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Emir ratifies Qatar’s first anti-human trafficking law

Qatar’s Emir has signed off on the country’s first law against human trafficking, designed to protect vulnerable segments of the population, including women, children and migrant workers. Under the law, those found guilty of kidnapping,...

Qatar welcomes 15 newly released Palestinian prisoners

Qatar welcomes 15 newly released Palestinian prisoners More than a dozen Palestinians arrived in Doha early Wednesday morning from Cairo after being released in a prisoner swap deal between Israel and Hamas. The 15 former detainees,...

Qatar among countries that will host ‘exiled’ Palestinians

Some 40 Palestinian prisoners expected to be released this week by Israel will head to Qatar, Turkey and Syria, a Hamas official has said. The detainees are part of a group of 477 Palestinian prisoners...

Elsewhere in Libya-Qatar relations, the two countries sign legal cooperation deal

Elsewhere in Libya-Qatar relations, the two countries sign legal cooperation dealAlmost in direct contrast to the criticism Qatar has been facing from Libyan politicians, the National Transitional Council of Libya signed a memorandum of understanding...

Qaradawi returns to pulpit after extended illness

After nearly six months of illness, prominent Islamic scholar Sheikh Yusuf Al-Qaradawi has returned to the pulpit, delivering a Friday sermon in Doha urging the leaders of Yemen and Syria to step down. “Two more...

U.S. accuses Iranians of plotting to kill Saudi envoy

U.S. accuses Iranians of plotting to kill Saudi envoy Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi ambassador to the United States, was the target of a complicated assassination plot that involved an Iranian-American used car salesman and a...
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