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History of Qatar



while the latter vacationed in Switzerland. Under Emir Hamad, Qatar has experienced a notable amount of sociopolitical liberalization, including the endorsement of women's suffrage or right to vote, drafting a new constitution, and the launch of Al Jazeera.

Qatar served as the headquarters and one of the main launching sites of the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003.

In December 2010, Qatar was selected to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, and will be the first country in the Middle East to host the tournament

Cities & Places in Qatar

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