· January, 2008

Stories about Qatar from January, 2008

Qatar: Strange Lights Over Doha

  28 January 2008

Qatar's bloggers are looking at the night's skies trying to understand what the strange bouncing lights a blogger captured with her camera phone are all about. Is it a UFO, an aircraft, a meteor or Spiderman?

MENA: Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr…It's Freezing

  27 January 2008

Brrrr... It's freezing in the Middle East is the message that has been popping up on blogs recently. Here's a round up of what some of the region's bloggers had to say about the cold spell, in the otherwise warm and sometimes explosive hotspot of the world.

GCC-Iran Relations Improving

  17 January 2008

Marc Lynch takes a closer look at the improving relationship between Gulf Arab states and Iran in this post, despite Bush's visit to the region. The Gulf Cooperation Council is made up of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and the United Arab Emirates.

Qatar: Bhutto's Death Coverage a Hit

  5 January 2008

Abdurahman Warsame, who is based in Qatar, reports that “Aljazeera English's report on the death of Benazir Bhutto's death received more than half a million views in just 2-3 days.”