Muslim Teen Arrested For Clock Moves To Qatar With Family

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October 20, 2015 4:51 p.m.

Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim teen who police arrested because they thought his homemade clock was a bomb, and his family are moving to Qatar, The Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday.

A foundation has reportedly offered to pay for Mohamed’s high school and college in Doha, Qatar, where his siblings will also find schools to attend, according to the report.

Mohamed visited Qatar following his arrest at his high school in a suburb of Texas last month, according to the report. On Monday, he accepted President Obama’s invitation to attend the White House’s astronomy night.

Ahmed’s sister, Eyman, said that the family would be in the United States for a “few days,” according to the publication.

His father, Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed, was quoted by the publication as saying that the family was moving to a place, “where my kids can study and learn and all of them being accepted by that country.”

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