Qatari royal freed by Iraq kidnappers

Wealthy Gulf Arabs often travel to countries like Iraq, Afghanistan or Pakistan to hunt with falcons without the restrictions they face at homeA member of the Qatari royal family has been released by kidnappers in Iraq nearly four months after being taken captive while on a hunting trip, Qatar said Wednesday. A Pakistani national was also released, the Qatari foreign ministry said. “Efforts are still ongoing to free the rest of the 26 kidnapped,” a brief statement published on Qatar’s official QNA news agency said.

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