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Sheikha Mozah Meets With Refugee Students In Istanbul

  May 23, 2016 at 11:07 am by

Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser met with a group of people to talk about Alfakhoora, an Education Above All Program in Istanbul today. Sheikha Mozah also met with a group of Syrian refugees who are already benefiting from the scholarship program. Al Fakhoora is partnering with Dutch NGO SPARK to give Syrian and Palestinian refugee’s scholarships to universities as well as training in different fields and healthcare. Sheikh Mozah wore a … Continue reading

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Lalla Salma and Sheikha Mozah Attend The Fez Festival of World Sacred Music

  May 6, 2016 at 7:50 pm by

Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco and Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser Al Missned of Qatar attended the opening of the 22th Fez Festival of World Sacred Music. Lalla Salma and Sheikha Mozah attended a concert. After the concert, the royal ladies met with the artists and performers of the show. Sheikha Mozah wore a Jean Paul Gaultier couture caftan with a matching yellow turban. Lalla Salma wore a velvet traditional Moroccan … Continue reading

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Sheikha Al Mayassa Opens Exhibition on Chinese Silk Work

  March 23, 2016 at 6:58 pm by

Sheikha Al Mayassa bin Hamad Al Thani has opened a new exhibition at the Qatar Museums Gallery Katara that focuses on Chinese silk work. The exhibition is entitled ‘Silks from the Silk Road – Chinese Art of Silk’ and is on loan from the Chinese National Silk Museum. During her visit, Sheikha Al Mayassa was shown how workers sew elaborate imagery on to silk. The Sheikha is the chairwoman of … Continue reading

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Arab Royals Attend the Conclusion of Raad Al-Shamal

  March 11, 2016 at 12:19 pm by

Many royals and leaders from the Arab and Islamic countries gathered Friday in Saudi Arabia along with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, and participated in the closing ceremony of the military exercise “Raad Al-Shamal” (North Thunder). The ceremony which was organized by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia took place at the King Khalid Military City in Hafr Al-Batin area. … Continue reading

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Frederik and Mary in Qatar

  March 4, 2016 at 8:11 am by

After their three days in Saudi Arabia, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary have continued on to Qatar with the Danish business delegation they are accompanying. They spent all of Wednesday on joint engagements, visiting the Maersk Oil Qatari headquarters, the Aspire Academy and the Doha Museum of Islamic Art. During their visit to the Aspire Academy, the couple spent much time at the football stadium of the facility, showing off … Continue reading

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Former Qatari Emir Has Emergency Leg Surgery In Zurich

  December 30, 2015 at 5:05 pm by

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the former Emir of Qatar, has had leg surgery after it was broken. The Sheikh arrived in Zurich for surgery and is currently undergoing physiotherapy treatment. The official statement said “On Saturday 26 December, His Highness the Emir Father Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani was flown to Zurich, Switzerland for emergency treatment after suffering a broken leg while on holiday.” It went on saying “Following a successful … Continue reading

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Qatari Royals Attend UEFA Champions League Final

  June 6, 2015 at 11:00 pm by

The father of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, attended the UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus Turin and FC Barcelona in Berlin, Germany. Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad, Sheikh Joan bin Hamad and Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad also attended. FC Barcelona beat Juventus Turin 3-1. The Qatari royals were seen surrounded by some of their entourage and taking pictures or videos of the match. View image | gettyimages.com … Continue reading

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Sheikha Mozah Speaks At University of Oxford

  May 27, 2015 at 2:12 am by

Sheikha Mozah bin Nasser gave a speech at the opening of the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford. During her speech, she spoke about double standards, Muslims in the West and how Muslims are feared because of the wrong image that is being delivered. “At the same time we are confronted with double standards. Why is it that apologies are offered when Europeans are mistakenly killed … Continue reading

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Sheikha Mozah in Seoul, Day 4 and 5

  May 20, 2015 at 1:06 am by

HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser’s trip in Seoul continues on day 4 with attending two conferences. The first event of the day started with the 6th Asian Leadership Conference. During the conference, Her Highness gave a speech. Sheikha Mozah wore a white pant suit from the Valentino New York Couture All White 2015 collection. The next event of the day, was attending a luncheon where she was spoke at World … Continue reading

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Sheikha Mozah in Seoul, Day 2 And 3

