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Chemical weapons body confirms more sarin use in Syria

Chemical weapons body confirms more sarin use in Syria

The banned nerve agent sarin and chlorine were used in attacks in northern Syria last year, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Wednesday.

Weekly Market Report

Weekly Market Report

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index decreased 701.90 points, or 7.06%, during the trading week to close at 9,237.68. Market capitalisation decreased by 6.66% to QR495.3bn

Emerging stocks hit 2-year high

Emerging stocks hit 2-year high

Emerging stocks inched to new two-year highs yesterday and were set to end the week in the black, but Qatar’s riyal fell further in the offshore forwards markets after a rollercoaster week that saw its stocks lose 7%.

Emir greets Gambian leader on National Day

Emir greets Gambian leader on National Day

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, HH the Deputy the Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani have sent cables of congratulations to President of Gambia Adama Barrow on the anniversary of his cou

GWC posts 11% jump in 2016 profit to QR205.7mn amid growth drive

GWC posts 11% jump in 2016 profit to QR205.7mn amid growth drive

Qatar’s leading logistics provider GWC has posted a 2016 net profit of QR205.7mn, up 11% on the previous year.

Egyptians brace for hard times amid austerity measures

Egyptians brace for hard times amid austerity measures

Egyptians are looking at a period of hardship as the government unrolls austerity measures including a floating pound that has drastically depreciated the currency and raised prices, analysts say.