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Stefanie McCollum.

The Canadian embassy in Doha will be...

Germany ‘has a lot to offer for Qatari travellers’

While most of Germany’s tourist destinations are popular to many...

GCC a key source market for German tourism

The GCC region, including Qatar, has become one of the most important...

Dates exhibition begins at Souq Waqif

The second edition of the Local Dates Exhibition, organised by the...

Hanane Hanzi, Mahmoud al-Mahmoud, Ahmad al-Saygh

Bedaya set to participate in Qatar Leadership Conference

The Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya...

Shujaat Husain Khan

Acclaimed Indian sitarist to perform at Katara

Renowned Indian sitarist Shujaat Husain Khan will perform at Katara...


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Child dies after 6.4-quake hits southern Philippines

A child was killed in a strong 6.4-magnitude quake that hit the southern Philippines yesterday, a local mayor said, as houses collapsed, power was knocked out and a shopping mall burst into flames.

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William and Kate visit melting glaciers

Wearing traditional headgear and clapping to music, Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate met a tiny animist tribe in northern Pakistan yesterday, after flying by helicopter to a remote Hindu Kush glacier near the Afghan border.

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Top court to hear plea for insuring bank customers

The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear an appeal seeking guidelines on 100% insurance coverage for around 1.5mn people whose money is blocked in the scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC Bank).


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Kuwaiti Amir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Amir of Kuwait returns home from US after medical care

His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad...

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Turkey slams ‘dirty deal’ between regime and Kurdish forces

Turkey yesterday slammed a “dirty deal” between President Bashar...

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan talks to journalists in Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey won't back down from Syria offensive: Erdogan

Turkey will not back down from its offensive against Kurdish fighters...

Conservative academic Kais Saied celebrates his victory in the Tunisian presidential election in the

Official results set to seal outsider's victory in Tunisia polls

Tunisia's electoral commission was expected to confirm Monday that...


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Al-Shaibei: Fitch’s affirmation of QIIB 
rating reflects strength of Qatar’s 
banking sector.

Fitch affirms QIIB rating at ‘A’ with a stable outlook

QIIB announced that Fitch Ratings has affirmed the bank’s rating at ‘A’ with a stable outlook, which the bank said “once again highlights the strength of its various indicators, financial position and conformity to Qatar’s economic potential.”

QIB’s total income expanded 12% year-on-year to QR5.71bn with income from financing and investing re

QIB 9-month net profit jumps 11% to QR2.22bn

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has witnessed an 11% year-on-year growth in net profit to QR2.22bn in the first nine months of this year.

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Unlocking aviation’s economic value vital for global prosperity

Approximately 1.4bn tourists globally are crossing their borders every year, over half of whom travel to their destinations by air.

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ME banks must comply with AML/CFT legislation, says Doha Bank CEO

Compliance with Anti-Money Laundering/Combating Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) legislation is a priority for banks, payment service providers, and other Non-financial Institutions (NFIs) in the Middle East, a top official of Doha Bank has said.

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Race for Commerzbank’s polish unit attracts foreign interest

Poland’s state-controlled lenders, long seen as the favourites in a race for Commerzbank AG’s unit in the country, may be about to face competition from their foreign-owned rivals.

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