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Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Bahrain cut ties to Qatar
Aljazeera ^ | 4 June 2017 | Staff

Posted on 06/04/2017 10:18:49 PM PDT by Rabin

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut relations with Qatar for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. The Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting Yemen's Houthi rebels also expelled Qatar from its alliance because of Doha's practices of strengthen terrorism. Qatar has categorically denied supporting; Iran, Hamas, Hezbollah, and is confidant US President Donald Trump will not last in power.

(Excerpt) Read more at aljazeera.com ...


TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: doha; muslimbrotherhood; qaradawi; qatar
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Rab.

1 posted on 06/04/2017 10:18:49 PM PDT by Rabin
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To: Rabin

Qatar is where brocko was sending the gitmo prisoners on work-furlough. I think it was because, as he put it, Qatar is the most moderate of all the M.E. nations?

Sucks when everything you touch turns to $hit.


2 posted on 06/04/2017 10:23:26 PM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great- -- until it happens to YOU.)
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To: Rabin

Al Jezeera is owned by Qatar, so this is the Qatari side of the story.

All the countries breaking ties cite Qatar’s support of terrorists, which al Jezeera does not mention.

This is a big deal.

Saudi Arabia is closing Qatar’s only land border. Qatari citizens have to leave those countries within two weeks - no more partying or shopping in Dubai, no Hajj in Mecca.

It is nut cracking time over there.


3 posted on 06/04/2017 10:38:15 PM PDT by BeauBo
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To: BeauBo

Qatar was also the host for the headquarters of CENTCOM, during Operation Iraqi Freedom, so you could say they lit both ends of the candle.


4 posted on 06/04/2017 10:51:14 PM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: Berosus

So wha’ does it all mean?


5 posted on 06/04/2017 10:52:23 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: BeauBo

I think the focus of this whole action....goes strictly back to Al Jezeera. Egypt is pretty angry with their coverage over the past four years. Saudi Arabia sees the network as a threat to them. Same can be said for Bahrain and UAE. For a while, Egypt had some of the Al Jezeera journalists locked up.

If you were looking for sponsorship of terror charities...Qatar would probably be a lesser candidate, along with Iran. Saudi Arabia would be at the top of the sponsorship list. That also tells part of this story.


6 posted on 06/04/2017 11:03:32 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: DIRTYSECRET

It’s an old expression. I meant to say that Qatar was trying to be friendly with both us and the terrorists at the same time.


7 posted on 06/04/2017 11:18:10 PM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: pepsionice

Qatar is a major sponsor for the Muslim Brotherhood, which is outlawed in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and especially Egypt.

I believe that Egypt passed a death sentence on on their former Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammad Morsi, specifically for passing state secrets to Qatar. The Egyptians still accuse Qatar of being the main funder of jihadis in Libya and the Sinai.

Qatar gives safe haven to Sheik Qaradawi, a Muslim Brotherhood propagandist, and a prime platform on their AlJezeera broadcasts to 60 million Arabic speakers. He has been named by moderate islamic scholars as one of the most prominent of “the sheikhs of death,” who manipulate religion to incite violence, for “providing a religious cover for terrorism.” He famously issued a fatwa against the lives of all Americans in Iraq - military or civilian, man, woman or child.

Bottom line is that not only does Qatar fund the same jihadi groups that the Saudis covertly do, the Qataris also fund a bunch that not even the Saudis would not touch - and even some that actively attack or subvert the Saudis and their closest allies.


8 posted on 06/04/2017 11:29:17 PM PDT by BeauBo
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To: Rabin
Drive Them Out!

It may go down in history as a great turning point, like "Tear Down This Wall!"


9 posted on 06/05/2017 12:06:04 AM PDT by BeauBo
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To: DIRTYSECRET

All those nasty regimes squabbling. They all fund jihadist terrorist groups, but then fall out over which group gets what. The various “Free Syria” groups which they fund also feud and fight with each other.

I think this means that the pressure is off Iran. The Persians will like to see the Arabs squabbling. Then, they can’t threaten Tehran.


10 posted on 06/05/2017 12:09:22 AM PDT by BlackVeil ('The past is never dead. It's not even past.' William Faulkner)
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To: DIRTYSECRET

Berosus, “so wha’ does it all mean?”

Rab can but agree with BeauBo, “ This is a big deal.”

R.


11 posted on 06/05/2017 12:57:27 AM PDT by Rabin
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To: Rabin

Yes, this is a very big deal - and thanks for posting the article.


12 posted on 06/05/2017 1:08:51 AM PDT by BlackVeil ('The past is never dead. It's not even past.' William Faulkner)
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To: Rabin

I still think its like the Crypts cutting off relations with the Bloods.

They all fund and support terrorism and have in the past with the fingerprints of IS as well in the Saudi court.


13 posted on 06/05/2017 2:43:18 AM PDT by Nextrush (Freedom is everybody's business: Remember Pastor Niemoller)
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To: Migraine

Can’t figure, why no terrorist attacks in Qatar?


14 posted on 06/05/2017 2:56:30 AM PDT by FES0844 (G)
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To: BeauBo; Rabin; nuconvert
A similar situation happened in 2014, so it is not news for Saudi that Qatar is supporting terrorist groups related to the Muslim Brotherhood that challenges the principle of dynastic rule. In the opinion of Saudi Qatar is supporting the wrong groups.

