Will the U.S.-Taliban Deal End the War?
The value of the expected agreement between the United States and the Taliban lies in opening the door to an Afghan peace process.
The Wrong Track for Confronting Iran
The Arab Middle East is far too weakened and divided to support a Trump administration strategy for containing the Islamic republicâ€™s ambitions.
Skip the Vatican Museum. Go to the National Museum of Qatar.
When it comes to visual and performing arts, the Gulf countries are all about the future, and thereâ€™s no need to get in line or suffer selfie-stick fatigue.
With U.S. Help No Longer Assured, Saudis Try a New Strategy: Talks
Worried that they can no longer count on American defense, the Saudis have begun talking to their enemies to cool conflicts in the region.
The Game Was on TV. The Beer Was on Ice. So Why Were Fans Uneasy?
A global soccer championship has been a crucial test of Qatarâ€™s tolerance for thousands of visiting fans accustomed to mixing matches with alcohol.
Persian Gulf Standoff Starts to Thaw on the Soccer Field
For more than two years, Saudi Arabia and its allies have waged an economic war against Qatar. But some things are more important than politics.
Welcome to the Falcon Hospital. Please Take a Number.
In a corner of Dohaâ€™s old city, a state-of-the-art facility offers scans, surgeries and a link to a centuries-old pastime. Members of the royal family get to cut the line.
France to Investigate How Qatar Got the World Cup
A meeting with Nicolas Sarkozy, Michel Platini and Qatarâ€™s prime minister draws scrutiny.
In Qatar, Track and Fieldâ€™s Championships Limp to the Finish
Overwhelming heat and underwhelming crowds have created a memorable world championships, but not for the right reasons.
Dalilah Muhammad Breaks Her Own World Record in the 400-Meter Hurdles
With her performance at the world track and field championships, Muhammad, a 29-year-old American, bested a record she set in July.
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