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Yemen warring parties agree largest prisoner swap

Yemen warring parties agree largest prisoner swap

Yemen's warring parties have agreed to exchange some 1,000 prisoners, including 19 Saudi soldiers, at United Nations-sponsored talks as part of trust-building steps aimed at reviving a stalled peace process..

Qatar, South Sudan establish diplomatic relations

Qatar, South Sudan establish diplomatic relations

The State of Qatar and the Republic of South Sudan yesterday signed a joint statement for the establishment of diplomatic relations at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations in New York..

Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

Pandemic threatens lives of millions of children: UN

A report issued by the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), UN World Health Organisation(WHO) and other UN bodies revealed that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic threatens the progress that has been made over the past 30 years in the field of health services, which has become a major role...

Qatar participates in virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in Lebanon

Qatar participates in virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in Lebanon

Qatar took part in a virtual briefing on the humanitarian situation in Lebanon, held by the United Nations Office for Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Qatar renews support for peace process in Afghanistan

Qatar renews support for peace process in Afghanistan

Qatar has renewed its support for the peace process in Afghanistan and the participation of Afghan women in peace, reaffirming its commitment to support Afghanistan, including the continuous support for the reconciliation process between the Afghan parties to establish peace and stability.

Qatar calls for better virus preparedness in prisons

Qatar calls for better virus preparedness in prisons

Qatar has stressed the importance of improving prison conditions in light of coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak by ensuring a healthy and safe environment while reducing overcrowding.

Qatar calls for more support to victims of terrorism

Qatar calls for more support to victims of terrorism

Qatar said that, in light of the exceptional circumstances resulting from the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, there is a need to increase the level of support for victims of terrorism because they are part of society

Qatar calls for ending racist rights violations by blockading countries

Qatar calls for ending racist rights violations by blockading countries

Qatar has stressed the importance of the Human Rights Council, and its relevant mechanisms, taking the necessary measures to stop racist discriminatory human rights

UN expert reports widespread food shortages, "starving" in North Korea

UN expert reports widespread food shortages, "starving" in North Korea

A United Nations human rights expert voiced alarm on Tuesday at what he called "widespread food shortages and malnutrition" in North Korea, which have been exacerbated

'UN adoption of Sheikha Moza's proposal stresses role of education'

'UN adoption of Sheikha Moza's proposal stresses role of education'

HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed bin Abdulwahed al-Hammadi praised the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the proposal made by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Virus toll nears 200,000 as UN pushes for global vaccine effort

Virus toll nears 200,000 as UN pushes for global vaccine effort

The global coronavirus death toll approached 200,000 on Saturday as the United Nations launched an international push for a vaccine to defeat the pandemic.

Africa needs more than $200 billion to respond to pandemic, UN chief says

Africa needs more than $200 billion to respond to pandemic, UN chief says

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged creditors to grant a debt standstill for all developing countries, not just the poorest