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425 face prosecution for Covid violations

The designated authorities referred 425...

City Centre Rotana Doha rolls out Summer Staycation offer

City Centre Rotana Doha has announced that it is rolling out the...

Closure at Dukhan Road intersection

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary...

Dukhan Bank announces June draw winners of Thara’a savings account prize

Dukhan Bank has announced the names of the most recent round of draw...

Dr al-Ansari explained that the existing laws already include rights of the elderly, who are an inte

Ehsan hosts live broadcast on elderly rights law

The Centre for Empowerment and Elderly Care (Ehsan) has hosted Lawyer...

From the Qatar Youth Power Conference held virtually.

HBKU’s Maker Majlis collaborates with the Qatar Youth Power

Giving youth the opportunity to learn from the country’s brightest...


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In this file photo, a Humpback whale jumps in the surface of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia

Whale of a tale: US fisherman says swallowed by humpback

It sounds like a real-life take on Pinocchio — a US lobster fisherman says he was scooped into the mouth of a humpback whale Friday and yet lived to tell the story.

In this file photo taken on June 5, 2019, participants leave the Blue Origin Space Simulator during

Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28mn

An unnamed bidder paid $28 million at auction yesterday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire’s company Blue Origin next month.

Algeria

Low turnout as Algerians vote in parliamentary election

Algeria held parliamentary elections yesterday that the ruling establishment hopes will turn a page on political unrest amid a crackdown on dissent, but even by mid afternoon few people had voted.


Region
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A Palestinian rescue worker and protesters carry an injured man on a stretcher during confrontations

Palestinian teen shot dead by Israel army

The Israeli army shot dead a Palestinian teenager on Friday during...

IATA Covid 'travel pass'

IATA to roll out Covid 'travel pass' in Middle East soon

The International Air Transport Association announced Thursday its...

General view of the election debate at a television studio, in Tehran, yesterday.

Iran ‘nuclear talks policy won’t change after presidential vote’

Iran’s policy in talks with world powers to revive the 2015 nuclear...

Jana Kiswani, 16, looks on as she rests at home after she was injured when a police officer shot her

Palestinian teen bears scar of eviction battle in East Jerusalem

Jana Kiswani, a 16-year-old Palestinian, was entering her home in the...


Business
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A man counts US dollar banknotes at a currency exchange shop in Beirut (file). Lebanon’s talks with

Lebanon dollar deposit plan risks higher inflation, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund said the Lebanese central bank’s decision allowing dollar depositors to withdraw funds partly in the US currency risks fanning prices.

People are seen on Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. Investors will be zeroing in on

Fed’s monetary policy meeting looms for Wall Street investors

Investors will be zeroing in on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting next week as a “Goldilocks” market environment that has helped lift stocks to record highs and tamed a bond selloff is tested by rising inflation.

(From centre clockwise) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US President Joe Biden, France’s Presi

G7 seeks to counter China with grand infrastructure plan

The Group of Seven richest democracies yesterday sought to counter China’s growing influence by offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that would rival President Xi Jinping’s multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative.

Doha Bank recently hosted an interactive virtual client conference titled “Qatar economic developmen

Qatar's multi-sectoral reforms enable post Covid-19 economic recovery: Doha Bank conference

Doha Bank recently hosted an interactive virtual client conference titled “Qatar economic development and opportunities”.

QSE

Local retail investors turn net buyers on Qatar Stock Exchange

Local retail investors were seen net buyers on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which otherwise closed in the negative this week.

An investor monitors financial data at the Qatar Stock Exchange. The Group Securities and QNBFS toge

Group Securities and QNB Financial Services dominate brokerage business on QSE during January to May

The Group Securities and QNB Financial Services were seen dominating the brokerage business as they together contributed more than 68% of the total trade turnover on the Qatar Stock Exchange in the first five months of this year, according to the bourse's data.

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