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  • Doha Film Institute Postpones Launch of New Qumra Doha Fest To 2015

    The Doha Film Institute has scrapped its plan for a 2014 launch of the inaugural edition of its Qumra Doha Film Festival this year, and decided to reschedule to 2015 the event focussed on first and second-time directors from around the world. "We have...
  • Qatar: Syria rebels' tiny ally in the background

    Qatar: Syria rebels' tiny ally in the background
    DOHA, Qatar — As the hot sun cut through the morning haze of the seemingly perpetual summer of this Persian Gulf city, commanders of Syria's Western-backed opposition forces convened for a series of high-level meetings. The participants, leaders...
  • Qatar Airways to launch Miami-Doha route June 10

    Qatar Airways to launch Miami-Doha route June 10
    Qatar Airways plans to start new service between Miami and Doha, Qatar in the Persian Gulf on June 10, the airline announced Monday. The new Miami route will be the Middle Eastern airline’s sixth U.S. destination. “Qatar Airways’...
  • Doha Fest Relaunches With Family-Friendly Programming

    The inaugural Ajyal Youth Film Festival, presented by Doha Film Institute, is out with the old and in with the new and child-friendly. Skedded from Nov. 26-30, the festival, which DFI execs hope will rise like a family-friendly phoenix from the ashes of...
  • Arab Film Funders Step Up Collaborative Efforts in Abu Dhabi

    Though it's really tough for directors in the Gulf and the Arab world at large to get their movies made, efforts to build a film industry in the region are gradually becoming more collective and co-ordinated, execs from the top film entities these...
  • Paul Miller Leaves Doha Film Institute

    Doha Film Institute head of financing Paul Miller has stepped down after one year on the job during which he negotiated the DFI's deal with Participant Media to launch a five-year, $100 million revolving fund. News of Miller's resignation, which was...
  • Qumra Doha Film Fest Sets Dates, Beefs Up Team

    The Doha Film Institute has set March 19-26, 2014, as the dates for the inaugural edition of the Qumra Doha Film Festival which will focus on first and second-time directors from around the world. The reconceived eight-day fest, which will see emerging...
  • Arab Film Fests: The Big Three Work to Boost Regional Biz

    The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort across the Gulf region to ensure that sprocket operas...
  • Fractious Syrian opposition says it has formed a united coalition

     
    The deeply divided Syrian opposition said Sunday that its myriad factions had reached an initial agreement to form a new coalition -- the Syrian National Coalition -- to oversee a push to oust the government of President Bashar Assad....
  • Talks with Taliban ahead, now that U.S. envoys can find them

    Talks with Taliban ahead, now that U.S. envoys can find them
    In one of the more bizarre diplomatic events of late, turbaned envoys of the Taliban cut a pink satin ribbon across the entrance of a two-story villa in Doha, Qatar, a fixed address where U.S. negotiators can find the fugitive extremists when they want to...
  • Obama welcomes Taliban assent to Afghanistan talks

    ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland -- Calling for an “Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process,” President Obama expressed cautious optimism about the Taliban’s surprise agreement to negotiate directly with U.S. officials toward ending America&...
  • Deadly Syrian stalemate spurs new diplomacy, little hope

     
    Global Focus: Galvanized by a Syrian death toll that has doubled to 36,000 in little more than a month, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has called for a new rebel hierarchy to direct the fighting against President Bashar Assad and steer...