Syrian Refugees Face Deadline to Register or Forfeit Homes

The Syrian government is set to seize the property of millions of Syrians who fled their homes, unless they return to claim them by presenting ownership deeds to local authorities. Under a law introduced in April, the 6 million Syrians who fled their homes to escape the carnage and 7 million displaced to other parts of the war-torn country have until May 10 to register their properties or forfeit their homes. “The remaining plots will…

"Syrian Refugees Face Deadline to Register or Forfeit Homes"

Iraq Sentences 19 Russian Women for Joining IS

A court in Iraq has sentenced 19 Russian women to life in prison for joining the Islamic State terrorist group. The Central Criminal Court in Baghdad, which deals with terrorism cases, also sentenced six women from Azerbaijan and four from Tajikistan to life in prison on Sunday on the same charge. Most of the defendants told the court they had been brought to Iraq against their will from Turkey by IS fighters. Earlier this month,…

"Iraq Sentences 19 Russian Women for Joining IS"

Saudi Aramco appoints first woman to the board

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Aramco, the world’s top oil company which is preparing to go public, said on Sunday it has appointed new members to its board including a female executive, a milestone for Saudi Arabia and the oil industry where there are few women executives. The appointments, which bring in more international experience, come as the Saudi government plans to float around 5 percent of Aramco in an initial public offering (IPO) – the…

"Saudi Aramco appoints first woman to the board"

Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Receives Copy of Credentials of South African Ambassador

HE Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi received Sunday a copy of the credentials of HE Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to Qatar Faizal Moosa.HE the Secretary-General wished the Ambassador succ…

"Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Receives Copy of Credentials of South African Ambassador"

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives Written Message from Chinese Councilor and Foreign Minister

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani has received a written message from HE State Councilor and the Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yi.The message includes an invitati…

"Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives Written Message from Chinese Councilor and Foreign Minister"