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Xavi
December 17, 2018 - 12:00 GMT
Having spent the last three years in Doha playing for Al Sadd, midfield maestro Xavi is convinced Qatar will be ready well...
Lusail Stadium (Photo: FIFA)
December 16, 2018 - 13:17 GMT
Qatar on Saturday unveiled the design of Lusail Stadium which will host the opening and final games of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.
2022 FIFA World Cup logo
December 13, 2018 - 10:22 GMT
Officials attending the FIFA Executive Football Summit in Doha have said they are expecting 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar to be a memorable edition.
QFA secretary-general Mansoor al-Ansari (right) and KNVB secretary-general Gijs de Jong. (Photo: Gulf Times)
December 12, 2018 - 18:11 GMT
The Qatar Football Association (QFA) and the Dutch Royal Football Association (KNVB) signed a memorandum of understanding...
The Qatari envoy to Israel and the Gaza Strip Mohammed Al-Emadi. (Asharq Alawsat)
December 12, 2018 - 07:34 GMT
Qatar’s point man to Israel and Gaza, Mohammad al-Emadi, revealed that Doha has proposed to Tel Aviv allowing an air link between it and the Hamas-ruled strip. Israel, however, rejected the proposal.
Qatar Football Association president HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani (centre) poses with other officials after being re-elected for another four-year term at the General Assembly of the body yesterday. (Photo: Gulf Times)
December 11, 2018 - 13:27 GMT
Qatar Football Association president HE Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani was re-elected for another...
The timing of the decision, just few days before the 9th December PGCC Riyadh summit, seems to show the decision is somehow related to the current diplomatic rift between the two states (Shutterstock)
December 11, 2018 - 01:42 GMT
Dr. Luciano Zaccara says Qatar withdraw from OPEC may increase the quota (of power and production) that OPEC may allocate to Iran, which is not in line with the US policy towards Iran.
The minister reiterated that the financial statements for the first half of 2018 confirm the strength of the economy and that the country has overcome the ‘blockade’ imposed by Saudi Arabia and its allies. (Shutterstock)
December 11, 2018 - 01:20 GMT
Delivering a keynote speech at the Euromoney Qatar Conference, Minister of Finance HE Ali Shareef al Emadi said Qatar’s general budget for 2019, to be announced in few days, will include a projected surplus.
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. (AFP/File)
December 09, 2018 - 07:42 GMT
The Qatari emir will not join a Gulf summit to be held in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, a Qatari official said late Saturday.
Qatar Olympic Committee logo
December 06, 2018 - 19:00 GMT
President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al Thani on Wednesday attended the 34th General Assembly meeting of the QOC.
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December 06, 2018 - 14:29 GMT
Images and videos of American actor Sean Penn outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Wednesday, sparked questions and rumors over the Hollywood star's aim behind the visit.
AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 logo
December 06, 2018 - 12:07 GMT
beIN is set to host the biggest-ever AFC Asian Cup tournament live and exclusive on its channels. The action-packed event...
Qatar has emerged as the best performing stock market this year with a rise of more than 24 percent till date. (AFP)
December 06, 2018 - 10:33 GMT
Foreign funds worth more than $5 billion are waiting to be infused into Qatar’s stock market, a senior official of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) has said.
December 06, 2018 - 03:46 GMT
Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says OPEC has major problems with some oil producers except Qatar, and the reasons for Qatar’s exit from the organization must be examined.
Sweden national football team
December 05, 2018 - 18:44 GMT
Sweden’s national football team will visit Qatar on a winter tour from 3-13 January 2019 to build a new generation of players towards preparation for Euro 2020 Championship qualifying and Qatar 2022 Word Cup.
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh (AFP/File)
December 05, 2018 - 10:32 GMT
Iran’s Oil Minister Bijen Namdar Zengene has called for examining the reasons behind Qatar’s decision to withdraw from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).