Tuesday, 17 April 2012 08:47

'Military coup attempt fails in Qatar'

'Military coup attempt fails in Qatar'

Some Arab media have reported a military coup in Qatar and transfer of Qatari Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani to an unknown location.

According to Fars news agency quoting al-Arabia network following intense clashes on Tuesday morning between royal guard forces and Qatari army forces, the Emir of Qatar was transferred to an unknown location with the help of US forces.

Al-Arabia announced that the coup was commanded by Hamad bin Attiyah the senior commander of royal guards.

Prior to this, Qatari activists had called on the people and military forces of Qatar at social internet bases to launch an uprising for the downfall of the Qatari regime.

They had also called for the withdrawal of US military forces from Qatar.

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