Qatar 2022

UAE 'happy' to help host Qatar 2022 World Cup matches

Senior Emirati sporting official said country is willing to step in and help host matches during the 2022 tournament.

UAE 'happy' to help host Qatar 2022 World Cup matches

Qatar 2022

Qatar unveils design of World Cup final stadium

The 80,000-capacity Lusail Stadium will be the largest of the tournament, which will kick off on 21 November 2022.

Qatar unveils design for Lusail Stadium, World Cup final venue

Qatar 2022

Amnesty 'warns' FIFA about expanding Qatar World Cup

Rights group urges FIFA to consider Saudi, UAE human rights record as it mulls extending 2022 football event in Gulf.

Amnesty 'warns' FIFA against expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup

FIFA

FIFA hints at expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup to wider Gulf region

As blockade continues, FIFA head considers possible shared hosting rights in other Gulf countries and increasing teams.

FIFA hints at expanding Qatar 2022 World Cup to wider Gulf region

Qatar 2022

With four years to go, a look at 2022 stadium progress

A look at the progress of the tournament venues as Qatar prepares to host Middle East's first football World Cup.

Qatar 2022 World Cup stadiums: All you need to know

World Cup

Qatar's emir hopes 2022 World Cup can heal Arab world divisions

For the first time, the tournament is set to take place in the Middle East, as host-nation Qatar faces a blocked by Gulf countries.

Football

After Russia, focus shifts on Qatar for World Cup 2022

Organisers are confident Qatar, which has never taken part in a World Cup, will be able to deliver a successful event.

World Cup

2022 World Cup: Will Qatar host 48 teams?

Qatar might be the first nation to host a 48-team World Cup tournament if a number of CONMEBOL nations have their way.

Opinion

Making Qatar 2022 a 48-team tournament is not a good idea

Expansion of the 2022 World Cup would bring more problems not only for Qatar but also FIFA.

Ross Griffin

by Ross Griffin

Ross Griffin

Qatar 2022

Qatar: World Cup allegations part of smear campaign

Gulf state's attorney-general rejects latest news report alleging bribe-paying to win 2022 World Cup.

Qatar: World Cup allegations part of smear campaign

Reporter's Notebook

Countdown to World Cup 2022: Five points

Despite blockade, the man in charge has no regrets about bringing the football tournament to the Middle East for the first time.

GCC

Qatar investigates UAE plan to devalue its currency

Government spokesman says Doha was alerted to UAE's alleged plot to weaken the Qatari Riyal in July.

Qatar investigates UAE plan to devalue its currency

GCC

UAE plot to wage financial war on Qatar revealed

Plan found in email of UAE diplomat Otaiba involves attack on Qatar's economy, The Intercept reports.

Middle East

'Historic day': Qatar cleared in migrant workers probe

Trade unions urge Gulf nations to follow Qatar's lead as UN's ILO dismisses complaints over foreign labour treatment.

Human Rights

Qatar approves new bill to protect foreign workforce

The new reforms will introduce minimum wage and a support fund for foreign workforce in the country.

Qatar approves new bill to protect foreign workforce