Foreign construction workers leave a work site in Qatar's capital Doha on Nov. 19. Soccer's ruling body, FIFA, says it will put pressure on Qatar, the host of the 2022 World Cup, over the conditions of migrant workers in the construction sector. EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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A man walks along a pathway at the Texas A&M University campus in Doha, Qatar. Osama Faisal/AP hide caption

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Soldiers on camels take part in a military parade on Qatar's National Day in the capital Doha last Wednesday. The city's rapidly growing skyline is in the background. Despite its small size, Qatar has used its wealth to play an outsized role in regional affairs. Chen Shaojin/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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