Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said Britain would appeal to Iran on humanitarian grounds to free a jailed aid worker but expressed reservations that granting her diplomatic protection would help secure her release, her husband said yesterday.
Qatar Foundation International (QFI) has launched a new partnership with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health sponsoring a research project to assess the mental health and psychosocial needs of Arabic-speaking immigrant and refugee adolescents aged 13-17 who attend school.
Lukoil plans to keep pumping 100mn tonnes of oil per year between 2018 and 2027 with projects outside Russia and will keep annual investment at $8 billion-$8.5bn, the chief executive said yesterday.
As schools across Qatar re-open this week after the long summer break, parents are being advised to help their children establish a good bedtime routine and sleep schedule to ensure they are rested and fully alert for school.
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Oil prices rose more than 1% yesterday, a partial rebound from the previous day’s steep slide that came when an Opec-led decision to extend production curbs did not go as far as some investors had hoped.
Russia, Turkey and Iran - the three main guarantors of a fragile, nationwide ceasefire in Syria - signed a deal on Thursday to set up so-called safe zones to mitigate the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.
Pakistani opposition party lawmakers tore up the agenda and shouted in a parliament session yesterday` as they demanded that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif step down during an investigation into his finances, Reuters reports from Islamabad.