Resolution of ‘racism’ complaint brought by Qatar against UAE and Saudi Arabia
New York: A UN body investigating discrimination complaints lodged by Qatar against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia concluded its work following the resolution of these disputes, according to an announcement on Thursday.
FIFA rejects Ukraine Prez Zelensky’s request to speak on world peace at World Cup final: Report
Doha: Soccer World Cup organiser FIFA rejected Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky’s request to deliver a message of world peace ahead of the tournament's final in Qatar on Sunday, CNN reported.
After Grant Wahl, another journalist dies while covering WC in Qatar
Doha: Another journalist has died while covering the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
American journalist, who was briefly detained earlier for wearing Rainbow t-shirt, dies while covering World Cup in Qatar
American journalist Grant Wahl, who was detained in Qatar for wearing a rainbow shirt in support of the LGBTQ community, has died while covering a match of the showpiece tournament, his brother confirmed.
Qatar changes designation for Taiwanese World Cup fans following protest
Taipei/Doha: Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has said Qatar, the nation which will host World Cup 2022, had corrected an online application form which had earlier listed Taiwan as part of China.
Afghanistan leaders slam ex-US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad as he exits, say he was involved in country's collapse
A number of Afghan politicians and citizens have described ex-US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad’s mission in Afghanistan as a "failure" and slammed him as he quit his position.
US top envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad resigns, Tom West to take over
Washington/UNI: The US’ top envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has stepped down from his role, less than two months after the US’ chaotic withdrawal from Kabul.
Antony Blinken discusses Afghanistan with Qatar’s Foreign Minister
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has discussed the situation in Afghanistan with Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, thanking Qatar for helping with evacuations from Kabul, US State Department Spokesperson Ned Price says.
Qatar's Deputy Foreign Minister says international community should not hurry to recognize Taliban govt in Afghanistan
Qatar's Deputy Foreign Minister Lolwah Rashid al-Khater has said the international community should not be in a hurry to recognize the Taliban government of Afghanistan.
Qataris go to first legislative polls amid inclusivity debate
Doha/Sputnik: Qataris went to the polls on Saturday to elect members to the Gulf Arab nation’s Shura Council, the first such vote since the legislative body was created in 1972.
Taliban leaders holding talks in Doha about future government
Kabul/UNI: The Taliban said discussions are underway in Doha about a future government, including its structure and name, and they will reveal the details soon.
Qatar says will continue to facilitate Intra-Afghan talks as peace deal marks 1 year
Doha/Sputnik: Qatar remains committed to continuing to support war-torn Afghanistan through the ongoing negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government, Qatar's Government Communications Office told Sputnik.
‘Joint action’ indispensable in addressing global challenges: Emir of Qatar
New York: As the world enters the threshold of the century’s third decade, it continues to face “emerging and unprecedented challenges”, Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, told the opening session of the UN High-level General Debate on Tuesday.
UN top court rules in favour of Qatar in international airspace dispute
New York: The UN's top court has ruled in favour of Qatar over an airspace dispute involving four other Middle Eastern countries.
Pakistan receives jolt: Qatar refuses to invest in three major airports
Islamabad: Pakistan seems to have received another jolt at a time when it is trying to set its economic wheel rolling amid COVID-19 outbreak as Qatar Investment Authority refused to invest in a key infra project in the country.