Saturday 20 September 2014
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Fifa rules out January World Cup in Qatar

Fifa president Sepp Blatter ruled out a January World Cup in Qatar in 2022 and said on Friday November/December was the only alternative to a summer tournament. "The Fifa World Cup can only be played in November/December 2022


Qatar emir makes history, visits Hamas-run Gaza

  The Emir of Qatar entered the Gaza Strip on Tuesday for a visit that will raise the prestige of its isolated Islamist rulers in the Hamas movement, but disappoint Israel and mainstream Palestinian leaders in the West Bank.


$5bn Dohaland project renamed Musheireb

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani at a groundbreaking ceremony renamed Dohaland’s QR20 billion ($5.4 billion) signature project ‘Heart of Doha’ as ‘Musheireb’ thus reviving the historical significance of the centre of the city.

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