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‘Qatar growing steadily and building accelerated economy’

‘Qatar growing steadily and building accelerated economy’

Qatar is witnessing “remarkable development towards building a fast-growing and accelerated economy”, UK Secretary of State for Transport and Member of Parliament Chris Grayling has said.

Emir attends Qatar Open final

Emir attends Qatar Open final

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attended the final of Qatar ExxonMobil Open for men which was held at Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex Saturday evening.

NHRC concerned over escalation of hate speech

NHRC concerned over escalation of hate speech

Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has noted with great concern the escalation of the discourse of hatred and incitement to violence against Qatar and citizens and residents of Qatar by some media outlets, including social media sites in the siege countries.

Airline to take delivery of last Y12 planes

Airline to take delivery of last Y12 planes

National carrier Nepal Airlines will shortly take delivery of its two final Y12E aircraft after securing qualified flight crew.

After Friday Brexit blip, pound traders to focus on BoE, Moody’s

After Friday Brexit blip, pound traders to focus on BoE, Moody’s

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech might have hogged the headlines on Friday, but expect pound traders’ focus to swing back to the Bank of England and a credit-rating downgrade of the UK.

Somalia’s Puntland region captures weapons-laden boat from Yemen

Somalia’s Puntland region captures weapons-laden boat from Yemen

Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland yesterday seized a boat loaded with weapons from Yemen, the regional maritime police chief said.

Gilgit-Baltistan auctions permits for trophy hunting

Gilgit-Baltistan auctions permits for trophy hunting

The Gilgit-Baltistan wildlife department yesterday auctioned permits for the hunting of 113 rare species under the trophy hunting programme 2017-18, with the hunting of endangered astor markhor fetching the highest licence fee of $100,000 in the history of trophy hunting.

Civilians leave IS-area in eastern Syria after deal

Civilians leave IS-area in eastern Syria after deal

Hundreds of civilians left a besieged Islamic State enclave in central Syria after the Syrian government and Islamic State reached an evacuation deal, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said yesterday.

Angels make quick work of Houston Astros in 9-1 victory

Angels make quick work of Houston Astros in 9-1 victory

Standing so far out of first place presents occasional advantages.

Sensex gains 107 points; rupee falls

Sensex gains 107 points; rupee falls

A thaw in Indo-China matrix after the Doklam dispute plus improving services data yesterday brought cheer to markets as key stock indices pushed higher at the close defying intermittent spells of turbulence.

More Turkish troops arrive

More Turkish troops arrive

The Directorate of Moral Guidance at the Ministry of Defence has announced the arrival of the fifth batch of Turkish troops in Qatar.

Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semis

Halep roars back against Svitolina to reach semis

Former French Open runner-up Simona Halep staged a remarkable fightback and saved a match point to reach the semi-finals with a 3-6, 7-6(6), 6-0 win over Elina Svitolina yesterday.