Qatar committed to 'stable' Egypt despite tensions: Emir

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, pictured during a meeting with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of White House in Washington, DC, February 24, 2015The Emir of Qatar said Thursday he was committed to “stability” in Egypt, despite a recent row between the two nations over Cairo’s airstrikes against IS militants in Libya. Islamic State jihadists released a video this month showing the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya, most of them Egyptian, prompting Cairo to launch air strikes on IS targets in the eastern city of Derna. Qatar responded by recalling its ambassador to Cairo for consultations.

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