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Qatar Tourism – Official site provides news and information about visiting Qatar including activities, accommodation, travel and tour operators.

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Blogs

qatar-tourism.com – Blog with news, current affairs, and travel information.

I Love Qatar – A simple blog that shares a Qatari’s views with the rest of the world to show that we’re not so different after all.

Tours

Qatar Tours – Tours and things to do hand-picked by Viator.

Guide Books

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Books


Qatar: A Modern HistoryQatar: A Modern History by Allen J. Fromherz.

What role does Qatar play in the Middle East and how does it differ from the other Gulf states? How has the ruling Al-Thani family shaped Qatar from a traditional tribal society and British protectorate to a modern state? How has Qatar become an economic superpower with one of the highest per capita incomes in the world?


Qatar: Small State, Big PoliticsQatar: Small State, Big Politics by Mehran Kamrava.

The Persian Gulf state of Qatar has fewer than 2 million inhabitants, virtually no potable water, and has been an independent nation only since 1971. Yet its enormous oil and gas wealth has permitted the ruling al Thani family to exert a disproportionately large influence on regional and even international politics. Qatar is, as Mehran Kamrava explains, a “tiny giant”.


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