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Qatar stresses on uniting Iraqis in talks on Mosul

HE the Foreign Minister of Qatar Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani yesterday participated in the international ministerial meeting on the future of Mosul held in Paris. 12:33:43 AM
QU SESRI holds workshop on ‘Advanced Sampling’ The Social & Economic Survey Research Institute (SESRI) at Qatar University (QU) held a four-day workshop on “Advanced Sampling” recently to introduce researchers to the principles and practice of analysing data from complex sample surveys. 11:38:39 PM
Qanat Quartier to host ‘Family Fun Fridays’ Qanat Quartier at The Pearl-Qatar is all set to host another edition of the “Family Fun Fridays” series from today. 11:38:03 PM


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UN to begin evacuations from Aleppo if truce holds

The United Nations hopes to carry out the first medical evacuations from Aleppo on Friday, if a ‘humanitarian pause’ in the Syrian army's Russian-backed assault on the city holds. 11:15:09 AM
Pentagon chief in Turkey as Mosul tensions grow US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Ankara on Friday for talks with the leaders of Turkey, a crucial but sensitive ally in the fight against the Islamic State group. 10:22:50 AM
Suicide bombers in deadly twin raids in northern Iraq Gunmen wearing suicide vests attacked government targets in the Kurdish-controlled city of Kirkuk and killed 16 at an Iranian-run construction site further north on Friday as troops advanced on jihadist bastion Mosul. 09:53:39 AM


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Ousted Thai PM Yingluck to fight order to pay $1 bn

Ousted Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra said Friday she would fight a junta order demanding she personally pay nearly $1 billion in compensation for a rice policy critics say was riddled with graft. 01:52:22 PM
US mall investors set to lose billions as retail gloom deepens The dramatic shift to online shopping that has crushed US department stores in recent years now threatens the investors who a decade ago funded the vast expanse of brick and mortar emporiums ... 12:43:07 PM
Indian doctor accused of crimes becomes president of WMA The World Medical Association (WMA), the top medical-ethics body, on Friday installed an Indian doctor facing corruption charges as its president, despite controversy surrounding his appointment while legal cases are pending. 11:01:57 AM


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Hike in Saudi visa fees could impact business ties

A seven-fold hike in visa fees to do business in Saudi Arabia risks deterring the foreign investment needed to transform its oil-dependent economy, diplomats and other sources say. 09:28:08 AM
Milaha posts 9-month profit of QR759mn on QR1.99bn revenues Milaha (Qatar Navigation) has reported a net profit of QR759mn, translating into QR6.68 earnings-per-share, on QR1.99bn revenues during the first nine months of this year. Its net profit stood at QR959mn, rendering earnings-per-share of QR8.44, on QR2.3bn operating revenues in the comparable period 10:09:56 PM
Bond markets stir across Mideast after Saudi sale Saudi Arabia’s record debut international bond sale is shifting the ground across Middle East debt markets, fuelling price gains and stoking speculation of more borrowers to come. 10:09:27 PM


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Japan advance at the cost of holders Qatar

‘We lost the game but we stood on our feet. It wasn’t easy for our players’ 11:58:26 PM
Barca to travel to Doha in December for Al-Ahli Saudi friendly Barcelona and Al Ahli Saudi FC will face off in a friendly match, hosted by Qatar Airways, in Doha on December 13, 2016. 11:56:49 PM
Sadd look to get back to winning ways against Muaither Al Sadd go head to head against Muither in round four of the Qatar Stars League (QSL) at the Al Sadd stadium today. 11:47:13 PM


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Who are these people?

Those who will enter the Hellfire and then come out of it are the people of tawheed. They are the ones who do not associate anything with Allah. 11:17:03 PM
Bryan Adams to perform in Doha Few things bring back sweet nostalgia as lucidly as the ever-charming coarse vocals of Bryan Adams plunging into Summer of ’69, Heaven, Straight from the Heart, Cuts Like a Knife, or (Everything I do) I Do It for You. 08:44:13 PM
Passing password test is easier said than done Reset your password. Update your anti-virus program. If such demands irritate you, you may have computer “security fatigue.” 08:42:00 PM


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A progressive political alliance for Europe

In less than three weeks, we will know who will be the next president of the United States. 11:42:07 PM
Republican Trump’s scorched-earth tactics have little upside Donald Trump said yesterday he would accept a “clear” presidential election result but reserved the right to launch a legal challenge, casting the United States into uncharted political waters and his campaign deeper into disarray. 11:41:04 PM
The weight loss plateau You’ve been exercising daily. You’ve improved your diet. And you’ve seen the number on the scale decrease. Not only do you look better, you feel better, too. 11:05:21 PM