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QIB successfully prices $750mn 5-year sukuk

QIB successfully prices $750mn 5-year sukuk

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) priced a highly successful $750mn 5-year RegS only sukuk offering.

Spurs up to second as Kane treble crushes Stoke

Spurs up to second as Kane treble crushes Stoke

Harry Kane hit a first-half hat-trick as Tottenham stormed up to second in the Premier League with a 4-0 home demolition of Stoke yesterday.

Hamas picks al-Sinwar as new Gaza chief

Hamas picks al-Sinwar as new Gaza chief

Gaza’s ruling Hamas movement has chosen Yehya al-Sinwar, freed in a 2011 prisoner swap with Israel after more than 20 years in jail, as its new chief in the Palestinian enclave following an internal election, sources close to the group said yesterday.

Harnessing the politics of disruption

Harnessing the politics of disruption

The United Kingdom’s vote to exit the European Union and Donald Trump’s election as US president exposed a deep generational divide.

Vatican orders Knights of Malta to cooperate with papal inquiry

Vatican orders Knights of Malta to cooperate with papal inquiry

The Vatican demanded on Tuesday that the leaders of the Knights of Malta, a worldwide Catholic chivalric and charity group, cooperate with an inquiry into alleged irregularities ordered by Pope Francis.

Egypt court backs government in Red Sea islands dispute

Egypt court backs government in Red Sea islands dispute

An Egyptian appeals court on Saturday upheld an agreement to give control of two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia, providing a boost for the government in a case that has prompted rare street protests.

QSE makes a wee gain despite buying interests in five sectors

QSE makes a wee gain despite buying interests in five sectors

Buying interests in five of the seven sectors could not greatly influence the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which was the worst performer among the Gulf bourses during the week and the year ended 2016.

Landmark Gwadar Port finally becomes functional

Landmark Gwadar Port finally becomes functional

Handed over to China Overseas Ports Holding Company Ltd on a 43-year lease in November 2015, the world’s largest deep sea port of Gwadar finally became functional for all commercial purposes this week, some 62 years after its potential was first noted in 1954, while the city was still a part of Oman

Ooredoo showcases success strategy on ‘Capital Markets Day’

Ooredoo showcases success strategy on ‘Capital Markets Day’

Ooredoo has offered key market participants of its annual “Capital Markets Day” an in-depth insight into Ooredoo’s strategy for growth and its progress against ambitious targets for development.

‘Lonely’ elephant has mental illness: experts

‘Lonely’ elephant has mental illness: experts

Pakistan’s lonely elephant Kaavan has become the subject of a high-profile rights campaign backed by music icon Cher, but efforts to improve the pachyderm’s lot appear limited.

Policeman dead after Bangladesh Eid prayer attack

Policeman dead after Bangladesh Eid prayer attack

At least one policeman was killed and five others wounded Thursday following an explosion and a gunbattle near a mass prayer gathering to celebrate Eid in northern Bangladesh, police said.

Jones urges England to grasp opportunity against Wallabies

Jones urges England to grasp opportunity against Wallabies

Coach Eddie Jones says he wants England to break their mould and play a different style of rugby to upset Australia and make a statement in today’s Test series opener in Brisbane.