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Covid measures

The designated authorities referred...

Qatar Neuroscience Conference 2022 next month

The fourth Qatar Neuroscience Conference 2022 will be held next...

MoPH reports 3,204 new Covid-19 cases

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) reported today 2,772 new...

Department of Meteorology warns of strong wind at most areas at times

Weather inshore until 6 pm on Friday will be relatively cold to cold...

HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Thani, Minister of Culture, attended yesterday a performance of t

Minister praises performance of the play ‘Al Asma’i Baquh’

In the presence of HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Thani, Minister...

Minister of Culture of Jordan Haifa al-Najjar

Jordanian minister stresses need for strategy to achieve integration of Arab culture

Minister of Culture of Jordan Haifa al-Najjar has stressed the need...


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Blinken (left) and Lavrov shake hands before their meeting yesterday in Geneva.

US and Russia promise to work on easing tensions over Ukraine

Washington and Moscow’s top diplomats have agreed to keep working to ease tensions over Ukraine, with the United States promising a written response to Russian security demands and not ruling out a presidential meeting.

World Health Organization

US opposes proposals to strengthen the World Health Organisation

The United States, the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s top donor, is resisting proposals to make the agency more independent, four officials involved in the talks said, raising doubts about the Biden administration’s long-term support for the UN agency.

People walk through Herald Square on a warm day on June 7, 2021 in New York City. (AFP/Getty Images)

US Supreme Court justices deny rift over mask wearing

The US Supreme Court has issued an unusual joint statement from liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor and conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, denying a rift between them over wearing a face mask during oral arguments to protect against the coronavirus (Covid-19).


Region
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A picture taken yesterday shows “The Enigma”, a 555.55 carat black diamond, at Sotheby’s in the Gulf

Black diamond, largest ever cut, goes on show in Dubai

The world’s largest known cut diamond went on public display for the...

Palestinian men barricade themselves on the roof of a house as Israeli police prepare to evict a fam

Palestinian threatens to burn home rather than be evicted

A Palestinian facing eviction by Israeli police from the flashpoint...

Men stand outside a storage facility of oil giant ADNOC in the capital of the United Arab Emirates,

UAE says fuel truck blast kills three, Yemeni Houthis claim attack

Three fuel trucks exploded, killing three people, and a fire broke...

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati welcomes the decision to end the boycott of cabinet.

Hezbollah, Amal end boycott of Lebanon’s cabinet

Powerful Lebanese groups Hezbollah and Amal said yesterday they would...


Business
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A majority of the 45 economists in the poll predicted the US central bank will use its January 25-26

Fed seen signalling March rate rise and assets runoff soon after

Federal Reserve officials will signal next week they’ll raise interest rates in March for the first time in more than three years and shrink their balance sheet soon after, economists surveyed by Bloomberg said.

People commute along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi (file). Retail inflation in India

Surging gasoline unsettles Asia as inflation poses big challenge

Surging gasoline prices are posing a tricky new problem for governments as they seek to nurse virus-hit economies back to health.

Electricity cables are seen in Tyre, Lebanon. Lebanon’s crumbling electricity sector has cost the co

Lebanon to sign electricity deal with Jordan next week, says minister

Crisis-hit Lebanon will sign a deal with Jordan next week to bring in electricity via Syria to help ease gruelling power cuts, the energy minister has told AFP.

A investor follows the stock market developments on a monitor screen at the Dubai Financial Market i

Saudi money is back in UAE just in time for Dubai IPO bonanza

Intensifying competition with the United Arab Emirates hasn’t stopped Saudi investors from pouring cash into Abu Dhabi’s listing boom, with Dubai’s anticipated deals also in their sights.

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE)

Surging global oil prices boost sentiments; M-cap gains QR16bn

Strengthening global oil prices, which hit a seven-year high due to geopolitical tensions, had its reflection in the Qatar Stock Exchange, whose key barometer had once crossed the 12,600 levels this week.

QSE

Sentiments weaken on QSE as selling weighs on banks, insurance

The Gulf and domestic institutions Thursday turned net buyers in an otherwise bearish Qatar Stock Exchange, which lost about 100 points.

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