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Qatari Emir Shakes Up Cabinet Amid Low Oil Prices

Qatar's ruler shook up his Cabinet on Wednesday, shuffling some ministers into new positions while consolidating some of their jobs as low global oil and gas prices squeeze the Gulf country and the wider Middle East. Most noticeable among the changes made by Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al- Thani, announced in a royal decree carried by the state-run Qatar News Agency, was the removal of Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah. Al-Attiyah, a 48-year-old lawyer and former fighter...

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