Diplomats hail 'historic announcements'

Diplomats hail 'historic announcements'

A number of diplomats in Qatar have welcomed the labour reforms announced on Sunday and congratulated the Qatari authorities for the same.

United States not on EU's 'safe' travel list, diplomats say

United States not on EU's 'safe' travel list, diplomats say

The United States is not on a ‘safe list’ of destinations for non-essential travel due to be unveiled by European Union governments later on Tuesday, three diplomats said.

Diplomatic Institute celebrates graduation of 75 diplomats

Diplomatic Institute celebrates graduation of 75 diplomats

The Diplomatic Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs celebrated the graduation of 75 new diplomats from the founding programme, in the presence of HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

US says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

US says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

The US State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concern they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected US personnel in Cuba, a spokeswoman said.

Diplomats laud Qatar’s efforts to hurdle economic challenges

Diplomats laud Qatar’s efforts to hurdle economic challenges

Some of the top diplomats in Qatar have lauded the government’s efforts to hurdle the challenges of the economic blockade by taking the higher ground to mitigate its impact on the people and national economy.

Australia raises travel warning for Russia amid diplomatic row

Australia raises travel warning for Russia amid diplomatic row

Australians travelling in Russia were warned on Sunday of the possibility of harassment due to heightened tensions over the two countries' tit-for-tat expulsion of diplomats.

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

The Russian foreign ministry said in a statement that it had summoned the heads of missions from 23 countries earlier to tell them that some of their diplomats had to leave the country.

Kuwait National Day celebrated on grand scale

Kuwait National Day celebrated on grand scale

The deep-rooted relations between Qatar and Kuwait were highlighted yesterday at an event held in Doha to celebrate the 57th anniversary of Kuwait’s National Day and 27th anniversary of the Liberation Day.

US orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

US orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the latest decision was made due to Cuba’s "failure to take appropriate steps” to protect American personnel in Cuba who have been targeted in mysterious "attacks”.

Iran ambassador to remain in Kuwait despite spat

Iran ambassador to remain in Kuwait despite spat

Iran said on Monday it was disappointed at Kuwait's decision to reduce the number of Iranian diplomats in the country, but said its ambassador would remain.

Festival of the Latin American and the Caribbean countries

Festival of the Latin American and the Caribbean countries

The Cultural Village Foundation-Katara is gearing up for the inauguration of the ‘Roots’ festival, an event that will showcase 12 Latin American and Caribbean cultures ...

Putin slams Trump ties as top diplomats spar on Syria

Putin slams Trump ties as top diplomats spar on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin said ties with the United States have deteriorated under the administration of Donald Trump as their top diplomats locked horns Wednesday over the Syrian conflict.