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His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin...

US group vows to defend Qatari journalists on siege ‘terror list’

Chairman of Qatar’s National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin...

Somalia rebukes states for anti-Qatar move

Somalia’s government rebuked its three semi-autonomous regions...

Autumnal equinox to occur at 11.02pm today

Day and night will be of approximately equal length today due to the...

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Foreign Minister holds meetings in New York

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met...

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Houthi leader blames Saudi-led coalition for suffering of Yemenis

The leader of Yemen’s Houthi group has marked with a defiant speech...


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Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces walk in the former Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Raqqa

Civilians trapped as IS mounts last stand in Syria's Raqqa

Among the ruins of a street in Syria's Raqqa, an anti-jihadist...

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Pilgrims bring boom times for Iraqi gem traders

Every time Mohamed al-Ghoraifi visits Najaf he returns with another...

Iraq

UN to investigate Islamic State atrocities in Iraq

Britain drafted the resolution to help bring perpetrators of IS war...

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UAE probing Emirates A380 'serious incident' in Moscow

The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said its air accident...


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The  5.2-metre male crocodile that was found in a creek along the Fitzroy River near Rockhampton wit

Australian police hunt killer of giant crocodile

A manhunt has begun for the killer of a giant saltwater crocodile in Australia, as authorities warned its death would trigger more aggressive behaviour among younger crocs in the area.

Thai army rangers walk through the scene of a roadside bomb which killed four army rangers in the re

Four rangers killed by bomb in rebel-hit Thai south

Four Thai army rangers were killed Friday when a roadside bomb tore through their truck as they were securing a road for teachers, an army official said, the latest carnage in an insurgency roiling the kingdom's far south.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un makes a statement regarding US President Donald Trump's speech at t

N.Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump "deranged"

North Korea said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean after US President Donald Trump vowed to destroy the reclusive country, with leader Kim Jong Un promising to make a "mentally deranged" Trump pay dearly for his threats.


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China credit rating cut as S&P cites risk from debt growth

S&P Global Ratings cut China’s sovereign credit rating for the first time since 1999, citing the risks from soaring debt, and revised its outlook to stable from negative.

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Oman Qatar Insurance Company IPO attracts overwhelming response

Oman Qatar Insurance Company (OQIC), a subsidiary of Qatar Insurance Group, has seen overwhelming response to its initial public offering (IPO) launched early this month.

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Boost for Hammond as UK posts smallest August budget deficit in 10 years

Britain unexpectedly posted its smallest budget deficit for any August since 2007, helped by record sales tax revenues that could give finance minister Philip Hammond room to relax his grip on spending in an upcoming budget.

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Global reinsurers rocked by storms and quakes

A profit warning from one of the world’s largest reinsurers is the latest sign that the death and destruction from a spate of hurricanes and earthquakes in North America are now taking a toll on the titans of global finance.

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UK brushes off Trump on Iran with $720mn solar deal

The UK deepened its economic relationship with Iran in a solar deal worth $720mn less than a day after US President called the Arabian Gulf nation a “rogue state” and threat to global security.

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Australia’s CBA to sell insurance business to AIA Group for $3bn

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has agreed to sell its life insurance unit to Hong Kong-based AIA Group for $3.1bn, in the biggest Asian buyout of an Australian financial firm.

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