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Officials Attempt to Shut Down Al Jazeera

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Leaders from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt have sent Qatari government officials a list of 13 demands in an attempt to ameliorate the conflict in the Gulf region. One of these demands includes shutting down Al Jazeera, a state news network that the Qatari government finances. According to UN Special Rapporteur […]

Qatar Becomes Focus of Terrorist Claims

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The nations surrounding Qatar have reportedly displayed “displeasure” with the Qatari government’s foreign policy. According to the BBC, “Tensions have arisen from Qatar’s support for the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood; its close relationship with groups such as the Taliban and certain al-Qaeda affiliates; and its relationship with Iran” (BBC). US President Donald Trump became involved in the discussion, […]