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 Qatari driver pips South African Toyota colleague to gain slender lead; Adel Abdulla leads in T2
April 19, 2018 - 17:12 GMT
Qatar's Nasser Saleh al Attiyah and French co-driver Matthieu Baumel got the better of a strong field through a varied and challenging opening...
Scene from the Qatari army in military exercises (AFP/File Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 07:44 GMT
Qatar took part in the month-long “Gulf Shield 1” military exercises, which wrapped up earlier this week in Saudi Arabia, the Qatari Defense Ministry announced Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (AFP/File Photo)
April 18, 2018 - 08:10 GMT
King Salman has thanked Arab leaders for taking part in the 29th Arab Summit for their “blessed efforts.”
Duhail's players celebrate scoring during their AFC Champions League match between Qatar's Al-Duhail and Emirates' Al-Wahda at the Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium in Doha on April 17, 2018.
KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
April 17, 2018 - 17:23 GMT
Qatar's Al Duhail finished their 2018 AFC Champions League Group B campaign with a 1-0 win over Al Wahda of the UAE on Tuesday, ending the group stage with a perfect record of six wins.
Al Duhail team
April 17, 2018 - 08:35 GMT
Al Duhail will look to post a perfect six wins from six when they roundoff their 2018 AFC Champions League Group B campaign at home to UAE’s AlWahda at Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium today.
Al Ain FC's Swedish forward and captain Marcus Berg celebrates after scoring a goal against Al-Rayyan SC during their Asian Champions League football match at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha on April 16, 2018.
KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
April 16, 2018 - 20:12 GMT
A brace from Marcus Berg earned Al Ain their place in the Round of 16 with a 4-1 win over Qatar's Al Rayyan on Matchday Six of the 2018 AFC Champions League Group D.
Al-Sadd's Xavier Hernandez (C) dribbles the ball as Persepolis' Ahmad Noorollahi (R) defends during the AFC Champions League match between al-Sadd and Persepolis at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on April 16, 2018.
ATTA KENARE / AFP
April 16, 2018 - 20:05 GMT
Islamic Republic of Iran's Persepolis will head into the Knockout Stage of the 2018 AFC Champions League as winners of Group C, after overcoming Qatar's Al Sadd with a 1-0 win on Matchday Six.
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi (AFP/File Photo)
April 16, 2018 - 13:00 GMT
Uncertainty in Libya and the deadlock in Palestinian reconciliation efforts will be the main concerns of Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as he attends the Arab League Summit in Dhahran.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Saad Hariri (AFP/File Photo)
April 16, 2018 - 12:47 GMT
President Michel Aoun on Monday canceled a trip to Qatar and returned to Beirut from Saudi Arabia, where he had attended the 29th Arab League Summit in the eastern city of Dhahran.
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir  (AFP/File Photo)
April 16, 2018 - 07:50 GMT
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said that naming this year’s Arab League Summit also as the “Jerusalem Summit” was due to the strong desire to promote the Palestinian cause, which was a central and fundamental issue for Arabs.
Tom Brady
April 15, 2018 - 20:24 GMT
Five-time American Football Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady toured Doha's landmark Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) this weekend.
Al Ain team
April 15, 2018 - 18:55 GMT
Al Ain has landed in Doha for a crucial match against Al Rayyan to progress into the AFC Champions League knockout stage from Group D. The action starts at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium at 7.45pm on Monday.
President Donald Trump hailed a US-led missile assaulton Syria’s regime as “perfectly executed”. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 15, 2018 - 11:00 GMT
While Western leaders have welcomed a wave of punitive strikes by the US, UK and France against Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime on Saturday, not all Arab leaders have reacted similarly.
Infantino called the proposal “interesting” saying FIFA would study the pros and cons of the proposal.
April 14, 2018 - 18:55 GMT
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar could have 48 teams instead of 32 after FIFA President Gainnt Infantino reacted positively to a proposal from the South American Football Confederation...
Nasser bin Saleh al Attiyah
April 13, 2018 - 14:22 GMT
Qatar's 13-time FIA Middle East Rally Championship winner Nasser bin Saleh al Attiyah tops the international entry for the Jordan Rally, which kick-starts the regional rally series on April 26-28.
A general view shows a delegate-level meeting of the Arab League (AFP/File Photo)
April 12, 2018 - 20:00 GMT
The preparatory and ministerial meetings of the 29th Arab League summit began on Thursday in Riyadh where senior Arab officials are discussing various political, security, and military developments facing the region.