Jun 11 2017
Measures taken by the United Arab Emirates and other nations against Qatar are aimed at pressuring Doha into changing its policies, not at overthrowing its regime, a senior UAE official said on Wednesday.
The United Arab Emirates has threatened to impose an economic embargo against Qatar along with several Gulf states.
The ties between Iran and the UAE as well as Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have been rocky over the past years marred by Iran's military occupation of three Islands which the UAE claims their ownership, while Saudi Arabia and Bahrain barely have any ties with their Persian neighbor, whom they accuse of supporting terrorist groups detained on their territories.
The Gulf crisis is showing no signs of abating as it continues to escalate despite efforts by U.S. and Kuwait to calm rising tensions among GCC member states.
Gargash particularly pointed out the tens of millions of dollars paid to Shiite militias and others to free dozens of Qatari ruling family members and others in Iraq after 16 months in captivity.
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi says Qatar's citizens are "questioning if this is going to end up in seeing a change in leadership itself".
The UAE has avoided shutting down its natural gas pipeline with Qatar, despite closing air, sea and land links, due to its dependence on gas to generate electricity, according to reports. Gaza's Islamic Hamas rulers, a major recipient of Qatari aid, have called Saudi Arabia's call for Qatar to cut ties with the Palestinian militant group "regrettable" and said it contradicts traditional Arab support for the Palestinian cause.
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A joint statement from the four countries said they sanctioned the groups and individuals because of "the continuous and ongoing violations of the authorities in Doha of Qatar's commitments and obligations".
Jubeir declined to confirm a list of 10 demands published by Al Jazeera, which included shutting down the Doha-based news channel, but added that Qatar knew what it needed to do to restore normal relations.
The embassy in Abu Dhabi posted the warning on its Facebook wall, saying the UAE government has announced a ban on comments or posts about the diplomatic crisis on social media.
While liberal compared to much of the Middle East, the UAE has tough cybercrime and slander laws under which people can be arrested, imprisoned and deported for taking photographs without the consent of those shown.
Erdogan signed off deals on the Turkish Parliament's approval late on Thursday night, Xinhua news agency reported. It also thanked the FBI and the British National Commission for Combating Crime for assisting it in its investigation.
"The government of Qatar is in denial", he told AFP news agency.
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