Country Studies

The Library of Congress Country Studies include extensive information about all Middle Eastern countries, including historical overviews as well as information about government structure, economics, and demographics.

Specific countries can’t be bookmarked, so follow the link above and select the country of interest.

Qatar Fact Sheet

A quick fact sheet providing clear information about Qatar.

Qatar Facts and Figures

Qatar facts and figures from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center

Qatar in Perspective

This resource from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center offers a country profile section containing basic facts about the target country, followed by selected themes organized under the major headings of Geography, History, Economy, Society and Security.

Qatari Flag

Details about the Qatari flag.

A Country with No Water (video)

Imagine a country with abundant power — oil and gas, sunshine, wind (and money) — but missing one key essential for life: water. Infrastructure engineer Fahad Al-Attiya talks about the unexpected ways that the small Middle Eastern nation of Qatar creates its water supply.

Fahad Al-Attiya’s job is to maintain food security in Qatar, a country that has no water and imports 90 percent of its food

Jadaliyya: Qatar (text)

A collection of articles about Qatar posted on Jadaliyya

Qatar News (text)

Current news about Qatar from the New York Times.


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