Information about Qatar
The State of Qatar is a sovereign and independent state in the Middle East, occupying a peninsula that juts into the Persian Gulf. Since its complete independence from Britain in the 20th century, Qatar has emerged as one of the world's most important producers of oil and gas.
It is an Islamic State whose laws and customs following the Islamic tradition. Since 1995, the country has been governed by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the eighth Emir from the Al-Thani family.
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