Faisal Baatout

Faisal Baatout

    Kyoto battlelines drawn at COP 18

    Climate talks got down to the nitty-gritty in Doha as developing countries and the EU staked out rival positions on the fate of the Kyoto Protocol.

    Journalists protest Bush's al-Jazeera 'bomb plan'

    Journalists in several Arab capitals on Thursday staged protests over reports that Unied States President George W. Bush wanted to attack Arab satellite channel Al-Jazeera's Doha headquarters. Dozens of staff turned out for a symbolic sit-in at the Doha headquarters, with similar protests at the channel's foreign bureaux.