Lifting the veil on Qatar

BBC:  Secret Society?

*  Qatar, as you may know, is the home of Al Jizz, also known as the Al Qaeda propaganda channel:


This week Qatar hosted the annual Arab Summit in its capital Doha. It was dubbed the reconciliation summit after months of serious rifts in the Arab World. The tiny country had put the noses of some of the big players out of joint by trying to adopt the role of regional mediator, traditionally played by heavyweights Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Emir of Qatar

Our Middle East correspondent Katya Adler reported on the summit and set out to find out more about Qatar, one of the region’s richest nations.

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