Five Arab countries sever relationship Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates have severed all diplomatic relations with neighbouring Qatar Monday.

The countries accuse Qatar of it to maintain ties with terrorist groups (such as Daesh) and the region to destabilize. And especially Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain are upset that Qatar has good relations with the Shiite Iran. Saudi Arabia wants Iran as great power from the Middle East.

According to the State press agency of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was the decision taken to protect "against the dangers of terrorism and extremism". The country called on other countries to do the same. Saudi Arabia also has reported that Qatar is no longer part of the military coalition that is fighting against rebels in Yemen from the North of that country. The Coalition sees in the Houthi family-rebels who control the capital Sanaa, allies of Iran.

Bahrain also left as reason know that Qatar interferes with Bahrain's internal affairs. The country has Qatari diplomats given 48 hours to leave the country.

According to the Muslim Brotherhood that Egypt supports Qatar, inter alia, by the regime of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is seen as a terrorist movement. The organization claims itself to be peace-loving.



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