· October, 2005

Stories about Qatar from October, 2005

Qatar: The Doha Debates

20 October 2005

Mohammed of Qatar Living says that Qatar has the reputation of being the home of free speech in the Middle East. Not only is it home to Al-Jazeera, but it also plays host to The Doha Debates which are held monthly at the Qatar Foundation. The Doha Debates are chaired...

Qatar: Garangao

  17 October 2005

Mohammed says that Garangao (aka Gergea'an), celebrated on the 14th day of Ramadan (which falls on the 17 October 2005), is special to the Gulf region and is believed to have its roots in the pearl-diving tradition of the region. This evening, children, clad in their traditional clothes, will come...

Qatar: Religious Rights

  13 October 2005

Friends of Aljazeera posts that the Arab Committee for the Defense of Journalists, received a large number of complaints from journalists and technicians working in Aljazeera TV station , saying that the Saudi Embassy in Doha-Qatar has been refusing to give them any kind of transit or entry visas ,...