  May 18, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Sheikha Mozah had a rather fun day on day 2 of her visit to South Korea, visiting places on a bicycle as a cultural tour. During the tour, HH saw Ihwa Women’s University, Deoksugung Palace and Seoul History Museum. On Day 3 of the visit, Her Highness toured Leeum the Samsung Museum of Art. The museum has an impressive collection of both traditional Korean and contemporary art. Earlier in the … Continue reading

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Sheikha Mozah Arrives In Seoul

  May 17, 2015 at 2:21 am by

HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser has arrived in Seoul, South Korea. She is on a four day visit to the capital and will be speaking at the 6th Asian Leadership Conference and the World Education Forum 2015 to advocate for universal primary education. Sheikha Mozah is speaking at the event as Chairperson of Education Above All (EAA). HH arrived in Seoul wearing a printed maxi shirt. Later that day, dressed … Continue reading

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Princess Astrid on Economic Mission to Qatar

  March 23, 2015 at 6:14 pm by

Princess Astrid of Belgium is currently on an economic mission to the Middle East, where she will be visiting Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. She arrived in Doha on March 21, and has had meetings with various members of the Qatari Royal Family. Astrid met with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, the Emir of Qatar, and Sheikha Mozah yesterday prior to visiting the Khalifa International Stadium. Today included visits to Qatar … Continue reading

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Sheikha Moza Opens And Tours Islamic Building

  March 22, 2015 at 1:35 am by

HH Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser attended the inauguration of the new Islamic Studies building of the Hamad bin Khalifa University in Doha, Qatar. Sheikha Mozah toured the new building and looked at the classrooms, library and auditorium. Sheikha Mozah also attended the Friday prayers at the new mosque.

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First Child for Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad

  March 4, 2015 at 11:37 am by

Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani, the deputy Emir of Qatar, and his wife Sheikha Al-Maha welcomed their first child yesterday. The couple, who were married in March 2012, are the parents of a son, Sheikh Tamim bin Abdullah. Sheikh Abdullah is a son of the former Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, and his third wife, Sheikha Noora bint Khalid Al-Thani.

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Qatar Royals Attend ROTA Charity Event

  November 17, 2014 at 2:30 am by

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and his wife Sheikha Jawaher bint Hamad bin Suhaim al-Thani attended the Reach Out to Asia (Rota) ceremony which takes place annually. This years event was held under the theme “Plant a Book…Harvest a Future.” The auction gala dinner raised $21 million which will go to educational projects in poor countries. Rota Chairperson, Sheikha al-Mayassa bint Hamad al-Thani presented the Rota … Continue reading

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Sheikh Tamim Names Deputy Emir of Qatar

  November 11, 2014 at 4:54 pm by

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday has named his half-brother, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani, as his deputy. Sheikh Abdullah was head of the royal cabinet and in 2013 he became head of Qatar Investment Authority. Sheikh Tamim has not appointed a Crown Prince since he ascended the throne in June 2013.

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The Emir of Qatar’s Official Visit to France

  June 25, 2014 at 12:00 pm by

The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has visited the French capital Paris for a two-day official visit. On the first day of the visit, the Emir met with French President François Hollande. The two leaders discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them. They also talked about the latest developments in the region. The French President held a banquet in the honor … Continue reading

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Emir Of Qatar Visits Jordan

  April 1, 2014 at 4:31 am by

Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani paid a one day official visit to Jordan where he met with King Abdullah II on March 30. The Emir was welcomed at at the Marka Airport by His Majesty King Abdullah II and Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein. The two leaders then left for Basman Palace where a lunch took place for the Emir and his delegation. The Emir of Qatar … Continue reading

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Sheikh Tamim’s Visit To Morocco

  January 4, 2014 at 2:53 am by

Emir of Qatar, HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani paid a two day visit to Morocco where he met with HM King Mohammed VI. The meeting took place at the Marrakech royal palace in the presence of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, Sheikh Joann Bin Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani. HM King Mohammed VI awarded Sheikh Tamim the Al Mohammadi Wissan … Continue reading

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Sheikha Mozah and Royals Inaugurate “WISH”

  December 13, 2013 at 1:45 pm by

Qatar Foundation Chairperson Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missnad inaugurated the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH). The inauguration was held with a gala dinner with the attendance of Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco and the Duke of York, Prince Andrew. Sheikha Mozah spoke at the event by saying “Innovation is not only about finding better treatments, rather to produce methods to reduce the need for those treatments.” She went, … Continue reading

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