“[Qatar] embraces multiple terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at disturbing stability in the region, including the Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS and Al-Qaida, and promotes the message and schemes of these groups through their media constantly,” the Saudi state news agency SPA said, in an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera.
http://www.haaretz.com/middle-east-news/1.793738

Can it be something else as well.

Perhaps this:

Qatar paid around $20m to Nusra to evacuate Kua and Kefraya (Shia villages in Syria) in exchange for Iran's release of royal falconers.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/14/besieged-syria-towns-evacuated-as-regime-and-rebels-begin-huge-people-swap

15 posted on 06/05/2017 3:05:13 AM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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16 posted on 06/05/2017 4:03:51 AM PDT by Liz ( Libalism is standing on your head and telling the rest of the world that it's upside down.)
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According to an IBT report, “at least seven foreign governments received State Dept clearance for American arms AND are on-record as donors to the Clinton Foundation while Hillary was Secy of State.” Qatar was named as "favored for arms sales" by Hillary's State Dept.

CIRCA 2002--THE QATAR-CLINTON CONNECTION---
The Clinton Foundation took $1,250,000 (that we know of)
from Mideast kingdom--Qatar.

Qatar was recently exposed as beng embroiled in FIFA bribery.

The Clinton presidential library in Arkansas lists Brunei, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar as donors that gave between $1 million and $5 million (at the time of research).

In 2002, the Clinton Foundation, itself, confirmed the donations: "The Clinton Foundation's impact would not be possible without the generous support of our donors," the foundation's website reads. "Their contributions have made a difference in the lives of tens of millions across the world."

Read more at foxnews.com ...

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Qatar became the new home of the Gitmo Five via the infamous Bergdahl swap.

==================================================

Hillary later told Fox's Greta Van Susteren that Qatar was "not a threat to the US." Hillary never mentioned Qatar subsidizing the Clinton Library/Foundation.

Hillary's remarks lead some to believe the donation was a payoff....Hillary bribed to defend Qatar....blatantly ignoring America's ntl security interests.

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Qatar also donated to the Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock.

The Clinton Library bills itself as "linking the significance of a 20th century American presidency.....
.... with the ongoing and far-reaching work of The Clinton Global Foundation."

(waiting for hysterical laughter to die down)

No mention of Clinton being impeached and disbarred for lying or the numerous scandals besieging the nefarious Clinton Foundation.

====================================================

REALITY CHECK Despite its grandiose self-promotion, The William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park---- is just another "Clinton Cash" snake pit.....subsidized by taxpayers,....and some shady foreign characters.

17 posted on 06/05/2017 4:24:46 AM PDT by Liz ( Libalism is standing on your head and telling the rest of the world that it's upside down.)
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According to an IBT report, “at least seven foreign governments received State Dept clearance for American arms AND are on-record as donors to the Clinton Foundation while Hillary was Secy of State.” Qatar was named as "favored for arms sales" by Hillary's State Dept.

CIRCA 2002--THE QATAR-CLINTON CONNECTION---
The Clinton Foundation took $1,250,000 (that we know of)
from Mideast kingdom--Qatar.

Qatar was recently exposed as beng embroiled in FIFA bribery.

The Clinton presidential library in Arkansas lists Brunei, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar as donors that gave between $1 million and $5 million (at the time of research).

In 2002, the Clinton Foundation, itself, confirmed the donations: "The Clinton Foundation's impact would not be possible without the generous support of our donors," the foundation's website reads. "Their contributions have made a difference in the lives of tens of millions across the world."

Read more at foxnews.com ...

==============================================

Qatar became the new home of the Gitmo Five via the infamous Bergdahl swap.

==================================================

Hillary later told Fox's Greta Van Susteren that Qatar was "not a threat to the US." Hillary never mentioned Qatar subsidizing the Clinton Library/Foundation.

Hillary's remarks lead some to believe the donation was a payoff....Hillary bribed to defend Qatar....blatantly ignoring America's ntl security interests.

=====================================================

Qatar also donated to the Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock.

The Clinton Library bills itself as "linking the significance of a 20th century American presidency.....
.... with the ongoing and far-reaching work of The Clinton Global Foundation."

(waiting for hysterical laughter to die down)

No mention of Clinton being impeached and disbarred for lying or the numerous scandals besieging the nefarious Clinton Foundation.

====================================================

REALITY CHECK Despite its grandiose self-promotion, The William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park---- is just another "Clinton Cash" snake pit.....subsidized by taxpayers,....and some shady foreign characters.

18 posted on 06/05/2017 4:24:47 AM PDT by Liz ( Libalism is standing on your head and telling the rest of the world that it's upside down.)
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To: Rabin

Sounds like there may be a travel ban between SA and Qatar!


19 posted on 06/05/2017 4:30:09 AM PDT by xp38
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To: Liz
From 2016...

An alleged ‘agent’ of Iran transferred from Guantanamo to the UAE

20 posted on 06/05/2017 4:31:07 AM PDT by mewzilla (Was Obama surveilling John Roberts? Might explain a lot.)
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