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“We remind you of the importance of...

MoI services on Metrash2

The Metrash2 app makes it easy to access the services of the Ministry...

Prayers at mosques remain suspended: Awqaf

Prayers at mosques across Qatar shall continue to remain suspended,...

Amir holds phone talk with Putin

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad all-Thani on Thursday...

The MME is actively maintaining the parks that remain closed after the preventive and precautionary

MME's parks maintenance in full swing despite closure

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) is actively...

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GU-Q Pandemic Panels harness QF expertise to discuss road to recovery

Top scholars from Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) in the fields...


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How coronavirus is revealing the problems with ‘fast science’

Garlic and sesame oil will not, repeat, will not safeguard you from the new coronavirus, unless the garlic keeps others at a safe distance. Nor is bathing in bleach a good idea.

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Johnson easeslockdown as furore over aide rumbles on

The coronavirus lockdown will ease next week for most of Britain’s population, Boris Johnson announced yesterday, as a row persisted over the prime minister’s closest adviser taking a long-distance journey during lockdown.

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Trump marks 100,000 Covid-19 deaths in US

President Donald Trump marked yesterday the “sad milestone” of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States, after his earlier silence prompted criticism that he was failing in his duty to console victims and their loved ones.


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Rouhani seeks co-operation from MPs as parliament opens

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged lawmakers to “co-operate” with...

Iranian lawmakers attend the opening ceremony of Iran's 11th parliament, as the spread of the corona

New Iran parliament convenes under strict coronavirus curbs

Iran's parliament reconvened on Wednesday after the Feb. 21 elections...

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Iran eases restaurant curbs as virus claims 57 more lives

Iran further eased restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the...

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Virus lockdowns affect Eid celebrations in Mideast

Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr...


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Green shoots emerging in global economy as virus lockdowns ease

Slowly but not surely, the world economy is emerging from its coronavirus-enforced hibernation.

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Nissan set to slash costs after first loss in 11 years

Nissan Motor Co outlined a new plan yesterday to become a smaller, more cost-efficient carmaker after the coronavirus pandemic exacerbated a slide in profitability that culminated in its first annual loss in 11 years.

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Companies shunning China must weather a world of FX volatility

Executives looking to cut their reliance on China as tensions with the US ramp up have a new nemesis to fight: currency volatility.

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Most stock markets gain on move to reopen economies

Optimism over the reopening of major economies across the planet helped push most markets higher yesterday, as investors looked past building China-US tensions for now, though there remain worries about the uncertain global outlook.

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Germany duels with EU over $9.9bn bailout for Lufthansa

The German government bristled at the European Commission’s antitrust demands on its €9bn ($9.9bn) bailout of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, in a sign of rising tensions over the stalled aid package.

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Americans on jobless benefits post first drop during Covid pandemic

US states’ jobless rolls shrank for the first time during the Covid-19 pandemic in a sign people are starting to return to work, even as millions more Americans filed for unemployment benefits.

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