Eid Festival draws crowds in Qatar

STORY:

The Arabian Peninsula eased COVID-19 restrictions earlier in April after a decrease in coronavirus cases.

These recent changes eased Ali Harb's fears that restrictions could have an impact on the organisation of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

The Gulf state will host the first World Cup in the Middle East, the first in a Muslim state, and no other tournament has ever been held in the northern hemisphere winter.

Qatar, which is roughly the size of Jamaica, is also the smallest state to have held soccer's biggest event, with fans from the 32 competing nations set to watch games at eight stadiums clustered around the only major city -- Doha.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting