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Authoritarian rulers in Saudi Arabia,...

Qatar Airways extends global sales promotion

Qatar Airways has extended its global sales campaign until January...

OIC calls for peace, tolerance and brotherhood: al-Mahmoud

HE the Advisory Council Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid...

First Del Monte F&B store in Qatar launched at HIA

The first Del Monte F&B store in Qatar has opened at Hamad...

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‘Qatar faced challenges with calm and patience’

The illegal siege of Qatar caused collateral damage across the...

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Farewell ceremony for Azerbaijan envoy

Foreign Ministry Secretary General Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi...


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German union strikes spread to Daimler

Tens of thousands of German industrial workers downed tools yesterday in support of trade union IG Metall’s demands for a 6% pay rise and a right to the first new cut in weekly working hours since the 1980s.

ROMANIA

Romania set for third PM in seven months

Romania’s ruling Social Democrats (PSD) has put forward European Parliament lawmaker Viorica Dancila to become prime minister, after power struggles within the party forced out the second premier in seven months.

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No more migrant ‘Jungle’ camps, Macron pledges

President Emmanuel Macron has vowed that France would no longer allow migrant camps like the notorious “Jungle” in Calais as he defended a tougher line on immigration that has attracted sharp criticism from some of his allies.


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UN hopes imports will help stave off famine in Yemen as diphtheria spreads

United Nations aid agencies called yesterday for the Yemeni port of...

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Iran says planned US-backed force inside Syria would fan war

Iran said on Tuesday a new US-backed, 30,000-strong force inside...

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Baghdad twin suicide bombing kills 31

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called yesterday for the...

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Remand extended for teen in viral ‘slap’ video

An Israeli military court yesterday ordered a Palestinian teenager...


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Qatar to play a role in production of Turkey’s first automobile

Qatar, through Turkish commercial vehicle manufacturer BMC, will be involved in the production of Turkey’s first locally-built automobile, according to an official of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB).

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Incentives, facilities to encourage joint investments between Qatar and Turkey

The promotion of incentives and development of trade facilities would help encourage joint investments between Qatar and Turkey, private sector leader Qatar Chamber said in a statement yesterday.

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Qatar-Turkey trade volume to increase in 2018, says Qatar Chamber chairman

Following a 30% growth in Qatar-Turkey bilateral trade in the fourth quarter of 2017, trade volume between the two countries is expected to “increase further” this year, a Qatar Chamber official said.

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QNB Group profit surges 6% to QR13.1bn in 2017

QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has reported 6% year-on-year growth in net profit to QR13.1bn in 2017 and suggested 60% cash dividend.

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Qatar witnessing robust momentum in fintech, says Sheikh Abdulla

Qatar is witnessing robust momentum in the fintech (financial technology), opening up increasing opportunities for digital payments, money management, ..

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Masraf Al Rayan posts QR2.03bn profit in ’17, floats 20% cash dividend

Masraf Al Rayan has reported a net profit of QR2.03bn in 2017 and recommended a 20% cash dividend for shareholders.

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Repeated violation of Qatari airspace by UAE fighter jets poses threat to regional security.

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