Hamas Asked to Keep Low Profile in Qatar

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal will stay in Qatar for now, but he won't be allowed to carry out any activities from the Gulf emirate, Asharq al-Awsat reported Wednesday. Quoting "informed sources," the newspaper said that although Qatar has not asked Mashaal to leave the country, it has changed its political stance toward Hamas. Qatar does not want to be seen to support the Muslim Brotherhood, especially in light of the recent Qatari-Egyptian reconciliation.

2015-01-08 00:00:00

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