Vol 4 Issue 11 Nov 2012

In the latest issue of TheEDGE our cover story is the United Nations COP 18 summit on climate that is being held in Qatar this month. Mark van Dijk asks whether the summit will be able to build on the successes of the previous one held in South Africa last year. TheEDGE also spoke with [...]

Vol 4 Issue 10 Oct 2012

This month’s cover story in about one of Qatar’s more contentious investments, The Shard, a skyscraper that sits on the bank of the river Thames in central London. We take a look at the differing sentiments it has generated from Londoners and Qatar’s role in the project. In this issue we also look at the [...]

Vol 4 Issue 9 Sept 2012

The cover story for the September 2012 edition of TheEDGE features Qatar’s impending railway revolution, as we take a look at the cost and logistics of such a massive undertaking of infrastructure building, and the opportunities for local businesses. As the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008 still lingers we compare the models of [...]

Vol 4 Issue 7/8 Jul/Aug 2012

The Ramadan edition of TheEDGE will be for July and August of 2012, in it we cover the economic effects the Arab Spring has had on countries in the region, we also look at Qatar’s investments to develop its educational sector which they hope will transform their nation into a knowledge based economy. In other [...]


Vol 4 Issue 6 Jun 2012

In the June 2012 edition of TheEDGE, the cover story takes a look at e-commerce, particularly in our home country of Qatar, where online retail and digital transactions have risen at a phenomenal pace in the past year and are set to grow faster and further in the next. We feature an exclusive interview with [...]


Vol 4 Issue 5 May 2012

The cover story of TheEDGE May 2012 Edition concerns the fact that for the first time ever, the three post-World War 2 generations of the ‘Baby Boomers’, ‘Generation X’ and ‘Generation Y’ are in the workplace simultaneously, a fact fraught with potential conflict. Deborah Rogers, Director of Human Resources at Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha [...]

Vol 4 Issue 4 Apr 2012

The April 2012 Edition of TheEDGE  features a cover story on the Kony 2012 social media phenom that took cyberspace and the real world by storm in March 2012. Speaking to Qatar-based pundits, Mark van Dijk investigates the viral video, which received more than 100,000 hits in less than a month and what it means [...]


Vol 4 Issue 3 Mar 2012

The cover story of the March 2012 issue of  TheEdge Magazine, ‘Qatar’s Catalyst for Business’ is an in-depth investigation by TheEDGE team into the status quo of Qatar’s ‘Entrepreneurial Ecosystem’. In early 2012 we spoke to a number of role players and small businesses in the SME sector in the country, to find out whether [...]