London's luxurious department store Harrods is also owned by Qatar.

The country's investment arm bought the store from the Al-Fayed family for a reported £1.5 billion ($2.3 billion) in 2010.

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Dodi Fayed, a member of the Egyptian family, died with Princess Diana in a car crash in Paris in 1997.

First published November 16, 2014: 10:17 AM ET

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