg Loayon

Operational readiness is key to business continuity, says business council official

Operational readiness would play a key factor in helping many companies across all industries cope with the challenges wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic, the chairman of the Philippine Business Council – Qatar (PBCQ) has said.

Turkey

Turkey widens emergency response with bond buying

Turkey’s central bank on Tuesday added to its emergency programme to help contain the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak with new measures to ease lenders’ access to credit and support liquidity in the government bond market.

QSE

QSE settles above 8,200 levels despite bearish sentiments

The Gulf funds’ bearish sentiments and the weakened net buying interests of local retail investors acted as a drag on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which yesterday settled a tad above 8,200 levels.

Asian

Asian bourses enjoy gains after Wall Street rally, but nerves remain

Stocks in Asia and Europe enjoyed gains yesterday following another rally on Wall Street, while oil bounced and traders welcomed a surprise jump in Chinese factory activity — although analysts cautioned the road ahead remained rocky for the global economy.

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Options markets bet Indonesian rupiah will fall to a record

The Indonesian rupiah tumbled to within a whisker of its 1998 record low recently before a relief rally. Options markets indicate the respite will be brief.

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