Bred and owned by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani, MAYYATELLO (FR) (Intello) was the convincing winner of the Prix du Val Notre-Dame, a 1,950-metre run for three-year-old maidens, at Le Mans, France on 6 June. Trained by Henri-Alex Pantall, who also trains His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Group 1 winning FRENCH KING, the bay filly was having just her second start in competition. She finished runner-up last month in…"H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s MAYYATELLO wins Prix Du Val Notre-Dame"
The first British Classic of the year went to Qatar Racing Limited’s KAMEKO in a spectacular race on Newmarket’s Rowley Mile on 6 June, breaking the record time for this race – no small feat! Fifteen runners lined up for this historic challenge and the starting favourite was Pinatubo, last year’s 2-year-old champion. There was drama from the off in this race when KENZAI WARRIOR reared as the stalls opened, nearly losing his jockey. They…"Qatar Racing Limited’s KAMEKO lands 2nd Gr1 Victory winning Qipco 2,000 Guineas"
Minister of Information, Manal Abdel Samad Najd, on Saturday delivered Lebanon’s speech at a high-level electronic meeting with UN delegation representatives and with dignitaries from Qatar, Nigeria, Kenya, Costa Rica, Sweden, the African Union, Italy, the IMF, and Lebanon, on “The Impact Women Leaders Are Having in the Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic”. The following is Her Excellency’s full speech: “Thank you, and I would like to thank all their excellencies for their efforts to…"ABDEL SAMAD DELIVERS LEBANON’S WORD AT HIGH LEVEL INTERNATIONAL MEETING, HIGHLIGHTS IMPACT OF WOMEN LEADERS IN FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 PANDEMIC"
London, The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed cases of COVID-19 has risen by 204 to 40,465 as of 1600 GMT on June 5, according to government data published on Saturday. Including suspected cases, the United Kingdom’s death toll this week surpassed 50,000, according to a Reuters tally of official data sources. Source: Bahrain News Agency"UK coronavirus death toll rises by 204 to 40,465"
Dubai, OPEC, Russia and allies agreed on Saturday to extend record oil production cuts until the end of July, prolonging a deal that has helped crude prices double in the past two months by withdrawing almost 10% of global supplies from the market. The group, known as OPEC+, also demanded countries such as Nigeria and Iraq, which exceeded production quotas in May and June, compensate with extra cuts in July to September, according to Reuters. OPEC+…"OPEC, Russia extend record oil cuts to end of July"
The State of Qatar reaffirmed its readiness to work with the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council and international bodies to resolve the Gulf crisis through unconditional dialogue, respect for the sovereignty of the State of Qatar, and non-interference in its internal affairs, expressing its full support for the efforts of HH the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to resolve the crisis. This came in a statement made by…"Qatar Reaffirms Readiness to Work to Resolve Gulf Crisis Through Unconditional Dialogue"