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Qatar continues to top MENA region in Global Peace Index

Qatar continues to top MENA region in Global Peace Index

Qatar ranked first in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region and 27th globally in Global Peace Index for 2020, which is issued by the Institute for Economics and Peace in Sydney, Australia.

Blockade threatens region's security and stability, says Qatar

Blockade threatens region's security and stability, says Qatar

Qatar on Thursday said an unjust blockade imposed against it threatens the security and stability of the region, and violates international law.

Covid-19 has reached a peak in region: expert

Covid-19 has reached a peak in region: expert

The high number of 392 new cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in Qatar on Thursday could be attributed to various factors, most importantly that the virus spread has reached one of its peaks ...

Qatar, Iraq stress on de-escalation in region

Qatar, Iraq stress on de-escalation in region

Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met on Wednesday with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, who is currently visiting Baghdad.

Qatar to have first ICT vetting lab in region

Qatar to have first ICT vetting lab in region

In a boost to Qatar’s Cyber Security sector, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Thursday for setting up the Qatar National Laboratory for Technology Vetting ...

Australia to invest $680 mn in dams for drought-stricken region

Australia to invest $680 mn in dams for drought-stricken region

Australia will invest A$1 billion ($678.70 million) to revamp water infrastructure in rural and regional communities in the drought-stricken New South Wales.

QCRI technologies help address challenges in the region, says official

QCRI technologies help address challenges in the region, says official

The technologies developed by Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) have played a significant role in addressing challenges on the government and individual levels ...

Shura Council Speaker affirms Qatar's rejection of military escalation in region

Shura Council Speaker affirms Qatar's rejection of military escalation in region

HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud expressed Qatar's concern over the current tension in the Gulf region, affirming Qatar's rejection of any military escalation in the region ...

PM's presence at Makkah summits shows Qatar's keenness for peace in region

PM's presence at Makkah summits shows Qatar's keenness for peace in region

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani participated in the opening session of the Emergency GCC Summit ...

Volunteers from Qatar, region helped deliver Amir Cup final

Volunteers from Qatar, region helped deliver Amir Cup final

More than 1,000 volunteers from Qatar and across the region helped ensure the Amir Cup final, the first match to be played at Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah City, was a tremendous success.

Vodafone makes the first live 5G mobile calls in the region

Vodafone makes the first live 5G mobile calls in the region

Vodafone Qatar on Saturday marked yet another major communications technology milestone by making the region’s first local and international live mobile calls via a 5G handset ...

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

'Ban' on mercenaries to help fight extremism in region

The passage of a resolution rejecting the use of mercenaries as a way to undermine peace and violate human rights will have a positive impact on Middle East’s efforts in fighting extremism ...