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As part of its enduring commitment to a...

Nearly 4,000 calls made to quarantine hotline between March 31 and April 4

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said yesterday that the quarantine...

QRCS team helps in virus fight at Syrian refugees camps

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has mobilised its foreign missions...

Work from home an opportunity to focus on film projects: A J al-Thani

The novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, which prompted a large...

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NMoQ announces open call for mascot design competition

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) has launched an open call for...

Dr Adnan Abu-Dayya, executive director and CEO of Qmic

New Wain release has dedicated Covid-19 content

Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (Qmic) at the Qatar Science and...

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Interactive robot 'Zafi' which will be deployed at Covid -19 isolation wards is pictured during a de

Testing times for India in race to head off coronavirus epidemic

India, like a lot of countries plunged into crisis by the pandemic, is struggling to ramp up testing for the coronavirus, but in few places would the odds of containing the disease ...

Members of the Cameroonian Rapid Intervention Force patrol the outskirts of Mosogo

Boko Haram bombers kill seven in Cameroon

Seven people were killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria's Boko Haram militant group, attacked a village in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police and a local official said.

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York

Bronx zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, the institution said Sunday, and is believed to have contracted the virus from a caretaker who was asymptomatic at the time.

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Oman reports 33 new coronavirus cases, 61 recoveries

The Ministry of Health in the Sultanate of Oman announced Monday the...


Iran to restart ‘low-risk’ economic activities soon

Iran said yesterday it will allow “low-risk” economic activities to...


Kuwait reports 77 new coronavirus cases, tally at 556

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced, Sunday, that 77 people were...

A medical aid worker sets up and installs a bed at a shopping mall, one of Iran’s largest, which has

Iran warns of virus surge after many ignore ‘stay home’ rules

A senior Iranian health official said the greater Tehran area may...

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Saad Abdulla al-Kuwari

Who controls oil prices?

New global oil diplomacy and Opec between American influence and Russian intransigence


Trump steps up oil tariff threat amid Opec+ rift

President Donald Trump ramped up threats to use tariffs to protect the US energy industry from a historic glut of oil, as efforts to forge a global deal to cut output appeared to lose momentum.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong faces delays in giving cash away as virus hits economy

Hong Kong was ahead of the world when in February it announced a handout of almost $1,300 to residents suffering from a recession worsened by the coronavirus. By the time the money arrives, it may be too late to undo the damage.


India’s place in global markets at stake in virus response

India’s checkered history with foreign investors is making one of the biggest emerging markets look particularly vulnerable at a time when its need for overseas funding has never been clearer.

Air France KLM

Air France-KLM in talks on state-backed loan package

Air France-KLM is in talks with banks to receive up to €6bn ($6.5bn) in loans guaranteed by the French and Dutch governments, as the airline group braces for a sustained coronavirus shutdown, sources told Reuters.


Spain takes coronabonds campaign to Germany with support at ECB

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez took his appeal for European solidarity to Germany yesterday and found some encouragement at the top of the European Central Bank.


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


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