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Qatar chairs high-level UN General Assembly debate

Qatar chairs high-level UN General Assembly debate

HE the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations, Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani chaired, in her capacity as Vice-President of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly ...

World stability depends on states' political will, says UN official

World stability depends on states' political will, says UN official

The stability of the world depends on the political will of states, their shared responsibility and efforts to implement United Nations resolutions in various fields including human, women and children’s rights, UN General Assembly president Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces has said.

Up to14mn Yemenis now at risk of famine

Up to14mn Yemenis now at risk of famine

The sheer magnitude of the famine facing Yemen was initially underestimated by the aid sector, leaving food security experts rushing to update projections made at the UN General Assembly a fortnight ago, sources have told the Guardian.

Qatar and the message of peace

Qatar and the message of peace

In one of the most forceful and passionate speeches made before the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani gave a vivid picture of the aspirations of Qatar for a peaceful and prosperous Middle East,

Saudi extremist ideology bred terrorism

Saudi extremist ideology bred terrorism

In response to the speech given by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir at the United Nations General Assembly, Second Secretary at Qatar's Permanent Mission to the UN, Talal Rashid al-Khalifa, said that terrorism found its incubator in the religious extremism that has been used by Saudi Arabia

Amir to address UN General Assembly session on Tuesday

Amir to address UN General Assembly session on Tuesday

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani heads Qatar's delegation in the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Pakistani PM asks India for revival of dialogue

Pakistani PM asks India for revival of dialogue

Imran Khan sent a letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in response to a communique he received from Modi earlier this month.

Qatar welcomes UNGA move to protect Palestinians

Qatar welcomes UNGA move to protect Palestinians

Qatar has welcomed the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the Arab-Islamic draft resolution on the protection of the Palestinian civilian population at its emergency meeting.

UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns 'we're watching'

UN votes on Jerusalem after Trump warns 'we're watching'

UN member-states were poised Thursday to vote on a motion rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after President Donald Trump threatened to cut funding to countries that back the measure.

Qatar 'makes great efforts to face consequences of siege'

Qatar 'makes great efforts to face consequences of siege'

Nouf Abdullah al-Shammari said that international trade is a catalyst and an important tool for development and economic growth in a way that is both inclusive and sustainable.

Qatar has fulfilled most of Syrian aid pledges: FM

Qatar has fulfilled most of Syrian aid pledges: FM

The Foreign Minister said that raising funds and aid is of no use, unless aid is delivered to the right beneficiaries.

Qatar, US trade body sign pact to boost economic ties

Qatar, US trade body sign pact to boost economic ties

Minister of Economy and Commerce holds talks with with Executive Director of the US-Qatari Business Council and President of the American Chamber of Commerce