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Ashghal implements preventative measures to combat virus spread

As part of its continuing efforts to combat the novel coronavirus...

GU-Q professor’s new book explores influential classical Muslim scholar

In her new book, Law and Politics under the Abbasids: An Intellectual...

Amir condoles with Indonesian president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Monday held...

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Kahramaa sees jump in use of online services

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has...

Hazm Mebaireek Hospital

Hazm Mebaireek Hospital to treat Covid-19 patients

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced the designation of Hazm...


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A doctor wearing a torn raincoat stands at the major coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment facili

Indian doctors fight coronavirus with raincoats, helmets amid lack of equipment

Shortages of protective health gear in India are forcing some doctors to use raincoats and motorbike helmets while fighting the coronavirus, exposing the weak state of the public health system

Palau

Extreme isolation: world's last virus-free corners hold tight

A coronavirus-free tropical island nestled in the northern Pacific may seem the perfect place to ride out a pandemic -- but residents on Palau say life right now is far from idyllic.

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Outrage as migrants sprayed with disinfectant in Bareilly

Health workers caused outrage yesterday by spraying a group of migrants with disinfectant, amid fears that a large-scale movement of people from cities to the countryside risked spreading the coronavirus.


Region
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Mask-clad workers clean up a street in Gaza City, yesterday, during lockdown amidst measures to cont

Palestinian groups cancel mass Gaza rallies over pandemic fears

Palestinian groups in Gaza cancelled mass rallies planned for next...

A security employee checks temperatures of workers before they enter the construction worksite, foll

Kuwait reveals 10 new virus cases

Kuwait confirmed 10 new coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours,...

Members of Iranian Red Crescent test people with possible coronavirus Covid-19 symptoms, as police b

Iran coronavirus death toll tops 2,500: ministry

Iran announced Saturday that 139 more people had died from the novel...

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Turkey charges 20 Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkish prosecutors have charged 20 suspects over the 2018 murder of...


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Sheikh Abdullah bin Thani Abdullah al-Thani

Ezdan Holding posts QR309.2mn net profit in 2019

Ezdan Holding Group has posted a net profit of QR309.2mn in 2019 compared with QR433.7mn in 2018, the company announced yesterday.

Barwa Bank

Islamic financing asset growth to continue to pick up in 2020: Moody’s

Merger of Barwa Bank and International Bank of Qatar, completed in April 2019, created the third-largest Islamic bank and sixth-largest bank in Qatar

Moody's Investors Service

Moody’s expects $180bn sukuk issuance this year

Deficit financing needs of some GCC sovereigns to support sukuk issuance

Gulf times exclusive

Virus crisis makes 2020 a difficult year for sukuk

As the coronavirus keeps spreading and throwing the global economy into turmoil, it cannot be emphasised enough that the Islamic financial industry will certainly not be exempt from the trouble.

Turkey

Turkey doubles guarantees on loans to spur credit

Turkey is turning on the credit taps, spearheaded by state-owned lenders, to help its economy weather the storm caused by the global coronavirus outbreak.

pound

Wild pound causes hedging headache for virus-stricken firms

The pound’s wild fluctuations are causing more distress for businesses already struggling under an unprecedented lockdown of the UK economy.

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