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Foreigners walking along the Doha Corniche on September 22, 2013.... News PhotoDoha,Horizontal,Persian Gulf Countries,Politics,Qatar,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPForeigners walking along the Doha Corniche on September 22, 2013. Three months after a new emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, stepped in, Qatar's political clout has shrunk following the ouster of Egypt's Islamist president and with Riyadh emerging as the Syrian opposition's main backer, analysts say. Thani, the youngest Arab head of state, succeeded his father Sheikh Hamad who abdicated on June 25. AFP PHOTO / AL-WATAN DOHA / KARIM JAAFAR == QATAR OUT = (Photo credit should read KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)