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DIBF Seminar discusses media's role in society

A seminar entitled "Media and Valuable Concepts" was held on Thursday...

Top researchers for 'World Congress of Engineering and Technology'

Qatar University (QU) College of Engineering (CENG) has announced...

QRCS, Jordan Red Crescent provide aid to 250 families

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in co-operation with Jordan...

Officials at the press conference.

Qatar scores high in food affordability, availability and quality

The agriculture and fisheries sectors at the Ministry of Municipality...

workshop on traffic congestion management

Education ministry mulls restructuring working hours

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education intends to end working...


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The SpaceX Crew Dragon sits atop a Falcon 9 booster rocket on Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center before

Musk's SpaceX to simulate rocket failure in final astronaut capsule test

Elon Musk's SpaceX is gearing up to destroy one of its own rockets on Saturday to test a crucial emergency abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule ...

Flooding is seen along a road at the Australian Reptile Park in Somersby, New South Wales

Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

Parts of Australia's east coast were hit by severe storms on Saturday, dousing some of the bushfires that have devastated the region for months but causing road closures and flash flooding.

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Disney drops 'Fox' name from 20th Century film studio: reports

Disney will rename 20th Century Fox to distance its legendary film studio from the assets of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, US media reported Friday.


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A displaced family warms up their hands at an unfinished apartment in Tripoli, Libya

Foreign powers to push Libyan rivals for truce in Berlin

Germany and the United Nations will push rival Libyan camps and their...

A flight recorder, also known as a black box, purportedly recovered from the crashed Ukrainian airli

Canada says black boxes from Iran crash should be sent to France

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send...

Syrians make their way through the rubble of a building following a regime air strike on Ariha town

Regime air raids kill 18 civilians in Idlib city

Regime air strikes on a city in Syria’s last major opposition bastion...

Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike on Gaza City, yesterday.

Israel responds to Gaza projectiles with air strikes

Israeli warplanes carried out air strikes on military positions in...


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Ahlibank head office in Doha

Ahlibank posts QR675.2mn net profit in 2019

Ahlibank has posted a net profit of QR675.2mn in 2019, up 1.5% on the year before. The bank’s balance sheet grew by 8.7% over December 2018 to QR43.9bn.

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Customer deposits to total liabilities ratio of 8 listed Qatari banks grows in nine months of 2019: PwC

The customer deposits to total liabilities ratio of the eight listed commercial banks in Qatar grew over the nine months of 2019 from December 30, 2018, but declined in the last quarter of 2019, PwC has said in a report.

A pedestrian walks past the Tokyo Stock Exchange building in Tokyo. The TSE ended 0.5% higher 24,041

Asia markets end week on a positive note

Asian equities rose yesterday as investors, still buoyed by the China-US trade deal, turned their focus to earnings season and the global outlook, while they were also cheered by data indicating China’s economy appears to be stabilising.

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China economy grows 6% in Q4; investment picks up

China’s economy stabilised last quarter after slowing to the weakest pace in almost three decades, with the first acceleration in investment since June signalling that a firmer recovery could be underway.

A view of the Bank of England in the City of London. Comments from policy makers in the last week ha

BoE rate cut hangs in the balance with dovish resurgence

Mark Carney’s last monetary policy decision as Bank of England governor could prove to be dramatic. Comments from policy makers in the last week have surprised markets and economists, showing that the central bank’s choice is more finely balanced than previously expected.

Some of the students participating in Arab Innovation Academy’s ‘Startup Expo’ where they presented

Innovation driving growth of tech startups, says Qatari entrepreneur

Rapid advancements in technology have been driving growth and the development of tech startups, which play an vital role in the creation of disruptive and innovative solutions, a Qatari entrepreneur has said.

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