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Vodafone taking pre-orders for Galaxy Note9

Vodafone Qatar is offering customers “the chance to be the first to...

Minister meets French ambassador

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad...

Qatar-South Korea ties reviewed

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh...

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways halts Kochi flights until August 26

Qatar Airways yesterday said it has suspended all flights to Kochi...

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Sleeping Beauty at Lagoona to ‘leave crowds astonished’

Lagoona Mall has stressed that daily live performances of one of the...


International
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Australia bushfire

Helicopter pilot killed fighting Australian bushfire

Australian Associated Press reported that the aircraft, a 1994 Kawasaki BK117, had crashed into a tree.

Colorado

US man charged with killing pregnant wife, two toddlers

A TV station, Denver 7, said Watts has confessed to the bizarre killings. There was no immediate word on a possible motive.

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Rare 'bamboo rat' photographed at Machu Picchu

The bamboo rat lives in subtropical or wet tropical areas, according to Peruvian authorities.


Region
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GULF TIMES

Israel reopens Gaza crossing as hopes for truce brighten

Israel reopened its only goods crossing with the Gaza Strip yesterday...

Jordanian security forces conducted a raid in Al-Salt, killing three "terrorists" and arresting five

Jordan court charges 5 with 'terrorism' after deadly raid

Five suspected militants arrested during a deadly raid in a town...

UNRWA

UNRWA says it may not be able to open schools

The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not...

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Palestinian mail blocked by Israel for years finally arrives

Palestinian postal service employees are working overtime to sort...


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Higher oil prices fuel Qatar export growth in July: QNB

Qatar’s exports grew 46% year-on-year (y-o-y) in July as a result of higher oil prices while imports grew 50% reflecting the low base in July 2017, QNB said in its latest ‘Qatar Monthly Monitor’.

US

US housing starts miss expectations; weekly jobless claims fall

US homebuilding rebounded less than expected from a nine-month low in July, suggesting the housing market was likely to tread water for the rest of this year against the backdrop of rising mortgage rates.

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Musk picks his coziest bank, Goldman Sachs, to help go private

Who else, but Goldman Sachs? As he attempts to lead Tesla Inc’s potential exodus from the public market, Elon Musk has turned for help to the very bank that’s always had his back.

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Stocks regain composure on US-China trade talk reports

European and US stocks rebounded yesterday on news that Beijing and Washington will hold trade talks, while the Turkish lira rose after Qatar offered to invest $15bn in Turkey.

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Asia stocks pare losses after US-China trade talk news

Asia stocks closed lower yesterday, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey’s financial crisis, ...

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If rupee slump persists, it can hurt India’s Modi

The rupee’s plunge to a record low has worried a wide cross-section of India’s society:

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