· February, 2011

Stories about Qatar from February, 2011

Qatar: Al Jazeera Cairo Office Burnt by Thugs, Arabic Website Hacked

  4 February 2011

Qatar-based Al Jazeera's Arabic news website was reportedly hacked earlier today, by what the news network described as "opponents of the pro-democracy movement in Egypt." See what netizens have to say about the Al Jazeera face off with the Egyptian government, as anti-Mubarak rallies continue across Egypt for the 11th day. Update: Al Jazeera Cairo office was also attacked and burned by 'thugs' today

Qatar: Down with Mubarak, residents say

  3 February 2011

Down with Mubarak. That is the popular sentiment in the tiny Gulf Arab country of Qatar, whose residents have been furiously filling the Internet with support for Egyptian protesters, criticisms of Mubarak and statements of pride for Doha-based Al Jazeera for its no-holds-barred reporting of the week's events.