Gulf Times - peace
Qatar will play active role in promoting peace: FM

Qatar will play active role in promoting peace: FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has said Qatar was "determined to be a force for good in the world, and to play an active role in promoting peace."

UN envoy says Yemen prisoner swap would help peace process

UN envoy says Yemen prisoner swap would help peace process

A UN special envoy told warring Yemenis on Tuesday that rapid implementation of a prisoner swap deal would help advance efforts at a political settlement of a nearly four-year-old war.

Qatar reiterates support for efforts to achieve peace in Middle East

Qatar reiterates support for efforts to achieve peace in Middle East

Qatar reiterated its support for international efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East and resolve the Palestinian issue on the basis of agreed references, resolutions of international legitimacy ...

Amputated Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

Amputated Nobel season opens without Literature Prize

The announcement on Monday of the Nobel Medicine Prize opens this year's amputated awards season, with no Literature Prize for the first time in 70 years because of a #MeToo scandal.

FM underlines depth of Qatar-Spain relations

FM underlines depth of Qatar-Spain relations

HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani briefed the officials on the Arab House's efforts to enhance communication between Spain and the Arab world.

South Korea says progress of nuclear talks a 'daily concern'

South Korea says progress of nuclear talks a 'daily concern'

South Korea's foreign minister said Thursday that making progress on denuclearisation talks with North Korea is a ‘daily concern’, as she called for fresh momentum at a joint Korean summit next week.

US to close Palestinian mission in Washington: PLO

US to close Palestinian mission in Washington: PLO

The Palestinian leadership cut off contact with the Trump administration after the US president recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December.

Japanese emperor expresses World War II 'remorse'

Japanese emperor expresses World War II 'remorse'

The carefully choreographed annual ceremony is the last Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko will attend before the emperor abdicates in April.

Zimbabwe prays for peace after poll violence

Zimbabwe prays for peace after poll violence

Clergymen led prayers for peace as Zimbabweans went to church for the first Sunday service since this week's historic elections, marred by deadly violence and fraud claims.

Netanyahu cancels Colombia trip amid Gaza truce talks

Netanyahu cancels Colombia trip amid Gaza truce talks

Netanyahu will convene his security cabinet on Sunday to discuss an emerging deal, brokered by the United Nations and Egypt, for long-term peace in Gaza.

Ethiopian Airlines in talks for stake in Eritrean Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines in talks for stake in Eritrean Airlines

The Ethiopian carrier's chief executive travelled to Asmara on Wednesday on the first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in 20 years.

Eritrea's president to visit Ethiopia on Saturday

Eritrea's president to visit Ethiopia on Saturday

The visit comes after an unexpected peace initiative from Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who visited Eritrea and signed a pact with Isaias on resuming ties.