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Doha Fire Station hosts Russian designers

A fashion show by Tatyana Parfionova, showcasing works of...

Heya returns to celebrate Arabian fashion

Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition will return for its 14th edition this...

Kuwaiti deputy FM meets Qatar’s envoy

Deputy Foreign Minister of Kuwait, Khaled Suleiman al-Jarallah, met...

Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani

Rouhani receives envoy’s credentials

Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani received the credentials of...

Qatar-Greek

Deputy PM sends message to Greece

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence...


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Zuckerberg speaks on stage during the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose, Californ

Influential Facebook shareholders back proposal to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Several public funds with holdings in Facebook Inc on Wednesday backed a proposal to remove Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman.

Bagram

Foreign soldiers wounded, civilians killed in Afghan suicide attack

A suicide bomber killed two Afghan civilians and wounded at least three foreign soldiers and two other civilians in an attack near the largest US military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, government officials said.

Internet Research Agency

Twitter publishes tweet trove from Russia, Iran campaigns

Twitter published a trove of some 10 million tweets that it said are potentially the product of state-backed operations by Russia and Iran, shedding new light on the scale and nature of misinformation campaigns mounted by the two nations.


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Lindsey Graham

Top US senators vow action over Khashoggi debacle

An influential US Senate ally of President Donald Trump pledged...

The residence of Saudi Arabia's Consul General Mohammad al-Otaibi is pictured in Istanbul

Saudi consul leaves Istanbul for Riyadh

Saudi Arabia's consul to Istanbul on Tuesday left the Turkish city...


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Oil price

Qatar’s breakeven oil price rises 95% between 2008 and 2018: Kamco

UAE and Saudi show high three-digit increases during the same period, says regional economic think-tank

QIB

QIB wins 6 honours at Global Finance awards

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has won six awards, including ‘Best Islamic Financial Institution in Qatar and the Middle East’, at the annual Global Finance Magazine Awards, confirming its leading position in Qatar’s and the region’s financial markets.

Billionaries

Billionaires may get ‘highly unusual’ shot at Paul Allen’s teams

Paul Allen’s death may result in two major professional sports franchises being offered for sale at the same time, resulting in a “highly unusual” situation that may draw interest from a bevy of billionaires, according to sports bankers and lawyers.

Audi

Audi to pay mega fine in VW’s dieselgate fallout

Auto giant Volkswagen cleared a new hurdle in its “dieselgate” scandal yesterday, paying a hefty fine to close a German investigation into subsidiary Audi, but the group is not yet in the clear over its years of emissions cheating.

China

Chinese local govts’ hidden debt could total $5.8tn: S&P

Off-balance-sheet borrowings by Chinese local governments could be as high as 40tn yuan ($5.78tn) and amount to “a debt iceberg with titanic credit risks”, S&P Global Ratings said in a report yesterday.

Japan

Japan: US has not raised FX manipulation in trade talks

The US government had not spoken to Japan about including provisions in free trade agreements to deter currency manipulation, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said yesterday, although the two sides are likely to enter talks sometime next year.

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