Stories about Qatar from January, 2008
The Arabist from Egypt sheds light on a television production, by Qatar-based Al Jazeera, on Arab unity.
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?
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.
Qatari online journal Qatar Journal has called it a day, reports Mohamed Nanabhay from Doha.
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.
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.”