Doha, 01 April 2020

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker met Hans-Udo Muzel, German envoy to Qatar who expressed his gratitude to Qatar Airways for flying thousands of Germans from all over Asia to their homes in Germany at this crucial time, in spite of the challenges faced in … Read More

Doha, 29 February 2020 (Qatar Tribune)

By Ashraf Siddiqui

The US and the Taliban signed a historic peace deal on Saturday under the auspices of Qatar, after months of negotiations in Doha to end the US’ longest war fought in Afghanistan since 2001.The agreement, signed by US special evoy Zalmay Khalilzada and … Read More

Doha, 27 March 2020

The Corona-virus Pandemic  has spread to around  176 countries and territories, with the worldwide death toll from the virus surpassing the 24,000 mark on March 27.
Over 542,000 cases are recorded globally diagnosed in Corona-virus include government officials, celebrities and sports personalities as authorities around the world grapple … Read More

London (UK), 27 March 2020  (BBC)

Boris  Johnson, Prime Minister of United Kingdom (UK) has mild symptoms and will self-isolate in Downing Street, after being tested at No 10 by NHS staff. “He was tested for corona-virus on the personal advice of England’s Chief MedicalOofficer, Prof. Chris Whitty,” a statement said.

He … Read More

 Friday 20 March 2020 (Misc. Media Reports)
Global restrictions are dramatically ramping up amid the growing corona-virus outbreak. WHO has confirmed Infection reaches to at least 166 countries and territories.

Data shows the disease is Mild in 80% of the patients, Severe in 13 % and Critical in 6%. In critical case, … Read More

Washington, 15 March 2020 (NPR)
The U.S. and countries around the world continued to adapt to the spreading corona-virus pandemic by imposing new restrictions Saturday, as the virus upended travel plans, pushed back elections and forced major companies to adapt.
In Washington, the Trump administration said Saturday that the U.S. would extend … Read More

Doha, 15 March 2020  (Govt Communication)

Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani has directed the State’s officials to provide the necessary services to citizens and residents, foremost to provide safety and protection from the new Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and to ensure continuing their normal life.

Amir of … Read More

Doha, 14 March 2020

The exit permit (travel notification) for government and semi-government sectors that are not subject to the Labour Law exempting a category (5%) of the employees in the establishment that are determined by the employer in the relevant sectors, will be abolished, with effect from 19 March 2020.

Maj.  … Read More

Olympia (Greece) 12 March 2020, Anadolu News

Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou in the role of the High Priestess lights the torch of the Olympic Flame during the Lighting Ceremony​ of the Olympic Flame for the Tokyo Summer Olympics, at the Temple of Hera in Ancient Olympia, Greece, on 12 March 2020.

Kabul, 14 March 2020 (AlJazeera News)
The Afghan government has postponed its plan to release Taliban prisoners, a senior official said, a decision that could sabotage a peace deal signed last month between the armed group and the United States.
Javid Faisal, a spokesman for the National Security Council, said on Saturday the releases were … Read More

Hague, 06 March 2020 (AlJazeera News)
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has authorised an investigation into possible war crimes committed in Afghanistan, which would include allegations against United States Afghan and Taliban armed fighters.
“The Appeals chamber considers it appropriate to authorise the investigation,” said presiding Judge Piotr Hofmanski on Thursday.
The decision, … Read More

Kabul, 06 March 2020. AlJazeera News
At least 27 people have been killed in an attack, claimed by the ISIL (ISIS) group, at a ceremony in the Afghan capital where a top Afghan political leader, Abdullah Abdullah, was present but escaped unharmed.
While a health ministry spokesman confirmed the death of 27 people, a NATO … Read More