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Saudi claims that Qatar to be stripped of World Cup: no basis

On Friday (February 23), the popular Saudi TV channel al-Arabiya carried several “BREAKING NEWS” stories in Marlboro red, stating that, in September of this year, Qatar will be stripped of its hosting rights for the 2022 World Cup. The story was given high prominence, almost drowning out reports of atrocities in Syria. Inevitably, it went […]