The blockade against Qatar is still continuing … but the level of support by both citizens and expatriates alike shows no sign of abating! Marhaba has been out and about seeing how Qatar is united – here are some of the best images and tweets depicting national pride.
The Artist Behind the Viral Image
An image of the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani with ‘Glorious Tamim’ written in Arabic calligraphy has been adopted by all. Ahmed bin Majed Almaadheed is the artist behind this mural that went viral.
حرب على المحسن تراها عقوبة بالله عساكم ما تفيدون حراب ياما عطينا ما ندور مثوبه الا من اللى من ترجاه ما خاب و ياما نصرنا صاحب ضيقوا به عاداتنا نقدم الى ما لردى هاب و ياما نصانا من تعثر دروبه يدخل حمانا من تعذرها الأصحاب لـ خالد الفيصل #تميم #تميم_المجد #قطر #art #painting #instaartist #instaart
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Twitterati Join In
— Mohammed Al-Jufairi (@Halawala) 12 July 2017
— Mohammed Al-Jufairi (@Halawala) 5 July 2017
— Capturazy (@Capturazy) 7 July 2017
More citizens from Blockading countres join in to show their support against blockade by holding their passport in front of ‘Tamim Almajid’ pic.twitter.com/g7RokPFoie
— #IstandWithQatar (@IstandWithQatar) 9 July 2017
Telecom Services Providers Join In
Qatar’s telecom service providers, Ooredoo and Vodafone, change network to name to Tamim almajd to express solidarity. The network name was changed to Tamim almajd for two days.
— Aisha AlAjmi?? (@30amj) 7 July 2017
New stamp Tamim Al Majd released
Qatar Post issued new postage stamps titled ‘Tamim Al Majd’ (Glorious Tamim), featuring the Emir and the Qatari flag. A statement issued by Q-Post says that as many as 5,000 papers of stamps had been printed and the postage stamps is available for sale at the main office of Q-Post.