U.S. Prosecutors Say Qatar and Russia Bribed FIFA Officials to Win World Cup Bids
For nearly a decade, Russia and Qatar have been suspected of buying votes to win hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. On Monday, for the first time, the Department of Justice put things in black and white.
The Almost-Peace Deal
After more than a year of talks, the U.S. and the Taliban have signed an agreement to end the war in Afghanistan. But will it work?
P.S.G. President, Nasser al-Khelaifi, Is Charged in Soccer Scheme
The Swiss authorities accused al-Khelaifi of inciting JÃ©rÃ´me Valcke, a former top official of FIFA, to commit a crime.
What We, the Taliban, Want
I am convinced that the killing and the maiming must stop, the deputy leader of the Taliban writes.
Will the U.S.-Taliban Deal End the War?
The value of the expected agreement between the United States and the Taliban lies in opening the door to an Afghan peace process.
The Wrong Track for Confronting Iran
The Arab Middle East is far too weakened and divided to support a Trump administration strategy for containing the Islamic republicâ€™s ambitions.
Skip the Vatican Museum. Go to the National Museum of Qatar.
When it comes to visual and performing arts, the Gulf countries are all about the future, and thereâ€™s no need to get in line or suffer selfie-stick fatigue.
With U.S. Help No Longer Assured, Saudis Try a New Strategy: Talks
Worried that they can no longer count on American defense, the Saudis have begun talking to their enemies to cool conflicts in the region.
The Game Was on TV. The Beer Was on Ice. So Why Were Fans Uneasy?
A global soccer championship has been a crucial test of Qatarâ€™s tolerance for thousands of visiting fans accustomed to mixing matches with alcohol.
Persian Gulf Standoff Starts to Thaw on the Soccer Field
For more than two years, Saudi Arabia and its allies have waged an economic war against Qatar. But some things are more important than politics.
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