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Omar Chatriwala
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Attended University of Texas at Austin
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Muslims Rally Behind #JeSuisAhmed After Charlie Hebdo killings http://youtu.be/IUgTVwqo8Jg
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Ups and downs in Doha this year.
From kafala reform to Salwa Road flooding to the long-awaited opening of Hamad International Airport, here are some of the stories that appeared to resonate most with our audience in 2014.
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Her artwork is pretty awesome
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A Palestinian bus driver was found hanged in his bus. Israelis say it was suicide. Palestinians say it was a lynching. 
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That was a pretty cool story
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Kicking off a new Sunday morning photo feature, here are a selection of beautiful photos shot in and around Qatar that relate to the water, the stars and everything in between.
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19-year-old Medhat Al-Emawi thought he lost his zither (a cross between a guitar and a harp) when the Israeli military bombed his home during the 2014 Gaza war...
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Tunisa: The end of revolution and the beginning of democracy? Or is at all just being rolled back?
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Could the "rift" in the Gulf between Saudi/UAE/Bahrain and Qatar finally be over?
After meeting last night in Riyadh, Gulf leaders signed an agreement that pledged greater unity between members and more security efforts in the region.
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The Burka Avenger - Fighting Polio in Pakistan
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A 1 minute update on what's going on in Yemen.
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This is weird. Using the Yemen conflict to advertise AJ+? If they are trying to target gamers, they should just create dynamic games that virtually put people in the news stories. This might be more effective than watching bomb mangled bodies with frenetic, electronic music in the background. 
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In his circles
307 people
Have him in circles
854 people
‫رضا البطاوى‬‎'s profile photo
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Mustafa Like's profile photo
reame adel's profile photo
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Journalist
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  • Al Jazeera
    Executive Producer for AJ+, 2014 - present
  • Doha News
    Publisher, Co-founder, 2011 - present
  • Freelance journalist, 2010 - 2013
  • Doha Center for Media Freedom
    Consultant, Trainer, 2011 - 2013
  • Northwestern University in Qatar
    Lecturer, 2011 - 2012
  • Al Jazeera English
    Journalist, Editor, 2006 - 2010
  • Orange County Register
    Web Editor - SqueezeOC, 2005 - 2006
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Journalist, between SF & Doha
Introduction
Executive Producer at @AJPlus, Al Jazeera's new digital channel. Co-founder and Publisher of @dohanews. Formerly producer and editor at@AJEnglish.
Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Bahrain School
  • American School of Kuwait
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The six most popular news stories of 2014 in Qatar - Doha News
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From kafala reform to Salwa Road flooding to the long-awaited opening of Hamad International Airport, here are some of the stories that appe

Hostages killed in failed rescue bid in Yemen
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Raid ordered by President Obama to free American photojournalist held by al-Qaeda also kills South African teacher.

GCC diplomats to return to Doha after new agreement signed - Doha News
dohanews.co

After meeting last night in Riyadh, Gulf leaders signed an agreement that pledged greater unity between members and more security efforts in

PHOTOS: Qatar, from the sea to the sky - Doha News
dohanews.co

Kicking off a new Sunday morning photo feature, here are a selection of beautiful photos shot in and around Qatar that relate to the water,

Karak Time launches web show on ‘amazing people and talent in Qatar’ - D...
dohanews.co

A Doha-based entrepreneur has set out to showcase the human side of the country’s development, hoping her videos will inspire more people to

AJ+
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The AJ+ app brings a new dimension to mobile storytelling through a collection of fresh and engaging content.Our content is broken down and

Qatar clamps down on charities that send funds abroad - Doha News
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The country passed a new law this week amid international accusations that it is funding fighters in Iraq and Syria. While government offici

QatarDebate Center (QatarDebate) on Twitter
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The latest from QatarDebate Center (@QatarDebate). #QatarDebate is the National Debating Organization in Qatar and a member of Qatar Foundat

Saudi, UAE and Bahrain to withdraw ambassadors from Qatar - Doha News
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Qatar’s cabinet says it regrets the diplomatic withdrawals by the three neighboring countries but insists the move “has nothing to do with t

Nepali restaurant worker in Doha aims to be the next Dickens
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A waiter by day and a writer by night, 28-year-old Him Bahadur said composing songs and drafting novels help him express his philosophy on l

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Ashghal: Sharq Crossing construction to commence in 2015
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The long-discussed project consists of a 12km series of underwater tunnels and bridges that would connect the new Hamad International Airpor

UN official: Qatar should scrap kafala, enforce existing labor laws
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After observing “dump”-like living conditions for workers, United Nations special rapporteur wraps up eight-day visit to Qatar with calls fo

Emir focuses on 'building the homeland' in first Shura Council address
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Prudence and balance were key themes in today’s speech, with Sheikh Tamim emphasizing a need to educate youth on Qatar’s historical values o

Doha News
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The Doha News app brings the latest stories straight to your pocket. Swipe through our stories then read and share your favorites with your