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Qatar participates in 3rd Paris Peace Forum

Qatar participates in 3rd Paris Peace Forum

Qatar participated on Friday in the 3rd Paris Peace Forum, which was inaugurated by HE President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron with more than 60 heads of state, government, and organisation participating.

Europe may see 'several' waves of Covid-19: experts

Europe may see 'several' waves of Covid-19: experts

Europe risks being hit with further waves of coronavirus infections next year, France's scientific council has warned, as the continent scrambles to cope with a second deadly spike in Covid-19 cases.

France back in coronavirus lockdown as US surges to daily record

France back in coronavirus lockdown as US surges to daily record

France headed into a second lockdown on Friday as the resurgent coronavirus pandemic hit new heights in the United States with a daily record of more than 90,000 cases, just five days before the presidential election.

Qatar strongly condemns knife attack in French city Nice

Qatar strongly condemns knife attack in French city Nice

Qatar expressed Thursday its strong condemnation and denunciation of the stabbing attack that took place in a church in the French city of Nice, and led to the deaths and injuries.

Macron imposes new virus lockdown as French hospitals engulfed

Macron imposes new virus lockdown as French hospitals engulfed

French President Emmanuel Macron announced Wednesday a new coronavirus lockdown until at least December 1, hoping to bring under control an outbreak that is poised to overwhelm hospitals in a matter of days.

France extends curfew as Covid second wave surges in Europe

France extends curfew as Covid second wave surges in Europe

France extended curfews to around two thirds of its population on Thursday and Belgium's foreign minister was taken into intensive care with Covid-19, as the second wave of the pandemic surged across Europe.

 Qatar ambassador opens 2022 World Cup exhibition in Nice

Qatar ambassador opens 2022 World Cup exhibition in Nice

Qatar's ambassador to France Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al-Thani and the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, have inaugurated an exhibition of the models of the eight world-class stadiums dedicated to hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches, at the National Sports Museum in Nice, as part of the activities.

French police arrest nine after teacher beheaded in street

French police arrest nine after teacher beheaded in street

French police have arrested nine people after a suspected Islamist sympathiser beheaded a school teacher on the street of a Paris suburb on Friday, police sources said.

Amir sends written message to President of France

Amir sends written message to President of France

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has sent a written message to President of French Republic Emmanuel Macron, pertaining to bilateral relations and means of enhancing and developing them.

Frenchman in right-to-die case to stop food, medicine

Frenchman in right-to-die case to stop food, medicine

A terminally ill Frenchman who had planned to live stream his death on social media told AFP Saturday that he would refuse all food and medication "until the very end".

Two killed, nine missing as drenching rain hits parts of France and Italy

Two killed, nine missing as drenching rain hits parts of France and Italy

One person died and authorities listed some 20 as missing Saturday after heavy storms lashed southern France and northern Italy with hundreds of aid workers deployed to villages cut off by the deluge.

Lebanon's prime minister-designate steps down in blow to French initiative

Lebanon's prime minister-designate steps down in blow to French initiative

Lebanon’s prime minister-designate quit on Saturday after trying for almost a month to line up a non-partisan cabinet