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Qatar takes UAE to UN Court over Human Rights Violation
MIDDLE EAST

Qatar takes UAE to UN Court over Human Rights Violation

The government of Qatar has alleged UAE over human rights violation and now is taking it to the UN International Court of Justice (ICJ) as cited to the official Qatar News Agency (QNA). The move has come a year after Qatar accused of "terrorism" tied diplomatic and trade relations with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt. On the other hand, Doha has repeatedly rejected the allegations as "baseless". According to the government statement,"As set forth in detail in Qatar’s application to the International Court, the UAE led these actions, which have had a devastating effect on the human rights of Qataris and residents of Qatar." Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said, The unlawful measures imposed by UAE have torn apart families, with parents being separa...
India Imports the Cheapest LNG Cargo from Russia : Know what is LNG
INDIA

India Imports the Cheapest LNG Cargo from Russia : Know what is LNG

India has received its very first consignment of the cheapest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) under a longstanding contract with Russia. The gas has been imported into the country at a price of around $7 per million British Thermal Unit (mmBtu) by the Russian supplier Gazprom. Russia is the largest crude oil and second-largest gas producer in the world. The amount at which India has received LNG from Russia is far much cheaper ($1.5 per mmBtu cheaper) than that of Qatar, which is India’s biggest and oldest exporter of LNG. Our country is the fourth largest importer of LNG and its objective is to create a gas-based economy and bring diversification in the energy imports, which is currently intimidated by oil and coal. The LNG cargo was received at the port in Mumbai and according to the r...
Qatar Approves Draft Law on Permanent Residency of Foreigners
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Qatar Approves Draft Law on Permanent Residency of Foreigners

Arab Country, Qatar has moved a step ahead in granting permanent residency to foreigners after a senior legislative body approved the draft law, a move announced amidst ongoing Gulf crisis. According to the state media, Shura council has given its nod to the draft law that would grant residency to expatriates providing valuable service as well as to the children of Qatari women married to non-Qataris. Announced first after four Arab countries imposed sanctions on Qatar over support of terrorism, the draft law finally has been approved that will allow permanent residents to acquire free state education, healthcare and right to own property. This would notably be the first such law proposed by one of the energy-rich Gulf states. At present, current work realted laws in Qatar are suc...