Doha, 28 Jan. 2020 (QNA)

Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued on Tuesday Amiri Order reshuffling the Cabinet. Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani is appointed as the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of State of Qatar.

Sheikh Khalid has served as Chief of the … Read More

Doha, 26 Jan. 2020 (QNA)

Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received on Sunday a written message from Rodrigo Roa Duterte, President of Republic of Philippines.

The message pertained to bilateral relations and the means to advance them in different fields.

Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi, Minister of State … Read More

Seoul, 24 Jan. 2020 (Yonhap)

Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea said on Friday lack of progress in de-nuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States was the most regrettable thing for him last year, along with a slower-than-expected improvement in the living conditions of South Koreans.

He especially mentioned the … Read More

Calabasas, California (USA), 26 Jan. 2020 (BBC News)
US basketball legend Kobe Bryant has been killed in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California. Bryant was travelling in a private helicopter when it burst into flames, according to media reports.
The LA County Sheriff’s department said five people died in … Read More

Seoul, 21 January 2020 (Associated Press)

A South Korean anti-piracy unit has temporarily expanded its mission to the Strait of Hormuz, a vital global oil route at the center of soaring tensions between Iran and the United States.

South Korea’s Defense Ministry announced the expansion Tuesday, saying it was meant to help … Read More

Lefkosa, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Anadolu News)

The president of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Tuesday said diplomatic methods should be used extensively in a bid to counter growing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Mustafa Akinci’s remarks came at the International Science Diplomacy Forum held in the capital Lefkosa where … Read More

Davos, 21 January 2020 (AlJazeera News/Misc.)
The 50th World Economic Forum, has kicked off in the Swiss city of Davos, with an agenda that is focused heavily on climate change,  as world leaders struggle to tackle the crisis.  The Conference will be held from 21 – 24 January 2020.
The four-day annual … Read More

Doha, 21 jan. 2020

Sidra Medicine will be hosting a conference in partnership with the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) from 15 to 17 February 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Doha. Sidra Medicine and ISPCAN ae working together to create awareness around on the subject. … Read More

Doha, 19 January 2020

Qatar has signed an agreement with French energy giant Total and Japan’s Marubeni to build a solar power plant capable of producing 800 megawatts, a tenth of country’s peak energy demand, according to Sa’ad AlKa’abi, State Minister for Energy. Addressing a press conference just after the signing … Read More

Tehran, 12 Jan 2020

Qatar and Iran has announced today that both countries have decided to enhance their bilateral relations specially in areas of Economy, Trade, Investment and Tourism. Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad AlThani and Irani President Dr. Hassan Rouhani were addressing a press conference after … Read More

Muscat, 11 Jan. 2020 (AlJazeera News)
Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, the Arab world’s longest-ruling monarch knopwn for promoting peace, has died, according to an announcement by state media.
“With sadness … the Omani Sultanate court mourns … our Sultan Qaboos bin Said … who God chose to be by … Read More

Tehran, 11 Jan. 2020 (AlJazeera News)
Iran has announced that its military “unintentionally” shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 on board.
The statement on Saturday morning blames “human error” for the incident, adding that the military mistook Flight 752 for a “hostile target”. Press TV also quoted Iran’s General Staff … Read More