· March, 2007

Stories about Qatar from March, 2007

Qatar: Al Jazeera Forum

  29 March 2007

Qatar-based blogger Kareem links to an article which announces the 3rd Annual Forum, entitled Media and the Middle East: Going Beyond the Headlines, being hosted by Al Jazeera at the Sheraton Doha and Convention Resort from March 31 to April 2, in Qatar. Sessions in this year's forum will explore...

Qatar: Weblog Awards a Let Down

  13 March 2007

Qatar-based blogger Morad Rayyan isn't impressed with the results of the Seventh Annual Weblog Awards. “Though I refuse to acknowledge the list of winners since they have scratched my blog from the list of nominees due to discrimination towards Koreans and Jordanians and blah blah… but since I have a...

Qatar: Al Jazeera Cameraman Force-Fed

  13 March 2007

Friends of Al Jazeera blogger Karim posts a story which claims that the “lawyer of Al Jazeera cameraman Sami al-Hajj, who is detained in Guantanamo Bay, has said his health has worsened and he is being force-fed through his nose.”

Kazakhstan: Education Steppe

  13 March 2007

Ben Paarmann notes that Kazakhstan's president was very impressed with Qatar's Education City after his visit there yesterday, and reports on problems in Kazakhstan's education system and a bit on how the government might try to solve them.