Titled Qatar Papers – How the emirate finances Islam in France and Europe, the book contains proofs of transfers from Qatar to fund more than 140 projects in Europe, with 50 in Italy alone. It says that the network stretches across many countries, mainly Italy, France, Switzerland and Germany.
The book was authored by French journalists Christian Chesnot and Georges Malbrunot, Alarabiya reports.
They say they received the supporting documents on a USB stick from a whistleblower. The dossier includes Qatar Charity’s bank records and its emails along with Qatar Foundation’s data.
Qatar Charity is a controversial organization funded by the Qatari ruling family and listed as a terrorist body by the Anti-Terrorist Quartet which includes the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt.