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Qatar hopes for returns after backing Libyan winners

Wednesday, 24. August 2011 19:33

Some media have got the emir of Qatar down as some kind of Haroun al-Rashid, with the massive patronage of the arts… whatever - we wrote this one up anyway, which makes reference to the Arab renaissance pretensions of the Qatari Project.

DUBAI/DOHA Aug 24 (Reuters) – Qatar was one of the first countries to back Libyan rebels seeking to overthrow its one-time friend Muammar Gaddafi and with his 42-year-old rule collapsing, the natural gas exporter hopes to reap the political and economic rewards. [...]

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