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Abortive coup in Qatar

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The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamed Ben Khalifa, succeeded in defeating the end of last week and attempted coup, which occurred after the deposition of some thirty senior Qatari army, some are under house arrest.

  • The news of the attempted coup coincided with a declaration of some people from families close to the emir of Qatar and opponents of the current regime, in which they announced the non-recognition of the legitimacy of the Emir Hamed Ben Khalifa, and seek to replace him by his brother Abdelaziz Ben Khalifa ben Hamed refugee to France.
  • The statement of the Qatari opposition, signed by 66 political opponents as well as Qatari personalities and ruling families, including 16 figures from the ruling family, contained serious accusations against the current Emir of Qatar, among others, relations with Israel and the United States of America. He is accused of working for the United States and creating discord among Arab countries in addition to his involvement with the family of his wife in corruption and social injustice against thousands of Qatari citizens.
  • The signatories of the statement have mentioned the wife of the Emir, known as "Sheikha Mouza Bint Nacer El Mesned ", whose appearances in various media, clothed contrary to the customs of Qatar which they considered "indecent". His children, they add, have monopolized power and property of Qatari through use of power.
  • The signatories of the declaration encourage initiative on the social networking site Facebook, calling for bringing down the Qatari regime.
  • Ennahar / Ismail Fellah

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Comments (4 posted):

Mark Blackmore on 02 March, 2011 11:14:18
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Shoddy journalism purporting rumour and hearsay to be fact. This story first appeared on a highly suspect Jordanian website and has been propagated across the internet by lazy journalists whose talents stretch no further than copy and pasting.
bat on 03 March, 2011 09:04:00
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we support the HH emir this article not reflect the nation openion and feeling
HUNGER ARNO on 03 March, 2011 10:18:26
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They wanted to kill Al Jazeera !
evelyn coniahan on 05 March, 2011 10:22:28
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QATAR GOD GIFTED COUNTRY HAVE OIL AND GAS,QATAR FASTEST GROWING COUNTRY AND HOST THE WORLD CUP IN 2022.THE EMIR OF QATAR,SHEIKH HAMED BEN KHALIFA,HE IS DOING A GOOD JOB IN THIS COUNTRY AND LOOK AFTER THE PEOPLE OF QATAR AND FOREIGN PEOPLE WORK IN THIS COUNTRY.NO NEED TO FOLLOW ANY PROTEST AROUND THE ARAB WORLD.WISH THE PEOPLE OF QATAR PEACE AND HAPPINIES
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