Gulf Times - Sandringham
Al Wakrah Stadium: Hadid’s ‘masterpiece’ set for grand opening

Al Wakrah Stadium: Hadid’s ‘masterpiece’ set for grand opening

The countdown has begun for the inauguration of Al Wakrah Stadium, one of the stadiums that will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, which is in its final phase of completion.

“Much more active diplomacy should be applied to end unjustified blockade of Qatar”

“Much more active diplomacy should be applied to end unjustified blockade of Qatar”

Diplomats should always be patient to enjoy the good side of it. They should be open-minded in all aspects and open to all cultures and religions

SC partners with Silatech to provide job opportunities

SC partners with Silatech to provide job opportunities

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) (represented by Josoor Institute) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Silatech, the international social development organisation that works to create jobs and expand economic opportunities for youth in the Arab world.

Trump flays FBI deputy chief’s ‘plan to retire’

Trump flays FBI deputy chief’s ‘plan to retire’

President Donald Trump again took aim on Saturday at deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe, saying he was “racing the clock to retire”, as US media reported McCabe plans to step down.

Duterte gets approval to extend martial law in Mindanao

Duterte gets approval to extend martial law in Mindanao

Philippine lawmakers yesterday overwhelmingly backed President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to extend martial law for all of next year in Mindanao, an island he called a “flashpoint for trouble” and atrocities by hardliners and communist rebels.

South African, Hungarian troupes enthral audience at Katara

South African, Hungarian troupes enthral audience at Katara

The performances were part of the Cultural Diversity Festival at Katara, which will last until November 11

Qatar’s Ngombo has a few regrets but wants no more from Ashgabat

Qatar’s Ngombo has a few regrets but wants no more from Ashgabat

Qatar’s 3x3 Basketball team comes into the Ashgabat 2017 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games ambitious, confident but humble.

Trump’s presidency entering a new phase?

Trump’s presidency entering a new phase?

Speculation about the possibility of a “new Trump” peaked in early September, when the president suddenly cut a deal with Democratic congressional leaders

Most Asian markets turn bearish after two days of gains

Most Asian markets turn bearish after two days of gains

Most Asian markets retreated yesterday after two days of gains with confidence hit by fresh revelations regarding Donald Trump’s Russia links.

Vertonghen facing six weeks out: Pochettino

Vertonghen facing six weeks out: Pochettino

The ankle injury sustained by Jan Vertonghen during Tottenham Hotspur’s 4-0 win over West Bromwich Albion is not as serious as initially feared, manager Mauricio Pochettino said yesterday.

 Queen Elizabeth hails unsung heroes in Christmas speech

Queen Elizabeth hails unsung heroes in Christmas speech

Queen Elizabeth II hailed inspirational unsung heroes in her Christmas Day broadcast to the Commonwealth on Sunday, as a heavy cold forced her to miss the royals' visit to church.