Qatar Confirms Boeing MAX Order Lapsed, May Buy More 777X

PARIS, France – The head of Qatar Airways confirmed on Monday that a provisional deal to buy at least 25 Boeing 737 MAX planes had lapsed but added the airline could expand a separate order for larger 777x jets. Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker told reporters at the Farnborough Airshow that the memorandum of understanding … More Qatar Confirms Boeing MAX Order Lapsed, May Buy More 777X

Qatar’s Emir Receives Call From Ukrainian President – Amiri Diwan

BUCHAREST, Romania – Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al – Thani received a phone call on Wednesday from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy who briefed him o n the latest developments in Ukraine, Qatar’s Amiri Diwan said. Both leaders discussed diplomatic ways to solve the crisis that resulted from the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Biden Says He Plans To Designate Qatar As Major Non – NATO Ally

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden said on Monday he plans to designate Qatar as a major non – NATO ally, granting a special status to a key ally in the Middle East. Biden made the announcement as he met Qatar’s emir, Sheik Tamim bin Hamad al – Thani, in the Oval Office. The emir told … More Biden Says He Plans To Designate Qatar As Major Non – NATO Ally

U.S., Qatar To Discuss Energy Security During Emir’s Washington Visit

WASHINGTON – Qatar’s ruling emir will hold talks with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House on Jan.31 on a range of issues that will include global energy security, the White House said on Tuesday, amid concerns about gas supplies to Europe. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al – Thani’s visit, the first since Biden … More U.S., Qatar To Discuss Energy Security During Emir’s Washington Visit

Al Ain Film Festival Celebrates Young Talents

Paris, France – The fourth edition of Al Ain Film Festival, scheduled between January 23 and 27 is set to screen 32 short films. The partaking films are distributed on three categories: Falcon Emirati Film, Falcon Student Films, and Falcon Resident Films, in addition to a primary contest, the Falcon Gulf Feature Film in which participate … More Al Ain Film Festival Celebrates Young Talents

Gulf Arab Summit Says Attack On One State Is ‘An Attack On Them All’

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince told a Gulf Arab Summit on Tuesday the nuclear and missile programmes of longstanding adversary Iran should be handled ‘seriously and effectively’ amid global efforts to revive a nuclear pact with Tehran. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, speaking before a closed session of the Gulf Cooperation … More Gulf Arab Summit Says Attack On One State Is ‘An Attack On Them All’

UAE To Sign Major Deals During French President’s Visit – Emirati Official

PARIS, France – The United Arab Emirates and France will sign major contracts when President Emmanuel Macron visits Dubai on Dec.3, a senior Emirati official said on Tuesday, as the two close allies look to deepen economic and political ties. ‘I don’t want to spoil the Christmas present with the president’, Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser … More UAE To Sign Major Deals During French President’s Visit – Emirati Official

Qatar Energy Minister Kaabi Unhappy With High Gas Prices

PARIS, France – Qatar is not happy about a spike in gas prices, the top liquefied natural gas supplier’s minister of state for energy said on Monday. ‘I am unhappy about gas prices being high. They are negative for the customer, and customers being satisfied is the most important thing for me’, Saad al – Kaabi … More Qatar Energy Minister Kaabi Unhappy With High Gas Prices