Burj Dubai / Burj Khalifa – Pictures

As you know Burj Dubai or in official name Burj Khalifa is the tallest (828m) man-made structure ever built. It is inDubai, United Arab Emirates. Here are some great pictures:

Continue reading “Burj Dubai / Burj Khalifa – Pictures”

Qatar Pictures

Qatar Pictures

Qatar: Ruled by the Al-Thani family since the mid-1800s, Qatar transformed itself from a poor British protectorate noted mainly for pearling into an independent state with significant oil and natural gas revenues. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Qatari economy was crippled by a continuous siphoning off of petroleum revenues by the Amir, who had ruled the country since 1972. His son, the current Amir HAMAD bin Khalifa Al-Thani, overthrew him in a bloodless coup in 1995.


In 2001, Qatar resolved its longstanding border disputes with both Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. As of 2007, oil and natural gas revenues had enabled Qatar to attain the highest per capita income in the world.

Continue reading “Qatar Pictures”

Page 3 of 8
1 2 3 4 5 8