Doha — Tunisia’s national football team are playing Ethiopia’s at a friendly next January 7 in Doha, ahead of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) due January 19-February 10 in South Africa.
Dec 11th, 2012
By Anne Bartlett If the dragging of student bodies from a water-filled ditch this week served to illustrate anything, it showed that the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) is not worth the paper it is written on. It also showed that Tigani Seisi is a disingenuous, disinterested and ineffective ...
Oct 23rd, 2012
DOHA: Qatar said on Wednesday it was “surprised” by Ethiopia’s decision to cut diplomatic ties with the Gulf state, and rejected as unfounded the accusation that it sought to destabilize the Horn of Africa. The official Qatar News Agency (QNA) cited a Foreign Ministry spokesman as s...
Feb 28th, 2012
Midfielder Ahmed Hassan is poised to become the most capped international in world football on Wednesday when he makes his 179th appearance for Egypt against Niger in a friendly in Doha, Qatar. The 36-year-old, who made his national team debut aged 20 at the end of 1995, drew level with Saudi Arabia ...
In Middle East
Feb 9th, 2012
The cruel farce known as the peace process took another downturn this week as Fatah and Hamas signed a unity agreement in Doha, Qatar. It’s not the first such agreement they’ve signed, and none of the previous instances was a smashing success. Most notably, the two sides’ Mecca Agreement of February ...
Jan 25th, 2012
Khartoum – Police fired teargas for a second day on Wednesday at students protesting against the appointment of a new governor in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region, witnesses said. Some were taken to hospital suffering from the gas, they said, estimating that hundreds of people had turned...
In Press Releases
Jan 18th, 2012
EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, January 18, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dissemination workshops for the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) began today among North Darfur’s communities. The exercise is organized by the Civil Society Follow-up Mechanism, an instrument created ...