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Qatar shares decline amid IMF's weak economic projections for Mideast

Qatar shares decline amid IMF's weak economic projections for Mideast

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Thursday lost 275 points from its key index and QR15bn in capitalisation, reflecting the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) weak economic projections ...

Qatar Steel first company in Mideast to achieve '1 Rosette' rating for good performance

Qatar Steel first company in Mideast to achieve '1 Rosette' rating for good performance

Qatar Steel, a subsidiary of Industries Qatar, became the first company in the Middle East and one of the four entities in the world to achieve “1 Rosette” rating from the UK Cares for good performance.

Qatar Museums opens first Kaws exhibition in MidEast

Qatar Museums opens first Kaws exhibition in MidEast

HE Sheikh Thani bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Thursday opened the Kaws: He Eats Alone exhibition at the Doha Fire Station.

QP joins global energy resources transparency initiative in Mideast first

QP joins global energy resources transparency initiative in Mideast first

Qatar Petroleum (QP), the country's hydrocarbon major, has officially joined the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

FM attends Warsaw talks on Mideast

FM attends Warsaw talks on Mideast

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani on Thursday participated in a meeting to support peace in the Middle East being held in the Polish capital Warsaw.

Mideast entrepreneurs among world’s most ambitious and dynamic communities: HSBC

Mideast entrepreneurs among world’s most ambitious and dynamic communities: HSBC

The entrepreneurs in the Middle East are among the world’s most ambitious and dynamic communities given their business achievements and successes at such a young age ...

Mideast needs to invent new economic model: IMF chief

Mideast needs to invent new economic model: IMF chief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said oil prices are expected to weaken gradually over the next three to four years and the Middle East needs to invent new economic model ...

Mideast airlines see 10.3% traffic increase

Mideast airlines see 10.3% traffic increase

Middle Eastern carriers posted a 10.3% traffic increase in August, while capacity climbed 13.7%, resulting in a 2.5 percentage point fall in load factor to 81.2%, IATA has said in a report.

Mideast carriers see air freight demand rise by 3.2% in May

Mideast carriers see air freight demand rise by 3.2% in May

Middle Eastern carriers saw air freight demand expand by 3.2% and capacity rise 9.5% in May...

Moody's cuts Saudi, Oman, Bahrain debt ratings

Moody's cuts Saudi, Oman, Bahrain debt ratings

Moody's Investors Service cut its debt ratings for Saudi Arabia, Oman and Bahrain on Saturday while assigning negative outlooks to three neighbouring states ...

Turkish shelling kills 55 Islamic State militants in Syria

Turkish shelling kills 55 Islamic State militants in Syria

Turkish shelling killed 55 Islamic State insurgents in northern Syria on Saturday evening, military sources said, in retaliation for weeks of rocket attacks on a Turkish border town.

Mideast countries face challenges amid opportunities: QNB

Mideast countries face challenges amid opportunities: QNB

The Middle East region “requires fiscal consolidation across the board, but needs to be phased in appropriately