Gulf Times - Turkey
$30mn QRCS response to Turkey wildfires, flooding

$30mn QRCS response to Turkey wildfires, flooding

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) signed a partnership agreement Wednesday with Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) to respond to the recent wildfires and flooding across the country, with a total budget of $30mn.

QRCS deploys surgical convoy for Syrians in Turkey

QRCS deploys surgical convoy for Syrians in Turkey

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) recently deployed a medical convoy to Reyhanli, Turkey, to perform general and ENT surgeries for Syrian refugees in Turkey.

Qatar Charity builds social housing for poor in Pakistan

Qatar Charity builds social housing for poor in Pakistan

As part of its continued efforts to uplift the living standards of the underprivileged, Qatar Charity (QC) has built two houses for two poor families in Pakistan where it has already constructed 36 houses in the last three years, benefiting 252 people across the country.

QRCS provides clean drinking water for internally displaced people in northern Syria

QRCS provides clean drinking water for internally displaced people in northern Syria

The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in Turkey has recently initiated a project to provide clean drinking water for internally displaced people (IDPs) in the northern countryside of Aleppo, Syria.

At least 12 killed as bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

At least 12 killed as bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

A bus carrying Afghan, Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants crashed in eastern Turkey early on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and injuring 26 others, local authorities said.

Turkey demands end to Israel's 'heinous, cruel' attacks

Turkey demands end to Israel's 'heinous, cruel' attacks

Turkey on Monday called Israel an "apartheid state" that must end "heinous and cruel attacks" against Palestinians, as clashes raged at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Turkey rejects US nod to 'genocide'

Turkey rejects US nod to 'genocide'

Turkey Saturday accused the United States of trying to rewrite history, resoundingly rejecting US President Joe Biden's decision to formally recognise the Armenian genocide.

Freight ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast, two dead

Freight ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast, two dead

Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey's Black Sea province of Bartin, killing two crew members, the coast guard said on Sunday, adding that search and rescue operations for more crew members were continuing.

Nine people killed in hospital fire in southeast Turkey

Nine people killed in hospital fire in southeast Turkey

Nine people were killed in a fire which broke out in a private hospital's Covid-19 intensive care unit in the southeastern Turkish province of Gaziantep, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Saturday.

Sydney imposes lockdown on beach suburbs as Covid cluster grows

Sydney imposes lockdown on beach suburbs as Covid cluster grows

A quarter million people in Sydney's northern beach suburbs were ordered on Saturday into a strict lockdown until Christmas Eve to help contain a coronavirus cluster with authorities fearing it may spread across Australia's most populous city.

Qatar, Turkey sign pacts to cement ties

Qatar, Turkey sign pacts to cement ties

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Thursday discussed with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan strategic bilateral co-operation in all fields, particularly in the political, economic, investment, defence, energy, education, transport and sports fields.

Qatar and Turkey, a strategic partnership built on joint interests and mutual respect

Qatar and Turkey, a strategic partnership built on joint interests and mutual respect

The sixth meeting of the Qatar-Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee, under the chairmanship of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...