General

Qatar World Cup ticket sales launched at reduced prices

Published by The Bangkok Post DOHA: Qatar World Cup ticket sales were launched at reduced prices on Wednesday with residents and migrant workers able to attend games for just US$11 (360 baht) as concerns persist over Covid-19. Authorities have not yet announced how many fans will be allowed into stadiums for the first World Cup […]

Market

Turkey strikes currency swap deal with UAE as ties warm

Published by Reuters ISTANBUL (Reuters) -Turkey and the United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday they had agreed a nearly $5-billion swap deal in local currencies, in a sign of warming diplomatic ties that provides Ankara financial support as it faces economic turmoil. The deal between the countries’ central banks comes after the regional rivals sought […]

General

King of Jordan condemns terrorist Houthi militia attack on facilities in UAE in phone call with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received today a phone call from His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, duri…

Athletic

Stage Set for 36th Qatar Open Golf Championship

DOHA – Qatar Golf Association has completed the arrangements for the 36th edition of Qatar Open Golf Championship, which begins on Thursday and continues for three days at the Doha Golf Club, with the participation of 108 players.The championship is on…