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Louvre to probe Qatar map distortion at UAE franchise

The Louvre Museum in Paris has launched an official investigation into the distortion of the Gulf map at its Abu Dhabi franchise, Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) said.

2022 World Cup games won’t be played outside Qatar – organisers

Qatar will host every game of the 2022 World Cup, the country’s senior tournament organiser insisted Friday, amid speculation the Gulf political crisis would force the emirate to relocate matches.

Tunisia demands formal UAE apology over women row

Tunisia is demanding a public apology from the United Arab Emirates after Emirates Airlines denied boarding to Tunisian women on flights to the Gulf country.

Emirates quits Tunis route in row over ban on Tunisian women

Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia, it said on Sunday, after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrier.

Tunisia bans UAE Emirates airline from landing in Tunis

Tunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.

UAE calls on Muslims, Arabs to unite over US decision on Jerusalem

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) urged on Thursday the Arab and Islamic countries to unite and demonstrate a “common position” over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Ahmed Shafik’s whereabouts unknown after Egypt arrival – lawyer

The whereabouts of Egyptian ex-prime minister and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafik remain unclear after his reported arrival in Egypt on Saturday evening.

Qatar World Cup committee scribe Nasser al-Khater hits back at criticism

A senior Qatar World Cup official took to social media Friday to re-assert the Gulf state will host the 2022 tournament, even as it faces a torrent of fresh criticism.

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Dozens feared killed in Karachi heatwave

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Manuel Pellegrini wants West Ham signings to begin era of attacking football

Manuel Pellegrini has targeted four or five signings to launch a blueprint of attacking football at West Ham United.

Kenya seeks Russia’s help to recognise Al-Shabab as global threat

Kenyan Authorities hope that Russia will use its diplomatic influence to assist in recognising the Al-Shabab terrorist group, operating in East Africa, as a global threat.

Plateau government cautions against indiscriminate dumping of refuse

The Plateau State Government has warned against the indiscriminate dumping of waste during the rainy season to curtail flooding and the outbreak of diseases.