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QNB announces financing of Baladna IPO subscriptions

QNB announces financing of Baladna IPO subscriptions

QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has announced the financing of subscriptions to the initial public offering (IPO) of Baladna.

QIA leads more than $500mn equity financing in US online lending entity, SoFi

QIA leads more than $500mn equity financing in US online lending entity, SoFi

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has led a more than $500mn equity financing in SoFi, an online lending entity in the US.

Workshop held on anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing

Workshop held on anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing

Travelex Qatar, a subsidiary of British foreign exchange company Travelex, held a one-day workshop on effective implementation of RBA (Risk-Based Approach) for AML ...

MoCI, QFIU join hands for combating money laundering, terrorism financing

MoCI, QFIU join hands for combating money laundering, terrorism financing

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Qatar Financial Information Unit (QFIU) to enhance co-operation in terms of operational issues ...

EU adds Saudi Arabia to list of terror-funding countries

EU adds Saudi Arabia to list of terror-funding countries

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering ...

US, Qatar review progress on counter-terrorism efforts

US, Qatar review progress on counter-terrorism efforts

The delegations of the two countries comprised of specialists who took part in work sessions to review progress in the counter-terrorism field.

French ex-president Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

French ex-president Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

Sarkozy, 63, was taken into police custody early on Tuesday and was being questioned by officers specialising in corruption, money laundering and tax evasion at their office in the western Parisian suburb of Nanterre.

Macron and Modi kick start International Solar Alliance

Macron and Modi kick start International Solar Alliance

The International Solar Alliance is an inter-governmental organisation that aims to help sunshine-rich countries around the world harness solar energy at an affordable cost.

Sydney woman arrested over financing of Islamic State

Sydney woman arrested over financing of Islamic State

A woman has been arrested in western Sydney for her alleged involvement in the financing of the terrorist organization Islamic State, local police said Tuesday.

Oman mulls early payments for oil to avoid debt

Oman mulls early payments for oil to avoid debt

The government of Oman is considering financing structures that let it get advance payments from oil traders, reducing the government's need to borrow more money from banks, sources familiar with the matter said.

Pakistani flag carrier PIA raises $130mn

Pakistani flag carrier PIA raises $130mn

Pakistan's national flag carrier said on Monday it has raised $130mn in fresh financing from a banking consortium, as the airline staggers under the weight of earlier loans totalling more than $3bn.

Australian jailed for financing his jihadist brother in Syria

Australian jailed for financing his jihadist brother in Syria

An Australian bookshop owner was sentenced to 4.5 years in jail on Wednesday for sending money overseas to his brother who is fighting against the Syrian government.