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The Peninsula: Qatar, US committed to empowering women in business, say officials

Doha: Qatar and the US are strategic allies which are both committed to elevating women in the business world, Sheikha Mayes bint Hamad Al Thani, Managing Director of US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) Doha Office has said. She was addressing the Middle East Business Luncheon and Networking Reception organised by the USQBC in partnership with the Association of Women in International…

Gulf Times: USQBC hosts private business reception featuring Minister of Finance and QCB governor

Doha – The US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) recently hosted a private dinner reception at its office building rooftop in Washington, DC, featuring HE the Minister of Finance Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari and HE Sheikh Bandar bin Mohamed bin Saoud al-Thani, governor of the Qatar Central Bank. The event was attended by government and private sector officials from both the US…

The Peninsula: ‘Amir’s vision driving Qatar towards progress, prosperity’

Doha: President of the US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) Scott Taylor praised the vision of the wise leadership of the Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani that is driving the country towards more progress and prosperity, cementing its status in the global economy and on the international stage. Speaking to QNA during his visit to Qatar, Taylor said:…

The Washington Post: After the Taliban seized their school, Afghanistan’s all-female orchestra tried to flee. Only some escaped.

By Sudarsan Raghavan KABUL — The girls came from homes broken by war and poverty to chase an unimaginable future as musicians. And with grit and determination they succeeded: Some played at Carnegie Hall. Others at the Kennedy Center. Many traveled the world as members of Afghanistan’s only all-female orchestra. On Aug. 14, the girls were rehearsing for an upcoming…

Afghan Female Orchestra’s Escape Halted 100 Yards From Freedom

Members of an internationally renowned orchestra of Afghan women and girls remain stuck in Afghanistan after an attempt to get them out through Kabul’s airport in the last days of the U.S. war failed.

Virginia Republican quoted Cypress Hill during a GOP conference meeting with Ryan

Freshman Rep. Scott Taylor, 37, a Virginia Republican, talks about being a Navy SEAL, getting a strange text in Yemen, and spending time with his son.

Retired Navy SEAL blasts Biden amid Afghanistan collapse: ‘Absolutely ashamed’ of American leadership

SCOTT TAYLOR: I am absolutely ashamed of the leadership of my country right now, not the men and women in uniform who are on the ground and others who are civilians that are helping that are working hard to save lives.

‘Our elected leaders failed’: Hundreds of Afghan girls left behind in Kabul

It is the stuff of horror, heartache and helplessness: Afghan girls who have devoted their entire lives to making melodies have not only been silenced amid the Taliban takeover — they have been barred from entering the US military-run airport in Kabul.

VERIFY: What role did Scott Taylor play in securing PPE for Sentara Healthcare?

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A Scott Taylor political advertisement says Taylor “secured life-saving PPE” for Sentara hospitals, at a time when there was a national shortage of personal protective equipment.

Sluggish Visa Process Strands Thousands of Afghans Who Worked for U.S.

WASHINGTON — A sluggish State Department response to the Taliban’s rapid takeover of Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, has stranded thousands of Afghans who helped the United States

Trump expected to ditch career diplomat and nominate former GOP congressman as Qatar ambassador

The White House is expected to pull the nomination of an experienced career diplomat for US ambassador to Qatar and instead tap former one-term Virginia congressman Scott Taylor, multiple sources familiar with the situation tell CNN.

American Politician Scott Taylor Strengthens U.S.-Africa Relations

American politician Scott Taylor has confirmed his attendance and participation at the upcoming African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, taking place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November 2021.

Former Congressman Scott Taylor to help Americans get out of Afghanistan

Smoke rises next to the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. Helicopters are landing at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul as diplomatic vehicles leave the compound amid the Taliban advanced on the Afghan capital. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)