2022 FIFA World Cup

How your mobile phone is shaping Qatar’s future…

Qatar's burgeoning population brings with it an increase in the amount of telecommunications both required, and met. This is only half the story though –  in an exclusive interview with Mohamed Al Sadah, the COO of Vodafone Qatar, ILQ’s Peter van Meer learns a surprising truth: every time you use your mobile, you’re helping to shape this country's future. Sound far-fetched? Read on...

Local start-up Al-Saeb puts workers’ safety first

As the hot summer months approach, the plight of labourers working outdoors in high temperatures and oppressive heat is once again at the forefront of the public eye. ILQ meets two Qatari entrepreneurs and engineers, Rashid Al-Mohanadi and Saoud Alkuwari, who hope to make health monitoring for labourers as easy as the touch of a button, with the Al-Saeb safety watch.

Head of Qatar 2022 discusses progress and hopes for the World Cup

In a recent interview, H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, Head of the Qatar 2022 World Cup discussed some of the challenges and solutions ahead of the eagerly-awaited event. ILQ’s Rumana Shaikh reports to bring you the details.

Fans can watch two FIFA 2022 matches a day

World soccer fans descending here to for FIFA World Cup in 2022 will be able to watch two matches a day due to the proximity of stadiums and an excellent local public transport system, says a top official.

University interns’ tryst with 2022 panel

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy’s (SC) 2017 Summer Internship Program has brought together 39 students from universities across Qatar who were granted exclusive access to the 2022 FIFA World Cup organisers as they learned about how the tournament will benefit Qatar, the region and the world.

Refurbished 2022 stadium set for Friday spectacle

Construction works have been completed at Qatar’s historic stadium wihch will host group games and a quarter-final match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.


Raúl Gonzales: ‘Qatar will stand up to any side’

Real Madrid and Spain legend Raúl González Blanco is confident that Qatar will put on a “great tournament” in 2022, and

Qatar faces post-World Cup hotel capacity problems

Qatar could face a considerable challenge of overcapacity with the hotels it builds for the 2022 World Cup finals.

World Cup stadium at Education City aims for ‘lasting legacy’

The Education City Stadium, one of the host venues for  the  2022 FIFA World Cup, will have classrooms, offices, conference rooms and health clubs in addition to sporting facilities, reports Qatar Foundation’s monthly magazine.