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Critics attacking Qatar missing the bigger picture

The concentrated attack on Qatar in the lead-up to and launch on Sunday of the 2022 FIFA World Cup has ...

Qatar security criticized for disrupting news report at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar: Qatar's Supreme Committee has apologized to a Danish film crew, who were threatened by security staff while broadcasting ...

UAE Press: Lois Mitchell shows how the UAE looks after its elderly

ABU DHABI, 23rd November, 2022 (WAM) -- Baniyas Cemetery in Abu Dhabi is no stranger to crowds. It is the ...

EU country refuses to shun Russian diamonds Guardian

Belgium has continued to import gems from Moscow in spite of sanctions pressureDespite eight rounds of sweeping EU sanctions against ...

Jerusalem bus stop bombings, at least 18 injured

Tel Aviv [Israel], November 23 (ANI): At least 18 people were injured in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning after twin explosions ...

FIFA World Cup 2022: Japanese fans' heartwarming gesture of cleaning stadium after match

Al Khor [Qatar], November 23 (ANI): Japanese football fans did something unexpectedly classy at the end of the inaugural match ...

Gazan fruit farmers losing out amid competition from Israeli produce

© Provided by Xinhua Despite having a bumper harvest, Gazan fruit farmers, facing competition from cheaper Israeli produce, see only ...

India's Pharma exports grow by 138 pc since 2013-14

New Delhi [India], November 23 (ANI): India's pharma exports have increased 138 per cent in April-October 2022-23 compared to the ...

UN Security Council Urges Yemen's Houthis to Extend Truce; Talk Peace

New York - U.N. Security Council members urged Yemen's Houthi rebels to renew a truce that expired in October and ...

FIFA WC: Crazy things happen, says Saudi Arabia manager after win over Argentina

Lusail [Qatar], November 23 (ANI): Following the team's shock win over Argentina in their FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign opener ...

Right time to seek a new challenge: Cristiano Ronaldo on Manchester United exit

Doha [Qatar], November 23 (ANI): Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday announced the end of his contract with Manchester United, ...

Inaugural ILT20 set to start from January 13 onwards

Dubai [UAE], November 23 (ANI): The inaugural season of International League T20 (ILT20), the new domestic league of the United ...

Pakistan's FDI plunges 52 per cent in four months

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 23 (ANI): Amid the poor economic health and political instability in the country, cash-strapped Pakistan's Foreign direct ...

"This is what football is about, sport is about," says Luis Figo on Saudi Arabia's win over Argentina

New Delhi [India], November 23 (ANI): Argentina started their FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign on a disastrous note as Saudi ...

Giroud makes history as France start World Cup with win against Australia

© Provided by Xinhua Defending champions France rallied to beat Australia 4-1 in their first match at Qatar 2022.DOHA, Nov. ...

Lewandowski misses penalty as Mexico hold Poland in World Cup Group C

© Provided by Xinhua DOHA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Robert Lewandowski missed a penalty as Poland were held to a ...

State of the climate: what Australians need to know about major new report

The latest State of the Climate report is out, and there's not much good news for Australians.Our climate has warmed ...

India took steps to address food security in Yemen by prioritizing wheat exports

New York [US], November 23 (ANI): Highlighting India's humanitarian assistance to Yemen, India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ruchira Kamboj ...

Sportswear from India's Tirupur to Qatar World Cup 2022

New Delhi [India], November 23 (ANI): The joyfulness of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar is rolling far away ...

Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Manchester United 'with immediate effect'

Cristiano Ronaldo has parted with Manchester United "with immediate effect," the Premier League club confirmed Tuesday. The 37-year-old's future with ...

Road ahead for Imran Khan seems rough, full of potholes

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 23 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's open blame game against the military institutions and name-calling ...

FIFA WC: Robert Lewandowski misses penalty; Mexico, Poland play out draw

Doha [Qatar], November 23 (ANI): Guillermo Ochoa saved a Robert Lewandowski penalty as Poland and Mexico played out a goalless ...

Mideast in Pictures: Rosy clouds fly with migrating cranes in Israel

© Provided by Xinhua HULA VALLEY, ISRAEL, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Birds migrating in the rosy sunset is a scene ...

UAE keen to increase defense industrial cooperation with Spain, says Tawazun Council's Secretary General

ABU DHABI, 22nd November, 2022 (WAM) --The accelerated growth of the UAE defense, aerospace and security industry provides an excellent ...

FIFA WC: "Five minutes of mistakes, we went 2-1 down," says Lionel Messi after shocking loss to Saudi Arabia

Lusail [Qatar], November 23 (ANI): Following the shocking defeat against Saudi Arabia, the Seven-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi admitted ...

Saudi King declares holiday after shock win over Argentina in FIFA World Cup

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], November 23 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has declared a holiday on Wednesday after its football team's stunning victory ...

UN Lashes Out at Iran for Harsh Crackdown on Protests

The United Nations on Tuesday assailed Iran for the Islamic Republic's increasingly harsh attacks on protests that were sparked by ...

Mideast in Pictures: Qatar lights up night sky with stunning shows

© Provided by Xinhua DOHA, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- "Welcome to Qatar!" This is a banner spelled by a drone ...

Jaishankar, UAE FM discuss trade, energy

New Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday met United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh ...

Industry bodies hail India-Australia free trade deal

New Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): As the Australian parliament passed the landmark Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement, many ...

Turkey Threatens to Hit US-backed Syrian Kurds

ISTANBUL - Turkey says it will continue its military operations against U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces, after blaming Kurdish separatists for ...

US Navy Probe: Iranian Drone Struck Israeli-linked Tanker

Dubai - Investigators have concluded that an Iranian drone was used to bomb an oil tanker linked to an Israeli ...

UAE President offers condolences to Indonesian President over earthquake victims

ABU DHABI, 22nd November, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today held a phone ...

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case: SC to hear Christian Michel's bail plea on Nov 28

New Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will hear the bail plea of British ...

Western biased coverage detracts from enjoyment in Qatar World Cup

© Provided by Xinhua "What has played out over the past several years, and intensified in the final few months ...

Bettors take big hit with Argentina loss

One in four dollars bet on the 2022 World Cup at DraftKings as of Tuesday morning was in support of ...

FIFA World Cup 2022: Saudi Arabia stun Argentina 2-1

Lusail [Qatar], November 22 (ANI): Saudi Arabia stunned two-time champions Argentina 2-1 in a group C FIFA World Cup tie ...

World Cup roundup: Saudi Arabia stuns Argentina, 2-1

Saudi Arabia served up a stunning upset over Argentina 2-1 in the first match of Group C Play at the ...

Reflects strong bond: Commerce minister hails free trade pact with Australia

New Delhi [India], 22 November (ANI): The India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) is significant as it is the ...

"I'm sure India will take it up": Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Zakir Naik's presence at FIFA WC in Qatar

New Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): Issuing his first response on Indian fugitive Zakir Naik's presence at the FIFA World ...

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: As support for a conservative Islamic alliance prevented major coalitions from winning a simple majority in its ...

Six feet of snow falls in western New York for first storm of year

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After 73 years, Biden tells Palestinians to wait until conditions are right

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Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...

Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...

US to remove dams on west coast river to protect endangered salmon

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