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Europe ‘not doing enough on Middle East issues’

There is a general feeling in the Arab region that Europe is not...

Amir: Dialogue bridges gap between adversaries

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani inaugurated...

Amir holds meetings on sidelines of Doha Forum

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday met...

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80 winners of QNB campaign get 60,000 Life Rewards points

QNB has announced the names of 80 winners of a draw held as part of a...

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BMW 8 Series Coupe redefines the sports car

Alfardan Automobiles, the official importer of BMW Group in Qatar,...


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Protest against the UN Marrakech global pact on migration signed last week by Belgian Prime Minister

Thousands march in Brussels against UN migration pact

Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a UN pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration, eclipsing a smaller demonstration in support of the deal ...

Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia's Mahathir says no rights to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday criticized Australia's move to recognise West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying countries had "no rights" to do so.

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One dead, more than 40 injured in bus accident near Zurich

One person was killed and 44 were injured early Sunday when their long-distance bus swerved and hit a wall on a motorway near Zurich, police said.


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Yemeni pro-government forces steer their cars in the Houthi-held Red Sea port city of Hodeidah

Air strikes, clashes hit Yemen's Hodeida despite ceasefire

Air strikes and fierce clashes shook the outskirts of Yemen's...

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Army razes home of Palestinian fighter

Israeli troops demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of the...


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Saudi politics, oil and proxy wars: Mideast market risks in 2019

The list of potential pitfalls for Middle East investors next year is long. With oil in a bear market, pressure on energy exporters is mounting. Saudi Arabia’s global standing is being questioned and Washington has turned its back on Iran, opening the way for increased Russian influence.

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Saudi is said to target US with sharp oil exports cut

After flooding the US market in recent months, Saudi Arabia plans to slash exports to the world’s largest oil market in the coming weeks in an effort to dampen visible build-ups in crude inventories.

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Thyssenkrupp fills key management posts

Thyssenkrupp moved on Friday to fill key management positions, preparing for the spin off its capital goods business after a tumultuous year that saw the resignation of the conglomerate’s top leadership.

Traders

Wall Street investors look to Fed outlook to spark stock rally

Investors are eager for a touch of Christmas cheer from the US Federal Reserve next week, hoping for signs the central bank may ease up on interest rate hikes next year and spark a Santa Claus rally.

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Draghi’s $3tn QE bet isn’t a winner as economy wavers

Mario Draghi chose a curious time to end the European Central Bank’s flagship stimulus programme.

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Recession signs hard to miss if stock message taken seriously

Prices bounce around, emotion obscures logic, signals appear and vanish. The reasons for treating equities as a poor barometer for the economy are many. Right now, that might be for the best.

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