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    Former Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al Thani Dies at Age of 84

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    Former Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al Thani died on Sunday at the age of 84, according to media reports.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Qatar will observe three days of national mourning, the Al Jazeera broadcaster reported.

    Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al Thani ruled Qatar since 1972 until 1995 when he was ousted from power by his son Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani.

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