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Royal sheikh-up: meet Qatar’s Saudi-backed emir-in-waiting

The Gulf is abuzz with talk of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Ali Al Thani, the mysterious Qatari royal who came out of nowhere and is suddenly being groomed as an emir-in-waiting, ready to fly back home and assume the throne when the present ruler, Tamim Bin Hamad, is overthrown. King Salman of Saudi Arabia received Abdullah […]

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