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QDB launches 6th edition of Al Fikra National Business Competition

QDB launches 6th edition of Al Fikra National Business Competition

Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has launched the sixth edition of its National Business Competition, ‘Al Fikra’, during a press conference yesterday held in the presence of Ooredoo and Sasol...

No net outflows from Qatari banking sector in Nov, says QNB

No net outflows from Qatari banking sector in Nov, says QNB

There were no net outflows of funds from Qatar’s banking sector in November, the head of economics at Qatar National Bank, the country’s largest bank, said yesterday.

Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal's live UN court suicide

Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal's live UN court suicide

Dutch prosecutors are investigating how a Bosnian Croat war criminal managed to dramatically take his own life Wednesday, apparently after drinking poison he had smuggled into a UN court ...

Trump: Father of UCLA player in shoplifting case is ‘ungrateful fool’

Trump: Father of UCLA player in shoplifting case is ‘ungrateful fool’

US President Donald Trump yesterday reignited a feud with the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who were detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting, calling him an “ungrateful fool” in a series of early-morning tweets.

Emir sends message to Kuwaiti leader

Emir sends message to Kuwaiti leader

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani sent yesterday a verbal message to the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah pertaining to the deep ties between the two countries and prospects of developing them.

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: sources

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: sources

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and balking at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup, sources said yesterday.

QEF set to host Qatar, Al Rayyan equestrian championships

QEF set to host Qatar, Al Rayyan equestrian championships

Qatar Equestrian Federation (QEF) is preparing to organise Qatar and Al Rayyan International Show Jumping championships at the QEF’s outdoor arena in Al Rayyan, with prizes carrying up to one million and 700,000 Qatari riyals.

Minister, envoy review Syrian situation

Minister, envoy review Syrian situation

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi met Belgian ambassador to Syria Marc Ott, who is currently visiting Qatar.

Katara is cultural partner of National Black Tree drive

Katara is cultural partner of National Black Tree drive

The Al Shabhana Environmental Association has launched a campaign titled ‘Qatar’s National Black Tree’, of which Katara – the Cultural Village Foundation is the cultural partner.

Germany’s dangerous obsession

Germany’s dangerous obsession

As Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), seek to form an unprecedented “Jamaica coalition” with the liberal Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens, the rest of Europe anxiously awaits the government programme that will result from th

FM meets Omani counterpart

FM meets Omani counterpart

Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met the Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of Oman Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah

Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough: EU, UN

Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough: EU, UN

The Saudi-led coalition's easing of its blockade on famine-threatened Yemen is "a step in the right direction" but does not go far enough, the European Union and United Nations said.