Qatar delivers fresh aid to Somalia Nov 08, 2019 0 1002 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar has sent another batch of aid to help the flood victims in Somalia. This comes following the directives of the Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani to help the flood-hit people.“Qatar continued to transfer aid to support people affected by the flood that has hit towns in the south and centre of Somalia,” Qatar News Agency said in a report.Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), in coordination with the Standing Committee for Rescue and Relief Works and Humanitarian Aids for Afflicted Areas in Brotherly and Friendly Countries, has sent the new consignment of aid.The consignment comprises 46 tonnes of various medical and relief materials, bringing the total aid sent from Qatar so far to 88 tonnes. The relief items, transported by a plane of the Qatari Amiri Air Force, were accompanied by a team from the Qatari International Search and Rescue Group (Lekhwiya). Earlier, Qatar had sent 42 tonnes of relief materials.Rains have raised the water levels of the Shabelle and Juba rivers in Somalia, displacing thousands of families. RELATED ARTICLES Qatar Airways, IndiGo sign codeshare agreement Nov 08, 2019 0 1931 Gulf Cup mascot in Kuwait on promotional tour Nov 08, 2019 0 1148 Big events push hotel occupancy above 95% in Qatar: IFP Qatar Nov 08, 2019 0 869 Customs foils marijuana smuggling bid The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled an attempt to smuggle marijuana into the country at Hamad International Airport. In a video, the customs said that it has managed to thwart the smuggling of 3.25kg of .. Iran resumes uranium enrichment at Fordow plant Iran resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow plant south of Tehran on Thursday in a new step back from its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal. Engineers began feeding uranium hexafluoride gas .. Qatar condemns attack on Canadian mining firm convoy Qatar has condemned the attack on a convoy transporting workers of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso, killing dozens of people and injuring several others. In a statement on Thursday, the Ministry of Foreign ..