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Qatar assigns economic zones on shores under its sovereignty

17 Mayo 2019
Qatar
Fuente: 
The Peninsula
The Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi, who is also Chair of the ministry’s Committee on the Law of the Sea, issued a statement on the State of Qatar’s assigning of its economic zones on its shores and the shores of islands in the Arabian Gulf under its sovereignty, which included an exclusive economic zone on its shores and the shores in the Arabian Gulf under its sovereignty.
 

Qatar announces Central Municipal Council Election 2019 results

18 Abr 2019
Qatar
Fuente: 
Iloveqatar.net and al-Jazeera

Maj. Gen. Majid Ibrahim Al Khulaifi, director of Elections Department under the Ministry of Interior and head of the Central Municipal Council (CMC) Electoral Committee announced the winners of the CMC 2019 election in a press conference held in the Media Centre of the election in officers club of the Ministry of Interior on Wednesday (April 16) evening.

Qatar to hold Shura Council elections for first time in country's history

14 Nov 2017
Qatar
Fuente: 
The New Arab
Qatar's emir has announced that the gas-rich Gulf state will hold elections for its most important consultative body, the Shura Council, for the first time in the country's history.

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani announced the move at a speech at the Shura Council's opening session on Tuesday, according to Qatar's QNA news agency.

"The government is currently preparing for Shura Council elections, including drafting legislative measures necessary to ensure that these elections are conducted perfectly well," Sheikh Tamim said.

In a first, Emir appoints 4 women to Shura Council

10 Nov 2017
Qatar
Fuente: 
Qatar Tribune

In a historic move, Qatar has appointed four women to the Advisory (Shura) Council, one of its most important consultative bodies, for the first time.
On Thursday, the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani issued the Emiri Decision No. 22 of 2017, renewing the membership of some Advisory Council members and appointing 28 new members, including four women, to the council.
The four women will sit on the council, which is responsible for discussing draft laws approved by the Cabinet, general government policy and the state's draft budget.

Qatar rechaza cambiar su política exterior para satisfacer a sus vecinos

08 Jun 2017
Qatar
Fuente: 
El País

Qatar no está dispuesto a cambiar su política exterior para satisfacer a sus vecinos árabes que han cortado relaciones diplomáticas y cerrado las fronteras con el emirato. “No vamos a renunciar a nuestra política exterior independiente”, ha declarado este jueves su ministro de Asuntos Exteriores, el jeque Mohamed Bin Abdulrahman al Thani.

Arabia Saudí, EAU, Bahréin y Egipto cortan sus relaciones con Qatar por “apoyar al terrorismo”

05 Jun 2017
Qatar
Fuente: 
El País

Las diferencias de Qatar con sus vecinos han estallado este lunes. Arabia Saudí, Emiratos Árabes Unidos (EAU), Bahréin y Egipto han roto relaciones diplomáticas con ese pequeño pero rico Estado del golfo Pérsico después de diez días de creciente tensión.

Qatar slips in annual press freedom index for third year in a row

21 Abr 2016
Qatar
Fuente: 
Doha News

The arrests last year of two foreign film crews in Qatar has made journalists more apprehensive about investigating and reporting on the country, according to a media rights watchdog.

Reporters Without Borders knocked Qatar down two spots in its annual World Press Freedom Index, released yesterday. Qatar now sits in 117th place among 180 nations included in the ranking, behind Kuwait but still ahead of the other GCC countries.

Lawyer: Poet pardoned by Emir leaving Qatar

22 Mar 2016
Qatar
Fuente: 
Doha News

A Qatari poet who was jailed for nearly five years will leave the country now that he has been pardoned by the Emir, his lawyer said.

Speaking to Doha News, former justice minister Najeeb Al Nauimi said he had a conversation with Mohammed Rashid Al-Ajami this week, who confirmed he has been given an unconditional pardon.

“It’s finished, it’s over,” Al Nauimi said.

Qatar controversial poet Ibn Al Dheeb pardoned

16 Mar 2016
Qatar
Fuente: 
Gulf News

Manama: A Qatari poet who had been sentenced to life in prison for insulting the Emir and encouraging the overthrow of the nation’s ruling system has been released.

Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Dheeb Al Ajami was arrested in Doha on November 16, 2011 after a poem he recited in August in the Egyptian capital Cairo where he was studying was posted on social media.

Mohammad, popularly known as Ibn Al Dheeb, recited the poem to a group of people, but he was reportedly unaware that he was recorded and that the recitation would be uploaded on You Tube.

Two women victorious in CMC election

14 Mayo 2015
Qatar
Fuente: 
The Peninsula

Fatima Al Kuwari wins from Constituency Number 9; Sheikha Al Jefairi retains seat

DOHA: Two women, including a sitting member, have made it to the 29-member Central Municipal Council (CMC) in the election that was held yesterday to its fifth term (2015-2019).

Sheikha Al Jefairi, from Old Airport neighbourhood of Doha, was the lone woman CMC member for 12 years (for three terms of the CMC of four years each beginning 2003).

Qatar: élection du Conseil municipal, seule voix du peuple

13 Mayo 2015
Qatar
Fuente: 
RFI Les voix du monde

Au Qatar, ce mercredi 13 mai, c'est jour d'élections. Et pourtant il n'y a pas de partis politiques dans le petit émirat du Golfe. On vote néanmoins pour élire des conseillers municipaux.  Ce sont les seules élections libres et mixtes dans le pays puisque les femmes peuvent aussi se présenter.

De notre correspondante à Doha,

CMC Poll to be Held on May 13

12 Mar 2015
Qatar
Fuente: 
Gulf News

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued Decree No 17 of 2015, setting May 13 as the date for the election of members of the Central Municipal Council.

The decree invited citizens who have voting rights and who are on the electoral rolls to cast their votes in their constituencies. The decree is effective from its date of issuance and shall be published in the Official Gazette.

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