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Anantara Spa bags four international accolades

Anantara Spa at Banana Island Resort by Anantara has won four...

MoI clamps down on abandoned vehicles in Industrial Area

The General Directorate of Traffic and Lekhwiya have seized 175...

Malls, hypermarkets launch various back-to-school promos

With the new academic year set to begin shortly, the back-to-school...

Allah prescribed Haj once in a lifetime upon the Muslims

Saudi Arabia blocking access to Haj: NHRC

Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of barring its nationals from...

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Qatar Rail has published an image on its Twitter page about the...


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South Korean swaps bitcoins for 2mn euros in fake notes

The seller, a South Korean businessman with a company specialised in the crypto-currency in Singapore, accepted the proposition nevertheless and met the Serbian buyer in July.

Ashraf Ghani

Afghanistan announces Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Eid al-Adha holiday.

Abandoned by individual keepers goldfish during quarantine at the Aquarium in Paris

Paris aquarium offers haven for unwanted goldfish

Paris's biggest aquarium has created a refuge for goldfish, providing a second life for any unwanted pets who might otherwise find themselves flushed down the toilet.


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Europe must 'pay price' to save nuclear deal: Iran FM

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday that Europe...

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah

Palestinian PM calls to protect Palestinians from brutality of Israeli occupation

The Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Sunday called on the...

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US-backed forces repel IS attack in east Syria

US-backed forces have repelled a raid by the Islamic State group...

Eshagh Jahangiri

Iran says its economy not at "dead end" from US sanctions

Iran said on Saturday it would resist the pressures of US sanctions...


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ERDOGAN

Erdogan vows to challenge ‘games’ on the economy

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz urged his Turkish counterpart, Berat Albayrak, to give up his country’s resistance to joining an International Monetary Fund aid programme in a phone call on Thursday, according to a report in the German news magazine Spiegel, Bloomberg reported.

GAS

Gas giants wary of further LNG price surges sign 3-year deals

Some of the world’s biggest buyers of liquefied natural gas are signing mid-term supply deals, a move seen as protection against a further rise in prices that are already at the highest in four years.

S ASIA

S Asia emerging as ‘most economically vibrant’ area: QNB

Countries that are making the greatest strides in development have been analysed by QNB, which however, has limited it to economies with populations of 10mn or more.

OIL

Oil companies’ buyback sprees are putting bond investors on edge

Energy companies think they’ve finally got their debt loads under control and can use more cash to buy back shares. That worries at least some bond investors.

TRADE

Trade war and volatile financial markets

The last week begun with a continuation of fall in Turkish lira which had started by end of earlier week after US President Donald Trump announced additional economic sanctions doubling tariffs on imported Turkish steel to 50% and on aluminium to 20%.

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US tech giants planning to fight India’s data localisation plans

US technology giants plan to intensify lobbying efforts against stringent Indian data localisation requirements, which they say will undermine their growth ambitions in India, sources told Reuters.

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