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Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari announced Friday an agreement between Iraq and Qatar to reopen the Qatari embassy in Baghdad.  (AFP/Thomas Samson)
May 29, 2015 - 15:32 GMT
Qatar and Iraq have agreed to reopen Qatar's embassy in Baghdad.
Qatar's shares dropped significantly after Swiss authorities opened a criminal case against FIFA officials. (AFP/Karim Jaafar)
May 29, 2015 - 01:39 GMT
Qatar's shares dropped significantly after Swiss authorities opened a criminal case against FIFA officials.
The International Trade Union Confederation estimated that 4,000 migrant laborers are expected to die working on Qatar World Cup development. (AFP/File)
May 28, 2015 - 00:58 GMT
The FIFA World Cup is notorious for corruption and mistreatment of migrant workers — but the death toll this time around is unprecedented.
Xavi left Barcelona after winning 23 major titles
May 26, 2015 - 14:41 GMT
Paris Saint-Germain would like to do a deal with Al Sadd in order to get Xavi on loan next year.
Xavi
May 22, 2015 - 18:35 GMT
Mohamed Ghanem Al Ali is delighted that the midfielder will join the Qatari side and believes he can help them win a third Asian Champions League title
Xavi
May 21, 2015 - 14:08 GMT
The veteran midfielder, 35, has called time on his 24 years at Camp Nou and revealed he will link up with Al Sadd following the completion of 2014-15
Xavi Hernandez
May 19, 2015 - 18:11 GMT
Barcelona's captain Xavi Hernandez will leave the club he has served since boyhood for Qatari side Al Sadd at the end of this season, his father said on Tuesday.
Janet is returning to the music scene for the first time after her brother Michael Jackson's death. (Jade African)
May 19, 2015 - 07:46 GMT
Seven years after Michael Jackson's death, Janet is coming back with a new album and a world tour.
Sponsors of soccer's World Cup were urged Monday to seek labor reforms in Qatar. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2015 - 04:00 GMT
Sponsors of soccer's World Cup were urged Monday to seek labor reforms in Qatar.
Xavi
May 18, 2015 - 23:23 GMT
The midfielder nearly joined New York City last summer but will reportedly leave for Qatar this time around
Fifa will launch an investigation into the arrests in Qatar of a group of journalists reporting on migrants’ working conditions ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
May 18, 2015 - 16:43 GMT
A news team from the United Kingdom was detained during a visit to the Gulf nation, which is due to host the 2022 World Cup