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Economics / Politics

Qatari Fuel Allowed into Gaza

Gaza, July 24 (QNA) - Israeli authorities on Tuesday opened the Kerem Abu Salem crossing to allow the entry of limited amounts of Qatari industrial fuel which will be used to operate Gaza's only power plant.
 Chairman of the Coordinating

Economics / Politics

Asset Magazine Names QIB Best Islamic Bank in Qatar

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - Hong Kong-based Asset Magazine has named Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) best Shariah-principled bank in Qatar.
 QIB, which also received an award for the best Islamic deal in Qatar for its role as the facility agent

Politics / Sports

IOC Honors Qatar Olympic Committee in London

London, July 23 (QNA) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) has paid tribute for Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) for its contribution to "Giving is Winning" campaign, days before the start of the Olympic Games in London, England, United Kingdom from 27


Al Attiyah Meets French, Australian Ambassadors

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - Chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority, HE Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Attiyah met here this evening separately with the French Ambassador to Qatar, HE Jean-Christophe Possel and Australia's non-resident Ambassador to Qatar, HE


Qatar Participates in Holy Quran Award Contest

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - Qatar is participating in the Dubai International Holy Quran Award Contest being organized during the period from 1 to 20 Ramadan, with participants from 90 countries.
 Representing the State of Qatar in the sixteenth round


Palestinian President Concludes Doha Visit

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas left Doha Monday noon along with his accompanying delegation following a two-day visit to Qatar.
 HE the Minister of State Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser bin Jassim Al-Thani and Palestinian Ambassador to


National Museum of Qatar to Mark Garangao Night

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - The National Museum of Qatar will hold Garangao celebration, a mid-Ramadan festival for children celebrated on the 14th night of Ramadan.
 The event will take place on July 31 and August 1, 2012, from 8:30

Economics / Politics

Qtel Group Celebrates Launch of 3G Services in Tunisia

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - The Qtel Group today celebrated the launch of 3G services by Tunisiana, the leading mobile operator in Tunisia, which is part of the company s portfolio of leading brands.
 With launch coverage extending to 48

Economics / Politics

MAR Posts QAR 725 Million Net Profit for 1H, 2012

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - Masraf Al Rayan  MAR  has announced its financial results and profits for the six-month period ending June 30, 2012, achieving a net profit of QAR 725 million, an increase of 4.9% compared to the net