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Qatar’s inflation to average 2.6% this year: BMI forecast

Qatar’s inflation to average 2.6% this year: BMI forecast

Qatar’s inflation will average 2.6% this year, significantly above a consensus of just 1.5%, BMI Research has said in a report.

Cabinet approves VAT draft law

Cabinet approves VAT draft law

Taking another step towards the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) in Qatar, the Cabinet gave its nod to a draft law on the proposed new levy and its draft executive regulation.

Sisi says cabinet reshuffle 'very soon'

Sisi says cabinet reshuffle 'very soon'

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will reshuffle his cabinet soon, he told state newspapers in an interview published on Tuesday.

VAT seen providing 'relief' for non-GCC tourists

VAT seen providing 'relief' for non-GCC tourists

The value added tax (VAT) regime, scheduled to be in place in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) by next year, is expected to provide “relief” to non-GCC tourists travelling into the region, a top official of an accounting firm said.

Around 150 people feared buried in Sri Lanka landslides

Around 150 people feared buried in Sri Lanka landslides

Around 150 people are feared dead after more than three days of heavy rain triggered two landslides in central Sri Lanka, disaster officials said ...

Defending champions Qatar placed in Group C for Asian U-19 Cup

Defending champions Qatar placed in Group C for Asian U-19 Cup

Defending champions Qatar were placed in Group C of the 16-team AFC Asian U-19 Cup to be held in Bahrain in October this year.

Extreme heat hits India

Extreme heat hits India

It’s already unbearably hot in India.

Donald Trump's daughter gives birth to son on Easter

Donald Trump's daughter gives birth to son on Easter

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka gave birth to a baby boy on Easter Sunday, moving the Republican presidential frontrunner to pronounce the event "exciting" and "beautiful."

Palestinian Festival at Katara concludes today

Palestinian Festival at Katara concludes today

Cultural Village Foundation – Katara will conclude the Palestinian Festival today in Building three. Organised in co-operation with the Palestinian embassy in Doha...

Court issues arrest warrants for 28 opposition members

Court issues arrest warrants for 28 opposition members

A Dhaka court has issued arrest warrants for 28 opposition activists in Bangladesh, including a top leader, in a case filed in connection...

Cameron leads tributes to ex-LibDem chief Kennedy

Cameron leads tributes to ex-LibDem chief Kennedy

Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has died suddenly at the age of 55.