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The upcoming Qatar World Cup has economic benefits for the GCC which is struggling to overcome damages inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic, writes Sabena Siddiqui.

Eight Lebanese nationals detained in the UAE landed in Beirut on Tuesday after Lebanon's security chief said he negotiated their release

Women should support husbands' <em>football</em> teams: <em>Saudi</em> marriage counsellor

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Women should support husbands' football teams: Saudi marriage counsellor

Saudi marriage counsellor Basma Jumaa said women must support their husband's football team to harmonise their marriage.

Ronaldo rejects offer to become face of <em>Saudi</em> tourism

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Ronaldo rejects offer to become face of Saudi tourism

In another attempt to use elite sports to promote its image globally, Saudi Arabia offered footballing start Cristiano Ronaldo £5.3 ...

Qatar sports broadcaster beIN denies changes in <em>Saudi</em> services

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Qatar sports broadcaster beIN denies changes in Saudi services

Subscribers of Qatar's sports broadcaster beIN have reported an alleged resumption of services in Saudi Arabia after a three-year ban.

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Where are the cronies of Tunisia's Ben Ali today?

Ten years after the Tunisian revolution toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, few of his relatives have faced justice.

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Arsenal's ostracised Ozil 'in talks with Fenerbahce'

Reports suggest Arsenal's midfielder Mesut Ozil is in negotiations for a three-year contract with a Turkish club.

Nour Odeh

Israel and the UAE capitalise as Trump era ends

Analysis: Fearing a reversal of policies under the Biden administration, Israel and the UAE are exploiting the last days of Trump's presidency ...

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Hundreds protest against Yemeni internationally-recognized government in Taiz

Hundreds of people have protested in the frontline Yemeni city of Taiz, blaming the Saudi-backed internationally-recognized government ...

Qatar to host FIFA Arab Cup in 2021

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Qatar to host FIFA Arab Cup in 2021

Qatar, host of World Cup 2022, will be the venue of a special 22-team Arab Cup next year.

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Mesut Ozil slams Arsenal after exclusion from Premier League

'Loyalty is hard to come by nowadays,' Ozil said in a recent statement, criticising Arsenal after being left out of the North London team's ...

<em>Saudi</em> Arabia could buy stake in UAE supermarket chain

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Saudi Arabia could buy stake in UAE supermarket chain

Lulu is one of the biggest supermarket chains in the Gulf region.

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

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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.

Premier League denies Newcastle's claim <em>Saudi</em>-led takeover was rejected

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Premier League denies Newcastle's claim Saudi-led takeover was rejected

Newcastle United had said the English Premier League leadership had rejected a Saudi bid to take over the club, but the league says it ...

<em>Saudi</em>, Qatar clubs in the race to sign Ozil

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Saudi, Qatar clubs in the race to sign Ozil

The Arsenal forward has been tipped to join a club in the Middle East.

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Qatar says committed to workers rights after HRW report

Human Rights Watch on Monday published a report accusing Qatar of failing to pay migrant workers, prompting Doha to strongly reject the 'misleading' claims.

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Saudi-backed bid for Newcastle United withdrawn: reports

The controversial £300 million buy-out bid had been the subject of intense speculation since its announcement in 2019.

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Saudi Arabia permanently terminates licence for Qatar's beIN Sports

Saudi Arabia has permanently terminated the license of Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports.

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Biden would drastically change relations with Saudi, Egypt: adviser

Biden's foreign policy advisor laid out the presidential candidate's intention to curb support for Saudi Arabia, but failed to outline ...

#GoalClickRefugees: <em>Football</em> storytelling unites refugees around the world

Sarah Khalil

#GoalClickRefugees: Football storytelling unites refugees around the world

In partnership with UNHCR, Goal Click Refugees is an initiative that helps people understand one another through their love of football.

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UK parliament questions Saudi Arabia's Newcastle United takeover bid

A decision on Saudi Arabia's bid to buy English football club Newcastle United could be decided soon.

French-Tunisian businessman behind Marseille bid denies <em>Saudi</em> links

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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 ...

Premier League still mulling <em>Saudi</em>-led bid for Newcastle

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Premier League still mulling Saudi-led bid for Newcastle

The Premier League has not yet approved Saudi Arabia's takeover of Newcastle football team.

<em>Saudi</em> looks to German <em>football</em> after losing beIN battle

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Saudi looks to German football after losing beIN battle

The WTO has ruled that Saudi Arabia had promoted piracy channel beoutQ.

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