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Egypt, Qatar ask Hamas to provide a list of hostages for release

Egyptian and Qatari officials are calling on Palestinian movement Hamas to provide a list of hostages who will be released in the first stage of a phased ceasefire agreement with Israel, The Guardian newspaper reported, citing officials.

Israel calls back negotiators from Qatar after hostage talks hit impasse

Gaza: Israel and Hamas rejected international appeals to extend an expired ceasefire on Saturday, with Gaza being subjected to air strikes while Palestinian groups fired numerous rockets, AFP reported.

Israel-Hamas truce in Gaza extended by two days, mediator Qatar announces

A humanitarian pause in the war between Israel and Hamas will extend by two days, mediator Qatar said Monday as an initial four-day truce in Gaza is set to expire.

Qatar transfers $6 billion in unfrozen Iranian funds for prisoner swap; flights ready for release

Doha/UNI: Qatar has successfully facilitated the transfer of $6 billion in unfrozen Iranian funds to bank accounts in Doha, marking a significant milestone in the prisoner swap deal between the United States and Iran.

Qatar: Foreign Ministry summons Sweden's Ambassador over Quran-burning incident

Doha: Qatar's Foreign Ministry said Friday that it summoned Swedish Ambassador Gautam Bhattacharyya to hand him a note of protest over the repeated desecration of the Quran in Sweden.

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.