Qatar (/ˈkæˌtɑːr/,i/ˈkɑːtɑːr/, /ˈkɑːtər/ or i/kəˈtɑːr/;Arabic:قطرQaṭar[ˈqɑtˤɑr]; local vernacular pronunciation: [ɡɪtˤɑr]), officially the State of Qatar (Arabic:دولة قطرDawlat Qaṭar), is a sovereigncountry located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. A strait in the Persian Gulf separates Qatar from the nearby island of Bahrain, as well as sharing sea borders with the United Arab Emirates and Iran.
A television viewing audience of 484 million in 80 countries across the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, North America and North Africa witnessed Japan defeat Australia 1–0 in the final.
Qatar, India and Iran all lodged interest in hosting the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, while Australia also considered making a late bid. Qatar officially submitted their bid on 19 June 2006, while India withdrew their interest and Iran failed to submit proper documentation for their bid on time.
Qatar was announced as host nation on 29 July 2007, during the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. Due to FIFA regulations stating that confederation events can be hosted either in January or July, and July being peak summer heat in the Middle East, it was also announced that the tournament would be held in January of that year.
coach Gregg Berhalter continues to refine his roster, calling 27 players into training camp for the final series of home matches before the fall tournament in Qatar...Soccer Qatar excited to welcome and show world its transformation during World Cup ... He is considered doubtful for Qatar.
18 World Cup in Qatar to prepare for and competitive matches back on the schedule, Martinez said it's crucial for the core of his team to spend time together. “This is the real competitive camp ...Belgium's next gathering before the World Cup in Qatar will be in September, with two more NationsLeague games to play and just about seven days together.
According to diplomats who spoke on the condition of anonymity, negotiations on the statement were particularly arduous ... Abu Aqleh, a prominent journalist for Al Jazeera, was killed as she covered unrest in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. The Qatar-based network alleged she was deliberately targeted by Israel ... READ MORE. ABU AKLEH ... 0 ... .
According to diplomats who spoke on the condition of anonymity, negotiations on the statement were particularly arduous ... 01.26 ... Abu Aqleh, a prominent journalist for Al Jazeera, was killed as she covered unrest in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. The Qatar-based network alleged she was deliberately targeted by Israel ... .
'We are in constant contact with workers in Qatar,' said Mustafa Qadri, Equidem's chief executive ... The suspected informants have been identified within the residential camps set up to build Qatar's infrastructure ahead of November's tournament, with their fairly recent arrival sparking suspicion among other workers on site.
UNITED NATIONS ... According to diplomats who spoke on condition of anonymity, the negotiations on the text were particularly arduous ... Abu Akleh, a star journalist for Al Jazeera, was killed as she covered unrest in the Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. The Qatar-based network alleged that she was deliberately targeted by Israel ... .
Abu Akleh, 51, a prominent figure in the channel’s Arabic news service was shot dead by Israeli troops early on May 11, 2022 as she covered a raid on Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, according to the Qatar-based network." ... Bank, according to the Qatar-based network.
Or, for pre-World Cup camps to be condensed into brutally short time periods. "We're not going to do a Qatar and just plonk it in the middle of other competitions," Gilpin said on Thursday.� ... England spent a total of 17 days alone undergoing warm-weather training camps in ...
... early this morning, Wednesday, May 11, 2022, while conducting her journalistic duty, clearly wearing a press jacket that identifies her a journalist, covering the Israeli occupation forces storming of Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank", Qatar news agency (QNA) reported.