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21September2017

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US Embassy Qatar / TwitterThe record-breaking attempt US Embassy Qatar / TwitterIn the serious, worrying world of diplomatic disputes and blockades, sometimes it helps to focus on small victories. And that’s likely what the team at the talented youth program Sky Climbers decided to do when they set out to make and use the world’s longest selfie-stick. Their 18m-long stick was used to take a selfie at the program’s 2017 graduation ceremony at the National Convention Center on Sept 19. In doing so, they beat the previous world record, which was set in the UAE just five months ago. The previous effort, set at the...
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Shabina S. Khatri / Doha NewsPhoto for illustrative purposes only. Shabina S. Khatri / Doha NewsPakistani visitors to Qatar can now get free visas on arrival at Qatar’s airport. These visas are good for a 30-day stay, and can be extended for an additional month, according to the Qatari embassy in Pakistan. Qatar Airways appeared to update its website to reflect the change late last month, and the Pakistani embassy in Qatar also tweeted about it. Amb Shahzad Ahmad held a meeting with officials of Qatar Tourism Authority to discuss visa on arrival facility for Pakistanis in #Qatar pic.twitter.com/JIOWUd7jHB — Pakistan Embassy (@PakEmb_Qatar) August...
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Ray TohPhoto for illustrative purposes only. Ray TohFrom learning more about falconry to checking out some classic cars to watching a Batman screening or enjoying a Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra concert, there’s plenty of entertaining things going on this weekend. Here are our picks: Falcon festival An international exhibition of the traditional local pastime of falconry and hunting will take place at Katara this weekend. Chantelle D'melloFor illustrative purposes only Chantelle D'mello The first festival of its kind, S’hail is expected to attract falconers from Qatar and overseas. There will be daily hunting and falconry exhibitions, bird auctions and a chance for visitors to get close to...
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Qatar RailDoha Metro rendering Qatar RailThe Doha Metro came one step closer to reality this week after Qatar Rail tested its first train. In a video posted by the transport ministry, the train could be seen racing down a short length of track. تجربة أولى قطارات مشروع #مترو_الدوحة#قطر pic.twitter.com/gaxGVKOSpW — المواصلات والاتصالات (@MOTC_QA) September 19, 2017 According to Japanese manufacturer Kinki Sharyo, the train had been designed with German company Tricon Design to reflect Qatar’s culture. Qatar’s Emir “personally selected” the exterior design of the train, which used the Arabian horse as inspiration for the sleek, shaped front-end of the Metro vehicles, the company said. Driverless...
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QNASheikh Tamim meets US President Donald Trump QNAThe Gulf crisis should be resolved “pretty quickly,” US President Donald Trump said following a meeting with Qatar’s Emir yesterday. In a press briefing after their talk, Trump emphasized the two nations’ historically strong relationship. HH the Emir & @POTUS stress the importance & strength of the Qatar-US partnership. Discussed military, economic & security relations. pic.twitter.com/sGfGZFYJNQ — Meshal Hamad AlThani (@Amb_AlThani) September 19, 2017 Referring to the months-long dispute between Qatar and its neighbors, he added: “We are right now in a situation where we’re trying to solve a problem in the Middle East. And I think we’ll...
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Video stillSheikh Tamim at UN General Assembly Video stillThe ongoing blockade against Qatar is “an assault against a sovereign state” and a form of terrorism, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani said during his address to the United Nations General Assembly today. His remarks come as Qatar faces a months-long blockade from its neighbors that has cost the government billions of dollars. The Emir said the boycott of “neighboring countries” puts pressure on Qatar’s population “through foodstuffs, medicine and ripping of family relations.” The Qatar InsiderFor illustrative purposes only. The Qatar Insider He added that the goal is “to force (people) to change their political...
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A screenshot from the Lift the Blockade website Qatar’s government has launched a new website called “Lift the Blockade” to counter “fake news” amid the ongoing Gulf crisis. Illustrated with images of the country and its people – both expats and Qataris – the site lays out Qatar’s perspective on the dispute. It also details the impact the blockade has had on citizens, and includes recent international news articles that show Qatar in a positive light. claireschmidtmeyer/FlickrPhoto for illustrative purposes only. claireschmidtmeyer/Flickr In a statement to Doha News, the Government Communications Office (GCO) explained that the purpose of the site is education. “We thought it...
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Saudi Press AgencySheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in Morocco Saudi Press AgencyTwo members of Qatar’s ruling family are urging their countrymen to meet with them to discuss an end to the Gulf dispute. The idea was first proposed by Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani this week in a tweet. He said: “To my family, the children, the businessmen, and all the people of Qatar: I invite you to meet to be messengers of wisdom and peace, and advocates for the uniting of the hearts.” إلى أهلي من أبناء الأسرة والأعيان ورجال الأعمال وكافة أبناء الشعب القطري....
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Nasser al-NaamaNasser Al-Naama’s nanny, Yaya, with his sisters. Nasser al-NaamaHoping to show his childhood nanny how much he appreciated her, a Qatari man recently recorded a video thanking the woman in her native language. The tribute was for Filipina expat Yaya Zubaidah, who left Qatar six years ago after working in the country for two decades. Al-Naama said he chose to deliver his message in Tagalog to also show his gratitude for Qatar’s large Filipino population. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width:...
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Qatar PostQatar Post delivery team Qatar PostA mobile app that tracks parcels, single-counter services and the nation’s first logistics hub are among several new features Qatar Post is rolling out this week. The shipping hub will be built on the site of the old Doha International Airport. It should offer a quicker and cheaper way of getting mail around the world, officials said. Paperema/FlickrPhoto for illustrative purposes only. Paperema/Flickr The news was announced at an event yesterday to unveil Q-Post’s new logo. The nation’s mail delivery service pledged to “upgrade the postal network” in Qatar and offer new products and services to customers. Renovated branches As part...
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