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Qatar and Saudi ministers  discuss investment plans

H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, with Dr Tawfiq Al R...

Over 40% Qataris prefer ‘running own businesses’

    By Mohammad Shoeb  DOHA: Over 40 percent of young Qataris pre...

Italy’s state train company to help Iran develop rail system

  ROME: Italy’s state railway company, Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), signed an a...

Opinion: Saudi reform efforts wax and wane with oil revenues

  By John Kemp LONDON: “The GCC governments and peoples should realise tha...

Goldman sees more oil swings that could drag price below $20

A pump jack is seen near sunflowers in Guthrie, Oklahoma in a September 15, 2015 file photo...

Dubai to press ahead with world's largest mall as Gulf economy slows

File photo of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum (second right), ruler of Dubai, as he u...

Terrorism fears secure profits for Sweden's Securitas

  Stockholm: Sweden's Securitas, the European leader in security s...

UAE expects to ratify federal debt law this year, official says

  DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates is likely to ratify a law by the end...

Monkey business: As China tourists tighten belt, retailers face unhappy New Year

Australian products are displayed for sale in a store in Sydney, Australia, January 27, 201...

IEA sees global oil glut worsening, OPEC deal unlikely

  By Dmitry Zhdannikov LONDON: The world will store unwanted oil for most of 201...

UAE telco du expects royalty rates to be unchanged in 2017: Chairman

DUBAI: Royalty rates, or taxes, levied on Dubai-based telecom operator du are likely to rem...

Asian stocks plunge in equity market bloodbath

An employee of a foreign exchange trading company works in front of monitors displaying the...

Economy Minister meets SAGIA Deputy Governor

Minister of Economy and Commerce H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani with Deputy Governor ...

QIMC annual net profit rises 4.9% to QR168.8m

  DOHA: Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) has announced the financials ...

Oil and gas capex drops 26%; BofA Merril Lynch projects another 10% cut in 2016

  DOHA: Global oil and gas capital expenditures (Capex) dropped by 26 percent in 20...

Qatari banks show resilience in 2015

    By Sachin Kumar    DOHA: Banks in Qatar have bucked the s...

Microsoft and Ooredoo join for bundled promotions

FROM LEFT: Ooredoo’s Senior Business and Sales Director Ronan Royce, Microsoft Qatar ...

OCB Oilfield acquires 100% of Kuiper International

DOHA: Gulf Capital, one of the leading alternative investment firms in the Middle East, a...

Minister visits industrial zones in Saudi

H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, and other officials...

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Dubai: Kuwaiti discount carrier Jazeera Airways said it will seek an alliance with a major oper...

Oil tumbles after Saudi-Venezuela talks, WTI below $30

  New York: Crude oil prices slid lower Monday, pushing US oil below $30 a barrel, ...

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