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Al-Marri urges UK action to help end illegal siege

Al-Marri urges UK action to help end illegal siege

HE the chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), Dr Ali bin Sumaikh al-Marri, on Thursday called for immediate action to end the siege against the State of Qatar.

Blockade is a barbaric act against people: FM

Blockade is a barbaric act against people: FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has accused countries which have imposed a blockade on Qatar of treating the Qatari people in a "barbaric" manner.

Hassad moving closer to food self-sufficiency

Hassad moving closer to food self-sufficiency

Ali bin Hilal al-Kuwari said that internal and external investments of Hassad have contributed from the first day of the siege to achieve food security in the country.

Minister of Finance expects economy growth despite siege

Minister of Finance expects economy growth despite siege

As for 2018, HE the minister of finance said that the proposal for the financial budget for 2018 was discussed during a session held yesterday.

Nepali women speak out against the blockade

Nepali women speak out against the blockade

It has been nearly six months since the siege against Qatar began. The Nepali community in Qatar continues to stand by the country and show solidarity with their host nation.

Qatar, Turkey to further boost bilateral co-operation

Qatar, Turkey to further boost bilateral co-operation

The meeting was attended by His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani and a number of ministers and the official Turkish delegation accompanying the president.

Politics should not affect cultural events: Minister

Politics should not affect cultural events: Minister

Cultural activities should not be linked to political differences, HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali has stressed.

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's economy strengthens despite illegal siege: minister

Qatar's economy strengthens despite illegal siege: minister

HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce was participating in a dialogue session organised by the Business Council for International Understanding at Harvard Club in New York.

Cabinet praises Emir's speech to UN General Assembly

Cabinet praises Emir's speech to UN General Assembly

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud said the Cabinet also stressed the efforts of the State to address the issues arising from the ongoing siege.

Syrian army, allies break IS siege on Deir Ezzor

Syrian army, allies break IS siege on Deir Ezzor

Syrian government troops and allied fighters, backed by Russian air support, have been advancing for weeks towards Deir Ezzor city, capital of oil-rich Deir Ezzor province.

Siege lies versus hard truths

Siege lies versus hard truths

The lies and rumours spread by the siege countries have been exposed by the firm and ethical stance of Qatar over the past two months.