India's Parliament approves contentious citizenship bill

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  • December 11, 2019
  • 4 min read

India’s Parliament has approved a controversial citizenship bill that grants citizenship to minorities facing persecution from three neighbouring countries – but excludes Muslims. A day after clearing the lower house, the Citizenship Amendment Bill was passed on Wednesday by the upper house, with 125 members voting in its favour and 105 against it. The bill […]

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Al Sadd drawn with Al Nassr in Group D

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  • December 11, 2019
  • 3 min read

Reigning QNB Stars League (QSL) champions Al Sadd will face Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr in the group stage when they aim for their second AFC Champions League title next year. The draw ceremony for the 2020 edition of the continental event was held yesterday at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur with Xavi Hernandez’s ‘Wolves’ […]

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Prime venue for Qatar National Day celebrations is ready

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  • December 11, 2019
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The Qatar National Day 2019 celebrations are set to start tomorrow evening at Darb Al Saai, the prime venue of Qatar National Day celebrations as all preparations are already complete. The Organising Committee has invited the public to visit Darb Al Saai and enjoy its activities which target all age groups, as part of the […]

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Al Sadd return to Club World Cup fold with eye on Hienghene Sport

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  • December 10, 2019
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Al Sadd and their coach Xavi Hernandez are set to return to FIFA Club World Cup fold tomorrow when they meet Hienghene Sport in the opening match of the seven-team event. Al Sadd last played the FIFA Club World Cup in 2011 when – coached by Jorge Fossati – the Doha giants finished third behind […]

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Qatar Prime Minister welcomed by Saudi King on arrival in Riyadh

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  • December 10, 2019
  • 1 min read

Riyadh: The Prime Minister and Minister of Interior H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani arrived Tuesday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His Excellency was welcomed on arrival at the airbase airport by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, HRH Governor of Riyadh Province Prince […]

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Festival of football-Doha hosts the FIFA Club World Cup

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  • December 9, 2019
  • 2 min read

A free festival of football will welcome fans from around the globe as Doha hosts the FIFA Club World Cup™ for the first time. The FIFA Club World Cup™ Fan Zone, in partnership with Alibaba Cloud, will run from 9-21 December (2 PM to 12 AM every day) at Doha Sports Park (next to Doha […]

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Arabian Gulf Cup: Bahrain beat Saudi Arabia

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  • December 8, 2019
  • 1 min read

Bahrain beat Saudi Arabia 1-0 to win the Gulf Cup football tournament held in the Qatari capital, Doha, on Sunday. Mohamed al-Romaihi scored for the Pearl Divers in the second half of the match held at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium. Salman al-Faraj missed a penalty for the Green Falcons after Salem al-Dawsari was brought down […]

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Barcelona wins with Messi hat trick, Suarez backheel goal

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  • December 8, 2019
  • 5 min read

Lionel Messi had a hat trick. Luis Suárez scored with a superb backheel goal. There was even an assist by goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen to Antoine Griezmann’s first goal in six Spanish league matches. With one of its best performances of the season, Barcelona cruised to a 5-2 win over promoted Mallorca on Saturday, keeping […]

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Brexit uncertainty likely to persist beyond UK election

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  • December 8, 2019
  • 3 min read

In June 2019, we noted that Brexit uncertainty has been a persistent drag on the UK economy since the June 2016 referendum when the UK narrowly voted to “Leave” the EU rather than “Remain” in the EU. In that article we and anticipated that a general election, or second referendum, would be necessary. The outlook […]

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Amir to attend Gulf Cup final, crown winners

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  • December 8, 2019
  • 1 min read

Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will attend the final of the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup today. H H the Amir will also crown the winners of the match which will be held at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium of Al Duhail Sports Club. Bahrain and Saudi Arabia will face each other on […]

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