EgyptAir hijack: Jet lands at Larnaca airport

Flight MS181, an Airbus A320 carrying 81 passengers from Alexandria to Cairo, was taken over after a passenger said he was wearing an explosives belt.

FlyDubai plane crashes in Russia, killing all on board

At least 62 passengers and crew have died after a FlyDubai plane crashed during an attempted landing in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, Russian officials said.

Saudi Arabia executes Qatari, 3 nationals

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia executed a Qatari and three of its own nationals on Tuesday, bringing to 68 the number of people it has put to death this year.


Qatar ready to send troops to Syria

Qatar became the latest Gulf state to signal its willingness to int

Qatar agrees to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain


Doha signs agreement to purchase two dozen Typhoon aircraft in second major arms purchase since Gulf crisis began.

Emir meets Erdogan in Turkey

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the latest developments in the Gulf crisis and ways to solve it through diplomatic channels, in Ankara

Qatar Fund extends help to Rohingya

Qatar Fund for Development has announced support and emergency response to the humanitarian crisis resulting from the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya escaping the escalating violence in the Rakhine State in Myanmar in co-operation with the Qatar Red Crescent.  At least 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine State in Myanmar within 15 days after the outbreak of violence.

Qatar pavilion wins top award at Astana Expo

The Qatar Pavilion at Expo 2017, held in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana, won the first place and Gold Award among more than 100 pavilions of different participating countries!

Qatar donates $30m to help Harvey victims in Texas

Contribution the largest from a foreign government to assist the devastated stretches of the Texas coast.