Qatari Prime Minister Bought $100 Million NYC Penthouse?


By Jim Edwards

For the past few years, Qatari Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani has been looking for a place to hang his hat.

Not just any place, though.

The head of the richest country in the world (according to the IMF's per-capita GDP figures) has been scouring London and New York for some ultra-decadent digs capable of housing his two wives, 15 scions, and scores of bodyguards.

Finally, the sheikh appears to have found suitable stomping grounds in New York -- he reportedly purchased the $100 million penthouse at a still-under-construction ultra-luxury apartment building on West 57th Street in Manhattan (though the developer denies he's the buyer).

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