International beach volleyball competitions to kick off in Doha on February 23

Doha, The International Volleyball Federation announced that its international competitions will kick off in Doha on February 23. The Doha international cup (one-star rating) is hosted and organised by the Qatar Volleyball Federation until February 26 at Al Gharafa beach playgrounds. In a statement on its website, the International Federation confirmed that the resumption of […]


Taliban Urges US Public to Demand Early Pullout From Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD – Through an “open letter,” the Taliban is urging U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration Tuesday to stick to a 2020 troop withdrawal peace agreement, describing it as “the most effective way of ending” the war in Afghanistan. The insurgent group’s chief peacemaker, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, addressed the letter to the American public, asking […]


Ministry of Commerce and Industry releases report on special licenses issued in January 2021

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has released its monthly report on special licenses issued in January 2021. The report said 112 licenses were issued for discounted prices (discounts). The report indicated that 401 licenses for offers were issued in January including promotional offers, special offers, prize draws, and Swipe and Win. Some 65 promotional […]


UAE Rulers condole with King Salman on death of Princess Lamia bint Hathloul bin Abdulaziz

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on the death of Princess Lamia bint Hathloul bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. In his cable, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa expressed his heartfelt condolences and solace on the […]


His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed calls President of Zimbabwe to express condolences over death of his sister, ministers

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has called Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe, expressing sympathy for the death of his sister, a number of his ministers and the Ambassador of Zimbabwe to the UAE, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]


UAE and Maldives Convene Inaugural Joint Committee Meeting

His Excellency Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology; and His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives, and Her Excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Al Mheiri, UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security, co-chaired the ministerial meeting of the Inaugural UAE-Maldives Joint Committee today. During the […]