It is the first time Iraq hosts the regional competition since 1979, the same year Saddam Hussein seized power in Baghdad.
In phone call, countries' top diplomats also discuss concerns over Taliban's new ban on Afghan women’s access to education
People across world bid farewell to 2022, a year that saw wars in Europe and Africa, climate disasters that cost countries billions, deaths of renowned figures, and a football World Cup like no other in Qatar.
An estimated five million fans descended on the streets of Argentina’s capital to greet ‘GOAT Lionel Messi’ and his band of champions.
As the FIFA World Cup comes to a close with Argentina as the victor, one cannot help but reflect on the extent of Western hypocrisy in media reporting of the event.
Football star's post received over 61 million likes on the social media platform two days after Argentina beat France 4-2 on penalties in their World Cup final match in Qatar.
Qatar’s World Cup 2022 has ended with a night of drama on the pitch for both Argentina and France, providing one of the all-time grand finals to crown a fantastic tournament.
Argentina scored an epic win against France in a 4-2 penalty shoot-out after a 3-3 draw to claim a third World Cup title.
Supporters of fan-favourite Lionel Messi say it could be his last chance to take the trophy home. But can France’s Mbappe score a consecutive win after taking home the 2018 cup?
"With nine participants, we're going to learn. In 15, 20 years, I'm sure an African team will win the World Cup because we'll have learned," says Walid Regragui whose Atlas Lions became the first African World Cup semi-finalists in history.
Croatia secure third place in the 2022 Qatar games, and Morocco become the first Arab and African team to make it to the top four in World Cup history.
Walid Regragui's history-making team — the first African and Arab nation to reach the World Cup semi-final — will play Croatia at Khalifa International Stadium.
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