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Doha Municipality continues inspection campaigns against street vendors
September 02, 2014 - 2:49:36 pm
DOHA: The General Control Section of Doha Municipality continued today inspection campaigns against street hawkers in Industrial Area in an ...
Qatar exchange index gains 42.71 points
September 02, 2014 - 2:23:27 pm
DOHA: Qatar Exchange index gained 42.71 points (0.31 percent) when the bourse closed trading at 13,742.22 points Tuesday. The trading val...
Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo
September 02, 2014 - 2:22:52 pm
KINSHASA: An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in a re...
FM receives message from Singaporean counterpart
September 02, 2014 - 2:10:42 pm
DOHA: HE the Foreign Minister Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah received a written message from Foreign Minister of Singapore K. Shanmugam ...
China fines insurance firms $18m for price monopoly
September 02, 2014 - 2:10:01 pm
SHANGHAI: A total of 23 Chinese insurance firms have colluded to fix fees, authorities said Tuesday, slapping them with a total of $18 milli...
Egypt military academy stampede kills 9
September 02, 2014 - 1:53:21 pm
CAIRO: Nine people were killed on Tuesday in a stampede outside a military academy in Egypt by relatives seeking to visit cadets, the army s...
Assistant FM meets US, Japan envoys
September 02, 2014 - 1:48:46 pm
DOHA: HE Assistant Foreign Minister for International Cooperation Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani on Tuesday met...
Sinai blast kills 11 Egypt policemen
September 02, 2014 - 1:16:08 pm
CAIRO: Eleven Egyptian policemen were killed when a roadside bomb blast struck their armoured vehicle in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Tues...
Sudan orders closure of Iran cultural centres
September 02, 2014 - 1:03:04 pm
KHARTOUM: Sudan has ordered Iran to close its cultural centres and given their managers 72 hours to leave the country, an official said Tues...
Philippine Muslim peace process set to clear key hurdle
September 02, 2014 - 12:56:28 pm
MANILA: A self-rule bill for the Philippines' Muslim minority will likely reach Congress next week, the government said Tuesday, clearin...
Real estate sales reaches QR514,136,500
September 02, 2014 - 12:30:26 pm
DOHA: The volume of trading in real estate registered with the Real Estate Registration Department at Qatar's Ministry of Justice during...
Philippines Congress dismisses impeachment motions against Aquino
September 02, 2014 - 12:29:01 pm
MANILA: Lawmakers allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Tuesday threw out three impeachment motions in the House of Representat...
Pakistan evacuates 261 nationals from Libya
September 02, 2014 - 12:02:08 pm
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani government on Tuesday evacuated 261 citizens from Libya where security has deteriorated in the past few months, Isl...
Roadside bomb explosion kills 4 Afghan army soldiers
September 02, 2014 - 11:24:27 am
KABUL: At least four Afghan national army soldiers were killed following a roadside bomb explosion in the past 24 hours, Afghan online news ...
Korean investments in foreign securities hit $90.3bn
September 02, 2014 - 11:13:14 am
SEOUL: South Korea's institutional investments in foreign securities surged to $90.3 billion as of the end of June as asset managers and...
Emir, PM congratulate Vietnam president
September 02, 2014 - 11:00:15 am
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Tuesday a cable of congratulations to the President of the Socialist Republic of ...
US air strike in Somalia targeting Shebab leader: Govt
September 02, 2014 - 10:56:08 am
MOGADISHU: US military forces launched air strikes against the leader of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab, the government said Tuesday, ...
China's new outbreak of H5N6 bird flu
September 02, 2014 - 10:55:22 am
BEIJING: Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has reported an outbreak of the H5N6 bird flu virus in poultry, the Ministry of Agricul...
Tokyo stocks close up at more than seven-month high
September 02, 2014 - 10:26:08 am
TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed at their highest level in over seven months on Tuesday with the benchmark Nikkei index adding 1.24 percent as a s...
Dubai Islamic Bank rules out controlling stake in Indonesian lender
September 02, 2014 - 10:12:49 am
DUBAI: Dubai Islamic Bank has ruled out seeking a controlling stake in Bank Panin Syariah, and its plans are limited to raising its stake in...
Eight killed in southwest China rainstorms, 24 missing
September 02, 2014 - 9:27:40 am
BEIJING: Eight people died and 24 others were missing as of early Tuesday after rainstorms brought landslides to southwest China's Chong...
Apple's shadow looms large at Berlin electronics show
September 02, 2014 - 9:19:01 am
BERLIN: Berlin's gigantic IFA consumer electronics fair opens this week, with the shadow of Apple looming large even if the iconic US br...
Exchange Rates in Qatar
September 02, 2014 - 8:53:04 am
Exchange Rates in Qatar DOHA: Exchange Rates for foreign currencies as issued on Tuesday by Qatar National Bank (QNB) are as follows: ...
Philippine airport bomb plotters planned anti-China attacks
September 02, 2014 - 8:32:59 am
National Bureau of Investigation agents take an oath during the inquest of three men (below) at the Department of Justice held over ille...
Qatar Exchange index rises 102.85 points
September 01, 2014 - 6:54:21 pm
DOHA: Qatar Exchange index gained 102.85 points (0.76 percent) Monday when trading closed at 13,699.51 points. The trading value dropped ...
QTA names winners of raffle draw
QTA picks second weekly raffle winn...
2015 Honda Accord sedan launched
Gulf states ready to help counter j...
Binay gained from overpricing, says...
Call for law to curb increase in ...
Emaar to launch malls unit IPO in S...
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