Tamim's speech reveals determination to deepen rift with neighbors - News Summed Up

Tamim's speech reveals determination to deepen rift with neighbors


Consequently, after the borders with Saudi Arabia have been shut, Qatar is facing food shortages.The same applies to national airlines; according to the Official Airline Guide (OAG) estimates, the suspension of Qatar Airways' services to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt amounts to about 324 flights per week. Hamad International Airport is losing some $200 million everyday day.On this regard, a deal between Qatar Airways and American Airlines fell through. Qatar Airways wished to buy 10 percent of the American company’s shares. American Airlines refused to be associated with Qatar Airways due to it being accused of receiving billions of dollars in government support, as well as its country's reputation for terrorism.Besides, the slump in the Qatari tourism sector is a clear sign that the Gulf state is unable to adequately withstand the effects of the recent diplomatic crisis. "Doha has provided more than €750 million to extremist groups in Libya since 2011.On the other hand, the central Intelligence Agency of America (CIA) on Wednesday, released to the public nearly 470,000 additional files recovered in the May 2011 raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.


Source: Egypt Today November 14, 2017 10:18 UTC


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