US weapons maker Raytheon has won a contract valued at $2.4 billion to supply 10 Patriot missile defence systems to Qatar, which is beefing up its defences to counter a growing perceived threat from Iran.
Kuwait's Army Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Khaled Al-Khedhr (photo) arrived in Doha on Wednesday to participate in an international conference marking the 10th anniversary of NATO's Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI), Kuwait News Agency (KNA) reported.
The leaders and heads of delegations of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states concluded the 35th session of the GCC Supreme Council Summit at the Doha Sheraton Hotel Tuesday evening, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company an undefinitized contract action (UCA) for a Foreign Military Sales contract not to exceed $75.6 million to design and implement an Air and Missile Defense Operation Center (ADOC) for the State of Qatar, which will be a first of its kind in the region.
HH the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met HH Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan on Friday afternoon at the Emiri Diwan, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.