04 Dec 2016

Over 1,000 cats took part at the International Cat Show of Grand-Prix Royal Canin, Moscow (Russia) during 3-4 December 2016.

First Place Award in Best Kitten Category won by Short hair Black Pearl KARAMBO, owner – Miss Khalikova

First Place Award in Best Neutered Category award won by Abyssinian, … Read More

Riyadh, December 15 (QNA)

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member-states have expressed concern over dragging the name of the State of Qatar in heinous crime of the attack on the church of St Peter and St Paul, attached to the St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Egypt’s capital Cairo, calling it unacceptable.

In … Read More

MANILA, Dec. 16 (PNA)

The Philippines has condemned the twin bombings that rocked central Istanbul on December 10, killing 44 people and wounding 166. Turkey’s Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said 30 police officers were among the 44 dead.

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) issued this statement released to the media on … Read More

The U.S. Senate has passed 30 days before the expiry of Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) on 1st of December 2016, a 10-year extension of sanctions against Iran on Thursday.

The measure passed by 99-0. It passed the House of Representatives nearly unanimously in November. However, US President Barack Obama, unexpected declined … Read More


One civilian embraced Shahadat and four school children were injured when Indian troops violating ceasefire
sanctity targeted a school van at the Line of Control (LoC) in Nakial sector on Friday morning.

An Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release said today.

As per Official News Agency of Pakistan, APP, Pakistan on … Read More

December 15, 2016 3:00 am JST
DAISUKE HARASHIMA, Nikkei staff writer
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Former Air Force chief Tyagi arrested by CBI in Agusta Westland case
Devesh K. Pandey
DECEMBER 09, 2016 17:55 IST UPDATED: DECEMBER 10, 2016 02:09 IST

The premier investigating agency has alleged that bribes were routed through two channels involving a maze of companies in India and abroad.

Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi (retd.) was … Read More

Wednesday, 14th December (QNA)

Emir of State of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has directed to cancel celebrations of the National Day, which falls on Sunday, 18th of December 2016 in solidarity with the people of Aleppo who are being subjected to the worst kinds of repression, torture, displacement and … Read More

13 December 2016

Celebrating 83rd Birth Day of Emperor Akihito of Japan, a gala dinner was hosted by Ambassador Seiichi Otsuka, ambassador of Japan to State of Qatar. Present on the occasion were Dr. Mohammad Bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy & Industry, Qatar, Ambassador Ibrahim Fakhroo, Chief of Protocol, … Read More

English Daily Gulf Times
Doha, Qatar

Law No. 21 of 2015, the new law that abolishes the Kafala (sponsorship) system and guarantees greater flexibility, freedom and protection to Qatar’s more than 2.1mn expatriate workforce comes into force today.

The eagerly-awaited law introduces new provisions regulating the entry, … Read More

Local Education Leaders Discuss Themes for WISE 2017

Doha, Qatar, 11 December 2016

The countdown to the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) 2017 recently began with a World Café workshop bringing together local leaders and education experts to discuss ideas for the event, set to take place in Doha from 14 … Read More

11 Dec 2016

A Foto exhibition of late Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad AlThani is inaugurated this evening at the Gate Mall, Salam International, Doha. The exhibition of unique pictures of late Emir of Qatar (1972-1995) and grandfather of Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa AlThani is rare collection … Read More