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QNA hacking: Al Arabiya channel surrenders UK licence

QNA hacking: Al Arabiya channel surrenders UK licence

The surrendering of the licence by Al Arabiya was to avoid an investigation which could have resulted in the imposition of substantial fines and other penalties.

British MPs praise Qatar's bid to secure workers' rights

British MPs praise Qatar's bid to secure workers' rights

The remarks were made during a meeting yesterday between the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Chairman HE Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri and the delegation, which is currently on a visit to Doha.

Stage set for 13th Doha Interfaith Conference

Stage set for 13th Doha Interfaith Conference

Chairman of Doha International Centre, Dr Ibrahim bin Saleh al-Nuaimi, said that the conference will have three main themes this year.

Emir orders $9mn urgent aid to Gaza Strip

Emir orders $9mn urgent aid to Gaza Strip

The Emir's directives come in response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the strip and appeals from the United Nations.

Number of registered firms in Qatar rose 13.4% in 2017

Number of registered firms in Qatar rose 13.4% in 2017

Qatar Chamber has recorded a 13.4% increase in the number of registered companies in Qatar from 12,910 in 2016 to 14,639 last year.

Al-Marri urges UK action to help end illegal siege

Al-Marri urges UK action to help end illegal siege

HE the chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Sumaikh al-Marri, on Thursday called for immediate action to end the siege against the State of Qatar.

Blockade is a barbaric act against people: FM

Blockade is a barbaric act against people: FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has accused countries which have imposed a blockade on Qatar of treating the Qatari people in a "barbaric" manner.

Hassad moving closer to food self-sufficiency

Hassad moving closer to food self-sufficiency

Ali bin Hilal al-Kuwari said that internal and external investments of Hassad have contributed from the first day of the siege to achieve food security in the country.

Minister of Finance expects economy growth despite siege

Minister of Finance expects economy growth despite siege

As for 2018, HE the minister of finance said that the proposal for the financial budget for 2018 was discussed during a session held yesterday.

Nepali women speak out against the blockade

Nepali women speak out against the blockade

It has been nearly six months since the siege against Qatar began. The Nepali community in Qatar continues to stand by the country and show solidarity with their host nation.

Qatar, Turkey to further boost bilateral co-operation

Qatar, Turkey to further boost bilateral co-operation

The meeting was attended by His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and a number of ministers and the official Turkish delegation accompanying the president.

Politics should not affect cultural events: Minister

Politics should not affect cultural events: Minister

Cultural activities should not be linked to political differences, HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali has stressed.