22. April 2016 | World Cup

FIFA President Infantino visits Qatar

Gianni Infantino on his first visit to Qatar as FIFA president insisted on Friday that the 2022 World Cup would be hosted there as planned. Asked if the Gulf state would keep the tournament, Infantino told reporters in Doha: ‘Of course, the World Cup will take place in Qatar in 2022.’ The Association’s president also […]

22. April 2016 | Politics

Obama reaffirms support of Qatar

US president Barack Obama met HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thami one day before the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on April 22, in order to consolidate the cooperation. Main topic of the meeting in Riyadh was Qatar’s concern regarding the increasing influence of Iran in their region. Obama was trying to ensure […]