Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, escalating a crisis that started over Qatar’s relationship with Iran and its support for ‘terrorist’ organisations including the Muslim Brotherhood. Photo: Reuters

Gulf split: Qatar isolated after seven countries cut diplomatic ties over accusations of support for extremists

Economic consequences were already emerging, with UAE carriers Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia, as well as Saudi Airlines, announcing the suspension of all flights to and from Qatar as of Tuesday morning

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Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, escalating a crisis that started over Qatar’s relationship with Iran and its support for ‘terrorist’ organisations including the Muslim Brotherhood. Photo: Reuters
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