Afghanistan’s government and the Taliban will meet for peace talks in Doha on Saturday in a bid to end nearly two decades of war, though a quick breakthrough seems unlikely.
The members of the UAE Judo team on Friday will arrive in the Qatari capital, Doha, from Romania after completing their training camp, to participate in the Doha Masters 2021 that will start on Friday.
Under a deal signed by the US and the Taliban last month, the insurgents agreed to commit to starting talks with the Afghan government and discuss a possible ceasefire.
Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, the non-profit body that aims to support artists in the region, has announced its March exhibition programme.
In September, the United States and the Taliban had appeared on the verge of signing a deal that would have seen Washington begin withdrawing thousands of troops in return for security guarantees.
It is an honour the Anfield side had never before claimed but which is now theirs after Roberto Firmino's extra-time goal secured a 1-0 victory over Flamengo in a hard-fought Club World Cup final in Doha.
UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Deborah Lyons was also expected to meet US special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad and Qatari officials during the visit, the sources said.
Female passengers flying from Qatar were subjected to invasive searches after a premature baby was found abandoned in an airport bathroom, in procedures the Australian government on Monday described as "grossly disturbing" and "offensive."
Jamaican sprint star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce raced to victory in the 100m at the Diamond League in Doha on Friday in a confidence boost in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics.