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Qatar Tennis Federation: Provides tournament history dating back to 1993, photo gallery of tournaments and players, and ticket information

Qatar National Museum: Showcases a variety of the histories and societies of Qatar, such as archeological/geological findings and Islamic royalty.

The People of Qatar: Provides links to all aspects of life in Qatar including education, media, politics, etc. Also provides links to the personal web pages of both Qatar citizens and foreigners residing in Qatar

Qatar Info: Gives brief description of history, political system, banking, the ruling family, the oil industry, tourism, etc. Subscription to a free email newsletter available.

Qatar Charity Society: Provides a list of charitable causes in Asia, Africa, and Europe, press releases, and international offices


Qatar Central Bank: Provides information on currency and financial institutions. Available in Arabic and English texts

The U.S.-Qatar Business Council: Promotes commercial relations between the United States and Qatar

Government and Politics

Amiri Diwan: Official web site of Amiri Diwan, Doha, Qatar, offering information about the Amir of Qatar, His Highness Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Heir Apparent, and the Prime Minister. Available in English and Arabic text.

Islam Web: News, current events, and historical perspectives on strengthening the spirit of Islamic brotherhood. Available in Arabic and English text.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the State of Qatar: Provides information on government, economics, and tourism. Provides demographics, historical photo galleries, and even the national anthem. Available in Arabic and English text

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture: Describes the ministry's missions and functions, organization structure, current projects, and demographics in English. Other information appears in Arabic. Provides links to the Center for GIS (Geographic Information Systems of Qatar)

University of Qatar: Official website of the University of Qatar. Also provides useful links to Government & Ministries, Education, News and Media, and Industrial Companies. Available in English and Arabic text

The Country of Qatar: Categorized listing of sites about business, culture, education, history, media, and more


Gulf Times: provides local news coverage and photographs of middle eastern events. First newspaper in Qatar to be published in English.

Al-Sharq Newspaper: News coverage in Arabic

Al-Watan: News from in Arabic

Al Raya Newspaper: News coverage in Arabic. Links to other middle eastern news sources.



Links about this country's religions.

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