Qatar, US to collaborate on research, cultural & educational exchanges Sep 16, 2020 0 696 12345 Ailyn AgoniaDohaQatar and the US have announced landmark collaborations among its top institutions including a joint research mission on water detection between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Qatar Foundation (QF) as well as further cultural and educational exchanges between the two countries.The announcements were made during the Culture and Education Cooperation Session at the Third Annual US-Qatar Strategic Dialogue held virtually on Tuesday and following the signing of the US-Qatar Statement of Intent establishing the Qatar-US 2021 Year of Culture.The exciting new Qatar-US collaboration announcements also include an MoU signed between the world’s largest museum and research complex Smithsonian Institution and Qatar Museums (QM) and QF. The partnership will pave way for organising exhibitions and projects as well as an exchange of expertise between the institutions.Also announced was the expansion of the Fulbright programme of the US to QF which will host two US Fulbright scholars at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in January. RELATED ARTICLES Mask a must even if life returns to normal: Dr Al Maslamani Sep 16, 2020 0 1402 Qatar rules out normalising Israel ties Sep 16, 2020 0 4988 Nidaa Miqdam Exercise concludes Sep 16, 2020 0 8851 Doha committed to Arab peace plan: Qatar’s envoy to US Tribune News Network Doha Qatar still backs an 18-year-old Arab peace plan that ties normalising relations with Israel to putting an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory, Qatar’s Ambassador to the US .. Window between prayer call and Fajr and Asr prayers increased Tribune News Network Doha With the prayers in mosques returning to normal gradually, the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has increased the waiting time between the call to prayer and the Iqamah for Fajr and Asr .. ‘Continuation of unjust blockade encourages more violations’ The continuation of the unjust blockade imposed on Qatar by some countries in the region with no signs of solutions in sight would encourage more violations of different kinds and methods, Permanent Representative of .. Qatar-US 2021 Year of Culture to promote intercultural dialogue QNA Doha Qatar Museums (QM) on Tuesday announced that the US will be the official partner nation for the 2021 Year of Culture. A cooperative agreement was signed between Qatar and the US during the 2020 Qatar-United States .. Israel, UAE and Bahrain sign US-brokered normalisation deals The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have signed agreements to normalise relations with Israel. US President Donald Trump on Tuesday hosted a White House ceremony capping a dramatic month when first the UAE and then ..