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Qatari SMEs keen on expanding footprint in US, says official

Qatari SMEs keen on expanding footprint in US, says official

?Qatari small and medium-sized enterprises are showing keen interest in expanding their footprint in the United States, according to an official of the US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC).

As asylum camp swells at US-Mexico border, Biden aide calls for patience

As asylum camp swells at US-Mexico border, Biden aide calls for patience

The Biden administration is urging migrants waiting in Mexico under restrictions imposed by former US President Donald Trump to be patient, even as the population of a makeshift camp in northeastern Mexico ...

US television host Larry King dies aged 87: CNN

US television host Larry King dies aged 87: CNN

Larry King, who quizzed thousands of world leaders, politicians and entertainers for CNN and other news outlets in a career spanning more than six decades, has died at age 87, CNN reported on Saturday, citing a source close to the family.

Passengers flying to US will need to quarantine on arrival: Biden

Passengers flying to US will need to quarantine on arrival: Biden

In addition to requiring a test before they fly, travellers to the US will need to quarantine upon arrival, US President Joe Biden said Thursday ...

Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health, Muslims

Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health, Muslims

US President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn on Wednesday, undoing policies put in place by his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump, and making his first moves on the pandemic and climate change.

Qatar wealth fund plans Asia Push with focus still on US

Qatar wealth fund plans Asia Push with focus still on US

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is looking east for deals in an effort to diversify an investment portfolio heavily weighted toward North America and Europe.

Taliban praise continued US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Taliban praise continued US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The Taliban welcomed the latest withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan with the insurgents' spokesman Saturday calling the continued reduction of American forces a ‘good advancement’ ...

US carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

US carries out 13th and final execution under Trump administration

The US government early on Saturday carried out the 13th and final federal execution under President Donald Trump's administration, just days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office ...

Five Hong Kong democracy protesters seek asylum in the US

Five Hong Kong democracy protesters seek asylum in the US

Five Hong Kong democracy protesters who reportedly fled to Taiwan have arrived in the United States intending to seek asylum, an activist group said on Saturday.

A historic second impeachment for Trump

A historic second impeachment for Trump

Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice, as 10 of his fellow Republicans joined Democrats in the House of Representatives to charge him with inciting an insurrection in last week’s violent rampage in the Capitol.

US to require negative Covid-19 tests for arriving international air passengers

US to require negative Covid-19 tests for arriving international air passengers

Nearly all air travellers will need to present a negative coronavirus test to enter the United States under expanded test testing requirements announced on Tuesday.

UK court to hear bail plea for WikiLeaks' Assange

UK court to hear bail plea for WikiLeaks' Assange

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will on Wednesday argue he should be released from a British prison on bail, pending Washington's appeal against a decision not to extradite him to the United States.