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Inflation sparks global wave of protests for higher pay, aid

Agencies Rising food costs. Soaring fuel bills. Wages that are not keeping pace. Inflation is plundering people’s wallets, sparking a wave of protests and workers’ strikes around the world. This week alone saw protests by the ..

QIIB sponsors Phoenix Games Fitness C’ship

Tribune News Network Doha As part of its community services and contribution to promoting wellness and sports at the local level, Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB) sponsored the Phoenix Games Fitness Championship held in ..

Arab-German trade up 10% to 41.2 billion euros in 2021

Tribune News Network Doha The trade between Arab countries and Germany grew 10 percent in 2021 to 41.2 billion euros, with Arab exports accounting for 12.4 billion euros and German exports 28.8 billion euros, Qatar Chamber Chairman ..

Agencies The largest pilots union has approved a contract that would boost the pay of pilots at United Airlines by more than 14% over the next 18 months, potentially clearing the way for similar wage hikes throughout the industry. The ..

Tribune News Network Doha QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has ranked first in Qatar and third in the Middle East, on Forbes’ list of the top 100 companies in the Middle East, leading the region’s ..

Oil prices settled up by more than $3 a barrel on Friday, supported by tight supply, but they notched their second weekly decline on concerns that rising interest rates could push the world economy into recession. Brent crude settled ..

Global inflation is at its highest level for decades, especially in advanced economies, with GDP growth already slowing sharply. This is called stagflation, but the severity of the stagflation varies across countries. The Euro ..

Agencies Amazon said Thursday it is providing $23 million to help minority-led organizations build or preserve more than 500 new affordable housing units in Seattle — the latest spending by a tech company to ease a severe housing ..