US Couple Stuck in Qatar After Murder Acquittal Spars with State Dept.

December 1, 2014 10:44 PM

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The case of Grace and Matthew Huang, an American couple stranded in Qatar after a court there overturned a murder charge against them, took an unusual turn today with the Huangs and the State Department at odds over what was preventing them from leaving the country.

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said the Huangs’ lawyers had to fill out additional paperwork in order to lift Qatar's travel ban that had been imposed on the Huangs since 2012 when they went on trial for allegedly killing their adopted daughter, Gloria. The couple were initially convicted o...

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