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HE Akbar al-Baker with HIA and other QNTC officials at the Sixth Annual Tourism Industry Ghabga.

Qatar’s 2018/2019 cruise season...

QCDC opens registration for inaugural Career Academy

Qatar Career Development Centre (QCDC), a member of Qatar Foundation...

Doha Festival City hosts spectacular night

Doha Festival City (DHFC) was abuzz with activity last Thursday as...

Mohamed al-Mudahka elected vice-president of Mind Sports Association

Mohamed al-Mudahka, chairman of Qatar Chess Association, has been...

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Ministries, institutions, companies participate in Garangao festivities

Many institutions and government bodies, departments, companies,...

Prosecution

Public Prosecution receives top award

The Information Systems Department of the Public Prosecution was...


International
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Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothu

A year on, Indian anti-Vedanta protesters say still await justice

A year after Indian police killed 13 people protesting against pollution from a copper smelter in this hardscrabble southern port city, tensions within the community ...

Moise Katumbi

DR Congo PM sworn-in as self-exiled leader returns

DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi yesterday named a government veteran, Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba, as the next prime minister, a move that came nearly four months after his inauguration.

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Alabama rape victim speaks out against anti-abortion bill

After being raped by a co-worker two years ago, Samantha Blakely had an abortion. That would have been illegal under Alabama’s tough new abortion law and Blakely says that faced with being forced to carry the baby it’s likely she would have taken her own life.


Region
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Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

The Palestinian leadership has not been consulted about a US-led...

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Iran rules out possibility of war in region

Iran’s top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the...

Wang Yi

Iran urges China, Russia ‘concrete actions’ to save nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif yesterday urged China...

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Thousands of Palestinians demonstrate to mark Nakba

Palestinians protested yesterday for the annual commemoration of what...


Business
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QSE settles above 9,700 levels despite across-the-board profit booking

An across-the-board profit booking — especially in industrials, banking, insurance and transport sectors — on Tuesday led the Qatar Stock Exchange to shed as much as 198 points and settle a tad above 9,700 levels.

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Microsoft honours Ooredoo with Digital Transformation Award

Microsoft has honoured Ooredoo with its Digital Transformation Award at its annual digital transformation awards. The awards recognise those organisations and entities that are playing a leading role in driving successful digitisation initiatives that lead to better engagement of customers

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Two start-ups join Ooredoo’s ‘Digital & Beyond’ incubation programme at QBIC ‘Demo Day’

Ooredoo announced the recent Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC) Demo Day was a “great” success, with two new start-ups selected to join the incubation programme devised jointly by QBIC and ‘Digital & Beyond’, the specialised incubator powered by the country’s major telcom company.

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Saudi sees tepid demand to replace Iran oil as Opec tensions mount

Saudi Arabia isn’t seeing as much demand for oil as expected from Iran’s customers, as a lot of crude has been leaving the Gulf nation without being accounted for since the US imposed sanctions on Tehran.

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Opec signals intention to keep limits on oil supply all year amid Russia doubts

Key producers in Opec signalled their intention to keep oil supplies constrained for the rest of the year, while pledging to prevent any genuine shortages. It was less clear how far Russia, their main partner in the wider Opec+ producers’ coalition

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US Huawei ban ripples across industry as supplies halted

The impact of the Trump administration’s threats to choke Huawei Technologies Co reverberated across the global supply chain yesterday, hitting some of the biggest component-makers.

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