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4 Arab nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as rift deepens

Associated Press

In this Friday, June 2, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. In this Friday, June 2, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Qatar's Emir Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, third from right, poses with U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and other Gulf nations' leaders, from left, Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Bahrain Crown Prince Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalif; Deputy Prime Minister of Oman, Sayyid Fahad Bin Mahmood Al Said; Kuwait's Emir Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah; Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef; and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani of Bahrain after their meeting at Camp David in Maryland. Four Arab nations, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, June 5, 2017, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country's support for Islamist groups and its relations with Iran.


The Latest: Etihad airline suspends flights to Qatar

Associated Press

FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Qatar's Emir Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, third from right, poses with U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and other Gulf nations' leaders, from left, Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Bahrain Crown Prince Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalif; Deputy Prime Minister of Oman, Sayyid Fahad Bin Mahmood Al Said; Kuwait's Emir Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah; Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef; and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani of Bahrain after their meeting at Camp David in Maryland. Four Arab nations, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, June 5, 2017, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country's support for Islamist groups and its relations with Iran. FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Qatar's Emir Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, third from right, poses with U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and other Gulf nations' leaders, from left, Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Bahrain Crown Prince Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalif; Deputy Prime Minister of Oman, Sayyid Fahad Bin Mahmood Al Said; Kuwait's Emir Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah; Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef; and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani of Bahrain after their meeting at Camp David in Maryland. Four Arab nations, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, June 5, 2017, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country's support for Islamist groups and its relations with Iran.


The Latest: Yemen says it too is cutting ties to Qatar

Associated Press

FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Qatar's Emir Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, third from right, poses with U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and other Gulf nations' leaders, from left, Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Bahrain Crown Prince Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalif; Deputy Prime Minister of Oman, Sayyid Fahad Bin Mahmood Al Said; Kuwait's Emir Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah; Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef; and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani of Bahrain after their meeting at Camp David in Maryland. Four Arab nations, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, June 5, 2017, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country's support for Islamist groups and its relations with Iran. FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Qatar's Emir Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, third from right, poses with U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and other Gulf nations' leaders, from left, Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Bahrain Crown Prince Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalif; Deputy Prime Minister of Oman, Sayyid Fahad Bin Mahmood Al Said; Kuwait's Emir Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah; Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef; and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani of Bahrain after their meeting at Camp David in Maryland. Four Arab nations, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, June 5, 2017, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country's support for Islamist groups and its relations with Iran.


4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Arab rift deepens

Associated Press

In this Friday, June 2, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. In this Friday, June 2, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Qatar's Emir Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, third from right, poses with U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and other Gulf nations' leaders, from left, Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Bahrain Crown Prince Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalif; Deputy Prime Minister of Oman, Sayyid Fahad Bin Mahmood Al Said; Kuwait's Emir Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah; Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef; and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani of Bahrain after their meeting at Camp David in Maryland. Four Arab nations, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, June 5, 2017, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country's support for Islamist groups and its relations with Iran.


4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Arab rift deepens

Associated Press

In this Friday, June 2, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. In this Friday, June 2, 2017 photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, left, talks to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Commander in Chief of the Emirates Armed Forces in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, Qatar's Emir Sheik Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, third from right, poses with U.S. President Barack Obama, center, and other Gulf nations' leaders, from left, Abu Dhabi crown prince Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan; Bahrain Crown Prince Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalif; Deputy Prime Minister of Oman, Sayyid Fahad Bin Mahmood Al Said; Kuwait's Emir Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah; Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef; and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani of Bahrain after their meeting at Camp David in Maryland. Four Arab nations, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties to Qatar early Monday morning, June 5, 2017, further deepening a rift among Gulf Arab nations over that country's support for Islamist groups and its relations with Iran.