Search Engine Colossus - Qatar
Links to primary Qatar ian search engines and gateways-- in Arabic, French and English.

Qatar - Columbia Libraries
A major Middle East and Islamic Studies resource portal from Columbia University Libraries.

DMOZ Open Directory - Qatar
Large link collection, includes links to Interactive Portals, Music and Art, Country/Regions, etc

BUBL LINK Catalogue is largest Internet portal in U.K.: Selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas.

Library of Congress Portals to the World - Qatar
Created and maintained by the LoC Area Studies Directorate.

Google Directory - Qatar
Google Regional Directory preset for Qatar .

Yahoo Regional Countries Links - Qatar
Excellent Yahoo search engine links for everything from Arts and Humanities to Travel and more.

MENA Internet Resources for Qatar
A Resource guide by Joseph W. Roberts, Department of Political Science, Middle East Center, University of Utah.

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Qatari Arabic

Qatari Arabic - Wikipedia
Main WIkipedia article on Qatari Arabic dialect not yet written.

Qatar - Online Media and News

Kidon Media-Link: Qatar
Links to Qatar ian and English online newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations from this giant news. - Qatar
Solid selection of online national newspapers.

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Qatari Television Stations
List and links to most Qatari television stations.

Al Jazeera (Arabic); Al Jazeera International - (in English)
Al Jazeera, which usually means "The Island" in Arabic but more commonly known in Gulf Arabic as "The Peninsula" – referring to the Qatar Peninsula in the Gulf region, is a television network headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel with the same name, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty TV channels in multiple languages, and in several regions of the world. (Full Wikipedia article on Al Jazeera here.)

RadioWorld - Qatar
About: "TvRadioWorld is an informational directory dealing with radio and television broadcasters worldwide." Site allows you to bookmark favorite radio stations for listening. See, in particular, Radio Stations on the Web - Qatar link.

BBC News - Middle East
BBC news broadcasts and reports in English.

Yahoo! News - Qatar
Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.

SCOLA - Global Foreign Language Portal
SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.

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Qatar - History, Culture, Religion

Wikipedia - History of Qatar
Detailed online history from origin of the Bani Utbah Tribe to present day with numerous hyperlinks to important events, personalities and places.

WWW VL: History: History of Qatar
Online history resource.

Culture of Qatar
Wikipedia article - not yet fully developed. But there are a lot of useful internal and external links - on right side of page.

Wikipedia - Qatar
Excellent online encyclopedia article covering geography, history, military, culture, etc. with links to Internet resources (also noted

Qatar - Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Qatar
Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.

Political Resources on the Net - Qatar Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Foreign and International Law - Qatar
From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.

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Qatar - Country Studies

Wikipedia - Qatar
Excellent online encyclopedia article covering geography, history, military, culture, etc. with links to Internet resources (also noted above).

Qatar - A Country Study
Exceptionally detailed presentation from the Library of Congress. Includes sections on: Geography, Society, Economy, Government and Politics, Very Detailed History and Historical Development, Contemporary Trends, etc.

CIA World Factbook - Qatar
Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.

BBC News Country Profiles - Qatar

Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.

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Qatar - Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Qatar
Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.

International Monetary Fund - Qatar
Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.

The World Bank Group - Qatar
WBG Activities in Qatar , with additional related links.

The World Trade Organization - Qatar (Member since 1996)
"The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world?s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business."

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Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Qatar
"The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."

World Health Organization - Qatar
About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Qatar
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 178 member National Societies.

Amnesty International - Qatar
Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.

Human Rights Watch - Qatar
Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.

In-country Universities, Programs and Centers of Study

Qatar Colleges and Universities
Links to major institutions of higher learning in Qatar

Colleges and Universities - Qatar
More links to major institutions of higher learning in Qatar

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Qatar - Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Qatar
The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.

Wikitravel - Qatar
Wikitravel - by the people, for the people. Wikitravel is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide.

Yahoo Travel Guide - Qatar
Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

Google Directory - Qatar
Includes links to cities, regions, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.

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