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5.1-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes South Sandwich Islands

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck the South Sandwich Islands.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported that the epicenter of the earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km.

So far, there have been no repor…

Morocco Earthquake: Death Toll Rises to 2,681, Injured Reach 2,501

The death toll from the earthquake that struck Morocco on Friday rose to 2,681, while the number of injured people reached 2,501, according to Morocco’s Ministry of the Interior.

The Ministry previously stated that concerned authorities continue the…

Arab Youth Anti-Corruption Hackathon Kicks Off

Organized by the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority (ACTA) in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Microsoft Qatar, the Arab Youth Anti-Corruption Hackathon kicked off in Qatar with the participation…

Foreign Minister meets Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Chair

Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani today held a meeting with U.S. Representative Jim McGovern, representing the 2nd District of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission.

During the meet…

Deportation of 6 Jerusalemites from Al-Aqsa Mosque

the occupation authorities deported 6 Jerusalemites from Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The occupation authorities summoned the two young men, Muhammad Zaghir and Subih Abu Subih, for investigation to the “Al-Qishla” police station in Old Jerusalem, and handed the…

Qatar Takes Part in 45th session of World Heritage Committee

The State of Qatar, represented by Qatar Museums, is participating in the extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee hosted by Saudi Arabia during Sept. 10-25.

Qatar’s participation in this session comes as it is one of the 21 members of …

Department of Meteorology Warns of Poor Visibility at Places Later

Weather inshore tonight until 6:00 am on Tuesday will be Humid, becomes misty to foggy at places later and some clouds, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report, warning of poor horizontal visibility at places later.

Offshore, …