|Qatar ups ante to host 2017 world athletics|
|THE Qatar Association of
Athletics Federation (QAAF)
has planned to unleash a
large-scale promotional campaign
during two upcoming
world-level championships to
back its bid to host the 2017
QAAF President Abdulla
Ahmed al Zaini during an
exclusive chat with Qatar
Tribune said Qatar was a serious
bidder for the 2017 World
Championship and would use
every resource at its disposal
to bolster its bid.
"We will launch a big campaign...
|FEW presidents arrive in office
with large plans around foreign
affairs. Yet most live to see their
reputations defined by it. For
Barack Obama, whose time in
office coincides with a series of tectonic
shifts in global structure - the Arab revolutions,
the relative decline of
American power, the rise of China - that
pattern shows every sign of holding. But
what kind of foreign...
TO RESHAPE M-E|
|THERE is a story making the
rounds among Lebanese
Facebook users about a
Syrian democracy activist
who was stopped at a Syrian
Army checkpoint the other day. He
reportedly had a laptop and a
thumb drive on the seat next to him.
The Syrian soldier examined them
and then asked the driver: "Do you
have a Facebook?" "No," the man
said, so the soldier let him pass.
You have to feel sorry for...