|Qatari women set to launch fashion magazine|
a foray into the fashion and lifestyle world, three young Qatari
women have joined hands to launch an English magazine from Doha.
Named HauteMuse, the magazine will be published quarterly. Talking
to Qatar Tribune, Fatma Hamad al Thani and Noor Rashid al Thani,
both owners of the magazine, said that each issue would be theme-based
with an innovative layout. "We will...
|UK Monarchy: How Relevant?|
the flag-waving and the street parties to celebrate the marriage
of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday, bigger questions
about the relevance of the monarchy to modern Britain lurk like
uninvited guests. Extravagant living in a time of austerity
abrades public sensibilities; unearned privilege is resented,
while snobbery and elitism are seen as dangerously outmoded.
|THE PRICE OF
|COL Moamar Qadhafi is a vain man. Like
the other Arab dinosaurs he has his dyed hair, his designer
shades, his spoiled children and his compound full of sycophants.
He doesn´t want, one day, to be dragged from a rat hole
like Saddam Hussein or hauled from a bunker like the Ivory Coast´s
Laurent Gbagbo. So what´s his calculation? Does he have
one at all? Here in liberated eastern Libya, where the tricolour
Qadhafi banished now flies...