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Qatar unveils plans for stunning World Cup stadium

21 August, 2017

Qatar World Cup organisers have presented stunning new plans for the 40,000 seater al-Thumama Stadium, drawing inspiration from the traditional 'gahfiya' cap commonly worn in the Gulf.

Bidding wars: This week in Middle East football

20 August, 2017

Morocco has thrown its hat into the ring to host the 2026 World Cup, but face a challenge from a US-Canada-Mexico super-bloc who want to bring football back to America.

Behind the glossy veneer: Human rights abuses in UAE

18 August, 2017

Comment: When Khaled got his dream job in UAE, he wasn't expecting torture and arbitrary detention. UAE must be held to account over its human rights abuses, writes Joe Odell.

Nine more journalists arrested in Turkey 'over Gulen links'

18 August, 2017

Turkey places nine more journalists under arrest on suspicion of links to Gulen, the alleged mastermind of the failed 2016 coup, in the latest series of measures against media workers.

The Iraq Report: Child trafficking by Baghdad mafia exposed

16 August, 2017

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

At least eight foreigners killed in Burkina Faso attack

14 August, 2017

An attack on a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso has left at least 18 people dead, with the raid bearing the hallmarks of al-Qaeda.

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.

Chaos and cups: This week in Middle East football

07 August, 2017

Blog: A tempestuous end to the Arab Club Championship, Iranian players facing social media enmity over playing Israelis and the Palestine Cup goes to Gaza, writes Uri Levy.

Iran slams footballers for playing against Israeli team

05 August, 2017

Iran's football federation has condemned two Iranian players for participating in a match on Friday against an Israeli team, with the move eliciting both praise and criticism in Iran.

Let women watch: This week in Middle East football

31 July, 2017

Blog: The finals of the Arab Club Championship are almost here, while in Iran, the campaign to allow women enter sports stadiums takes a giant step forward, writes Uri Levy.

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