The rise of Qatar to prominence and economic glory has been nothing short of meteoric. Much of this prosperity has been the result of vast finds of gas and commensurate demand of this fuel across the globe.
In this June 7, 2017 file photo released by Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, left, holds the hand of Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha. (AP)
Fishing in troubled waters
A handout picture provided by the US Embassy in Doha’s Official Twitter account on July 11, 2017 shows US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) meeting with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani at the Prince’s Sea Palace residence in the capital Doha. (AFP)