FIFA fines Egyptian football team $100,000 for refusing to speak to beIN Sports

Football’s world governing body FIFA has fined the Egyptian football team $100,000 for refusing to speak to beIN Sports, the official broadcaster of the World Cup in the MENA region.

Formal investigation opened into traffic accident at Khalifa Al Attiyah intersection

The horrific accident at the Khalifa Al Attiyah Intersection, which saw an over-speeding car break the safety barrier and drop to the road below and resulted in the death of a little girl, is under investigation.

Colombia knocks Poland out of World Cup with comprehensive 3-0 victory

Colombia ekes out an impressive 3-0 win over Poland to show the European side the door in the World Cup’s preliminary stage.

Japan play out thrilling 2-2 draw with Senegal, keeps World Cup last-16 hopes alive

Japan, who earned a hard-fought 2-2 draw against Senegal, keeps their hopes of qualification to the knockout round alive.

England thrash Panama 6-1, move into round of 16 alongside Belgium

England score their biggest-ever win in the World Cup with a clinical 6-1 demolition of Panama and progress to the knockout rounds alongside Belgium.

NHRC chief urges UN rights council to suspend blockading nation for violations

“We can not allow the Berlin Wall to be built in the 21st century, and the dismemberment of families like what happened with the two Koreas."

Qatar beyond the blockade: Farm production rises over 100%

Qatari farms have increased their produce by more than 100% since the illegal blockade of the country began.

World champions Germany keep hopes alive with dramatic win over Sweden

Toni Kroos goes from villain to hero as he scores a dramatic last-minute goal to help Germany beat Sweden 2-1 and keep alive their hopes of progression to the knockout round.

Mexico beat South Korea 2-1 to edge towards World Cup last 16

Mexico overcome South Korea 2-1 in a rough match to move one step closer to the knockout pre-quarterfinal of the FIFA World Cup.

Hazard and Lukaku score twice in Belgium’s 5-2 demolition of Tunisia

Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku prove to be Belgium’s heroes as they clinically dissect Tunisia 5-2 and vastly improve their chances of making it to the knockout stages.

People flock to renovated beaches during Eid holidays

According to reports, the renovated beaches in Qatar are a huge hit, with thousands of people flocking to it during Eid holidays.

Qatar stresses Middle East region’s need for resolving differences through dialogue

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has called for resolution of crises through dialogue and not blockade.

Switzerland becomes first team in Russia to earn come-from-behind win

Switzerland score a late 2-1 win against Serbia and improve their chances of progressing to the knockout pre-quarterfinal stage.

Double strike by Ahmed Musa gives Nigeria win over battling Iceland

A double strike by Ahmed Musa helps the Super Eagles soar over Iceland and keep alive their chances of progressing to the World Cup’s knock-out stage.

Strikes by Coutinho and Neymar help guide Brazil past Costa Rica in Russia

Coutinho and Neymar leave it very late to help Brazil past Costa Rica for their first win of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

European football body UEFA talks tough against piracy by Saudi-based beoutQ

The Union of European Football Associations has toughened its stand against Saudi Arabia-based mass piracy initiative beoutQ.

Bahraini court acquits country’s opposition leaders over ‘Qatar spy case’

Three senior members of Bahraini opposition party Al Wefaq group has been acquitted by the Bahraini court of charges of spying for Qatar.

Over-speeding car smashes rails of bridge and falls onto Doha Expressway

There was a major accident on the Doha Expressway on Wednesday night when an over-speeding SUV smashed the rails of an over-bridge and fell to the underpass below.

HH The Emir meets top US officials to discuss bilateral relations, M. East peace plan

HH The Emir Sheikh Tamim meets with top US officials and discusses with them plans of improving bilateral relations as well as the issue of peace in the Middle East.

Croatia humiliates Argentina 3-0, enter knockout stage for first time since 1998

Two-time World Cup champions Argentina were handed a humiliating 3-0 beating by Croatia, who progressed to the knockout pre-quarterfinal for the first time since 1998.

19-year-old Kylian Mbappe fires France into World Cup knockout stage

Kylian Mbappe becomes France’s youngest-ever scorer at a major tournament when he fired his team to a 1-0 win over Peru and the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup.

Jedinak penalty earns Australia a 1-1 draw against Denmark at the World Cup

Australia captain Mile Jedinak converts from the spot for the second game in a row and helps his team draw level with Denmark in the FIFA World Cup.

Saudi Arabia moves forward with plan to dig canal and turn Qatar into island

According to several new reports, Saudi Arabia is moving ahead with plans to dig a canal along the Qatari border and turn the country into an island.

Ministry of Municipality & Environment make public parks smart under new scheme

Qatar’s Ministry of Municipality and Environment has started work on making parks in the country smart and more people-friendly.

Qatar Fan Zone welcomes international communities to enjoy World Cup action

Qatar Fan Zones have welcomed more than 18,000 football fans to its midst and more people are expected to join in during the weekend of games.

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