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February 22, 2015 12:40 pm

Obama to Meet Emir of Qatar at the White House

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Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani with his wife and President and Michelle Obama. Photo: Wikipedia.

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is due to meet with US President Barack Obama during his first visit to the White House this week.

The tour comes amid growing angst in the Middle East over how to handle ISIL, whose dominance has spread to Libya, as well as rising tensions between Egypt, a key US ally, and Qatar, which last week withdrew its ambassador to the country.

Read full story at Arabian Business.

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