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Qatar FM slams Israeli aggression as ‘ethnic cleansing’ at Arab League meeting

Qatari official says recent escalations by Israel in Jerusalem and Gaza can only be described as ethnic cleansing of Palestinians by extremist Israeli settlers, according to local reports. All members of the Arab League should...

Qatar’s amir visits Saudi Arabia following invitation from king

The Gulf countries restored diplomatic ties after signing the Al-Ula Declaration earlier this year. Qatar's Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud in Jeddah on...

Qatar steps in to ‘rectify’ grievances after security guards launch protests over overtime payments

Qatar’s government intervened to address protests by security guards that sprouted in various locations last week after yet another company violated the law. Hundreds of security guards working for Qatar Security Services (QSS) launched...

Qatar freezes assets of six businessmen amid corruption sweep: reports

Qatar’s Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has also updated laws to abolish previous immunity provisions for ministers. Qatar has reportedly frozen the assets of six local businessmen as part of what appears to be...

Qatar’s amir abolishes immunity for ministers amid fight against corruption

Qatar made an update to laws that previously provided immunity to ministers. Just a day prior to the arrest of the country’s minister of finance over corruption charges, Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani updated...

Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 to be authorised for use ‘by next week’

Kids under 16 will very soon be eligible for vaccination, according to news reports.  The US' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering authorising the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in kids aged 12...
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