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Asian Cup: Qatar beat neighbors UAE to book place in final

Qatar continued their unlikely run to the Asian Cup final with a 4-0 thrashing of the United Arab Emirates. Qatar have now scored 16 goals and conceded none in the tournament, and will face Japan in Friday’s final.Qatar will meet Japan in the Asian Cup final after a 4-0 thrashing of hosts United Arab Emirates …

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Germany and Qatar eye deeper economic ties

At a Qatar investment conference in Berlin, Germany is hoping for energy investment, while an economic blockade has propelled the small Gulf state to shop for other partners beyond its neighbors.In the lobby of Berlin’s Maritim Hotel, seven models of football stadiums glow brightly on pedestals. The biggest, Al Bayt Stadium — which in its …

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Is Qatar failing to deliver on its World Cup promises?

Qatar has come under immense criticism over the deaths of hundreds of foreign workers at FIFA 2022 World Cup venues. It’s pledged reforms, but whats happening on the ground? Anchal Vohra reports from Qatar.On a mid-summer afternoon workers are carving out a diamond in the desert, at least that’s what the Education City Stadium is …

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Hajj set to begin amid Qatar-Saudi tensions and Egypt’s economic woes

The six-day Muslim pilgrimage known as the hajj will welcome 1.6 million Muslims as relations between Qatar and Saudi Arabia remain tense. Many Egyptians have been unable to afford the journey as the economy splutters.Qatar has accused Saudi Arabia of blocking its citizens from attending this year’s hajj because of the ongoing diplomatic feud. The …

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Did Qatar use ‘black ops’ to win World Cup bid?

Qatar, the 2022 World Cup host nation, has been accused of using secret “black operations” to undermine rival bids. It has been claimed a PR firm was hired to put out “fake propaganda” about rival nations.A British newspaper claimed on Sunday that Qatar’s World Cup bidding committee recruited influential individuals to attack rival bidders in …

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Bayern Munich ‘ignored human rights advice’ before signing Qatar deal

Bayern Munich’s relationship with Qatar has been an issue for fans and human rights agencies for some time. But new reports suggest Bayern have done little to discourage some shocking working practices.When Bayern Munich’s players disembarked from the plane of their sponsors Qatar Airways for their winter training camp in January, they stepped into the …

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An inadequate order of alliances

Next January, seven years will have passed since the old order in the Middle East crumbled. Egypt had been at the forefront of this political order with a pattern of alliances that had shielded it, for better or worse, from threats to its political stability and national security interests. This order had been aligned with …

Hussein Haridi