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Afghan government sends officials to Qatar at Taliban’s request : sources

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.

Qatar calls on all sides to exercise restraint after Soleimani killing in US airstrike

Doha/Sputnik/UNI: Doha called on all sides to exercise restraint and keep Iraq away from violence following a US airstrike that killed Qasem Soleimani, head of Iran's elite Quds Force, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Human rights experts call for ‘paradigm shift’ on arbitrary detention in Qatar

New York/IBNS: A group of independent UN human rights experts is calling for a “paradigm shift” in Qatar to protect people in the Gulf State from arbitrary detention.

SA, Qatar groups should stop financing Muslim extremists in SL'

Colombo, May 7 (UNI) General Secretary of the SLFP and former minister Dayasiri Jayasekara has made an appeal to Saudi Arabia and Qatar to not let extremist groups in their countries to finance Muslim fundamentalists in Sri Lanka like National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), who carried out the Easter Sunday carnage.

Qatar plans to host conference on Afghanistan with Russia's participation

Doha Mar 19 (Sputnik/IBNS) Doha is planning to host a conference on the settlement of the Afghan conflict with the participation of Qatari and Russian representatives, Russian Ambassador to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov told Sputnik.

UN chief welcomes announcement by Emir of Qatar to allocate $50 million to support Syrian refugees, displaced persons

Mew York, Jan 26 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the announcement by the Emir of Qatar to allocate $50 million to support Syrian refugees and displaced persons affected by the recent severe weather in the Middle East.

Qatar government announces decision to pull out of OPEC

Doha, Dec 3 (IBNS): Qatar on Monday announced its decision to withdraw from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in order to focus on increasing production of natural gas.

Pursue comprehensive, just solutions instead of managing crises, Qatari Amir tells world leaders at UN Assembly

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS):The international community needs to go beyond “managing crises” and instead pursue comprehensive and just solutions, guided by international law and norms, if it is to achieve global security and stability, the leader of Qatar said at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain sever ties with Qatar accusing it of sponsoring terrorism

Dubai, Jun 5 (IBNS): The United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have severed all diplomatic ties with Qatar while accusing the latter nation of sponsoring terrorism, reports said.