HE Premier: Arab Nations Call on Syria’s Assad to Step Down

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - HE Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani, Chairman of the Arab Ministerial Committee on Syria, said that there is an Arab consensus, calling for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step aside quickly in return for safe exit. Speaking to reporters following the Arab Ministerial Committee on Syrian Crisis' meeting in Doha last night, HE the Premier said that this…

Arab League Ministerial Council Endorses Decision on Syria

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - The Arab League Ministerial Council endorsed at its extraordinary meeting, held last night in Doha, the decision on Syria submitted to it by the Arab Ministerial Committee on the Situation in  Syria. Kuwait Deputy Primer and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, who is also Chairman of the Arab Ministerial Council's current session, said at a press conference he held after the Council's meeting that the…

Students Hone Art and Design Skills at VCU Qatar

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - Qatari and expatriate students learned the finer aspects of traditional art media, digital media and photography and exhibited their projects on various creative subjects at the Summer Art and Design Community Classes hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCU-Q). Noted local and international instructors conducted the classes over the course, the VCU-Q said Monday. The three-week Design Intensive course for students 16 and above had students…

HE the Premier Congratulates Sultan Qaboos and Egyptian President

Doha, July 23 (QNA) - HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to HM Sultan Qaboos bin Said of the Sultanate of Oman on the anniversary of his accession to the throne. HE the Prime Minister has also sent a cable of congratulations to HE President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr. Mohammad Morsi on the…

HH the Emir Meets Egyptian FM

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani met at al Wajba Palace this evening with the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Mohamed Kamel Amr, who called on HH the Emir to greet him on the occasion of his visit to Qatar to take part in the meeting of Arab foreign ministers.  (QNA)

AP Initiative Committee Approves Probe into Arafat’s Death

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - The Arab Peace Initiative Committee approved during its meeting in Doha tonight the Palestinian proposal to form an international commission to investigate into the death of President Yasser Arafat, Dr. Saeb Erekat, the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO)'s chief negotiator told reporters here. Palestinian Authority (PA)President Mahmoud Abbas suggested to form an international commission to investigate into the death of former President Arafat following the new evidence revealed…