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Hamas put out a statement from its political leader Ismail Haniyeh thanking the Emir for the planned transfer.
The paychecks of the Hamas members, which were being paid through financial aid by Qatar, were passed on in suitcases in a heavily guarded vehicle.
"If we are helping Hamas, do you think the Israelis (would) allow us to go inside and come out?"
For Israel, the role of Qatar supporting Hamas has always been a thorn in the side.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Gulf countries slam the nation for supporting Islamists.
Qatar's education ministry tweeted on Monday that the book was found to ''carry content that conflicted with Qatar's foreign policy.''
By BEN LYNFIELD
Qatar has asked Hamas to cease overt political activities on its soil, the Arab language daily Asharq al-Awsat reports.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Qatar has reportedly been under pressure from the international community to cease serving as a host of organizations considered by the West to be terrorist groups.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Matthew and Grace Huang left the tiny Gulf Arab state on Wednesday after a ban on their travel issued by that government was lifted, ending a nearly two-year ordeal.
Prime minister al-Thani phones Haniyeh to say money has already been transferred.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
In an interview with CNN, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani rejected suggestions that Doha was bankrolling organizations that the West regards as terrorist groups.
It needs be stressed that Qatar, which sways democracies, is not remotely democratic and its leadership is unelected.
By JPost Editorial
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