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Qatar’s non-oil exports touched QR5.6bn in Q1 2018: report

Qatar’s non-oil exports touched QR5.6bn in Q1 2018: report

Qatar Chamber’s latest monthly report said the total value of non-oil exports in March 2018 reached QR1.4bn, compared to QR1.8bn in March 2017, or a 22% decrease.

Qatar's economic approach proved its flexibility despite Siege: envoy

Qatar's economic approach proved its flexibility despite Siege: envoy

The Qatari economic approach has proved its flexibility despite the unjust siege imposed on the country that violates all international laws and regulations, ambassador of Qatar to Germany, Sheikh Saud bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, has said.

Qatar's diplomacy based on its principles, says FM

Qatar's diplomacy based on its principles, says FM

HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said that what happened in the Gulf crisis was an attack and an aggression and an attempt to change the rule in Qatar.

Siege flagrant violation of human rights: Canadian team

Siege flagrant violation of human rights: Canadian team

A Canadian delegation currently visiting Doha has said Qatar is being besieged and that its consequences constitute a flagrant violation of human rights across various fields.

NHRC chief briefs Canadian delegation on impact of siege

NHRC chief briefs Canadian delegation on impact of siege

The delegation consists of civil society figures, former ambassadors, military personnel, researchers in international relations and strategic research centres at Canadian universities.

Qatar's fiscal deficit declining despite siege: Fitch

Qatar's fiscal deficit declining despite siege: Fitch

Qatar's fiscal deficit is narrowing despite the economic boycott that began in June last year, according global credit rating agency Fitch.

QNA hacking: Al Arabiya channel surrenders UK licence

QNA hacking: Al Arabiya channel surrenders UK licence

The surrendering of the licence by Al Arabiya was to avoid an investigation which could have resulted in the imposition of substantial fines and other penalties.

British MPs praise Qatar's bid to secure workers' rights

British MPs praise Qatar's bid to secure workers' rights

The remarks were made during a meeting yesterday between the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Chairman HE Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri and the delegation, which is currently on a visit to Doha.

Stage set for 13th Doha Interfaith Conference

Stage set for 13th Doha Interfaith Conference

Chairman of Doha International Centre, Dr Ibrahim bin Saleh al-Nuaimi, said that the conference will have three main themes this year.

Emir orders $9mn urgent aid to Gaza Strip

Emir orders $9mn urgent aid to Gaza Strip

The Emir's directives come in response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the strip and appeals from the United Nations.

Number of registered firms in Qatar rose 13.4% in 2017

Number of registered firms in Qatar rose 13.4% in 2017

Qatar Chamber has recorded a 13.4% increase in the number of registered companies in Qatar from 12,910 in 2016 to 14,639 last year.

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.