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Former Australia captain Foster to lobby FIFA for Araibi

Former Australia captain Foster to lobby FIFA for Araibi

Published 28/01/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former Australia soccer captain Craig Foster will lobby officials at world governing body FIFA later on Monday for them to intervene on [more…]

Australia union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player

Australia union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player

Published 14/01/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - The head of the Australian soccer players union wants the sport’s regional governing body to help secure the release of a Bahraini [more…]

Gas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influence

Gas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influence

Published 03/12/2018

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar said it will quit OPEC to focus on gas in a swipe at Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of the [more…]

Motor racing: Ferrari review pitstop procedures after mechanic injury

Motor racing: Ferrari review pitstop procedures after mechanic injury

Published 13/04/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ferrari have reviewed their pitstop procedures after an incident at the Bahrain Grand Prix left a mechanic with a broken leg, team [more…]

Motor racing: Mercedes look to China after losing out again

Motor racing: Mercedes look to China after losing out again

Published 09/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - For the second race in a row, Sebastian Vettel celebrated on Sunday while Formula One world champions Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton rued [more…]

Motor racing: Mercedes find bug that robbed Hamilton of victory

Motor racing: Mercedes find bug that robbed Hamilton of victory

Published 29/03/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One world champions Mercedes have found the computer bug that cost Lewis Hamilton victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix and [more…]

Careem acquires Middle East online restaurant listing platform, to…

Careem acquires Middle East online restaurant listing platform, to…

Published 18/02/2018

An employee shows the logo of ride-hailing company Careem on his mobile in his office in the West Bank city of Ramallah July 17, 2017. [more…]

Qatar says Emirati plane violated airspace, UAE denies

Qatar says Emirati plane violated airspace, UAE denies

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - Buildings are seen on a coast line in Doha, Qatar, June 15, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonDUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar has filed a complaint [more…]

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference in Doha, Qatar December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonPARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron called on [more…]

Efforts to hurt Qatar’s riyal may backfire on region, central banker says

Efforts to hurt Qatar’s riyal may backfire on region, central banker says

Published 27/11/2017

DUBAI (Reuters) - Some Arab states are trying to destabilize Qatar’s riyal but efforts to drive down its value could backfire by hurting other dollar-linked [more…]