The country is past the peak of Covid-19 transmission but there has been an increase in positive cases among Qatari nationals as well as expatriate professionals.
The Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Yavuz Selim Kiran said that his country had evacuated about 70000 citizens from 101 countries around the world, due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).
The Philippine government said Sunday it would provide assistance to 12 Filipino crew members of a tugboat seized by Iran for alleged oil smuggling.
Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, has announced an exclusive offer for nationals and residents of Qatar, Kuwait and Oman.
A special flight operated by state-owned Biman Bangladesh Airlines carried the coffins of 23 of the 26 Bangladeshi nationals killed in last week's crash to Dhaka, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Nationalisation programmes in the region are designed to reduce the states ' reliance on foreign workers by encouraging, and sometimes compelling, private sector firms to hire nationals.
While the citizens of 80 countries are now eligible for visa-free entry to Qatar, nationals of 242 countries are qualified to apply for a tourist visa (e-visa) online to visit the country, it is learnt.
Kuwait executed seven people at its central prison on Wednesday, including a member of the ruling Al-Sabah family, according to a statement carried by state news agency KUNA.