Useful Links for Journalists
Al Jazeera English
Al Jazeera English is the a 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel headquartered in Doha. It is the sister channel of the Arabic-language Al Jazeera. The website features breaking news, current affairs analysis, blogs, podcasts, videos and more. The news agency also offers RSS feeds, Twitter feeds, mobile apps and other online services.
Doha Centre for Media Freedom
Doha Centre for Media Freedom is a non-profit organization working for press freedom and quality journalism in Qatar, the Middle East and the world. The center provides direct assistance to journalists and media organizations, training and education as well as research and advocacy.
GCC Legal Network
GCC Legal Network publishes the decrees, laws and constitutions of all GCC countries in their original text. Currently the portal is available only in Arabic.
Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) is an independent entity dedicated to organizing, representing and defending commercial, industrial and agricultural interests and supporting the economy of Qatar. The chamber regularly publishes a magazine with industry information and news. The online directory allows for quick searches for business contacts.
Qatar News Agency
Qatar News Agency is the primary state-owned news agency and wire service of Qatar. QNA feeds stories and alerts to all the major newspapers and media organizations in the country, including Hukoomi. Local correspondents and journalists who plan to visit Qatar to cover a story are required to register with QNA.
QScience.com is the innovative and collaborative, peer-reviewed, online publishing platform from Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ). It offers a fast and transparent scholarly publishing process, which is centered on the author, bringing their research to a global audience.
Qtel Online Directory
Qtel's online directory provides reliable white and yellow pages services. Alternatively, dial 180 for directory assistance. A mobile portlet version of the directory is also available at http://wap.mozaic.qa/directory.
The Statistics Authority offers updated statistical data on Qatar's population and economy. Various publication help summarize the country in numbers. Those include the annual abstract and statistics magazine. People can also sign up to receive the Statistics Authority's newsletter.