Qatar is witnessing “remarkable development towards building a fast-growing and accelerated economy”, UK Secretary of State for Transport and Member of Parliament Chris Grayling has said.
Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has noted with great concern the escalation of the discourse of hatred and incitement to violence against Qatar and citizens and residents of Qatar by some media outlets, including social media sites in the siege countries.
Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech might have hogged the headlines on Friday, but expect pound traders’ focus to swing back to the Bank of England and a credit-rating downgrade of the UK.
Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland yesterday seized a boat loaded with weapons from Yemen, the regional maritime police chief said.
The Gilgit-Baltistan wildlife department yesterday auctioned permits for the hunting of 113 rare species under the trophy hunting programme 2017-18, with the hunting of endangered astor markhor fetching the highest licence fee of $100,000 in the history of trophy hunting.
Hundreds of civilians left a besieged Islamic State enclave in central Syria after the Syrian government and Islamic State reached an evacuation deal, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said yesterday.
Standing so far out of first place presents occasional advantages.