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Section: United Arab Emirates

Amir receives credentials of new ambassadors
Feb16

Amir receives credentials of new ambassadors

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received the credentials of three new ambassadors to Qatar on Sunday at the Amiri Diwan. The Amir received the credentials of the ambassadors of Moldova, Ukraine and Sierra Leone – Victor Tsvirkun, Andriy Kuzmenko and Hajja Ishita Thomas, respectively. The Amir welcomed the new...

From wind power to cow manure: oil traders seek new profit recipe
Feb15

From wind power to cow manure: oil traders seek new profit recipe

The world’s largest oil traders are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into climate-friendly projects — including wind farms, cow manure plants and blue hydrogen — as they seek to match the profits they make from trading oil.The energy industry as a whole faces an existential threat from the shift to a lower carbon future and faces...

Qatar’s missions overseas hold National Sport Day celebrations
Feb15

Qatar’s missions overseas hold National Sport Day celebrations

Qatar’s diplomatic, consular and representative missions abroad organised various sporting events on the occasion of Qatar’s National Sport Day.In Canberra, Australia, the embassy’s activities were attended by Qatar’s ambassador to Australia Saad bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud, diplomatic and administrative staff.The events...

Trump defends his right to interfere in criminal cases
Feb15

Trump defends his right to interfere in criminal cases

President Donald Trump said yesterday that he has “the legal right” to interfere in criminal cases, capping a tumultuous week that raised questions about whether he is eroding the independence of the US legal system.Trump’s criticism of the judge, jury and prosecutors in the criminal case of his longtime adviser Roger Stone prompted an...

Stage set for Marathon Swim World Series Doha
Feb14

Stage set for Marathon Swim World Series Doha

The Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) is all set to stage the season-opening FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series Doha 2020 to be held tomorrow at iconic Katara Beach, which will provide a stunning setting for elite athletes in the 10km races.QSA, which organised the last two meets of the series in Corniche waters, is confident that athletes will...

Envoys of Sierra Leone and Ukraine present credentials
Feb13

Envoys of Sierra Leone and Ukraine present credentials

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi received a copy of the credentials of ambassador of Sierra Leone to Qatar, Hajja Ishita Thomas, on Thursday. HE al-Muraikhi wished the new ambassador success in her duties and assured her of all support to upgrade bilateral relations between Qatar and Sierra Leone. HE...

Top swimmers sign up for Marathon Swim World Series Doha
Feb09

Top swimmers sign up for Marathon Swim World Series Doha

The FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series Doha 2020 is set for exciting action as many star athletes have signed up for the season-opening meet, which will be held at scenic Katara Beach on February 15.The Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) has finalised the entry list of competitors for the highly-anticipated meet of the 10km circuit, which...

Iran says counting down to launch new satellite
Feb09

Iran says counting down to launch new satellite

Iran started counting down Sunday to the launch within hours of a scientific observation satellite that is part of a programme the United States has previously described as a “provocation”. Iran maintains it has no intention of acquiring nuclear weapons, and says its aerospace activities are peaceful and comply with a UN Security...

President defends Vindman sacking
Feb09

President defends Vindman sacking

President Donald Trump yesterday defended his decision to fire an army officer who gave damning evidence against him during the impeachment probe.Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman was escorted on Friday out of the White House, where he worked on the National Security Council as an expert on Ukraine.His lawyer called the move an act of revenge...

Macron’s travels in Lilliput
Feb09

Macron’s travels in Lilliput

When French President Emmanuel Macron visited Poland on February 3-4, he touched only briefly on the topic of judicial independence, mentioning Poland’s dispute over that issue with the European Commission, but not with France. Macron, clearly, was attempting to thaw the Franco-Polish relationship and offer Poland a chance to end its...