Qatar signs on to buy 12 Rafale fighter jets from France

DOHA, Qatar—Qatar’s ruling emir and French President Emmanuel Macron signed $12 billion in deals during the French president’s visit to Doha on Thursday, including the purchase of 12 French-made Dassault Rafale fighter jets with the option of buying 36 more. Qatar exercised its existing right to purchase 12 more, bringing the total number of Rafales …