‘Terrorism, Meddling in Affairs’: Arab Countries Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

‘Terrorism, Meddling in Affairs’: Arab Countries Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing the country of backing terrorist groups. Qatar has called the move a “campaign of incitement” which is “based on lies.” https://cdn.rt.com/files/2017.06/5934fa7fc36188c6408b45be.mp4 Bahrain announced early Monday that it is severing diplomatic relations with neighboring Qatar and cutting air and…

Qatar-Saudi Spat Threatens Riyadh’s Influence. But What are the Saudis Really Worried About?

Qatar-Saudi Spat Threatens Riyadh’s Influence. But What are the Saudis Really Worried About?

Saudi Arabia’s move to use its influence among other Muslim countries to threaten Iran appears to be backfiring as Qatar now reveals an entirely new plan, a third way for the entire region. Oops, Qatar did it again. It dared to think. Recently, this tiny energy-rich nation, a small island perched on the edge of…