A recent report by BBC on Qatar’s involvement in paying over $1 billion ransom to a terrorist group, in exchange for the release of Qatari hostages held in Iraq by the Iraqi Hezbollah organization, has highlighted the country’s role in altering sectarian demography on the Sunni populated town of al-Qusayr located on the Syrian-Lebanese border.
BBC News - 'Billion dollar ransom': Did Qatar pay record sum? https://t.co/QQI2OPzLzj— Ali Shihabi (@aliShihabi) July 17, 2018
Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim receives released kidnapped members of Qatar’s ruling family at the Doha airport in Doha on April 21, 2017. (File photo: Qatar News Agency via AP)