Qatar Lifts Travel Ban on American Couple

December 2, 2014 9:13 PM

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Qatar has lifted a travel ban against an American couple who were prevented from leaving the Persian Gulf state, despite being acquitted of charges in the death of their adopted daughter.

The U.S. ambassador to Qatar, Dana Shell Smith, said Tuesday in a post on Twitter that the couple will be allowed to leave Qatar Wednesday. Smith said all requirements have been met to clear the way for their departure.

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