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A new research project exploring the...

HBKU college webinar series focuses on contemporary Middle Eastern studies

The past, present and future of Middle Eastern studies provides the...

US presidential debates normative exercise in democracy: NU-Q expert

This year’s presidential debates in the US were not without...

Ahlibank holds blood donation drive in partnership with HMC

Ahlibank, a leading Qatari-owned financial institution, has organised...


Deadline to submit applications for Education Excellence Day Award extended until Nov 5

The Executive Committee of the Education Excellence Day (EED) award...


Qatar, Moldova sign up for diplomatic training

Qatar and Moldova yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding...

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People protest against the coronavirus disease restrictions, in Nottingham, Britain, yesterday.

Nottinghamshire to enter tier 3 Covid lockdown

Beauty salons in Nottinghamshire will have to close when the region is placed under England’s strictest lockdown restrictions from tomorrow.

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PPP legislator briefly expelled after spat with deputy speaker

A session of the National Assembly — lower house of Pakistan’s bicameral legislature — was yesterday marred by general disorder as the opposition staged a loud protest, complaining that Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri, who was chairing the session, had been denying them the mic.

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Let’s act against Islamophobia: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday wrote to the leaders of Muslim countries calling on them to act together against Islamophobia, as anger grows over France’s defence of the right to mock religion.

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People work at the damaged site of Beirut port, in Lebanon.

Lebanon blast victims register nearly 700 legal complaints

The Beirut Bar Association yesterday handed the public prosecutor...

Smoke plumes rise from buildings in the village of Kansafra, in the southern countryside of Syria's

Syria rebels retaliate after deadly Russia strike

Syrian rebels pounded regime forces with rocket and artillery fire in...

Syrians take part in the funeral of 10 fighters with the Faylaq al-Sham rebel faction, in the northw

Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria: monitor

Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 rebels in...

Kuwait hospital

Kuwait reports 682 new cases of Covid-19, three deaths

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health announced Monday that it reported 682...

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Deutsche Bank defies virus, posts surprise profit

Deutsche Bank yesterday swung to a surprise net profit in the third quarter as it shook off losses driven by the coronavirus pandemic and ploughed on with a wide-ranging restructuring.

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Turkey ups inflation forecast to 12.1% amid weaker lira

Central bank defends decision to keep policy rate on hold; says decision was not lasting deviation from policy structure; lira hits fresh low of 8.3 against dollar, diving 28% this year


Kuwait cuts some rates to ease currency and virus pressures

Kuwait’s central bank has cut interest rates on some monetary policy instruments in an effort to ease pressure on the currency while helping the economy cope with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Pandemic plunges Lagarde into ‘intense’ first year at ECB

It’s been a baptism by fire for Christine Lagarde whose first year as head of the European Central Bank has been dominated by the coronavirus pandemic and the drastic action needed to keep the eurozone economy afloat.

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Record Q3 growth assured in US as goods trade deficit falls and inventories rise

Goods trade deficit decreases 4.5% in September; retail inventories jump 1.6%; third-quarter GDP seen rebounding at a 31% rate

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Asia equity markets mixed as virus surges in US, Europe

The fresh surge in coronavirus cases across the United States and Europe weighed on stock markets yesterday, while investors have essentially given up on the chances of a new stimulus out of Washington.


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Iran says the downing of the Ukrainian jet near Tehran was a ‘disastrous mistake’.


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