Citizens inspect the scene after a car bomb explosion at a crowded outdoor market in Sadr City, Iraq, on Jan 2. A suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle, killing at least a dozen people, amid a fierce regional fight against the Islamic State group. Photo: AP

Why Qatar’s links to Islamist groups worry Beijing

With China facing its own fight against extremism, Doha’s backing of a host of radical organisations is a source of unspoken concern for China’s leadership

Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Citizens inspect the scene after a car bomb explosion at a crowded outdoor market in Sadr City, Iraq, on Jan 2. A suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle, killing at least a dozen people, amid a fierce regional fight against the Islamic State group. Photo: AP
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