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Exchange Rates in Qatar
September 01, 2014 - 9:54:17 am
Exchange Rates in Qatar DOHA: Exchange Rates for foreign currencies as issued on Monday by Qatar National Bank (QNB) are as following: ...
KOGAS says starts commercial crude oil production in Iraq's Badra
September 01, 2014 - 8:29:00 am
SEOUL: Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS) has started commercial crude production in Iraq's Badra oilfield as planned, the state-run South Korean co...
Japan aims to double India investment in 5 years
September 01, 2014 - 8:28:14 am
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its...
Samsung's shipbuilding, engineering units to merge
September 01, 2014 - 8:27:01 am
SEOUL: The shipbuilding and engineering units of South Korea's Samsung group said Monday they would merge, as the family-run giant gears...
Car bomb found at Philippines' main airport
September 01, 2014 - 8:26:35 am
MANILA: Four people were arrested after a bomb was found in a van parked at Manila's international airport, authorities said Monday. ...
IFC confirms $100m investment in Saudi's ACWA Power
August 31, 2014 - 6:43:32 pm
DUBAI: International Finance Corp (IFC), a unit of the World Bank, has completed a 375 million riyal ($100 million) equity investment in Sau...
Basketball: Philippines celebrates despite loss to Croatia
August 31, 2014 - 6:40:35 pm
MANILA: Despite losing to Croatia on the first day of the World Cup in Spain, the basketball-crazy Philippines on Sunday still celebrated it...
Former Financial Times Group CEO to become next BBC Trust chairman
August 31, 2014 - 6:38:08 pm
LONDON: Rona Fairhead, former boss of the Financial Times Group, will become the new chairman of the BBC Trust, the body which oversees the ...
Indian PM tours ancient Japanese city
August 31, 2014 - 6:36:13 pm
KYOTO, Japan: India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured the ancient Japanese city of Kyoto on Sunday, the second day of a visit in...
Saudi Sipchem affiliate shuts butanediol plant for upgrade
August 31, 2014 - 6:34:08 pm
KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia: Saudi International Petrochemical Co (Sipchem) said on Sunday that an affiliate had suspended butanediol production fo...
400 injured in Islamabad protest clashes
August 31, 2014 - 6:32:11 pm
ISLAMABAD: More than 400 people were wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad, hospital offici...
Australia to join US in arming Kurds in Iraq
August 31, 2014 - 6:29:16 pm
SYDNEY: Australia said Sunday it would help the United States in an international effort to transport weapons to Kurdish forces fighting Isl...
Philippine UN peacekeepers safe after 'greatest escape'
August 31, 2014 - 6:26:46 pm
MANILA: Dozens of Filipino UN peacekeepers performed the "greatest escape" from besieging Syrian rebels, slipping away under the c...
53 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
August 31, 2014 - 6:26:21 pm
KABUL: At least 53 Taliban militants were killed and 14 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in...
Iraqi forces break two-month siege of Amerli: Officials
August 31, 2014 - 6:10:07 pm
BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and e...
Dubai retailer Marka appoints CEO
August 31, 2014 - 5:58:49 pm
DUBAI: Dubai's Marka has appointed Nick Peel as chief executive, the retailing and restaurants company said in a statement on Sunday. ...
Qatar Exchange index gains 153.50 points
August 31, 2014 - 5:51:54 pm
DOHA: Propelled by telecommunications and transport shares, Qatar Exchange index gained 153.50 points (1.14 percent) when trading closed Sun...
Syria slams France for not cooperating over jihadists
August 31, 2014 - 5:51:21 pm
DAMASCUS: Syria on Sunday criticised France's President Francois Hollande for his refusal to cooperate with Damascus against jihadists f...
Bahrain upholds 10 year jail term for journalist
August 31, 2014 - 5:44:45 pm
DUBAI: A Bahraini appeals court on Sunday upheld a controversial 10-year-jail term against a photojournalist convicted over his presence at ...
Netanyahu seeks cuts to 2014 budget to finance Gaza war
August 31, 2014 - 5:41:17 pm
JERUSALEM: Israel's cabinet convened on Sunday to debate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call for swingeing budget cuts to pay f...
Pakistani opposition to press on with protests until Sharif resigns
August 31, 2014 - 5:36:09 pm
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan called on his supporters on Sunday to take to the streets across the country after at leas...
Five Yemen soldiers killed in suspected Qaeda attacks
August 31, 2014 - 5:34:55 pm
ADEN: Suspected Al-Qaeda militants killed five Yemeni soldiers in two separate attacks Sunday, including a suicide car bombing, in the secon...
Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra to perform at BBC Proms
August 31, 2014 - 5:33:29 pm
DOHA: The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra will travel to the Royal Albert Hall in London next month to perform at the BBC Proms. The orchest...
Putin calls for talks on 'statehood' of eastern Ukraine
August 31, 2014 - 5:28:54 pm
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin called Sunday for immediate talks on the future of war-torn east Ukraine, saying for the first time...
Suicide bomber targets Iraqi forces, killing seven
August 30, 2014 - 2:45:16 pm
BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at a checkpoint south of Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least seven securi...
QTA names winners of raffle draw
Miley Cyrus wins top prize at MTV V...
Gulf states ready to help counter j...
Binay gained from overpricing, says...
Call for law to curb increase in ...
F-Ring Road to open by mid-Septembe...
Emaar to launch malls unit IPO in S...
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