December 28, 2016 Remarks on Middle East Peace by John Kerry Secretary of State The Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. (Coughs.) Excuse me. Thank you for your patience, all of you. For those of you who celebrated Christmas, I hope you ...
December 28, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
25 Dec 2016 A Russian Military Tupolev Tu-154 plane with three engines was carrying more than 60 members of Russian army's official choir traveling to perform in Syria has crashed in the Black Sea near Sochi. Russian Defense Ministry announced all on-board feared dead. Military Choir was heading towards Syria to ...
December 25, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
United Nations UN News Centre 23 Dec 2016 Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the adoption of a Security Council resolution which states that the establishment of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, have “no legal validity,” constitute a “flagrant violation” under international law and are a “major obstacle” to a two-State solution ...
December 23, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha 2 December 2016 The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has hosted a meeting where a select group of summit delegates discussed strategies to improve the care and monitoring of those suffering from dementia. Officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) provided secretariat support to the meeting, which was held in ...
December 2, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
New Delhi |November 27, 2016 10:34 pm Khalistan Liberation Front Chief Harminder Mintoo and five others escaped from Nabha jail in Punjab on Sunday after armed men in police uniform tricked the sentries into opening the gates and bolted out with the inmates firing a hail of bullets. Among the escapees ...
November 27, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, November 02 (QNA) The third edition of Katara European Jazz Festival started on Wednesday amidst significant presence of heads of diplomatic missions of participant countries and a large crowd. Following the inauguration ceremony, Jazz lovers experienced the spectacular Saharan music that blend with rock sounds, African pulse, rhythmic trances and groove ...
November 3, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha 02 November 2016 Qatar welcomed 2.18 million visitors* in the first nine months of 2016, including 1,087,846 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nationals, according to Qatar Tourism Authority’s Tourism Performance Summary for the third quarter of 2016. 746,598 visitors from Saudi Arabia arrived in Qatar between January and September ...
November 2, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
QNA Doha, November 01 (QNA) Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani attended 20th anniversary of Al Jazeera Media Network. It was held at its headquarters. Present on the occasion were Sheikha Moza bin Nasser, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and ...
November 1, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
31 October 2016 DOHA Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced today that its dual Passenger Trains inside the airport terminal will begin operations from the 1st of November 2016. The Passenger Trains were officially inaugurated by Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group CEO and Engr. Badr Mohammed Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer of ...
October 31, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (APP): Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director said hard work and reforms were starting to pay off. “Pakistan, was recently upgraded from a frontier economy to an emerging market in the MSCI index,” she said that it was an important signal given a changing global landscape, especially for ...
October 24, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui