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Saudi social media users were outraged after Qatar’s Al Jazeera channel posted a cartoon denigrating the Saudi king, but the cartoon was later removed in a move to prevent the deepening of a row between Qatar and fellow Persian Gulf Cooperation Council members.
The escalating disagreement between Qatar on the one side, and Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt on the other side, confirms the rampant chaos and divisions that dominate the Arab region. The question is who will help Qatar in case of a war?
A media war seems to have broken out between Qatar and major Arab countries in the Middle East after the state-run Qatari news agency published pro-Iran remarks attributed to the Emir of Qatar.
A political commentator says Doha and Ankara have sealed their lips in the face of Washington’s move against Muslim Brotherhood and this is noticeable as the two are its main backers.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in Qatari capital of Doha on Tuesday night and is set to meet Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on the last day of his four-day visit to Persian Gulf states.
A contentious and belligerent Arab news anchor working in Al Jazeera has griped about Washington’s incapability to launch a military campaign against Iran.
An Iranian general says Saudi Arabia is so much dependent on foreign experts that it would have to close its oil industry if they decide to leave.