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Al Meera defies blockade by importing goods directly

Al Meera defies blockade by importing goods directly

The direct import from the supporting countries has been assisted by dedicated personnel and has brought about a change in the buying culture of companies.

'Siege countries ruined Arabs' chance to attain Unesco post'

'Siege countries ruined Arabs' chance to attain Unesco post'

The siege countries mobilised all their energies to thwart Qatar's candidate to the post of Unesco secretary general, thus causing the Arabs to lose an important position they always dreamed of ...

Siege countries asked to join open dialogue

Siege countries asked to join open dialogue

Qatar has again affirmed its support to Kuwaiti mediation to solve the Gulf crisis, while expressing hope for a positive response from the siege countries to reach an amicable end to the now nine-month old dispute.

End siege violations now, Qatar tells Human Rights Council

End siege violations now, Qatar tells Human Rights Council

This came in a statement presented by the Permanent Mission of Qatar to the United Nations Office at Geneva on Wednesday at the 37th Human Rights Council session.

Germany urged to raise siege issue at rights talks in Geneva

Germany urged to raise siege issue at rights talks in Geneva

Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri explained the most important repercussions of the siege and its grave human rights violations, in the absence of any intention by the siege countries to resolve the crisis.

HMC still receiving cancer patients from siege countries

HMC still receiving cancer patients from siege countries

“Several patients are coming from the Gulf states. We are not closing the doors on them. We welcome everyone to come and get treated here,” Dr Mohamed Ussama al-Homsi said.

'Qatar not to retaliate against siege countries'

'Qatar not to retaliate against siege countries'

Qatar will not seek retaliation for the measures taken by the siege countries since the Gulf crisis broke out on June 5 last year, Foreign Ministry spokesperson HE Lulwah al-Khater has said.

Siege countries' violations must end for solving crisis: NHRC

Siege countries' violations must end for solving crisis: NHRC

HE Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri called on the government to move swiftly on international and regional forums to end the injustice against the victims.

Thumama health centre treats 8,150 nationals of siege countries

Thumama health centre treats 8,150 nationals of siege countries

The Al Thumama Health Centre (HC) in Doha has provided medical services to more 8,150 nationals of the siege countries since the start of the blockade in June, according to local Arabic daily Arrayah.

NHRC voices concern over escalation of hate speech by siege countries

NHRC voices concern over escalation of hate speech by siege countries

Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has noted with great concern the escalation of the discourse of hatred and incitement to violence against Qatar and citizens and residents of Qatar by some media outlets, including social media sites in the siege countries.

NHRC chief briefs Italian MPs on effects of unjust siege

NHRC chief briefs Italian MPs on effects of unjust siege

Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri presented a detailed explanation of the grave and growing humanitarian consequences caused by the siege imposed by the Saudi-led bloc.

QFSW receives 855 affected citizens from siege countries

QFSW receives 855 affected citizens from siege countries

The Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) has announced that it has received more than 855 beneficiaries of nationals from the siege countries since the beginning of the siege until the end of August.