Gulf Times - United-States
Minister lauds success of Qatar's US economic tour

Minister lauds success of Qatar's US economic tour

The first phase of Qatar's economic tour of the United States has been successful in strengthening bilateral co-operation in trade and investment, the Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani has affirmed.

QIMC signs MoU with US firm to study QR700mn float glass project

QIMC signs MoU with US firm to study QR700mn float glass project

Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the US-based Stewart Engineers (SE) to study and evaluate the project.

IMF sees solid near-term global growth but risks beyond

IMF sees solid near-term global growth but risks beyond

The global economy is expected to grow at a solid pace through next year, boosted by faster expansion in the United States and Europe, but after that risks will build, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

Toyota to launch 'talking' vehicles in United States in 2021

Toyota to launch 'talking' vehicles in United States in 2021

The US Transportation Department must decide whether to adopt a pending proposal that would require all future vehicles to have the advanced technology.

Turkey says not siding with anyone on Syria

Turkey says not siding with anyone on Syria

Turkey does not stand with or against any country on Syria and its policy in the region is different from that of Iran, Russia and the United States, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Monday.

Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression

Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told a group of Russian lawmakers on Sunday that Western missile strikes on his country were an act of aggression, Russian news agencies reported.

QMC chief: Gulf crisis was created to rob Qataris' money

QMC chief: Gulf crisis was created to rob Qataris' money

HE Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Thani wrote: "The Gulf crisis has been fabricated after the hacking of Qatar News Agency, and then they [the blockading countries] have taken terrorism as their plea to justify everything they do".

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.

Deputy Emir meets FBI Director

Deputy Emir meets FBI Director

His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani met at his Emiri Diwan office with the visiting Director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray, and his accompanying delegation.

Qatar and US businessmen discuss investment options

Qatar and US businessmen discuss investment options

Two sessions were held on Thursday in Washington, DC, as part of Qatar's ongoing economic tour of the US.

Emir’s visit 'sharpens US companies’ focus on Qatar'

Emir’s visit 'sharpens US companies’ focus on Qatar'

The economic forum, which coincided with the visit of His Highness the Emir to the US, forms part of the US economic facilitation tour that covers a number of US cities.

Threat of US-Russia clash hangs over Syria

Threat of US-Russia clash hangs over Syria

The prospect of Western military action in Syria that could lead to confrontation with Russia hung over the Middle East on Friday but there was no clear sign that a US-led attack was imminent.