Qatar Has A New Emir
33-year-old Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad has become Qatar’s new Emir.
Sheikh Tamim was handed power from his father, Sheikh Hamad, who ruled Qatar for eighteen years.
The new Emir of Qatar gave a fifteen minute televised speech on regional and domestic issues. Sheikh Tamim said he will follow in his father’s footsteps.
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Tagged Abdication, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Succession.