Qatar News Agency was established on May 25, 1975 by Amiri Decree No. 94 of 1975, making it the second Gulf news agency that focuses on news of the Gulf region. It became one of the Qatari achievements in the media field.

Throughout its history, the Agency witnessed substantial development in terms of working hours and content. It started broadcasting for half an hour a day, which gradually increased until it became a 24-hour broadcast.

In all of its news broadcasts, QNA is keen on maintaining credibility, objectivity and impartiality. It follows up on all events of interest to the State of Qatar at various levels, internally and externally.

QNA is also a member of the Non-Aligned News Agencies Pool, Federation of Arab News Agencies, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, and Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies, in addition to being a member of the Executive Council of the Federation of News Agencies of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.




To be among the best news agencies in the world.  



We obtain, analyze, process, redistribute, and market news that is of interest to local and global public opinion quickly and accurately.

We provide news using the latest technologies, the best human resources, and the support of our local, regional, and international partners.


Institutional Values:






-Creativity and Excellence

-Transparency and Integrity



Qatar News Agency consists of the following administrative units:

  • Director-General's Office
  • News Department
  • Editorial and Media Monitoring Department
  • Data, Analysis and Documentation Department
  • Foreign Media Affairs Department
  • Shared Services Department
  • Technical Affairs Department
  • Internal Audit Department
  • Planning and Quality Department
  • Legal Affairs Department
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