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Qatar Alcohol Ban

Alcohol Ban Raises Specter of Problems for Qatar's Hosting of 2022 World Cup

James Dorsey | Posted 03.18.2012 | World
James Dorsey

A ban on alcohol on Qatar's man-made island highlights domestic opposition to some of the Gulf state's more forward looking policies, as well as freedoms for soccer fans it is expected to host during the 2022 World Cup.

Want A Drink? Don't Go To Doha

Posted 01.10.2012 | World

Qatar's recent suspension of alcohol sales in The Pearl-Qatar, a man-made island off the country's capital of Doha, brings into focus the conflict bet...