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Jordan reopens main border post with Syria after 3 years

Jordan reopens main border post with Syria after 3 years

Jordan on Monday reopened its main border crossing with war-torn Syria, a key Middle East trade route, after a three year closure, an AFP photographer reported.

Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Hamad Port acquires 28% of trade volume in the Middle East

Hamad Port has acquired 28% of the trade volume in the Middle East, based on 2017 figures, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti has said.

Qatar 'most open country' in Middle East: QTA chief

Qatar 'most open country' in Middle East: QTA chief

Qatar is the "most open country" in the Middle East and the eighth most open in the world in terms of visa facilitation, said Hassan Abdulrahman al-Ibrahim, acting chairman, Qatar Tourism Authority.

Mideast to account for 132 aircraft deliveries in 2018

Mideast to account for 132 aircraft deliveries in 2018

The Middle East will account for 132 aircraft deliveries this year, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which is a clear sign of the region’s increasing passenger traffic in both the domestic and international segments.

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,

US pullout from nuclear deal threatens regional peace: Iran

US pullout from nuclear deal threatens regional peace: Iran

President Donald Trump announced in May that Washington was pulling out of the deal, which lifted international sanctions against Tehran in exchange for restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities.

Top Malaysian universities seeking students from Qatar

Top Malaysian universities seeking students from Qatar

More than 15 universities are participating in a three-day event organised by Education Malaysia and My Aspiration.

Mideast airlines fly 216.1mn passengers in 2017: IATA

Mideast airlines fly 216.1mn passengers in 2017: IATA

Qatar Airways among the top five airlines ranked by scheduled freight tonne kilometres flown, according to IATA.

Foreign Minister meets UK senior defence adviser

Foreign Minister meets UK senior defence adviser

During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and ways to boost and develop them.

Middle East resident diagnosed with MERS in Britain

Middle East resident diagnosed with MERS in Britain

MERS is thought to be carried by camels and comes from the same family as the coronavirus.

Foreign minister meets UN special co-ordinator

Foreign minister meets UN special co-ordinator

During the meeting they reviewed developments in the Middle East, especially in the Gaza Strip.

UK business leaders urge May to help solve Gulf crisis

UK business leaders urge May to help solve Gulf crisis

The heads of 17 of the 622 British-Qatari companies told May that working in Doha meant they were discriminated against by neighbours of the Gulf state.