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AZF’s National Day events get underway today

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) will commence its week-long Qatar...

Somalia PM arrives in Doha

Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre and his...

CCQ celebrates QND with lineup of cultural activities

The Community College of Qatar (CCQ) celebrated Qatar National Day...

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Sheikh Jassim attends ceremony honouring winners of Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation

On behalf of His Highness the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa...

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Cabinet welcomes outcome of Amir’s visit to Malaysia

The Cabinet’s regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister...


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Congress approves martial law extension for south

The Philippine Congress granted President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to extend martial law in the country’s south until the end of 2019 yesterday, ignoring opposition warnings of a creep towards authoritarian rule.

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Vaccination campaign

A health worker administers polio vaccine drops to a child during a polio vaccination campaign in a Christian colony in Islamabad yesterday.

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Strasbourg attack: Manhunt launched for gunman on run

A gunman killed at least three people and wounded a dozen others at the famed Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday before fleeing the scene, authorities said.


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Four-year-old Gaza boy dies after troop firing

Hundreds of Gazans yesterday attended the funeral of a four-year-old...

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Nobel laureate urges Iraq to probe fate of abducted Yazidis

Nobel laureate and former militant captive Nadia Murad called on Iraq...

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UN proposes Yemen’s warring parties pull out of key port

The United Nations proposed at initial talks between Yemen’s warring...

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Palestinian shot dead in West Bank

A Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli forces near the flashpoint...


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QFC focusing on driving FDI inflows to Qatar: Al-Jaida

The country has witnessed “a significant 27% increase” in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows between 2016 and 2017, according to Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority CEO Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida, who stressed that the QFC will continue to focus on driving the growth of FDI inflows to Qatar.

Al-Kuwari

Qatar Chamber, Paltrade sign MoU to lift private sector ties

Qatar Chamber and the Palestine Trade Council (Paltrade) signed yesterday an agreement to strengthen Qatar-Palestine private sector co-operation and to promote partnerships between companies from both countries.

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Commercial Bank outlook upgraded to ‘stable’ by S&P

Standard & Poor’s (S&P), an international credit rating agency, has upgraded its outlook on Commercial Bank to ‘stable” from “negative” and affirmed a short-term rating of ‘A-2’ and a long-term rating of ‘BBB+’.

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Opec data suggest deeper cut may be needed in late 2019

Production cuts agreed by Opec and its allies are on track to balance global oil markets in the first half of 2019, but more work may be needed after that.

Al-Jaida and Kumaran

$2.2tn Indian economy ‘offers investment opportunities to Qatar’

The $2.2tn Indian economy, which grows at more than 7.5%, offers a lot of investment opportunities to Qatar, said Indian ambassador P Kumaran.

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Qatar industrial production treads flat path in October

Qatar’s industrial production treaded a flat path in October 2018 on a yearly basis despite expansion in the manufacturing sector, according to official estimates.

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