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Aspire Academy reviews performance of students

Aspire Academy welcomed its students to an open meeting in its series...

New era in healthcare

Sidra Medicine hosted its grand opening ceremony on November 12,...

Proud moment

Ahmed bin Salman bin Ali al-Sulaiti, chief executive officer, Qatar...

The Chilean delegation participated in a detailed programme with Aspetar’s team of experts.

Aspetar delivers 'world-class' medical knowledge to Chilean delegation

Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, recently...

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Index Qatar focuses on sustainability

Index Qatar 2018 exhibition and conference concluded on Thursday...


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US pressure to end Qatar row after Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia is resisting US calls to mend ties with Qatar despite signs that pressure to end another regional crisis, the Yemen war, has had an impact on Riyadh since the killing of a prominent journalist.

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Whitaker comfortable with Russia probe, says senator

A key Republican senator has said that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, told him he had no concerns about the special counsel leading the investigation.

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White House to restore press pass to CNN reporter

A US judge has ordered the White House to restore the press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, rejecting the Trump administration’s revocation of his pass to the building, according to the broadcaster.


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Troops’ firing injures 40 Palestinians at Gaza border

At least 40 protesters were injured by live bullets and others...

BEIRUT

Beirut traffic grinds to a halt as army prepares parade

Lebanese army preparations for an Independence Day parade next week...

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett (L) attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minis

Netanyahu battles to save weakened ruling coalition

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party denied Friday...

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett (L) attends the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minis

Netanyahu battles to save weakened ruling coalition

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party denied Friday...


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Turkey

Turkey govt rolls back some restrictions on foreign currency use

Turkey has rolled back some restrictions on the use of foreign currencies that were brought in at the height of an economic crisis this year, according to a decree published yesterday, loosening the rules after lobbying from the hotel industry.

Giosafat Rigano

Italy’s furniture exports to Qatar up 26% in 2018, says official

Italy has recorded a 26% increase in its furniture exports to Qatar this year, according to trade commissioner Giosafat Rigano at the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) in Doha.

Maakaron

Squire Patton Boggs recognised as International Law Firm of the Year by QBLF

Squire Patton Boggs has been recognised as International Law Firm of the Year at the Qatar Business Law Awards, for the second year in a row.

ABB

ABB in talks with three Asian suitors on power grids sale

ABB is in talks with Hitachi Ltd and Mitsubishi Electric Corp to sell all or part of the Swiss engineering group’s embattled power grids business, sources familiar with the issue told Reuters.

Jet

Tata Sons in preliminary talks with Jet about deal

Indian conglomerate Tata Sons Ltd said yesterday it is in preliminary talks with struggling Jet Airways Ltd but has not made a proposal to acquire a stake, cooling speculation that a deal was imminent.

China

Weak credit growth raises odds of first China rate cut in years

China’s stubbornly weak credit growth has spurred talk of its first cut in benchmark lending rates in three years, but economists and policy insiders say concerns about a potential knock to its currency will likely give the central bank pause.

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