FIFA moves World Cup start forward by one day to November 20 | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

FIFA moves World Cup start forward by one day to November 20 |  Qatar World Cup 2022 News

2022 World Cup will kick off with opening ceremony followed by game between Ecuador and host Qatar in Al Bayt Stadium. FIFA has moved the start of the upcoming World Cup in Qatar forward by one day to allow the host nation to play after an opening ceremony on Sunday, November 20. The football governing … Read more

Qatar World Cup could start a day earlier than scheduled | Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Qatar World Cup could start a day earlier than scheduled |  Qatar World Cup 2022 News

Opening ceremony and Qatar versus Ecuador match could be played on November 20, according to a proposal put forward. The Qatar World Cup 2022 looks set to start a day earlier than scheduled allowing the hosts to play the opening game of the tournament on November 20 following the opening ceremony. In the current fixture … Read more

Global Thirst For Natural Gas Triggers Middle East Spending Spree

Global Thirst For Natural Gas Triggers Middle East Spending Spree

The world’s top oil exporting region, the Middle East, is looking to boost natural gas production and exports as global and local gas demand is set to grow in the coming years. Qatar, one of the world’s largest exporters of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has been the gas leader in the Middle East for years, … Read more

Scientists Uncover Oldest Groundwaters in South Africa

Scientists Uncover Oldest Groundwaters in South Africa

An international team led by the University of Toronto researchers have discovered 1.2-billion-year-old groundwater in South Africa, shedding more light on how life is sustained below the Earth’s surface and how it may thrive on other planets. The same team previously discovered one-billion-year-old groundwaters in a mine, in Ontario, Canada, but the newly discovered waters … Read more

Qatar Expands LNG Capacity To Become Europe’s Emergency Gas Supplier

Qatar Expands LNG Capacity To Become Europe’s Emergency Gas Supplier

Following on from the recent signing by Qatar of a declaration of intent on energy cooperation with Germany aimed at becoming its key supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) going forward, the Emirate has now signed separate partnership deals with France’s TotalEnergies and Italy’s Eni for the US$30 billion North Field (or ‘Dome’) Expansion of … Read more

Airbus CEO says in discussion with Qatar Airways on A350 dispute | Aviation News

Airbus CEO says in discussion with Qatar Airways on A350 dispute |  Aviation News

The two sides are engaged in a legal battle over the airworthiness of Europe’s newest long-haul jet. Airbus is in discussions with Qatar Airways to try to resolve a bitter legal and safety dispute over the A350 passenger jet, according to the planemaker’s chief executive. “There’s progress in the sense that we are communicating; we … Read more

Heartbreak for Peru as ‘ecstatic’ Australia qualify for World Cup | Qatar 2022 News

Heartbreak for Peru as ‘ecstatic’ Australia qualify for World Cup |  Qatar 2022 News

Doha, Qatar – Peru’s football fans were left in tears after their team missed out on World Cup 2022 qualification following a 5-4 loss on penalty kicks to Australia. Substitute goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne saved the final penalty from Alex Valera to send Peru packing, much to the disappointment of the vocal 10,000-strong support in the … Read more

NASA to Design New Suits for Astronauts

NASA to Design New Suits for Astronauts

NASA has selected two companies, Axiom Space and Collins Aerospace, to make spacesuits for its moon program and future International Space Station (ISS) missions. They will replace the current suits that were made 40 years ago, reported Agence France Press (AFP). “History will be made with the suits when we get to the Moon. We … Read more

Qatar LNG Output Falls As Desperate Market In Crisis Begs For More

Qatar LNG Output Falls As Desperate Market In Crisis Begs For More

LNG production in Qatar has fallen this year, even with increased calls for the fuel amid an energy crisis in Europe as the bloc attempts to wean itself off Russian gas, Bloomberg reported on Friday. Qatar exported less than 35 million tons of LNG from January to May—a loss of 1 million tons from the … Read more

Chile files legal challenge over Ecuador’s World Cup place

Chile files legal challenge over Ecuador’s World Cup place

ZURICH (AP) — A World Cup legal dispute flared Thursday with Chile challenging Ecuador’s place at the finals tournament over an alleged ineligible player. The Chilean soccer federation asked FIFA to investigate its claim that Ecuador player Byron Castillo is actually Colombian and not entitled to have played in qualifying games. The complaint comes more … Read more