June 05

Power Shakeup in the Middle East!

BBC – “Qatar row: Saudi and Egypt among countries to cut Doha links” – “The diplomatic withdrawal was first put into motion by Bahrain, then Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Yemen, Libya’s eastern-based government and the Maldives all followed suit. SPA cited officials as saying the decision was taken to “protect its national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism”. “Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain have given all Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave their territory. The three countries have also banned their citizens from travelling to Qatar.” Continue Reading