Tag Archives: Doha

02Jul/17

Qatar says demands are ‘made to be rejected’

ROME, ITALY / DOHA AND ABU SAMRA, QATAR-SAUDI ARABIA BORDER, QATAR / ANKARA, TURKEY
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Demands made of Qatar by four other Arab states were designed to be rejected, Doha’s foreign minister said on Saturday, explaining that their ultimatum was aimed not at tackling terrorism but at curtailing his country’s sovereignty. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading

21Mar/17

U.S. restricts carry-on electronics from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East

Donald Trump’s administration imposes a ban on passengers carrying electronics larger than cell phones aboard flights coming to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries, including Turkey.

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02Dec/15

Erdogan says no one can “slander” Turkey over Islamic State oil claims

No one can ‘slander’ Turkey by accusing it of buying oil from Islamic State, says Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan, adding that he would resign if such allegations are proven to be true.
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26Nov/15

IAAF’s Coe quits his Nike contract

IAAF President Seabastian Coe says he has ended his personal contract with Nike.

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11Oct/15

Qatar marks World Mental Health Day with children’s race

An NGO in Qatar organises a race for children and other activities to create awareness about mental health.

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04Oct/15

Qatar university brings maths to life with interactive exhibition

A week-long event hosted by Qatar University hopes to encourage late primary and early secondary school students to enjoy maths.

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29Apr/15

Writers, poets gather for ‘Literary Majlis’ in Qatar

A literary gathering brings together writers, poets, artists and enthusiasts in an effort to increase interest in literature in Qatar.
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15Mar/15

Qatar event aims to cut traffic deaths

Qatar holds a week of traffic-awareness activities in a bid to reduce the number of road fatalities in the emirate.
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