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The lucrative annual Twenty20 tournament had originally been scheduled to start March 29 before it was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic

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

Harrowing honour killing in Jordan sparks movement for justice

Yousra Samir Imran

Harrowing honour killing in Jordan sparks movement for justice

The brutal murder of a Jordanian woman by her father has put domestic violence under the spotlight.

Starbucks barista writes 'ISIS' on Muslim customer's <em>cup</em>

The New Arab Staff

Starbucks barista writes 'ISIS' on Muslim customer's cup

The 19-year-old told a press conference she was wearing a hijab when she made the order and repeated her name several times.

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

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.

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Qatar reports first coronavirus death among World Cup workers

1,102 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among the World Cup workforce, according to a source.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

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 ...

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The New Arab

Palestinian BDS movement backs #BlackLivesMatter anti-police brutality protests

The largest Palestinian boycott coalition released a statement to announce its resolute solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter protesters ...

The New Arab

Unconditional solidarity: Palestinians rally support for George Floyd's family

Palestinians rally in support of George Floyd's family after the death of the unarmed African-American by a white officer, as it emerged a ...

Qatar targets companies following unpaid salaries protest

The New Arab

Qatar targets companies following unpaid salaries protest

Doha has confirmed it has taken legal action against companies in the country after migrant labourers launched a rare but peaceful protest ...

A Ramadan like no other

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

Five herbal infusions to beat fatigue in late Ramadan

Diana Alghoul

Five herbal infusions to beat fatigue in late Ramadan

Tea is healthy, relaxing, versatile and incredibly delicious. Here are five infusions to make to nourish your mind and body this Ramadan.

Qatar says will jail violators of face mask ban

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar says will jail violators of face mask ban

Qatar's cabinet said those who violate its face mask regulations could face jail time or fines of $55,000, after the country registered a record ...

The New Arab

Qatar expected to beat odds and post 2020 surplus

Qatar could see five percent growth in 2020.

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar expands coronavirus testing beyond locked down migrant workers

Qatar is assessing the coronavirus prevalence among its wider population by launching drive-through testing, expanding an initiative focused on ...

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Mudardara recipe, a lentil champion

Mudardara is a beautiful, earthy dish that is famous across the Levant. Here's how to make it.

Diana Alghoul

#VeganRamadan: Musakhan recipe, but make it vegan

Musakhan is so unforgettable, that Palestinian vegans have made it their mission to veganise it. Here's one recipe that works.

Mesut Ozil donates $100,000 to feed Muslims during Ramadan

The New Arab

Mesut Ozil donates $100,000 to feed Muslims during Ramadan

Footballer and philanthropist Mesut Ozil has donated enough money to provide iftar packages to some 16,000 Muslims observing Ramadan in Somalia, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Injuries as Qatar Covid-19 tent clinics collapse in storm

Staff were injured after a storm hit makeshift coronavirus clinics made out of tents.

Qatar, Saudi Arabia compete to host 2030 Asian Games

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar, Saudi Arabia compete to host 2030 Asian Games

Saudi Arabia's sporting rivalry with Qatar extends from political enmity that worsened in 2017 when Riyadh imposed a total blockade on Doha.

Qatar flies to the rescue as coronavirus halts aviation

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar flies to the rescue as coronavirus halts aviation

Qatar is drawing on the logistics baptism of fire it endured in 2017, when regional allies abruptly sealed borders to Qatari travellers, to ...

Gulf hubs asphyxiated by coronavirus

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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