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Qatar 'capable of overcoming challenges of the blockade'

Qatar 'capable of overcoming challenges of the blockade'

The minister said that Qatar's economy is strong and cohesive and capable of overcoming the challenges of the blockade it is facing.

Qatar 'highly attractive' for US investments: minister

Qatar 'highly attractive' for US investments: minister

The US, which is at present Doha's sixth largest trading partner, has the potential to become Qatar's top trading partner due to the umpteen opportunities for investments, especially in the private sector.

Number of registered firms in Qatar rose 13.4% in 2017

Number of registered firms in Qatar rose 13.4% in 2017

Qatar Chamber has recorded a 13.4% increase in the number of registered companies in Qatar from 12,910 in 2016 to 14,639 last year.

Fiji cyclone death toll hits 20 as tourists flee

Fiji cyclone death toll hits 20 as tourists flee

Tourists began fleeing cyclone-ravaged Fiji Monday and aid efforts intensified as the death toll climbed to 20, with officials warning it could rise further as reports trickle in from devastated remote communities.