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Al-Khater highlighted that communities in which stadiums are being built were consulted in advance to make sure the venues become useful hubs after the event.
October 19, 2017 - 12:42 GMT
The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar will leave an important legacy for Qatar and the region, according to Nasser al-Khater, assistant secretary general for Tournament Affairs at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC).
Gulf states currently blockading Qatar have tried to woo Kuwait by promising to boycott a football tournament in Doha unless a FIFA ban on Kuwait is lifted.
October 18, 2017 - 18:06 GMT
Gulf states currently blockading Qatar have tried to woo Kuwait by promising to boycott a football tournament in Doha unless a FIFA ban on Kuwait is lifted.
Middle East’s first football World Cup is just over five years away and the organizers have already expressed satisfaction over the progress so far.
October 18, 2017 - 14:06 GMT
Qatar is looking to host as many as 1.5 million fans at the 2022 World Cup according to a Supreme Committee of Delivery & Legacy (SC) official.
Qatar's foreign minister has said that the ongoing Gulf crisis has
October 18, 2017 - 11:59 GMT
The Gulf diplomatic crisis has undermined global efforts against ISIS, Qatar’s Foreign Minister has claimed.
Nyemar moved to PSG for a world record transfer fee of $263 million this summer but it is claimed that the club may have to sell the player in order to improve relations with FIFA
October 16, 2017 - 17:57 GMT
Neymar could make a shock return back to La Liga after it was reported that the developing scandal engulfing Paris Saint-Germain’s chairman, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, could force the club to sell its prized player.
Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad (AFP/File)
October 16, 2017 - 14:54 GMT
Kuwait's Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad has arrived in Riyadh on a fraternal visit to Saudi Arabia.
Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani inspects an honor guard during a welcome ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 16, 2017. (Vincent Thian/ AP)
October 16, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
Qatar's emir begins Asia tour with a two-day visit to Malaysia.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Shutterstock/File)
October 15, 2017 - 07:55 GMT
The UNESCO vote was marred by tension between Egypt and Qatar with Cairo accusing Doha of using its financial power to influence the U.N. agency’s 58-member executive council.
Photo: Qatar Tribune
October 13, 2017 - 12:49 GMT
The Qatar Football Association (QFA) signed a cooperation agreement with its Omani counterpart at the QFA's headquarters in Al Bidda Tower on Thursday.
Nasser Al-Khelaifi president of Paris Saint-Germain
October 12, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Swiss federal prosecutors have announced a criminal case for suspected bribery linked to World Cup broadcast rights against Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the Qatari president of Paris Saint-Germain.
Qatari authorities say their efforts at building sports facilities and infrastructure for the 2022 FIFA World Cup remain on track.
October 12, 2017 - 11:51 GMT
Qatar has strongly criticized recent remarks by a top Emirati security official that the ongoing Saudi-led diplomatic crisis targeting the energy-rich Gulf kingdom could be resolved if Doha gives up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Saudi Arabia’s international brand value has soared by 19 percent, ranking the Kingdom second in the region after the UAE, according to a report released Monday. (File photo)
October 10, 2017 - 11:39 GMT
Saudi Arabia’s international brand value has soared by 19 percent, ranking the Kingdom second in the region after the UAE, according to a report released Monday.
On the accusations leveled by some rights organizations over workers' conditions at World Cup stadium sites, Thawadi said:
October 10, 2017 - 09:54 GMT
The ongoing Gulf crisis will not affect Qatar's hosting of FIFA World Cup 2022 as sports has a place away from all conflicts, Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) Hassan al Thawadi has said.
A picture taken on May 18, 2017, shows a general view of the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha after it was refurbished ahead of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. KARIM JAAFAR/AFP
October 09, 2017 - 20:03 GMT
A top Emirati security official says the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and a Saudi-led bloc of Arab countries can end if Doha gives up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
“If Qatar no longer hosts the World Cup, the crisis will leave Qatar... because the crisis was created to end it” (Flickr)
October 09, 2017 - 15:22 GMT
“If Qatar no longer hosts the World Cup, the crisis will leave Qatar... because the crisis was created to end it”.
According to the decisions, rents paid by companies will be cut by 50 percent in some areas. (Pixabay)
October 08, 2017 - 10:58 GMT
Qatar has issued a set of decisions and directives aiming to promote the private sector's contribution to the economy of the country.