Gulf Times - Washington
Pence hails $414 mn deal on US rockets for Poland

Pence hails $414 mn deal on US rockets for Poland

The US and Poland finalised a deal on Wednesday for Warsaw to buy American mobile rocket launchers worth $414 million (365 million euros) as it lobbies Washington to boost troops on Polish soil.

Sheikha Hind meets top officials of QF partner universities in Washington

Sheikha Hind meets top officials of QF partner universities in Washington

Qatar Foundation (QF) vice chairperson and CEO HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday met with senior officials from the home campuses of QF’s international partner universities in Washington, DC.

Qatar regrets closure of PLO mission in Washington

Qatar regrets closure of PLO mission in Washington

Qatar expressed regret over the US administration announcement of the closure of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) office in Washington.

Foreign Minister meets US Secretary of State Pompeo

Foreign Minister meets US Secretary of State Pompeo

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington.

Sheikh Ahmed highlights Qatar's 'attractive' investment environment in Washington

Sheikh Ahmed highlights Qatar's 'attractive' investment environment in Washington

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani has said that Qatar provides an “attractive investment environment” that has made the country a leading investment destination.

White House says China trade talks to resume in Washington next week

White House says China trade talks to resume in Washington next week

China's top economic official will visit Washington next week to resume trade talks with the Trump administration, the White House said on Monday, after discussions in Beijing last week yielded no agreement on a long list of US trade demands.

Roadshow showcases commitment of Qatar, US to mutual investments

Roadshow showcases commitment of Qatar, US to mutual investments

The series of high-level meetings being held during Qatar’s economic roadshow across a number of US cities is a clear display of commitment to enhance co-operation and trade relations between the two countries, an official of the Washington-based US Qatar Business Council said.

Emir meets US Congressmen; talks focus on ties, GCC crisis

Emir meets US Congressmen; talks focus on ties, GCC crisis

The meeting focused on reviewing bilateral ties and the means to enhance them in different fields in order to serve joint interests.

Emir meets US Senate Majority Leader

Emir meets US Senate Majority Leader

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Wednesday met HE US Senate Republican Majority Leader, Senator Mitch McConnell, at the Congress headquarters in Washington, DC.

Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer

Maryland high school shooter dies after exchange with officer

The school day had barely begun when the student, who has not been identified, shot a male student and a female student at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County.

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to ‘shame’ lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.

Economy minister holds talks with top US officials

Economy minister holds talks with top US officials

The two meetings, held on the sidelines of his participation in the Qatari-US Strategic Dialogue in Washington, DC, dealt with reviewing economic and investment ties and the means to advance them.