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Conan O'Brien

US first lady Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for speech

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama arrived in Qatar on Monday as part of a two-country Mideast tour, with plans to visit a crucial air base in America's war against the Islamic State group and give a speech on the importance of girl's education.

Obama touched down in Doha, the Qatari capital, on Monday night, the state-run Qatar News Agency reported, without elaborating.

While in Doha, she'll visit the al-Udeid air base with comedian and late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien. The base hosts the forward headquarters for U.S. Central Command, as well as aircraft involved in the campaign of airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants in both Syria and Iraq.

Obama is...