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Huawei Band 6

Huawei recently launched the Huawei...

‘Qatar’s ability in controlling spread of Covid-19 laudable’

Qatar is one of the few countries in the world that was able to...

Zakat Fund provides QR31mn aid during April-May

The Zakat Fund at the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic...

VCUarts Qatar, HEC Paris in Qatar join hands for entrepreneurship programme

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts...

Elizabeth Iro

WISH, 'Nursing Now Challenge' webinar to promote leadership in nursing

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) is hosting a virtual...

Dr Dietrich Büsselberg and Kevin Zhai

WCM-Q student publishes three research papers in two years

A student at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) has had three...


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Afghan security forces inspect the wreckage of a passenger van after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan o

Afghan president replaces two top ministers, army chief as violence grows

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has replaced his defence and interior ministers and the army chief of staff amid rising casualties among Afghanistan's security forces in sharply increased fighting with the Taliban.

A university student receiving the China National Biotec Group Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at a uni

China vaccine doses pass one billion mark

The number of Covid-19 jabs administered in China has passed the one billion mark, health officials said Sunday, more than a third of the doses given worldwide.

A health worker (L) prepares a vial of Chinese Sinovac vaccine against Covid-19 coronavirus inside a

Philippines signs deal for 40mn Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 doses

The Philippine government has signed a supply agreement for 40 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE , the head of the government's Covid-19 vaccine procurement said on Sunday.


Region
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Iran's Ebrahim Raisi.

Iran's Raisi elected president with about 62% of vote

Iran's Ebrahim Raisi was elected president with just under 62 percent...

General view of old Muscat., Oman

Oman to reimpose nightly curfew following spike in Covid-19 cases

Oman will reimpose a curfew and suspend all commercial activities...

Pfizer vaccine vials

Palestinians cancel deal for near-expired Covid vaccines from Israel

The Palestinian Authority (PA) cancelled a deal yesterday to receive...

An Iranian couple holds documents after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in

Iranians vote for new president

Iranians voted yesterday in a presidential election in which cleric...


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Idling LNG tankers

Qatar's Industrial Production Index up 1.7% in April

Qatar's Industrial Production Index (IPI) in April 2021 amounted to 99.8 points, decreased by 0.9 % compared to the previous month (March 2021), while increased by 1.7%, when compared to the corresponding month in 2020.

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Growth pangs gaining precedence for India’s inflation-targeting RBI

The economic disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has brought growth concerns to the top of Indian monetary policymakers’ priority list, and relegated the inflation goal to a secondary position, minutes of their meeting show.

Iran

Iran’s new president faces huge economic challenges as US sanctions stay in place

President-elect Ebrahim Raisi has vowed to improve Iran’s economy and raise living standards for families by focusing on the country’s domestic resources, trade ties with regional allies, and strengthening industrial output.

aramco

Aramco closes $12bn pipeline deal with China and UAE backing

China’s Silk Road Fund and Hassana Investment Co, controlled by the Saudi Arabian government, joined a group investing $12.4bn in Saudi Aramco’s oil pipelines.

Egypt

Egypt holds rates to guard against global price surge

Egypt has left interest rates unchanged for a fifth straight meeting, seeking to guard against a possible surge in inflation caused by the spike in global commodity prices.

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Inflation risks may warrant liftoff in 2022: Fed’s Bullard

Inflation risks may warrant the Federal Reserve beginning raising interest rates next year, St Louis Fed President James Bullard said, backing an even-earlier liftoff than pencilled in by many of his colleagues.

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