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General Manager of Katara Dr Khaled bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti and President of Kahramaa Engineer Essa b

The Cultural Village Foundation...

CBQ, ECGC to host Commercial Bank Qatar Schools Golf Championship

In preparation for the annual Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, part of...

‘Co-operation among GCC key to mitigate impact of natural calamity’

Co-operation among GCC countries in seismology and earthquake...

Education City tram ‘offering’ STEM learning opportunities

As Qatar continues to diversify local modes of transportation,...

The all-new Samsung Galaxy S20 will be available to pre-order online.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Series available to pre-order with Ooredoo

Ooredoo has announced that the all-new Samsung Galaxy S20 will be...

A section of the audience at International Conference on Social Media in Doha yesterday.

UN official praises outcome of social media conference

Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and...


International
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Employees work on a production line manufacturing face masks at a factory, as the country is hit by

Bare-faced robbery: thieves steal 6,000 hygiene masks in Japan

Thieves in Japan have made off with some 6,000 surgical masks from a hospital, with the country facing a mass shortage and a huge price hike online due to the coronavirus.

A boy receives polio vaccine drops during an anti-polio campaign yesterday in Peshawar, Pakistan

Pakistan policeman killed as blast hits polio vaccine team

A policeman was killed and two others wounded Tuesday by a roadside bomb aimed at polio vaccination workers in Pakistan's restive northwest, officials said.

Storm Dennis

Storm Dennis wreaks havoc across Britain

Britain yesterday battled fallout from Storm Dennis as hundreds of flood warnings remained in place after the second severe storm in seven days battered the country over the weekend.


Region
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EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU agrees naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to a naval operation to enforce an...

Syrian army soldiers are deployed in the town of Khan al-Assal, west of Aleppo

Syrian forces consolidate control of Aleppo, air strikes under way

The Syrian army said on Monday it had taken full control of dozens of...

Kuwait Cabinet reshuffled

Kuwait cabinet reshuffled

Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah issued an Amiri...

Iraqi men lift placards bearing the picture of Alaa al-Rikabi, a pharmacist who has become a promine

Iraq protesters rally for one of their own to become PM

Hundreds of Iraqis rallied Sunday to support a protest leader they...


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Doha Bank posts QR754mn net profit in 2019

Doha Bank posted a net profit of QR754mn in 2019, chairman Sheikh Fahad bin Mohamed bin Jabor al-Thani said yesterday.

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‘Green entrepreneurship’ is vital for sustainability, says Doha-based startup

A Doha-based sustainability-driven design and hospitality startup is advocating for ‘green entrepreneurship’ among companies in Qatar.

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Investment effectiveness of Gulf economies has fallen, says S&P

The Gulf economies, which have seen increased investments for one percentage of real output growth, could save 354mn barrels of oil equivalent in fossil fuel consumption, reduce emissions by 136mn tonnes of carbon dioxide and create 22,000 new jobs...

Lebanon

IMF, World Bank call for reforms; Lebanon warned of implosion

Lebanon is at risk of “implosion” unless it develops a new governance model that’s less corrupt and more transparent than today’s system, according to the World Bank.

Turkey’s central bank

Turkey’s central bank seen easing again with 50-bpt cut

Turkey’s central bank is expected to lower its policy rate by 50 basis points to 10.75% this week, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, which would be its sixth consecutive cut in an aggressive easing cycle aimed at boosting economic growth.

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Bangladesh’s Islamic finance industry keeps booming with no slowdown in sight

Recent news that Bangladesh’s central bank approved the conversion of two more local banks to fully-fledged Islamic banks warrants taking a closer look at the Shariah-compliant banking and finance industry in the world’s fourth-most populous Muslim country.

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Iran says the downing of the Ukrainian jet near Tehran was a ‘disastrous mistake’.

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