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Jiu-Jitsu coach becomes the first niqabi black-belt

by Sahar ElKabbash Coach Yasmin Koya with some of her studentsQatar Mixed Martial Arts (QMMA) was founded in 2010 by coach Mohammed Doty. It all began when the coach started teaching some techniques to his son...

BeIn Sports piracy dispute: WTO rules Saudi Arabia breaches International Law

On June 16, 2020, World Trade Organisation ruled that the Government of Saudi Arabia is behind the piracy operation that has been illegally stealing content from the Qatar-based media group, beIN Sports. Shortly after Saudi...

Third stadium for the 2022 World Cup to be ready and delivered for use this month

by Muhammad Muneeb Ur Rehman The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Qatar Foundation (QF) have announced the completion of the Education City Stadium for the Qatar 2022 tournament. The 40,000-capacity arena, nicknamed...

QNB Stars League resumes football season amid COVID-19

by Sara Abadi Sami Al-Hassawi, goalkeeper for Um Salal SC, during trainingQatar Football Association has issued a circular announcing that the QNB Stars League would resume its 2019/20 season on July 24, “subject to a number...

Amnesty: private company working on World Cup failed to pay salaries

A report published by rights group Amnesty International says that around 100 workers weren’t paid their salaries by a contractor working on one of the world cup stadiums until the government stepped in. Human rights...

‘Qarving’ an identity: how Qatar has flourished on the global stage despite the blockade

By Sara Abadi It has been three years since that fateful day of June 5, 2017, when Qatar was put under siege by its neighbouring countries, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt through a...
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