Middle East

Saudi congratulates Qatar's newly-crowned young emir

A Qatari national decorates his car with images of Qatar's emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani and Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim as he drives on one of the main highways with loud Arabic celebratory music in Doha, June 25, 2013. Qatar's emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani handed power on Tuesday to his son, Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, taking the rare step for a Gulf Arab ruler of voluntarily ceding power to try to ensure a smooth succession. REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous (QATAR - Tags: TRANSPORT PO





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