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Qatari Sheikha tops influential art list
ArtReview magazine lists Sheikha Al-Mayassa, head of Qatar Museum Authority, as most powerful person in world of art.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2013 14:16 GMT
Qataris praise smooth transition
Citizens share memories of life under Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani as they welcome his son as the new leader.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2013 08:43 GMT
Qatar: The making of Machiavelli's 'The Prince'
The outgoing Qatari emir is an expert in Machiavellian politics, writes Larbi Sadiki.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 12:25 GMT
New Qatar emir gives first address
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani says Qatar will continue to invest in development of its people.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 21:54 GMT
Can Qatar replace its renaissance man?
One of the most powerful men in Qatar, Sheikh Hamad has led an activist foreign policy and made big investments abroad.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 19:03 GMT
Qatar set to get new prime minister
New emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani expected to name minister of state for interior affairs as head of new cabinet.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 15:47 GMT
Qatar's message to the world
As Qatar's emir has handed over power to his son in a peaceful transition, what lies ahead for the ambitious nation?
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 12:17 GMT
Qatar: Continuity in change
The emir has stepped down, but the country's enterprising forays and dynamism on the world stage look set to continue.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 08:55 GMT
New Qatari emir to make public speech
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to address Consultative Assembly day after being confirmed as leader by his father.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2013 05:47 GMT
Qatar's emir transfers power to son
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani says he is handing over power to son and calls on countrymen to lend their support.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 17:26 GMT
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