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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 ...
Saudi suspends labour visas for nations worst-hit by Ebola
September 01, 2014 - 6:53:42 pm
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has stopped granting visas to workers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries worst-hit by the deadly Ebol...
Dubai's state property firm Meraas seeks up to $4bn loan
September 01, 2014 - 1:39:58 pm
DUBAI: Meraas Holding, a state-owned property firm that is developing some of Dubai's most ambitious real estate projects, is in talks w...
Japan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology
September 01, 2014 - 1:38:54 pm
Japan's high-tech venture Miraisens CEO Natsuo Koda demonstrates the new device using 3D-heptics technology which gives users tectal...
Iraq violence killed at least 1,420 people in August
September 01, 2014 - 1:36:11 pm
BAGHDAD: Violence in Iraq killed at least 1,420 people during the month of August, as Iraqi forces fought to regain areas overrun by jihadis...
Kia Motors' August sales fall 3pc
September 01, 2014 - 1:35:41 pm
SEOUL: Kia Motors Corp., South Korea's second-largest automaker, said Monday its sales fell 3 percent in August from a year ago, mainly ...
Chief of Staff meets commander of Peninsula Shield Forces
September 01, 2014 - 1:11:38 pm
DOHA: HE Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Air Vice-Marshal Ghanim bin Shaheen al Ghanim met Monday with Peninsula Shield Forces' Comma...
Heineken says selling Mexican packaging business for $1.2bn
September 01, 2014 - 12:37:18 pm
THE HAGUE: Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a...
Emir, PM greet Uzbekistan president
September 01, 2014 - 11:30:54 am
DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent Monday a cable of congratulations to President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Isla...
QTA names winners of raffle draw
QTA picks second weekly raffle winn...
Gulf states ready to help counter j...
2015 Honda Accord sedan launched
Binay gained from overpricing, says...
Call for law to curb increase in ...
Emaar to launch malls unit IPO in S...
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