Messi leads Argentina win over Panama in first game as world champions

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 - 11:09 GMT

Captain Messi finally got his 800th career goal and doubled the lead in the 89th minute with a brilliant free-kick that went into the top right corner to excite the more than 80,000 fans chanting his name at the Monumental Stadium.

Argentina friendly sold out in ticket frenzy

Fri, 17 Mar 2023 - 08:09 GMT

The match between Argentina and Panama will be played on March 23 at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, the largest in the country with capacity for 83,000 spectators.

Suez Canal authority marks 1st anniversary of floatation of 'Ever Given' Tuesday

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 12:50 GMT

The Suez Canal Authority announced that it will celebrate, Tuesday, the anniversary of the flotation of the Panamanian container ship "Ever Given", in the new Marina building, east of the Suez Canal.

How did the United States turn into a great power?

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 09:11 GMT

Today marks the 125th anniversary of Britain's recognition of US authority over the Western Hemisphere, on February 28, 1897.

Memory of the day: Arrissalah Magazine withheld from publication in 1953

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 05:06 GMT

On February 23, many important events that changed the world map took place.

World’s 2nd largest container ship passes through New Suez Canal: SCA

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 01:22 GMT

The HMM ST PETERSBURG was built earlier this year and is sailing under the flag of Panama.

London pushes to take Saudis off EU dirty money blacklist- sources

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 11:29 GMT

The list needs the endorsement of a majority of the 28 EU nations but Britain and other heavyweights of the bloc, including Germany, France, Italy and Spain, are raising concerns.

Ex-Panama president's sons detained in Miami on corruption charges

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 12:10 GMT

The two sons of jailed former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli have been arrested in Miami and face extradition back home on money-laundering charges.

Monstrous Hurricane Michael hits Florida as Category 4 storm

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida coast on Wednesday as the most powerful storm to hit the southern US state.

Rethink needed for Arab teams at World Cup, says Tunisia coach

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 - 12:18 GMT

While the North Africans won their first World Cup game in 40 years on Thursday, a 2-1 win over new boys Panama, it counted for little after defeats to England and Belgium.

England rout Panama 6-1 with Kane hat-trick

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 02:35 GMT

England's young and free-flowing team banished the ghost of past national failures with a record 6-1 thrashing of a feeble Panama on Sunday that included a hat-trick by Harry Kane and eased them into the last 16.

Gresha to arbitrate England-Panama match

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 11:46 GMT

Gehad Gresha, the only Egyptian referee in the World Cup, will arbitrate his first match on Sunday in the game between England and Panama.

Gehad Grisha to officiate England, Panama clash

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 04:30 GMT

Grisha, who received his international stripes in 2008, is one of the African continent’s experienced referees

Togetherness is key for Belgium, says Martinez

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 - 06:30 GMT

A double from Romelu Lukaku, ably assisted by Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne, finished off the Central Americans.

Lukaku double as Belgium outclass brave Panama

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 05:22 GMT

A stunning volley from Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double broke the resistance of a brave Panama side on their World Cup debut.

Kane leads England’s squad for World Cup

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 07:00 GMT

English fans are putting all their hopes on the players’ shoulders to win their second World Cup title.

England must inspire at World Cup, says FA's Ashworth

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 02:05 GMT

England finished bottom of their group at the last World Cup in Brazil and suffered a humiliating defeat by Iceland in the last-16 at Euro 2016.

Panama requests facing Egypt to prepare for World Cup

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 - 02:19 GMT

Egyptian Football Association has delivered an official offer from Panama requesting a friendly match in May, as a preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

England 2018 World Cup kits revealed

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 06:00 GMT

The kits’ design is inspired by England’s kit at the 1966 World Cup when the English team won their only World Cup title.

EU ministers remove Panama and 7 others from tax haven blacklist

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 - 12:28 GMT

Barbados, Grenada, the Republic of Korea, Macao, Mongolia, Panama, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates are the jurisdictions that have been delisted “following commitments made at a high political level to remedy EU concerns,” the EU said in a statement.