FOOTBALL LEGEND PELE IS IN STABLE CONDITION AFTER BEING HOSPITALIZED

Fri 02 December 2022:  Pele, the Brazilian football legend, has been diagnosed with a respiratory infection but is still in good health, according to a medical report released on Friday On Tuesday, the 82-year-old was admitted towards the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil. “The medical team diagnosed him with a respiratory infection, which […]

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IRAN SECURITY FORCES SHOOT DEAD MAN FOR CELEBRATING WORLD CUP LOSS TO US

A woman at a protest in Qatar holds up a T-shirt bearing the name of Mahsa Amini. Thu 01 December 2022:  Iranian security forces shot dead an Iranian man who celebrated the United States’ win over Iran in their World Cup football game, as popular sentiment throughout the country and Iranian Diaspora continues to oppose […]

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HACKERS SELLING FAKE HAYYA CARDS, DIGITAL COINS FOR FIFA WORLD CUP

Thu 01 December 2022:  As the FIFA World Cup begins in Qatar, cyber-security researchers warned on Monday that threat actors are selling fake Hayya cards, which are essentially permit documents, to fans willing to pay any amount to obtain one. To enter the stadium for the FIFA World Cup, one must have a Hayya card, […]

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FANS SAY IRAN VS USA GAME AN OPPORTUNITY FOR ‘STRONGER BONDS’

Tue 29 November 2022:   For two fans at the World Cup, football is a reminder that individuals are more than the countries they come from. Doha, Qatar – Political tensions have been high between the United States and Iran for more than half a century, but to some football fans gearing up to watch the two nations […]

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IRAN VS USA: WHY IS IT HARD TO FOCUS ON JUST THE FOOTBALL?

Tue 29 November 2022:   The stakes for what happens after tonight’s match are very high as a win will catapult Iran into the elimination stage for the first time in history. Tehran, Iran – It is Iran versus the United States in the Qatar World Cup 2022 on Wednesday. There’s survival at stake. But for the majority of the millions […]

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QATARI FANS CLAP BACK AT GERMANY BY RECALLING MESUT ÖZIL (VIDEO)

Mon 28 November 2022:  In response to Germany’s World Cup protest, Qatari soccer supporters on Sunday covered their mouths while brandishing posters of former Germany star Mesut zil during the game against Spain. The Qatari fans in the stands hit back at Germany by holding photos of former German international Mesut Özil. The photos were […]

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FACT CHECK: WERE THREE DRUNK UKRAINIANS ARRESTED IN QATAR?

Thu 24 November 2022:   A fake video ascribed to Al Jazeera claims ‘drunken’ Ukrainian football fans were detained over ‘Nazi symbols’ in Doha. Kyiv, Ukraine – A fake video ascribed to Al Jazeera that claims “drunken” Ukrainian football fans spread “Nazi symbols” in Doha has been circulating online since Tuesday. In less than a minute, the […]

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FOR SOME FANS, WORLD CUP ALCOHOL BAN BRINGS RELIEF

Wed 23 November 2022:   FIFA’s decision sparked criticism from some visitors, but many Qatar-based fans – including families – back the move. Doha, Qatar – Abdulla Murad Ali put his hands on his heart and said his country welcomes everyone coming for the World Cup. The Qatari banker wants football fans to treat the event’s host […]

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