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Japan's department stores sales fell 1.4% in July

/ Aug 21, 2017

Japan's department stores sales fell 1.4% in July

Department stores sales in Japan fell 1.4 percent in July from a year earlier on a same-store basis, due partly to weak sales of clothes and food items, an industry body said Monday. Sales at 229 stores run by 80 companies totaled ¥547 billion ($5.0 ...

Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

Aug 21, 2017

Saudi airline fails to get Doha OK to fly Qatari haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport, amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries. Qatar and Saudi ...