Eid in S. Arabia, other Gulf states tomorrow

Eid in S. Arabia, other Gulf states tomorrow

RIYADH: Eidul Fitr will be celebrated in most Gulf states and Yemen on Wednesday as the moon was not sighted on Monday night, religious authorities there announced. The official news agencies of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Yemen all quoted religious authorities as saying that since they had not received […]

Blatter and other top officials awarded themselves $80 million, says FIFA

Blatter and other top officials awarded themselves $80 million, says FIFA

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two other leading officials were involved in a “coordinated attempt” to enrich themselves through annual salary increases and World Cup bonuses, world soccer’s governing body said on Friday. FIFA said an internal investigation revealed that the three officials had received 79 million Swiss francs ($80 million) in compensation over […]