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US warns terrorists continue to plot Sri Lanka attacks

US warns terrorists continue to plot Sri Lanka attacks

The US State Department has warned of possible terrorist attacks in a revised travel advisory for Sri Lanka, after a series of deadly blasts killed nearly 300 people -- including Americans -- in the island nation on Easter Sunday.

US State Department lauds Amir of Kuwait's role to reach solution for GCC crisis

US State Department lauds Amir of Kuwait's role to reach solution for GCC crisis

The US State Department praised the role played by HH the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in reaching a solution to the Gulf crisis.

Qatari laws promote religious freedom: DICID chairman

Qatari laws promote religious freedom: DICID chairman

Qatari laws and legislation promote religious freedom and the Qatari society is known for its tolerance and acceptance of the other faiths and cultures, said Dr. Ibrahim bin Saleh Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID).

Tillerson accused of violating US law on child soldiers

Tillerson accused of violating US law on child soldiers

A group of about a dozen US State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

Qatar-US deal on terrorism financing 'sets good example'

Qatar-US deal on terrorism financing 'sets good example'

The US State Department has said that the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Qatar and the United States on curbing financing of terrorism set a good example for other countries.

Kuwait plans to buy 28 Boeing F-18 jets

Kuwait plans to buy 28 Boeing F-18 jets

Kuwait plans to buy 28 Boeing F-18 Super Hornets, a military official said on Monday, 10 days after the US State Department notified Congress of the possible sale of 40 of the warplanes to the Gulf Arab state.

$400mn more US aid for Syrians

$400mn more US aid for Syrians

The US State Department said on Tuesday it was providing nearly $400mn in additional humanitarian funding to help Syrians caught up in the country's civil war, bring total US humanitarian spending for Syria to about $5.9bn.

Trump draws ire after urging Russia to find Clinton emails

Trump draws ire after urging Russia to find Clinton emails

Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday invited Russia to dig up tens of thousands of "missing" emails from Hillary Clinton's time at the US State Department, vexing intelligence experts.

Qatar making efforts on rights issue: US

Qatar making efforts on rights issue: US

The Qatar government has made efforts to prevent and eliminate “forced labour” in the country, according to a new human rights report.