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Blockade beat, World Cup ahead

A year and a half after a bloc of neighbors and former allies sealed off this Gulf state’s frontiers, denouncing it for supporting Iran and international terrorism, Qatar faces 2019 with a solid economy, a popular ruler and a new strategy for overseas engagement. The year ahead will likely see this natural-gas superpower take on […]

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