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Qatar's Feud With the Gulf States Reaches New Levels

Jun 5, 2017 | 22:12 GMT
Long-standing tensions among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council that intensified over the past two weeks have culminated in a number of Arab governments, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, suspending relations with Qatar.
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Long-standing tensions among members of the Gulf Cooperation Council that intensified over the past two weeks have culminated in a number of Arab governments suspending relations with Qatar. The current crisis has roots in multiple areas in which GCC states do not see eye to eye, including in their attitudes toward Iran, their manifold perspectives on supporting political Islamists and the degree of economic and strategic rivalries among them....

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