Qatar's new emir to address the nation
Doha, June 26, 2013
Qatar's new Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will address the nation today (Wednesday) at 1500 GMT, Qatar-owned Al Jazeera television has reported.
Outgoing Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani handed power on Tuesday to his son in a rare abdication by a hereditary ruler, to try to ensure a smooth succession. - Reuters