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November 15, 2017 9:00 AM WORLD ON THE BRINK: Global conflict map shows where tensions are at breaking point

WORLD War 3 fears are spreading around the globe as nations fall into political, diplomatic and financial crisis. This comprehensive global conflict map shows where tourists would encounter danger and violence across the world, including North Korea and the Middle East. But the conflict zones are not constricted the Middle East, with Africa and Asia also being 41

November 8, 2017 2:44 PM Everton have been playing Gylfi Sigurdsson 'out of position'

Iceland boss raises concerns about Sigurdsson's form Gylfi Sigurdsson has been played “out of position” at Everton, says the Iceland boss. Sigurdsson has struggled to make an impact since his club-record move from Swansea City in the summer. Iceland manager Heimir Hallgrímsson, whose side face Czech Republic this afternoon, is concerned by his star man’s 25

October 31, 2017 9:53 PM Rugby injury to sideline Van Niekerk for nine months

Star athlete Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa revealed on Tuesday that he injured his knee in a recent celebrity rugby match and could be sidelined for nine months. The Olympic and world 400-metre champion and world record-holder has cut short his honeymoon after getting married two days ago so that he can have surgery in the United States. "This is sport 24

October 16, 2017 4:45 PM US starts looking to 2022 with exhibition at Portugal

CHICAGO (AP) - The United States has started turning its attention toward the 2022 World Cup, announcing an exhibition at Portugal on Nov. 14. The game was finalized Monday, six days after the Americans' stunning 2-1 loss at Trinidad and Tobago eliminated them from the 2018 World Cup field and ended their streak of appearances at seven. Coach Bruce Arena 20

October 15, 2017 6:05 AM HMC Announces Lineup of International Consultants Visiting in October

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will welcome a number of visiting consultants from various medical specialties during the month of October. Other experts are scheduled to visit throughout the remainder of the year as part of HMC’s focus on hosting highly-respected physicians and surgeons from around the world. Hosting visiting international consultants 83

September 20, 2017 1:46 AM Britain, Saudi Arabia sign military cooperation deal

Saudi Arabia and Britain signed a framework deal for military cooperation, Saudi state media said on Tuesday, just two days after Gulf rival Qatar signed a deal to buy jet fighters from the European nation. The agreement came after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed security ties with visiting British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah 22

September 18, 2017 10:25 AM Qatar deal sends BAE Systems shares near two-month high

Shares in BAE Systems were hovering near a two-month high after Qatar’s defence minister signed a letter of intent to buy 24 Typhoon aircraft from Britain. The agreement was signed on Sunday during a visit to the Gulf state by Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon, who said it marked the UK’s “first major defence contract” with Qatar. He said: “This is an important 43

September 11, 2017 6:57 AM MotoGP ace RUNS over finish line carrying his bike after running out of fuel on last lap in San Marino... and still wins points!

Johann Zarco has been lauded for his courage in his maiden MotoGP season, but the Frenchman was forced to run alongside his bike at Sunday's San Marino Grand Prix after a lack of fuel. Marc Marquez took a sensational win at Misano to deny Pramac Ducati and Danilo Petrucci maiden victories in the premier class, with Zarco on course for a commendable seventh-place 32

August 20, 2017 4:37 PM Saudi carrier says Qatar has not yet approved hajj flights

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia says its aircraft have not been given permission to land in Doha to pick up Qatari pilgrims for the annual hajj. Saleh al-Jasser, the general manger of Saudi Arabian Airlines, was quoted by Saudi state TV on Sunday as saying Qatari authorities have not yet authorized the kingdom's aircraft to land in the capital 20

August 20, 2017 4:32 PM Saudi plane for Qatari pilgrims waits on Doha for landing rights-airline

DUBAI, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's state carrier said on Sunday it had been unable to send planes to transport Qatari pilgrims to the kingdom because it had been unable to get permission to land at Doha airport, amid a diplomatic dispute between the two countries. Qatar and Saudi Arabia, along with three other Arab states, have been locked in a political 23