The disappearance of Hamad Bin Jassim

Issue 954 - 20 Sep 2013
The departure of Qatar’s powerful prime minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim from frontline politics was not unexpected, given the potential for tension between him and newly installed Emir Sheikh Tamim. But observers have been taken aback by his complete disappearance from public life, and the rapid removal of many of his allies.

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