Qatar admits it had hundreds of troops on ground in Libya

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Chairman of  Libya

From the Daily Star:  Qatar revealed for the first time Wednesday that hundreds of its soldiers had fought alongside Libyans in their battle to topple longtime despot Moammar Gadhafi.

"We were among them and the numbers of Qataris on ground were hundreds in every region," said Qatari chief of staff Maj. Gen. Hamad bin Ali al-Atiya.  (photo: AFP) (via @joshuafoust)