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Qatar to require fans at 2022 World Cup to be vaccinated

Newsday 20 Jun 2021
“When the date of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 comes, most countries of the world will have vaccinated and immunized their citizens," Sheikh Khaled was quoted as saying by state media on Sunday. “Due to the possibility that some countries will not be able to ...
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Norway's football clubs to decide on World Cup boycott

Urdu Point 20 Jun 2021
"There is no doubt that this World Cup should never have been awarded to Qatar ... Rather than a boycott, the committee has recommended 26 measures to consolidate and further the gains made in Qatar but also to ensure that FIFA doesn't become complicit in so called "sportswashing" -- the polishing of a country's image through a major sporting event.
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Is Egypt back in the Arab driver’s seat? - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 20 Jun 2021
The crisis in Gaza provided an opportunity to dispatch Qatar’s foreign minister to Egypt to discuss his country’s future role in Gaza, not before he pledged a variety of investments in Egypt. Sisi was also honored with an invitation by Qatar’s ruler to visit his country.
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AFC left with questions to answer ahead of draw for final 2022 World Cup qualifying round

Arab News 20 Jun 2021
This will separate the surviving dozen into two groups of six who will battle it out from September to March, with the top two from each automatically going to Qatar ... There could be rotating hosts with one country hosting two or three games at a time, but this also leaves the games at the mercy of travel restrictions ... The obvious option now is Qatar.
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Afghan President Reshuffles Cabinet Amid Surge in Violence

Kayhan 20 Jun 2021
The new defense minister replaces Asadullah Khalid, who has repeatedly flown out of the country for treatment to wounds suffered after an assassination attempt in 2012 ... The statement came amid slow progress in the talks between the militant group and Afghan government representatives in Qatar and as violence rises dramatically around the country.
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Norway won't boycott 2022 World Cup in Qatar should they qualify

Marietta Daily Journal 20 Jun 2021
LondonNorway will not boycott the 2022 World Cup in Qatar - should they qualify - in protest against the human rights situation in the country, the Norwegian federation (NFF) said Sunday.A vote following a special meeting confirmed the ... .
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Taliban say committed to Afghan peace talks, want ‘genuine Islamic system’

Arab News 20 Jun 2021
The statement came amid slow progress in the talks between the hard-line Islamic group and Afghan government representatives in Qatar and as violence rises dramatically around the country ahead of the withdrawal of foreign forces by September 11.
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Taleban say committed to Afghan peace talks, want 'genuine Islamic system'

Straits Times 20 Jun 2021
The statement came amid slow progress in the talks between the hardline Islamic group and Afghan government representatives in Qatar and as violence rises dramatically around the country ahead of the withdrawal of foreign forces by Sept 11.
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Taliban say they want ‘genuine Islamic system’

Taipei Times 20 Jun 2021
The statement came amid slow progress in the talks between the hardline Islamic group and Afghan government representatives in Qatar, and as violence rises dramatically in the country ahead of a withdrawal of foreign forces by Sept.
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Turkey's presence at Kabul airport 'necessary' for diplomatic community

Anadolu Agency 20 Jun 2021
The Afghan foreign minister on Sunday welcomed Turkey's willingness to secure Kabul airport after the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan, saying it is necessary for the presence of the diplomatic community in the country ... While President Joe Biden has announced a complete withdrawal from the war-torn country by Sept.
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Taliban say committed to Afghan peace talks, want 'genuine Islamic system'

Reuters 20 Jun 2021
The statement came amid slow progress in the talks between the hardline Islamic group and Afghan government representatives in Qatar and as violence rises dramatically around the country ahead of the withdrawal of foreign forces by September 11.
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US General claims 'Wildfire of Terrorism' in Africa after huge war games

Press TV 20 Jun 2021
The two countries have been at loggerheads since Spain took in the leader of the Polisario Front independence movement — Morocco’s top adversary — for COVID-19 treatment in a Spanish hospital earlier this year ... Observers also attended from other US-backed countries, including Egypt, Qatar, Niger and Mali.
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Israel ‘alarmed’ by Raisi’s election, mixed reactions elsewhere

The Arab Weekly 20 Jun 2021
He stressed, “Relations between our countries have been traditionally friendly,” ... Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad sent his “warmest congratulations” and wished Raisi “success in his new responsibilities … and steering the country in the face of external pressure”.
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