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The Bedouin Sport of Camel Racing

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he starting “gate” rose up and the dozen brown, one-humped dromedary camels jerked forward as a pack. Shouting handlers darted behind them a short distance encouraging them to run faster. A truck with a ...
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Doha’s Sheikh Faisal Museum Blends Islamic Civilization with Qatari Heritage Treasures

  he open door of a castle wall beckons us into the Hall of Islamic Arts. I was unprepared for what was to follow during the next two and a half hours. I literally found something new around each corner leading into yet an...
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The Past Meets Present At Souq Waqif, Historic Qatar Market Place

usty, nomadic desert-dwelling Bedouin make their way slowly along the creek knowing their exact destination – Souq Waqif. With camels packed down with wool, meat and cloth, the Bedouin have come to this marketplace to sell an...
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Sharing Knowledge: Inspired by Tradition

rom the intricately-carved white gypsum panels and traditional detailed lightscreens marrying side by side with softly curved vanilla arches, Katara harkens present-day visitors back to a yesteryear long, long ago marked by con...
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