2022 FIFA World Cup

Outspoken Dubai Security Chief Urges Qatar to Drop 2022 FIFA World Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A top Emirati security official has said the only way for “Qatar’s crisis” to end is if Doha gave up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, his comments coming amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute between the energy-rich nation and four Arab countries.

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Jewish American Leaders Snub Qatar’s Attempts to Woo Them

TEL AVIV – Jewish leaders in the U.S. have slammed Qatar’s attempts to woo the Jewish community by arranging meetings this week with high-level officials – including the emir and crown prince himself – on the basis that the Gulf state continues to be the chief backer of Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends the 4th Summit of Arab States and South American countries in the Saudi capital Riyadh, on November 11, 2015. The summit aims to strengthen ties between the geographically distant but economically powerful regions. AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE / AFP / FAYEZ …

Qatari, Saudi Leaders Share Phone Call, Start New Dispute

Leaders in Qatar and Saudi Arabia spoke by telephone early Saturday in their first high-level contact since an Arab diplomatic crisis engulfed Doha three months ago, but now even terms of what they discussed have created a new dispute.

A general view shows the newsroom at the headquarters of the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera satellite channel in Doha 14 November 2006. The English-language version of Al-Jazeera's launches 15 November 2006 after a year-long delay. The pan-Arab TV station is out to capitalise on the strategic importance of London as a European …

Al-Jazeera Slammed, Banned, and Hacked During Qatar Crisis

The Al-Jazeera news network, based in Qatar’s capital Doha and funded by the Qatari government, has not merely suffered collateral damage from the Gulf diplomatic crisis but has been cited as a key element of it.


Report: Qatar to Expel Hamas Members

Qatar is expelling several senior Hamas members from the Gulf kingdom, in response to outside pressure, a report said Saturday, in a major blow to the Gaza-based terror group.


Al Jazeera Journos Arrested For Buzzing Eiffel Tower With Drones

Three Al Jazeera journalists were arrested in Paris on Wednesday for illegally flying a drone in the city. French news agencies report that drones have appeared on several occasions in recent days above the Eiffel Tower and other Parisian monuments.