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.
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.
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 Lolwah Rashid al-Khater has said the international community should not be in a hurry to recognize the Taliban government of Afghanistan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New York: The UN's top court has ruled in favour of Qatar over an airspace dispute involving four other Middle Eastern countries.
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.
Doha/UNI: Qatar's Covid-19 confirmed cases have reached 18,890 as 918 new cases were registered over the past 24 hours, confirmed the country’s Health Ministry on Thursday.
Gaza/Xinhua/UNI: Qatar on Tuesday started distributing 10 million U.S. dollars to 100,000 poor families in the Gaza Strip to help them fight COVID-19 epidemic.
Doha/IBNS: After nearly 19 years of hostilities, United States signed a peace deal with Taliban which came after months of negotiations between the representatives of the two sides here.
Doha/UNI: The United States on Saturday signed the much-awaited peace agreement with Taliban, here in the Qatar capital.
Kabul/Sputnik/UNI: The Afghan government has sent a delegation to Qatar at the request of the Taliban, days before the militant group and the United States are supposed to sign a peace deal there, sources from the Afghan presidential palace told Sputnik on Thursday.