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Sukuk issuance has been growing in Turkey and Qatar. (File photo)
June 26, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Turkish Islamic banks’ market share are expected to double to more than 10 percent by year-end 2025, while as recent government initiatives in Qatar have led to significant growth of Islamic banking.
Residents in Beledweyne, Somalia, walk through the flood waters. (Twitter)
June 23, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
The Turkish Red Crescent and Qatar Charity are teaming up on a $2.75 million USD project to aid Beledweyne, Somalia.
Musaeb Abdulrahman Balla
June 22, 2016 - 16:04 GMT
Spanish police said they had arrested a Qatari athlete Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking that has already seen one of the world’s top coaches taken into custody.
Obeid Jumaa (Photo: Qatar News Agency)
June 22, 2016 - 05:17 GMT
Former Qatar international Obeid Jumaa believes that tournaments such as the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC)-sponsored Al Rayyan Futsal Championship will help enhance the football skills of Qatari children.
Qatar has already invested significantly in advanced drone technology to help secure homeland and valuable energy resources. (YouTube)
June 20, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Qatar Armed Forces’ Reconnaissance and Surveillance Centre and Texas A&M University at Qatar have partnered to research drone technology to boost homeland security .
Milaha said it expects the deal to be completed in Q4 2016. (File photo)
June 20, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Milaha seeks the acquisition of the 50 percent stake currently owned by Qatar Petroleum, in a deal expected to be worth up to $180 million.
Mohammed Morsi, pictured 8 May 2014. (AFP/File)
June 20, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The Qatari Foreign Ministry expressed its dismay and outright rejection of Cairo Criminal Court's bringing Qatar into the verdict issued against ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Fincantieri's Laksamana Class Missile Corvette, belonging to the Malaysian Navy. (Naval Technology)
June 19, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The Italian shipbuilder will provide seven surface vessels and support for 15 years after delivery in 2018.
Journalists stand in the defendants' cage in a 2014 trial in Egypt. (AFP/File)
June 19, 2016 - 09:48 GMT
The death sentences were handed down for allegedly passing state security information to Qatar.
Members of Hamas' security forces standing guard in front of the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip, September 16, 2013. (AFP/Said Khatib)
June 19, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Hamas accused Fatah of going back on agreements made in previous sessions of reconciliation talks.
Under the law, the cabinet would specify its area and borders and could permit the establishment of one or more ports – sea, land or air – to support the free zone’s growth. (File photo)
June 19, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Qatar's lawmakers have approved a draft law that allows the establishment special economic zones to attract international investment.
Photo: Qatar News Agency
June 19, 2016 - 01:11 GMT
The Asian Football Confederation AFC and Aspetar resolved to close a knowledge gap in promoting the most popular game on the continent.
'She's hoping for a healthy baby': Janet Jackson's brother Tito confirms singer isn't using a surrogate. (File photo)
June 16, 2016 - 11:02 GMT
'She's hoping for a healthy baby': Janet Jackson's brother Tito confirms singer isn't using a surrogate.
Photo: qna.org.qa
June 14, 2016 - 02:25 GMT
With just over 50 days to go to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Qatar’s 2015 Men’s Handball World Championship runners-up will make history as they head to the Olympics for the first time ever.
Qatar scored well in terms of internal peace and low levels of crime, but it scored the worst mark, a 5/5, for weapons importing. (Wikimedia Commons)
June 13, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The report by the Institute for Economics and Peace ranks163 countries across three main themes, including level of safety and security in society, extent of domestic or international conflict and degree of militarisation.
Vivendi had described the deal as an essential part of its strategy to stem losses at its struggling French pay TV channels which have been losing money for the last four years
June 13, 2016 - 04:11 GMT
The French antitrust regulator has rejected a proposed sports distribution tie-up between beIN Sports and Vivendi’s Canal Plus.