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World Cup 2022 host, Qatar has announced its interest in bidding for the the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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

Mohamed Salah thanks Arab fans after winning Premier League

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Mohamed Salah thanks Arab fans after winning Premier League

Mohamed Salah, who becomes the second ever Arab national to have won the Premier League, thanked his fans in "my beloved country, Egypt, and across the Arab world".

Qatar unveils 3rd World Cup venue, flags virus precautions

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Qatar unveils 3rd World Cup venue, flags virus precautions

The 40,000-capacity Education City stadium is the third venue to be completed after the redevelopment of Khalifa International in 2017 and last ...

#BlackLivesMatter: Mo Salah urges end to racism in football

The New Arab Staff

#BlackLivesMatter: Mo Salah urges end to racism in football

Mo Salah has posted in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, calling to fight racism in football.

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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.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Taking stock of the anti-Qatar blockade three years later

As the Gulf crisis enters its fourth year, fake news and hostile narratives run rife in the region hindering attempts to salvage the GCC's ...

Courtney Freer

Stalled Newcastle bid exposes limits of Saudi money

Comment: The WTO's objection to Mohammed bin Salman's Newcastle United deal won't fix Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but it's a step in the ...

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Saudi plans Premier League broadcasting bid amid Newcastle controversy

Saudi Arabia is planning to bid for the rights to broadcast Premier League matches as its Newcastle United takeover bid falters over previous ...

WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

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WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

Newcastle's £300m takeover is in serious doubt after the World Trade Organisation ruled that Saudi Arabia is behind pirate TV station beoutQ.

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Roma opens 'discreet' takeover talks with Saudi crown prince

AS Roma's owners are reportedly keen to show MbS that the club up for sale, however have insisted they are not sabotaging the ongoing Newcastle ...

EPL's concerns over Saudi piracy loom over Newcastle takeover

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EPL's concerns over Saudi piracy loom over Newcastle takeover

The American government confirmed on Wednesday in its annual report on "notorious markets for counterfeiting and piracy" that Saudi Arabia would ...

Khashoggi fiancee slams Saudi takeover of Newcastle United

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Khashoggi fiancee slams Saudi takeover of Newcastle United

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz said the Saudi acquisition of Newcastle United would make English football complicit in the journalist's ...

BeIN Sports calls for blocking Saudi's Newcastle club buyout

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BeIN Sports calls for blocking Saudi's Newcastle club buyout

Citing piracy concerns, Qatar-based sports network beIN Sports has asked the UK's Premier League to re-examine a Saudi-backed takeover of the ...

Amnesty complains to Premier League about MbS Newcastle bid

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Amnesty complains to Premier League about MbS Newcastle bid

The Human rights group has expressed grave concerns over Saudi Arabia's potential purchase of Newcastle, given the country's history.

Sebastian Castelier

Gulf hubs asphyxiated by coronavirus

Comment: The key role airlines play in Gulf development strategies implies a potentially profound knock-on effect, writes Sebastian Castelier.

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Asian World Cup qualifiers postponed over coronavirus fears

FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) agreed to reschedule the matches over fears of the deadly coronavirus.

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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.

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Liverpool superstar Mo Salah welcomes second child with wife

Mo Salah's wife reportedly gave birth to a baby girl, who they named Kayan.

Qatar abolishes exit visa system in 'milestone' labour reform

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Qatar abolishes exit visa system in 'milestone' labour reform

Qatar scrapped mandatory exit permits for migrant domestic staff and other groups on Thursday, as part of efforts to boost rights for guest ...

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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.

US security agents helped UAE build 'secret spying unit'

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US security agents helped UAE build 'secret spying unit'

The UAE’s DREAD programme was initially created in 2008 to track terrorist elements and had the blessing of the US, but the unit has since ...

Russia banned from competing in Qatar 2022 World Cup

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Russia banned from competing in Qatar 2022 World Cup

"The blatant breach by the Russian authorities of Rusada’s reinstatement condition demanded a robust response. That is exactly what has been ...

Joshua-Ruiz rematch puts Saudi sportswashing back in the ring

Sam Hamad

Joshua-Ruiz rematch puts Saudi sportswashing back in the ring

Comment: Lured by vast sums of money, the boxing elite has opted to bury its head in the sand when it comes to Saudi Arabia's shameful record, ...

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