Op-Ed: Celebrating International Human Rights Day

  By: U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affaires William Grant As we celebrate the International Human Rights Day on December 10, we are reminded that on this day in 1948 the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).  The courage of our forebears determined that all individuals should enjoy protections from torture and …

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Ramadan in Qatar is a special time for me and my family – Ambassador Smith

“Muslims in America celebrate Ramadan in a variety of unique ways, but also enjoy the strong traditions similarly observed in Qatar and other countries. Ramadan combines an individual sense of responsibility with a greater sense of community and pride.  For example, many Muslim Americans volunteer in their communities by serving food to the needy, organizing …

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U.S. Embassy hosts 2017 National Day Celebration

On February 27, the U.S. Embassy hosted its annual National Day Gala at the St. Regis Hotel.  Ambassador Dana Shell Smith welcomed the guests of honor, His Excellency Saleh Bin Ghanim Nasser Al Ali, Minister of Culture and Sport; His Excellency Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi, Minister of Municipality and Environment and a distinguished array …

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