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S.Korea says scrambled fighters after Russian warplanes violated air defence zone

S.Korea says scrambled fighters after Russian warplanes violated air defence zone

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after Russian warplanes entered South Korea's air space identification zone on Tuesday, the latest in a series of such violations, its military said.

QIB sponsors conference on information security in financial institutions

QIB sponsors conference on information security in financial institutions

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced its sponsorship of the ‘4th Annual Conference for Information Security in Financial Institutions (ISFS)’ on November 5 and 6 at Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel.

FM meets UNDP official

FM meets UNDP official

HE the Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met yesterday with the Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Tegegnework Gettu.

Russian strikes in Syria's Idlib kill 27 civilians

Russian strikes in Syria's Idlib kill 27 civilians

Air strikes by Russian warplanes in Syria's mainly jihadist-controlled northwest province of Idlib on Monday killed at least 27 civilians including two children, a Britain-based monitor said.

Saudi’s $2tn Aramco vision runs into market reality

Saudi’s $2tn Aramco vision runs into market reality

Saudi Arabia has said oil giant Saudi Aramco is worth more than $2tn, enough to consume Apple Inc twice, and still have room for Google parent Alphabet Inc.

EM currencies, stocks hit a soft spot

EM currencies, stocks hit a soft spot

On track for healthy weekly gains, emerging markets hit a soft spot yesterday with stocks pulling back from a 19-month high and currencies struggling to make headway against a tepid dollar as lower commodity prices and questions over US policy weighed.

China data lift EM stocks, currencies

China data lift EM stocks, currencies

Forecast-beating Chinese trade data and impending US tax cuts from President Donald Trump lifted emerging stocks to a new five-month high yesterday while currencies were set to finish the week on a strong note.

‘Qatar market large enough to absorb more entertainment shows and activities’

‘Qatar market large enough to absorb more entertainment shows and activities’

The huge shortage of entertainment shows and activities in the country allays fears of any oversupply in the Qatar market, Mall of Qatar CEO Ahmad al-Mulla has said.

Syrian, Russian jets pound rebel areas: monitor

Syrian, Russian jets pound rebel areas: monitor

Syrian and Russian warplanes bombed rebel-held areas in Aleppo and Idlib province overnight, a monitor said, a day after Moscow announced a fresh offensive against opponents of its Damascus ally.

Bombs hit mosque, congress centre in Germany

Bombs hit mosque, congress centre in Germany

Bomb attacks hit a mosque and a congress centre in the eastern German city of Dresden, police said Tuesday, adding that they suspected a xenophobic and nationalist motive.

Doha is 3rd busiest city for hotel construction in the Middle East

Doha is 3rd busiest city for hotel construction in the Middle East

Doha has been ranked third busiest city for hotel construction in the Middle East, according to a report.

Anti-govt protest

Anti-govt protest

Residents of Rio de Janeiro demonstrate against interim President Michel Temer, political upheaval, corruption and the cost of the Olympics Games, in front of the Copacabana Palace Hotel on Friday.