The Daily Q

Larger Georgetown library welcomes public

February 9, 2011

By Muneera Al-Buainain     The library of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar has been open to the public since its beginnings in 2006 but due to the lack of publicity, not many people in ...

Cookies Galore! All for the ordering from the mysterious Cookieman

February 9, 2011

By Sidra Ayub     You may have heard of Batman, Spider-Man and even the Gingerbread man, but did you know Education City has its very own Cookieman?   He calls himself Cookieman Tamuq,...

NU-Q connects with Qatar high school students

February 9, 2011

By Muneera Al-Buainain   In less than a month, the class of 2015 at Northwestern University in Qatar will begin submitting applications for admission to the school. But first, many will attend an event called Northwest...

Qatar’s Egyptians demonstrate at the embassy here

February 9, 2011

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EC students spellbound by Egyptian protest events, coverage

February 1, 2011

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Does LeaderShape make it in the real world?

January 25, 2011

By Sidra Ayub   Students returning from LeaderShape 2011 describe themselves as skilled and energized to make a positive change in the world, but what exactly are they doing with those skills and energy?   Each year approximately 60 students...

Qatar Foundation deals with growing domestic abuse problem

January 25, 2011

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New trains to replace shuttle buses

January 23, 2011

By Sidra Ayub     With three silver and gold, locomotive-style trains already chugging down the roads in Education City, plans are underway to replace the existing shuttle buses with more trains like these by early April.   These decisions are made by the top m...

U.S. should talk to Afghan Taliban leader, says journalist

January 23, 2011

By Saif Alnuweiri     Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, who now writes primarily for The New Yorker magazine, called Afghanistan “a legacy…that will be hard to pay off.â€...

Qatar 2022: The Time is Now

December 6, 2010

By Yara Darwish     Thousands of people rejoiced in the streets of Doha, including many Education City students, on Thursday night after FIFA announced that the 2022 World Cup would take place in Qatar.   During the final bid presentation on Wednesday, Sheikha Mozah ...

Neighbors worry about Education City expansion

December 5, 2010

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Al Jazeera’s Hassan Ibrahim warns students to be wary of media law

December 2, 2010

By Saif Alnuweiri   Arab nations would be better off without media laws,  said Hassan Ibrahim, a senior producer at Al-Jazeera International, the 24-hour English news and current affairs channel.  "When governments s...

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