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it is illegal to show alcohol or be drunk in public
During the month of Ramadan, eating, drinking, and smoking in public is strictly banned from dawn to sunset
sponsorship laws exist in Qatar. These laws have been widely described as akin to modern-day slavery
Alcohol is legal with a permit but it is not permitted to drink it in public
Islam is the predominant religion, as Muslims constitute 77.6% of the population
On February 24, 2010, Qatar and Iran signed a defense co-operation agreement in which the two countries stressed the need to expand their defense cooperation.
Iran and Qatar will
* exchange specialized and technical committees
* expand cooperation in training
* conduct joint campaigns against terrorism and insecurity in the region
March 10, 2010. Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani has given his support to Iran’s right to nuclear technology
Qatar is a destination country for men and women from South and Southeast Asia who migrate willingly, but are subsequently trafficked into involuntary servitude as domestic workers and laborers, and, to a lesser extent, commercial sexual exploitation; the most common offence was forcing workers to accept worse contract terms than those under which they were recruited; other conditions include bonded labor, withholding of pay, restrictions on movement, arbitrary detention, and physical, mental, and sexual abuse.
the two top soccer teams in Queensland met the other night-there were 1700 spectators
Next is the bid itself with the campaign add the stupid kangaroo,Paul Hogan makes an appearance dressed as a young biker but he himself is so old he just about needs a walking frame,well at least his tax problems seem to of been mysteriously resolved during the process,but really he's past his use by date,our Prime Minister also gets in the add.The we send the big guns in Elle Mc Pherson etc who'd know as much about soccer as I do about modelling,she might of got an extra vote or two if she'd gone topless,so after all this one vote went Australias way and we were eliminated in the first round all in all a debacle.