WorldViews: Qatar

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 08/20/2013

Al Jazeera America's two big challenges

The network goes live, and now faces an ownership issue and the domestic or foreign question.

By Max Fisher  |  04:24 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Qatar

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Teacher jailed on charges of insulting Islam is freed by Qatar

The Nepali teacher had been jailed last week after a dispute with some young students.

By Anup Kaphle  |  05:26 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nepal, Qatar

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Qatar jails a Nepali teacher on charges of insulting Islam

The chemistry teacher could face up to seven years in prison if convicted.

By Anup Kaphle  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nepal, Qatar

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Today's reads: Japan's growing militarism, how Saudi Arabia staves off revolution

The first of a new, daily feature on the articles I'm reading and why they matter.

By Max Fisher  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Japan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Map: Which of the world's monarchies allow female royal succession

The remaining royal families are about split on the issue of whether to allow women to the throne, with some debating it heatedly.

By Max Fisher  |  01:10 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bahrain, belgium, Bhutan, Cambodia, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Maps, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Qatars foray into Gaza politics: Bad for Iran, good for Israel?

The oil-rich kingdom may seek to pry Hamas away from Tehran's influence.

By Max Fisher  |  02:26 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Iran, Israel-Palestine, Middle East, Qatar