Ahmed Mohamed The Clockmaker Is Moving To Qatar To Study311 views
Teenage student, who was arrested in Texas after taking a homemade clock to school, accepts scholarship offer in Doha.
An American boy arrested for bringing a homemade clock to his Texas school, that was mistaken for a bomb, is moving to Qatar after accepting a scholarship offer to study there.
Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed’s family announced the move in a statement on Tuesday, a few hours after he was at the White House for an astronomy night hosted by President Barack Obama.
The bespectacled ninth-grader became a global sensation after his September arrest, which many believe was influenced by bias against his Muslim religion.