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· April, 2007

Stories about Qatar from April, 2007

Qatar: Seven Wonders

Hamlet, who is based in Qatar, blogs about the seven wonders of his host country. Among the wonders are: ‘Wonder No. 2, “It is all about connections (wasta)” Got all...

Qatar: The 3rd AlJazeera International Documentary Film Festival

AlJazeera Talk are live blogging the the 3rd AlJazeera International Documentary Film Festival that is being held at the Doha Sheraton. The four-day film fesival (which is free and open...

Angry Arab: Conspiring Against Al Jazeera

‘Call me conspiratorial (please do), but Aljazeera.net (Arabic) has this headline: “Olmert shows flexibility toward the Arab peace initiative.” Tomorrow on Aljazeera.net: news about Bush's promotion of freedoms in the...

Egypt: Youtube Special for Al Jazeera

Egypt-based Issander El Amrani informs us that Youtube now has a dedicated channel for Qatar's Al-Jazeera English main shows.

Qatari PM jokes about throwing a party when AlJazeera is closed

jane01 is uneasy about the Qatari Prime Minister's recent “joke” about throwing a party when AlJazeera is closed down because of the headache it has caused him as Foreign Minister....

Al Jazeera Pleasing US Too Much

Qatari-based Al Jazeera goes out of its way to show its objectivity to the US, claims blogger Asad Abu Khalil. “(F)rom Sep. 11 until two years ago: Aljazeera aired 11...

Introducing the Qatari Blogosphere

“A little country with big heart” is how camper described the tiny (but rich) State of Qatar on its last independence day. While that's a nice quaint description, many in...

Iraq: Covering the Al- Jazeera Conference

Iraqi blogger Dahr Jamail gives us a slideshow presentation about the recent 3rd Annual Al Jazeera Conference in Doha, Qatar.

Bahrain: GCC oversight

Bahraini blogger Mahmood's Den discusses the ills of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and their inability to implement important monetary policy.

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