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Qatar inaugurates Al Thumama Stadium, 2022 World Cup's Sixth Venue

In a festive and traditional atmosphere, Qatar inaugurated Al Thumama...

QF’s Education City Speaker Series to focus on art, identity, and conflict

Art and activism will come together next week as the latest edition...

QU study finds HMC cardiac rehabilitation programme effective and engaging

In a first-ever evaluation of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme of...

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Experts suggest five point formula for successful sustainable tech startups

Two experts from Qatar Foundation Research Development and Innovation...

'Talk Green' will feature a whole week of exhibitions, green talks, and workshops that appeal to all

Talk Green to explore eco-related solutions

Msheireb Properties is hosting the first edition of 'Talk Green' as...


International
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US actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and wounded the director on a f

Alec Baldwin says ‘heart is broken’ after fatal film set shooting

Hollywood star Alec Baldwin yesterday said his “heart is broken” after he fatally shot a cinematographer with a prop gun in a shocking tragedy on the set of a Western he was filming in New Mexico.

US President Joe Biden

US will come to Taiwan defence, insists Biden

The US would come to Taiwan’s defence and has a commitment to defend the island China claims as its own, US President Joe Biden said, though the White House said later there was no change in policy towards the island.

Cinema-goers queue up to buy snacks during intermission time at a cinema theatre in Mumbai yesterday

Crowds return to cinemas in Mumbai

Cinemas began re-opening in movie-mad Mumbai yesterday, the home of Bollywood, with theatres in India’s tinseltown pinning their hopes on blockbuster releases from next month to pull back in the crowds. The pandemic torpedoed the industry worldwide but films have a special place in Indian culture.


Region
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A Palestinian protester waves a national flag, as others perform the Friday prayers during a demonst

UN alarm as top Palestinian civil groups outlawed

Israel designated six leading Palestinian civil society groups as...

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Syria says 24 executed over starting wildfires

The Syrian government has executed 24 people it convicted of...

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Saudi Arabia to allow sports fans to attend full-capacity events

Saudi Arabia's sports fans will be allowed to attend full-capacity...

Worshipers perform Fajr prayer at the Grand Mosque in Makkah after the easing Covid-19 restrictions.

Grand Mosque in Makkah drops social distancing

The Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia operated...


Business
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Jerome Powell

Fed curbs trading by top officials as Powell does damage control

The Federal Reserve will ban top officials from buying individual stocks and bonds as well as limit active trading after an embarrassing scandal that led two officials to resign and clouded Chair Jerome Powell’s path to renomination.

Pedestrians pass the Bank of England in the City of London. Markets now anticipate a BoE rate hike a

Markets bet inflation is hot enough to spur reluctant rate hikes

Investors are stepping up bets that the world’s key central banks will raise interest rates sooner than they’d planned, and faster than they’d like.

Pedestrians cross a road in front of the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo. The BoJ is discussing

BoJ discussing phasing out pandemic support as economy reopens

The Bank of Japan is discussing phasing out a Covid-19 loan programme if infections in the country continue to dwindle, sources told Reuters, potentially setting the bank up to exit a key crisis-mode policy sooner than investors expect.

A worker walking in front of the Evergrande headquarters in Shenzhen. Evergrande has made a key offs

China property behemoth finds funds to avert bond payment default for now

China Evergrande Group appeared to have averted default with a last-minute bond coupon payment, a source said yesterday, buying it another week to deal with a debt crisis looming over the world’s second-biggest economy.

Mekdam Holding Group

Mekdam reports QR18.4mn net profit at the end of September 2021

Mekdam Holding Group, a new entrant in the venture market of the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), has reported 9.4% year-on-year jump in net profit to QR18.4mn for the period ended September 30, 2021.

Experts participating at HBKU's International Economic Law Seminar Series.

HBKU’s College of Law hosts seminar on special economic zones and taxation policy

The College of Law at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has continued its International Economic Law Seminar (IELS) Series with a colloquium exploring the relationship between international law, the law of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), and taxation policy in view of ongoing global tax reforms.

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