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The FIFA Club World Cup will be held from 1 to 11 February in Doha, the second time Qatar has hosted the event.

Qatar will host the postponed Asian Champions League final after staging the knockout rounds.

PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

The trial of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke began on Monday.

'Egyptian king' Mo Salah lifts trophy in national flag

The New Arab Staff

'Egyptian king' Mo Salah lifts trophy in national flag

Wednesday's win for Liverpool was also a moment of pride for Egyptians around the world.

European football ban on Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City overturned

The New Arab Staff

European football ban on Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City overturned

Manchester City were banned from European football for two years after being accused of breaking funding rules.

Khaled A. Beydoun

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

Comment: Liverpool wingers Salah and Mane are scoring goals well beyond the football pitch, writes Khaled Beydoun.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French-Tunisian businessman behind Marseille bid denies Saudi links

French-Tunisian businessman Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi denied links he was operating as a Saudi intermediary in the ongoing bid to buy storied Ligue ...

The New Arab Staff

Mohamed Salah 'paid for everyone's petrol' at Liverpool garage

Football legend Mo Salah reportedly 'paid for everyone's petrol' at a Sainsbury's in Liverpool.

The New Arab

Mo Salah's Liverpool 'take the knee' for George Floyd

English Premier League teams are making displays of solidarity following the death of American George Floyd in US police custody.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Egypt orders covering face in public, Iran reopens mosques across the country, Turkey to resume national flights and other stories in today's ...

The New Arab & agencies

UEFA mulls moving Champions League final away from Istanbul

UEFA aims to complete its top club competition in August following scheduling chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Egyptian gang caught raiding shop wearing Mo Salah masks

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Egyptian gang caught raiding shop wearing Mo Salah masks

An armed gang of robbers was apprehended while wearing face masks of Egypt's most famous footballer.

Boris Johnson's police state won't solve the coronavirus crisis

Malia Bouattia

Boris Johnson's police state won't solve the coronavirus crisis

Comment: Johnson's government is shifting blame onto the poor, and away from his shocking lack of leadership and neglect of essential state ...

Suspect Emirati finances land Manchester City with unprecedented ban

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Suspect Emirati finances land Manchester City with unprecedented ban

The Abu Dhabi-funded English football super-club is facing severe sanctions for allegedly inflating its sponsorship income, allowing it to ...

Mo Salah is officially the world’s most valuable right-winger

The New Arab

Mo Salah is officially the world’s most valuable right-winger

Salah has knocked Lionel Messi off the top spot for most valuable right-winger at €150 million, according to a new ranking.

The New Arab & agencies

UEFA fines Turkey over players' military salutes

Turkey's football association has been fined by UEFA over the actions of more than 20 players during a game in October.

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Liverpool to compete in Qatar's Doha for international trophy

Liverpool will compete for this year's Club World Cup in Doha on Wednesday evening.

The New Arab

Italy's Salvini boycotts Nutella for using 'Turkish hazelnuts'

Italy's ultranationalist party leader revealed to rally-goers he no longer ate Nutella because its key ingredient was being imported from ...

The New Arab

Mo Salah's family saves Egypt hospital from closure

Mohamed Salah's father promptly stepped in to fund vital machinery in the nearby hospital to which the footballer has previously donated tens of ...

Manchester City buys Indian club as football empire expands

The New Arab

Manchester City buys Indian club as football empire expands

Analysts say the takeover is new proof that UAE-owned City Football Group wants to build a global football-based entertainment conglomerate.

The New Arab & agencies

Spanish TV will not bid for Super Cup rights

The Spanish football association (RFEF) announced on Monday that the four-team tournament will be held in Saudi Arabia for the first time.

Tunisia's Islamist party may choose outside candidate as PM

The New Arab

Tunisia's Islamist party may choose outside candidate as PM

The move comes as Ennahda, which won 52 of 217 seats in last month’s parliamentary election, seeks consensus with other parties for a coalition.

Kais Saied sworn in as Tunisia's new president

The New Arab

Kais Saied sworn in as Tunisia's new president

Kais Saied, a conservative academic with no previous political experience, was sworn in before members of the constituent assembly and other top ...

Journalists ambush Mo Salah, stop him from praying Eid

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Journalists ambush Mo Salah, stop him from praying Eid

Journalists blocked Mo Salah's house, with the footballer saying he was unable to pray leave to make Eid prayers in his home town.

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