World Cup 2022: A brief history of US-Iran relations | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Washington, DC – An Arabic saying goes, “Politics has never touched anything that it did not spoil.” But it has been nearly impossible to keep politics out of football ahead of a critical showdown between Iran and the United States at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday. With qualification to the knockout stage … Read more

Fans across the Middle East celebrate historic World Cup moment | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Qatar marked its FIFA World Cup debut with a defeat to Ecuador on Sunday, but in becoming the first nation in the Middle East to host the tournament, it has inspired a wave of pride across the region. From cafes in Erbil to pubs in Istanbul and stadiums in Gaza City, excited onlookers gathered around … Read more

What the World Cup means to foreign residents of Qatar | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – On the eve of kickoff, excitement is running high for Qatar’s citizens and foreign residents. It has been a long wait since the Gulf state was awarded the football World Cup in 2010. This period has been marked by a frenzy of construction work that transformed the capital, Doha, and its surrounding … Read more

World Cup 2022 buzz builds as Qatar welcomes football stars, fans | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – The moment Qatar has been waiting for since 2010 is here: the 2022 FIFA World Cup is ready for kickoff. But ahead of Sunday’s opening game, the excitement is palpable across the Gulf nation. Fans are dancing on the streets, replica football jerseys are selling out like sugary karak (milk tea), strings … Read more