Religion in Qatar

Video Transcript

“As with almost all of the Arabian Peninsula peoples, they’re very, generally speaking, they were very socially and religiously conservative and traditional. Religion plays a much, as pretty much throughout the Islamic world, religion plays a very large part in people’s daily lives. Much more than in the West.

”The Qataris are pretty much, the military people are very, there’s a mosque on every installation I’ve ever been to, and that’s where that they go for their prayers, prayer call, and all that kind of stuff. And training activities will come to a halt while they go off and go to prayer. Things kind of stop and then they go pray, and they come back and we pick up again and continue on, yeah.”

In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel describes life and religion in Qatar.