Qatar

Qatar Airways Sues For $5+ Billion In Compensation For Blockade

Qatar Airways announced on Wednesday that it had launched an international arbitration against Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt for losses incurred due to the quartet’s ongoing blockade against Qatar. The carrier said it is seeking at least $5 billion in compensation for damages to investments and global operations. The ongoing two-year airspace blockade against Qatar by four of ...

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Business council seeks robust Qatar-Ukraine ties in various sectors

As markets worldwide are gradually opening amid the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Qatar-Ukraine Business Forum (QUBF) is currently working on different proposals to strengthen trade and investments relations in sectors, such as energy and innovation, among others, an official said. ‘Despite the fact that the current situation had significantly altered many ambitious plans of different organisations, QUBF team continues ...

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Ministry announces Qatar high school results; pass percentage goes up

Doha: The Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced today the results of the final examinations for high school for the academic year 2019/2020. The success rate reached more than 85 percent for daytime education, an increase of 3 percent over the previous academic year, while the rate for the Religious Institute was approximately 93.5 percent, up 15 percent from ...

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Joint event marks 45th anniversary of Qatar-Mexico diplomatic relations

The Embassy of Qatar in Mexico organized a remote event to mark “Qatar-Mexico bilateral relations”, in cooperation with the Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) , on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The event was attended by HE the ambassador of Qatar to the Mexico Mohammed bin Jassim Al Kuwari, the ambassador of ...

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National Address to be compulsory to complete many other transactions

The Ministry of Interior has renewed its call to citizens and residents to register their National Address before the deadline of July 26, 2020. The registration of National Address will be compulsory and required for public to complete many other transactions. So far, over one million people in Qatar have registered themselves in the national address while the registration process ...

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Qatar reports 879 Covid-19 cases and one death on June 27

Doha: The Ministry of Public Health confirmed 879 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), 1153 recoveries and one death in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered from Covid-19 in Qatar to 77,225 cases. The Ministry stated that the death that was recorded today was a patient aged 77 years old. The total number of positive COVID-19 ...

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Qatari Ambassador Back on the Job in Iran

Tehran, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that the Qatari ambassador to Iran is back on the job, ignoring the demands of Arab nations who are trying to isolate the energy-rich country. ISNA reported that Ambassador Ali Hamad Alsulaiti arrived in Tehran on Friday and began working Saturday morning. Qatar pulled its ambassador to Iran in ...

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Qatar: Buying Britain by the pound

It’s hard to walk round London and admire the sights without admiring something paid for by Qatar. From some of the most famous hotels and landmarks to the cranes arcing over the South Bank, Qatar has a substantial finger in a huge number of pies. The UK is Qatar’s single largest investment destination, with £35bn in place and another £5bn ...

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Crisis in the Gulf: Qatar faces a stress test

Three decades ago, the modern brutalism of the Sheraton hotel defined the vista of Doha’s West Bay. Now the angular concrete structure nestles in the shadows of dozens of skyscrapers — a testament to the tiny peninsula’s rapid growth since the current emir’s father, Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, modernised Qatar’s economy by borrowing big to become the world’s largest natural ...

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Qatar worlds: Swinkels wins junior women’s TT; U.S. in top-five

Dutchwoman Karlijn Swinkels rode to her first world championship title Monday in the junior women’s individual time trial in Doha, Qatar. The 17-year-old beat Italian Lisa Morzenti by seven seconds on the 13.7km course. France’s Juliette Labous was third, 21 seconds behind. Top-10 results 1. Karlijn SWINKELS, (NED), in 18:21.77 2. Lisa MORZENTI, (ITA), at :7.35 3. Juliette LABOUS, (FRA), ...

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