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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Qatar.
Who wrote the Qatari national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Qatar officially adopted?
Please add any valuable information like links to anthem's mp3, video, lyrics, free sheet music etc.
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The National anthem of Qatar is "Al-Salam Al-Amiri" which means in English "The Peace for the Anthem".
Qatar's anthem lyrics were written by Sheikh MUBARAK bin Saif al-Thani and the music was written by Abdul Aziz Nasser OBAIDAN.
Adopted 1996; The Anthem Was First Performed That Year At A Meeting Of The Gulf Cooperative Council Hosted By Qatar.
 
National anthem of Qatar free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Qatar's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to Qatar national anthem on Youtube
 
Qatari anthem lyrics (English translation)
I Swear, I Swear
Swearing by the one who raised the sky
Swearing by the one who spread the light
Qatar will always be free
By the spirit of the loyal
Travel the high road
Travel by the guiding light of the Prophets
Qatar In my heart is a way
That respects the achievements of our forefathers
Qatar is land of the foremost men
Who protect us in time of distress,
Doves they can be at times of peace,
Warriors they are at times of sacrifice (Repeat 2×, then repeat first four lines)
 
You can find more information about Qatari anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Qatari national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Qatar

Qatar flag

Conventional short form country name: Qatar.
Conventional long form country name: State of Qatar.
Local short form country name: Qatar.
Local long form country name: Dawlat Qatar.
Closest Approximation Of The Native Pronunciation Is Cutter
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Qatar Government Type: emirate.
 
Emirate is similar to a monarchy or sultanate, but a government in which the supreme power is in the hands of an emir (the ruler of a Muslim state); the emir may be an absolute overlord or a sovereign with constitutionally limited authority. 
 
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