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HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

The huge 643-page report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) came seven months after Bahrain joined a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar which continues to divide the Gulf region.

Qatar is 'global partner in fight against terror'

Qatar is 'global partner in fight against terror'

Qatar has always taken a strong stance against organised crime and terrorism, senior radio host Nisar Ahmed Ansari told Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show Haqeeqat on Thursday.

Qatar-UK joint squadron to secure skies during 2022 World Cup

Qatar-UK joint squadron to secure skies during 2022 World Cup

A joint Qatar-UK operational squadron will play a vital role in securing the skies during the FIFA 2022 Qatar World Cup, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah has said.

London attacker 'took steroids before deadly rampage'

London attacker 'took steroids before deadly rampage'

Last March Khalid Masood, 52, killed four people on the bridge before, armed with two carving knives, he stabbed to death an unarmed police officer in the grounds of parliament. He was shot dead at the scene.

Vietnam jails 15 for foiled airport 'terror' attack

Vietnam jails 15 for foiled airport 'terror' attack

Vietnam jailed 15 people on Wednesday for a foiled terrorism plot to detonate petrol bombs at the country's busiest airport ahead of a national holiday, state media reported.

Assad says France sponsors terrorism, cannot talk about peace

Assad says France sponsors terrorism, cannot talk about peace

Syrian President Bashar al Assad accused France of supporting bloodshed in his country, making it unfit to talk about a peace settlement, comments that were rebuffed by Paris ...

US designates North Korea a state sponsor of terror

US designates North Korea a state sponsor of terror

President Donald Trump designated North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism on Monday, allowing the United States to impose additional sanctions and penalties against Pyongyang.

Attacks targeted more countries in 2016 but fewer killed: report

Attacks targeted more countries in 2016 but fewer killed: report

The number of people killed in extremist attacks declined for the second successive year in 2016 but more countries were affected, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) released Wednesday.

Qatar moving ahead irrespective of blockade: Emir

Qatar moving ahead irrespective of blockade: Emir

The Emir said the blockading countries have breached all norms of international relations and their actions have made it now evident that they did not want to reach a negotiated settlement.

Trump calls for death penalty for New York attacker

Trump calls for death penalty for New York attacker

Donald Trump had earlier said he was considering sending Sayfullo Saipov, 29, to the military's notorious Guantanamo Bay detention centre, but backed off the idea in a blast of early morning tweets calling for the death penalty.

No let-up in fight against terrorism, warns Tillerson

No let-up in fight against terrorism, warns Tillerson

Rex Tillerson spoke as he welcomed Belgium's Foreign Minister Didier Reynders to the State Department, and officials confirmed that a Belgian woman was among those killed in the assault.

Qatar to open military attache office in Los Angeles soon

Qatar to open military attache office in Los Angeles soon

"The upcoming office would further enhance the foundations of common understanding to face the challenges facing the region," Staff Lieutenant Colonel Nawaf bin Mubarak bin Saif al-Thani said.