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HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Atti

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and...

Vehicle removal committee to finalise 2022 plan

The joint committee to remove abandoned vehicles in the country...

Labour ministry approves 1,554 job requests in Nov

The Ministry of Labour received 2,849 recruitment applications in...

Flowers bloom at Souq Waqif festival

The fourth edition of the Flower Festival at Souq Waqif continues to...

QU researchers create artificial reefs that mitigate damage to coral reefs

QU researchers create artificial reefs that mitigate damage to coral reefs

One of the most tangible ways in which we can see the effects of...

Dr Azza Abdel Moneim.

Family ties become stronger during the pandemic : Difi study

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a positive impact on family cohesion in...


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People wait in a queue outside a pop-up vaccination centre for the Covid-19 vaccine or booster, in H

Pfizer, Moderna mRNA jabs ‘give best booster effect’

Covid-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna that use mRNA technology provide the biggest boost to antibody levels when given 10-12 weeks after the second dose, a new British study has found.

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Vaccines, prior infections to blunt Omicron impact: India

India expects the Omicron variant of coronavirus to cause less severe disease, the health ministry said yesterday, thanks to vaccinations and high prior exposure to the Delta variant that infected nearly 70% of the population by July.

Pope Francis

Pope slams ‘slavery’, ‘torture’ in migrant camps

Pope Francis condemned “slavery” and “torture” in migrant camps, drawing parallels with World War II, during a mass yesterday for migrants in the Cyprus capital Nicosia.


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Saudi Arabia reports first Omicron case coming from north Africa

Saudi Arabia confirmed its first case of the Omicron Covid-19 variant...

The supreme committee in Oman announced the suspension of entry for those coming from South Africa,

Oman suspends flights to seven African countries

The Sultanate of Oman decided today to suspend entry for arrivals...

An Airbus A340-600 airplane of Mahan Air is seen at Simon Bolivar International Airport outside Cara

Iran's Mahan Air says its has foiled a cyber attack

A cyber attack against Iranian private airline Mahan Air has been...

Sudanese protesters set up barricades on a street in the capital Khartoum yesterday. AFP

Sudan PM Hamdok to return to lead government after deal: mediators

Sudan's General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Prime Minister Abdalla...


Business
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A construction crew works at a site near the US Capitol in Washington, DC. US employment growth slow

US job growth slows; unemployment rate plunges to 4.2%

US employment growth slowed considerably in November amid job losses at retailers and in local government education, but the unemployment rate plunged to a 21-month low of 4.2%, suggesting the labour market was rapidly tightening.

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Most Asia bourses rise on easing Omicron fears

Asian markets mostly rose with oil prices yesterday on easing concerns about Omicron, ahead of the release of key US jobs data just as the Federal Reserve prepares to withdraw its pandemic-era financial support.

People walk past the headquarters of Didi in Beijing. The ride-hailing giant began preparations to w

Didi begins plan for US delisting, Hong Kong share sale

Didi Global Inc began preparations to withdraw from US stock exchanges, a stunning reversal following demands from Chinese regulators that had opposed its American listing.

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Toyota’s new China-only EV sedan to hit market in 2022

Toyota Motor Corp will launch an all-electric small sedan in China late next year, having turned to local partner BYD for key technology to finally make an affordable yet roomy runaround, four sources told Reuters.

Injaz Qatar CEO Emad al-Khaja.

Public, private sector support to drive ‘amazing shift’ in Qatar’s entrepreneurship landscape, says Injaz Qatar CEO

On the back of public and private sector support, Qatar’s entrepreneurial and small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) landscape is expected to make an “amazing shift” in the next five years, a top official of Injaz Qatar has said.

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE)

Global fears cast shadow; index sinks 188 points, M-cap erodes QR11bn

The global apprehensions over the efficacy of vaccine against the Omicron variant of Covid-19 had its impact on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which lost about 188 points in key index and QR11bn in capitalisation this week.

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