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News Qatar » History: Qatar And Football: The Intersection Of Politics & Sport

News channel or source: http://www.themedialine.org/lifestyle/qatar-football-intersection-politics-sport/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

As Major League Soccer sets attendance records in the United States and with the World Cup in Russia this year set to be one of the highest-ever viewed events in television history, football is truly a global game—and Qatar owns a piece of the action.

News Qatar » History: Georgetown University Qatar: New Book Explores Interactions Between China and Middle East

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/georgetown-university-qatar-new-book-explores-interactions-between-china-and-middle-east/ar-BBJhYRm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The evolving relations between China and the Middle East are the center of focus of a new book by Georgetown University in Qatar’s Center for International ... on China and a specialist in modern Chinese history. From foreign policy to security dynamics ...

News Qatar » History: David and Goliath: How Qatar Defeated the Saudi and UAE Annexation Plot

News channel or source: https://www.thenation.com/article/david-and-goliath-how-qatar-defeated-the-saudi-and-uae-annexation-plot/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Because of Qatar’s role in supporting freer speech and more pluralism in the region, that outcome could be crucial for the fate of the Middle East. Juan Cole TwitterJuan Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of ...

News Qatar » History: Boteach Should Focus on Changing Qatar, Not on Attacking Jewish Leaders’ Efforts to Do So

News channel or source: https://www.algemeiner.com/2018/02/18/boteach-should-focus-on-changing-qatar-not-on-attacking-jewish-leaders-efforts-to-do-so/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Throughout history, Jewish leaders have met with hostile leaders on behalf of the Jewish people. When the Emir’s agents invited Mort Klein, they advised him that Qatar no longer want to be what Qatar used to be — that Qatar wants to change ...

News Qatar » History: Why Jewish leaders are fighting about Qatar

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/02/13/news-opinion/politics/why-are-jewish-leaders-fighting-about-qatar-heres-a-scorecard
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

What’s going on? Here’s a pocket history — and a scorecard. Who’s fighting? In June, Saudi Arabia spearheaded a five-nation blockade of Qatar seeking to punish the rival emirate for its support of Islamist groups and its close relations with Iran ...

News Qatar » History: English FA agrees to raise human rights and homophobia issues with Qatar after signing Memorandum of Understanding

News channel or source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1061646/english-fa-agrees-to-raise-human-rights-and-homophobia-issues-with-qatar-after-signing-memorandum-of-understanding
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Qatar controversially won the right in December 2010 to host the 2022 World Cup. The FA's then chairman Greg Dyke called it "the worst moment in FIFA's history" following allegations of corruption, which were dismissed by a FIFA report in 2014 ...

News Qatar » History: England, Qatar associations to explore friendlies ahead of 2022 World Cup

News channel or source: http://www.espnfc.com/fifa-world-cup/story/3384427/england-qatar-to-explore-friendlies-2022-world-cup
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Three years after then-FA chairman Greg Dyke described Qatar being awarded the World Cup as "the worst moment in FIFA's history," his successor, Greg Clarke, was in Doha to forge links with the country. "The FA is pleased to commit to this knowledge ...

News Qatar » History: The Sinister Reason Behind Qatar's Wooing of the Jews

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-the-sinister-reason-behind-qatar-s-wooing-of-the-jews-1.5804517
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Yet the disproportionate attention given the Jews may have a more sinister origin that should be familiar to students of Jewish and Zionist history. The obvious explanation for Qatar’s strategy is the increased importance of pro-Israel opinion in the ...

News Qatar » History: English Football Association signs agreements in Qatar

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/english-football-association-signs-agreements-qatar-214713678--sow.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Former chairman Greg Dyke once told British lawmakers that the award of the 2022 World Cup, together with Russia in 2018, which England unsuccessfully bid for, was "the worst moment in FIFA's history". Qatar has signed a number of bilateral agreements with ...

News Qatar » History: Simona Halep injury woe continues as she is forced to withdraw from Qatar Open

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/sport/tennis/2018/feb/17/simona-halep-injury-woe-continues-as-she-is-forced-to-withdraw-from-qatar-open-1774688.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

DOHA: Simona Halep's injury-plagued start to the season continued Friday as a lingering foot injury forced her out of the Qatar Open, as Caroline Wozniacki ... means she becomes just the fourth woman in history to pass $30 million in tennis prize money.