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Saudi Arabia blocks Paypal 'to close Qatar sports-channel loophole'

09 August, 2017

Saudis have taken to social media to complain that online payment service PayPal has been blocked in the kingdom amid allegations the move was linked to the ongoing Gulf crisis.

Transfers and tribulations: This week in Middle East football

19 July, 2017

Blog: What impact will the Gulf blockade have on Qatar's World Cup? Rumours of demands made of FIFA, as well as usual transfer speculation, has fuelled headlines, writes Uri Levy.

British boxer shows support for Qatar after winning title

17 July, 2017

A British boxer has shown support for the Gulf state of Qatar, which is under blockade by four Arab countries, as he resoundingly won a title match.

Saudi-led bloc demanded FIFA 'strip Qatar of World Cup’

16 July, 2017

A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar has reportedly urged football’s governing body to strip the Gulf nation of hosting the 2022 World Cup, escalating tensions after cutting ties last month.

Politics on pitch: This week in Middle East football

12 July, 2017

Blog: Football is a sport played on a level playing field, but in the Middle East and Africa, it is common to see politics take control, writes Uri Levy.

Barcelona star: World Cup will bring Qatar 'happiness'

10 July, 2017

Hosting the World Cup in 2022 will bring "a lot of happiness" to the people of Qatar, Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has said from Doha.

FIFA: 'No foul play' in Qatar World Cup bid

28 June, 2017

Qatar welcomes FIFA report vindicating it from allegations of wrongdoing over its World Cup bid as a Saudi think-tank campaigns for Doha to be stripped of hosting the tournament.

Saudi Arabia delivers 'list of demands' to Qatar

23 June, 2017

Saudi Arabia and allies boycotting Qatar have issued a list of demands that includes shutting down the Doha-based al Jazeera channel and cutting diplomatic ties to Iran.

Belligerent Saudis made the wrong choice in sidelining Qatar

16 June, 2017

Comment: Bullying Qatar with the rhetoric of anti-terrorism is illogical; its isolation is actually down to refusing to align with Saudi foreign policy, writes Dr. Fazzur Rahman Siddiqui.

First Gulf Wear: Qatar's footballers protest blockade with T-shirts

14 June, 2017

On Tuesday, Team Qatar players warmed up for a World Cup qualifier against South Korea Tuesday in T-shirts expressing solidarity with their small nation against a Saudi-Emirati led blockade.

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