Tag Archives: Qatar

August 11, 2017

Does Qatar Support Extremism? Yes. And So Does Saudi Arabia.

By Tom Wilson
The spat between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, which is accusing Qatar of supporting Islamist extremism and terrorism, remains perplexing. Perplexing not because Qatar is innocent — it has sponsored and hosted far too many jihadists for anyone to …

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March 29, 2012

Palestinian unity “frozen”, again

A month after Fatah and Hamas chiefs signed a reconciliation deal–after almost ten months in negotiations–is it any surprise that the deal has broken down?
In an interview with the Ma’an News agency, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas stated that …

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March 19, 2012

Saudi Arabia and Qatar: unlikely candidates for intervention

The Assad regime has been blaming bomb attacks in Syria over the past year on al-Qaeda and the Opposition, painting a false picture of those opposing the regime are nothing but terrorists. Now, with the latest bomb attacks in the …

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March 1, 2012

Why did Qatar give $250 million in financial aid to Hamas?

On 27 February, Hamas officials announced that Qatar was giving the group $250 million to help build infrastructure in the Gaza Strip—the Territory currently governed by Hamas. This is all speculation, but these are the reasons why I think Qatar …

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