MANILA
06 Jan. 2017 (PNA)

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte visited today, Friday the Russian large anti-submarine ship, which is anchored in the country this week for a goodwill visit.

President of Philippines arrived at Pier 15, Port Area in Manila at 12:58 p.m.(local time) and was accorded foyer honors by the Russian Navy.

President … Read More

Doha
05 January 2017
(QNA)

Hamad International Airport (HIA) today joined the top tier of global airports becoming the sixth airport in the world to receive the ‘5-Star Airport’ designation by Skytrax, the London-based aviation institute and the gold standard for conveying the passenger’s voice in airport and airline rankings. This makes HIA … Read More

Doha
05 January 2017
(QNA)

Anil Khanna, President of Asian Tennis Federation praised success of Qatar ExxonMobil 2017, saying it was an example to follow for other Asian tennis competitions.

He said that the competition became one of the most prominent in the World and could continue to get more popular due to … Read More

Doha
04 January 2017
(QNA)

Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Interior Minister of State of Qatar met Wednesday with Mohammad Ali Sobhani, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to State of Qatar.

During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of mutual cooperation between the two countries and ways of … Read More

Doha
04 January 2017

Chris Wood and Andy Sullivan will both compete at the 20th Commercial Bank Qatar Masters from 26-29 January just four months after making their Ryder Cup debuts and two months after representing England at the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf.

Wood, 29, won his first European Tour … Read More

Doha
04 January 2017
(QNA)

Emir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met at the Emiri Diwan on Wednesday with Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines Wilfredo C. Santos and Ambassador of the Republic of El Salvador Guillermo Rubio Funes, who called on HH the Emir to greet … Read More

03 January 2017
Doha

Ambassador of India to State of Qatar, P. Kumaran formally announced the setting up of Indian Sports Centre (ISC) in Doha. Addressing to media this morning, Indian envoy highlighted about the initiative of Doha based prominent members of Indian community for promoting sports activities among Indian youth and … Read More

Doha
03 January 2017

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has relocated to its new building in Education City.

NU-Q has been housed in the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar building since it established programs in Education City in 2008.

The new building was recently awarded a LEED Gold certification, which is a mark of … Read More

Doha
03 January 2017
(QNA)

Andy Murray, World No. 1 from United Kingdom beat Jeremy Chardy from France in straight sets in first round of singles at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex Doha. Andy Murray secured 6-0, 7-6 victory, breezing through the first set in just 20 minutes before the Frenchman … Read More

Doha
03 January 2017
(QNA)

Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) recently partnered with College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q) to send 14 students to Nepal as part of its International Volunteer Trips Program, which aims to build the capacity of volunteers in Qatar as well as youth and communities in Nepal … Read More

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 3, 2017

Deputy Secretary Antony Blinken will host First Deputy Director of the Republic of Korea (ROK) National Security Office Cho Tae-yong in Washington on January 6, 2017, for the fifth round of U.S.-ROK strategic consultations on North Korea policy.

The two will discuss the international … Read More

Defending Champion Qatar ExxonMobil Open Teenis Tournament Novak Djokovic, Serbian national beat Jan-Lennard Struff from Germany by 7-6, 6-3 in his first round match in Qatar ExxonMobil Open at the Khalifa International Tennis Complex today evening.

Djokovitch was down 1-5 in the first set during his opening match against Jan-Lennard … Read More