Posts Tagged Qatar

Philippines added to Qatar’s list of ‘special risk’ COVID-19 countries

Marje Pelayo   •   August 31, 2021

Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health has listed the Philippines among countries under the “special risk” category in the Arab state’s COVID-19 travel list. The list was posted on Qatar’s official...

Afghanistan Crisis: OFWs escape to Dubai, Qatar with help from employers

Marje Pelayo   •   August 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Relatives of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Afghanistan confirmed with UNTV that their family members have reached Dubai safely after narrowly escaping the unrest in the Taliban-controlled...

Qatar temporarily bans travelers from Philippines, 13 other countries amid COVID-19 spread

Robie de Guzman   •   March 9, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Travelers from the Philippines and 13 other nations are temporarily barred from entering Qatar amid the rapid spread of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) worldwide, its state communications...

Qatar brings first newly-built 2022 World Cup stadium to life

Robie de Guzman   •   May 17, 2019

Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday (May 16), just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and...

Qatar quits OPEC after decades-long membership

admin   •   January 2, 2019

    Qatar’s withdrawal from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) took effect on Tuesday, ending its nearly 60-year membership in the cartel. Qatar’s Minister of State for...

DOLE seeks more funds for repatriation of distressed OFWs in Middle East

UNTV News   •   December 1, 2017

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III personally talked to the lawmakers to add more funds for the Department’s efforts to repatriate more than 200,000 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Saudi Arabia,...

Egypt attack to spur on Saudi-backed Muslim military alliance: crown prince

UNTV News   •   November 27, 2017

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Sunday an attack on an Egyptian mosque that killed more than 300 worshippers would galvanize an Islamic...

Arab states rap “negative” Qatari reply to demands but announce no new sanctions

admin   •   July 6, 2017

Four Arab states refrained on Wednesday from slapping further sanctions on Qatar but voiced disappointment at its “negative” response to their demands and said their boycott of the tiny gulf...

Qatar says fighter jets deal shows deep U.S. support

UNTV News   •   June 16, 2017

A $12 billion deal to buy Boeing F-15 (BA.N) U.S. fighter jets shows Qatar has deep-rooted support from Washington, a Qatari official said on Thursday, adding that its rift with...

Gulf crisis seen widening split in Syria rebellion

UNTV News   •   June 14, 2017

Confrontation between Qatar and Saudi Arabia is creating unease among Syrian rebels who expect the crisis between two of their biggest state backers to deepen divisions in the opposition to...


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