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2 hrs ago | The Star Online

Qatar unveils desert sculpture by US artist

American artist Richard Serra with his major landscape commission East-West/West-East, which was unveiled this month at Brouq Nature Reserve, near Zekreet in western Qatar, approximately 60km from the capital Doha.

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4 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Qatar Charity opens two new villages for displaced Syrians

DOHA: Qatar Charity , a non-governmental humanitarian organisation involved in a wide range of relief work locally and internationally, yesterday announced the opening of two villages for displaced Syrians in the north of Syria.

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6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Qatar GDP projected to hit $230bn

DOHA: Given Qatar's projected 6-7 percent growth rate for 2014-15, the countries GDP is expected to touch an estimated $230bn in the current fiscal.

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10 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Korean kites take to the skies

Professional Korean kite flyers at the Kite Flying Event held at the Museum of Islamic Art Park yesterday.

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15 hrs ago | AME Info

Qatar Foundation celebrates Cultural Diversity at International Festival

Prepare monthly financial reports and maintain full set of accounts and perform reconciliation of receivables, payables and bank balances and ensure monthly closing by stipulated deadlines.

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19 hrs ago | Express India

Doha Bank to purchase HSBC Bank Oman business in India

Summary Qatar-based Doha Bank has entered into an agreement with HSBC Bank Oman to purchase the latter's banking business in India.

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23 hrs ago | AME Info

Cathay Pacific, Qatar Airways celebrate launch of new code-share agreement

Prepare monthly financial reports and maintain full set of accounts and perform reconciliation of receivables, payables and bank balances and ensure monthly closing by stipulated deadlines.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Nepalnews.com

Qatar to improve labour laws: EU parliamentarian

Qatar has promised to improve its labour laws, a member of the European parliament visiting the Gulf Arab state said, after persistent criticism from human rights group over its treatment of workers.

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The Daily Star

Gulf deal leaves the ball in Qatar's court

DUBAI: Wealthy Gulf Arab states have reached a "vague" compromise to thaw tensions over the Muslim Brotherhood with Qatar, which has yet to prove its good intentions, analysts say.

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The Jewish Journal

Local rabbis participate in Qatar interfaith dialogue

Two local rabbis were among the approximately 12 Jewish leaders from around the world who took part in last month's 11th Doha Interfaith Conference in Qatar.

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Daily Mail

Father of four was scalded by boiling cup of tea spilled over him...

Kate's Baywatch moment: Duchess runs on towering wedges as she joins William on Manly Beach in Sydney to meet lifeguards 'I hope you die!' Furious judge lashes out at convicted killer after she snickers and asks 'is that it?' as victim's aunt recounts murder 'These statements are fabricated': X-Men accuser who claims he was raped next to hot tub at ... (more)

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The Peninsula

QE index breaks 8-year peak in intra-day trade

By Satish Kanady DOHA: Qatar bourse index breached its eight-year peak level in intra-day trade yesterday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Peninsula

SickKids continues to help children with complex illnesses

DOHA: Children in Qatar countinue to benefit from the complex care initiative implemented through the partnership between Hamad Medical Corporation and The Hospital for Sick Children based in Canada.

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NBR Newsroom

Carry On: Cathay-Qatar codeshare, Airbus corporate jet, Emirates appeal and more

Hong Kong-Doha codeshare covers NZ, Australia A new codeshare agreement between Oneworld members Cathay Pacific Airways and Qatar Airways will give Kiwi travellers more choices in flights to Europe as well as open up new destinations in the Middle east and Africa.

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Fox News

Gulf Arab states strike deal with Qatar in Saudi Arabia to heal rifts after ambassadors row

A statement by the Gulf Cooperation Council says the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich Arab states.

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The Peninsula

Qatar Stock Exchange up 0.78pc

DOHA: Qatar Exchange added 97.12 points when the bourse closed at 12,550.98 points Thursday afternoon.

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AME Info

Qatar Duty Free named Travel Retailer of the Year at DFNI Global Awards

Qatar Duty Free , the second largest Duty Free operator in the Middle East, has won the title of Travel Retailer of The Year, at the 2014 DFNI Global Awards for Travel Retail Excellence.This is the third time that QDF has won the Travel Retailer of The Year award.

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Turkish Daily News

Qatar and Turkey, new business allies

Last week I wasn't able to write an article as I was attending the Turkish Festival in Doha.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Al Bawaba

Qatar High School Students Hone Research Skills at Planet Georgetown Week

Twenty-six Qatar-based high school students recently completed the Georgetown University in Qatar Planet Georgetown week-long after-school research program.

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The Peninsula

Arab families hit by - cultural invasion'

H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser participating in the plenary session on 'Families Matter' for the Doha International Conference on the Family yesterday.

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