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Afghanistan: Trump’s deal with group blamed for collapse of Afghanistan, US defence officials

Top US defence officials have said the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan can be traced back to a deal between the group and the Trump administration. The so-called Doha agreement was signed in February 2020 and set a date for the US to withdraw its troops. Gen Frank McKenzie said the deal had a “really pernicious […]

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Qatari sprinter Abdalelah Haroun aged 24 dies in car crash

Qatar sprinter Abdalelah Haroun who won the 400m bronze medal at the 2017 World Athletics Championships, has reportedly died in a car crash. He was 24., “Team Qatar sprinter and world 400m bronze medalist Abdalelah Haroun died today”, shared the Committee on Saturday on social media. “Haroun died in a car accident in Doha,” the […]

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Ali Shareef Al Emadi: Qatar’s finance minister arrested over alleged misuse of public funds

Qatar’s attorney general has ordered the arrest of Finance Minister Ali Shareef Al Emadi as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of public funds and abuse of power, according to state media. Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Thursday that the decision had been taken after the review of documents and reports regarding crimes […]

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Sudanese flight makes emergency landing after angry cat attacks pilot in the cockpit

A Sudanese flight had to make an emergency landing at Khartoum International Airport last week, after an angry cat attacked the pilot in the cockpit. The Qatar-bound aircraft had to make the emergency half an hour after taking off. The stowaway feline apparently felt trapped inside the cabin and started attacking the pilot. Despite the […]

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Qatar claims to have identified  the parents of the abandoned newborn baby girl Doha at international airport

Qatar claims to have identified  the parents of a newborn baby found abandoned at Doha international airport last month. In a statement Monday, a Qatari prosecutor said the mother is believed to have boarded and departed on a flight out of Qatar sometime after abandoning the infant at the airport. The statement did not say […]

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On International Nurses Day Qatar Airways offers 100,000 free international tickets to healthcare professionals

In an extraordinary gesture and in honour of the International Nurses Day that is celebrated worldwide on May 12, Qatar Airways has announced that it would give away complimentary roundtrip airline tickets to 100,000 healthcare professionals who have put their lives at stake while curing tens of thousands of coronavirus patients across the globe. “We […]