Posts Tagged “sports”

UAE first to win 2016 Olympic Medal for Arab World

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UAE first to win 2016 Olympic Medal for Arab World

UAE first to win 2016 Olympic Medal for Arab World The United Arab Emirates became the first Arab country to win a medal in the Olympic competitions in Rio in Brazil. Sergiu Toma, who was born in Moldova in the former Soviet Union and has been a UAE citizen for many years, won the Bronze Medal…

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Algerians salute Palestinian football team

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Algerians salute Palestinian football team

Algerians salute Palestinian football team Algerian football players and fans salute the struggle of the Palestinian people during a soccer match between the Algerian Olympic football team and the Palestinian Football team, played in Algeria. By Mohammed Asad Palestinians in the Gaza Strip watch on big screens a friendly football (soccer) match between the Palestinian…

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Trade unions test Qatari sincerity with demands for labour reform

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Trade unions test Qatari sincerity with demands for labour reform

International trade unions have stepped up pressure on Qatar with a series of demands, a majority of which the Gulf state could implement without having to reform its autocracy or threaten the privileged position of its citizenry who account for a mere 12 percent of the population and fear that change could cost them control of their culture and society.

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Disabled Palestinians compete in Basketball

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Disabled Palestinians compete in Basketball

Disabled Palestinians compete in basketball series By Mohammed Asad Disabled Palestinians take part in a local wheelchair basketball championship sponsored by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Gaza City December 17, 2015.

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Turkish-Russian tension set to spill onto European pitches

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Turkish-Russian tension set to spill onto European pitches

The escalating Turkish-Russian crisis following Turkey’s downing in November of a Russian war plane promises to spill onto European soccer pitches with FC Lokomotiv Moscow set to play Fenerbahce SK, notorious for its fiery fan base, in a Europa League match.

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Embattled World Cup host Qatar sends mixed messages

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Embattled World Cup host Qatar sends mixed messages

Embattled World Cup host Qatar sends mixed messages By James M. Dorsey Embattled World Cup host Qatar is sending contradictory messages as it struggles with demands to improve migrant labour conditions and mounting questions about the integrity of its successful FIFA bid, confronts the fall-out of dropping energy prices, and seeks to project itself as…

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