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Qatari Emir Visits Gaza in Diplomatic Victory for Hamas

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Qatar’s emir received a hero’s welcome in the Gaza Strip Tuesday when he became the first head of state to visit the Palestinian territory since Islamist Hamas militants took control in 2007. Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh greeted Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on a red carpet after the Qatari leader crossed over from Egypt’s […]

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Qatari Emir Visits Gaza in Diplomatic Victory for Hamas

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Qatar’s emir has received a hero’s welcome in the Gaza Strip as he became the first head of state to visit the Palestinian territory since Islamist Hamas militants took control in 2007. Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh greeted Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on a red carpet after the Qatari leader crossed into Gaza from […]

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Qatari Emir Visits Gaza in Diplomatic Victory for Hamas

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Qatar’s emir has received a hero’s welcome in the Gaza Strip as he became the first head of state to visit the Palestinian territory since Islamist Hamas militants took control in 2007. Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh greeted Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on a red carpet after the Qatari leader crossed into Gaza from […]

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Qatari Leader Visits Gaza Strip

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani has entered the Gaza Strip for the first visit to the Palestinian territory by a head of state since Islamist Hamas militants took control in 2007. He crossed into Gaza from Egypt on Tuesday, receiving a red-carpet welcome from Hamas officials. The Qatari leader is inaugurating more than […]

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Afghan Foreign Minister in Qatar for Talks on Taliban, Bilateral Ties

Posted April 3rd, 2012 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan’s foreign minister, Zalmay Rasool, on a two-day visit to Qatar, says reconciliation talks with the Taliban must be led by the Afghan government. Following talks with his Qatari counterpart, Khaled al-Attiyah, in Doha Tuesday, Rasool said the two sides also discussed the opening in Qatar of a Taliban political office which will serve to […]

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Qatar New Focus for Afghan Reconciliation

Posted February 4th, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s prime minister is headed to Qatar next week to discuss ways to bring peace to Afghanistan. Pakistani officials announced the trip to the Gulf emirate Saturday. They said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will meet with Qatari leaders about reconciliation efforts meant to end fighting between the Afghan government and the insurgent Taliban. The […]

Qatar New Focus for Afghan Reconciliation

Posted February 4th, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s prime minister is headed to Qatar next week to discuss ways to bring peace to Afghanistan. Pakistani officials announced the trip to the Gulf emirate Saturday. They said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will meet with Qatari leaders about reconciliation efforts meant to end fighting between the Afghan government and the insurgent Taliban. The […]

UN Selects Qatari Diplomat as Next President

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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The U.N. General Assembly has elected a veteran diplomat from Qatar to serve as its next president. Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser was elected Wednesday to take over the rotating presidency when the General Assembly begins its next session in September. Al-Nasser said he will act as a bridge between developed and developing nations, and will focus […]

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