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Qatar Ruler Hands Over Power To Son

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — With a few words in a short speech, Qatar's huge energy riches and its expanding political influence passed into t...

Qatar's Emir Transfers Power To Son

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

By Regan Doherty DOHA, June 24 (Reuters) - The emir of Qatar told his family on Monday he would hand power to his son,...

Will Qatar Ruler's $400 Million Pledge Break Gaza Blockade? (VIDEO)

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 12.24.2012 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

Gaza will no longer be "livable" by 2020 unless urgent action is taken to improve water supply, power, health and schooling, according to a recent UN report. And Qatar's Emir is stepping it up.

Sheikha Mozah, "First Lady of the World": Great Style, Greater Substance (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Malcolm Harris | Posted 06.21.2011 | Style
Malcolm Harris

As a fashion designer I was struck by her ethereal beauty and carriage, but I was equally surprised by her vast global knowledge, devotion to her people and commitment to promoting education.

The Challenge of Arab Unemployment -- An Issue We Must Not Ignore!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

While the problem of unemployment in the Arab world seems insurmountable, there are a number of initiatives being implemented and proffered in the region to begin to put a dent in the problem.