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  • Trump: Saudi visit paying off in ending funding of extremism

    CNBC’s Hadley Gamble comments on U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent Twitter posts in relation to the Gulf diplomatic crisis and the future of Qatar.

  • * "Enough is enough," Saudi Arabia says of Qatar. President Donald Trump took sides in a deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries' actions against American ally Qatar over Islamist militants even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest U.S. air base in the region. Trump wrote on Twitter that his recent trip to the Middle East was "...

  • * "Enough is enough," Saudi Arabia says of Qatar. President Donald Trump took sides in a deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries' actions against American ally Qatar over Islamist militants even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest U.S. air base in the region. Trump wrote on Twitter that his recent trip to the Middle East was "...

  • RABAT, June 6- Moroccan airline Royal Air Maroc canceled flights via Doha to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Egypt after they severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, state news agency MAP and the airline's customer service said on Tuesday. Morocco has refrained from taking sides in the dispute between Qatar and other Arab states.

  • * "Enough is enough' Saudi Arabia says of Qatar. President Donald Trump took sides in a deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries' actions against American ally Qatar over Islamist militants even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest U.S. air base in the region. Trump wrote on Twitter that a recent trip he made to the Middle East was "...

  • RABAT, June 6- Moroccan airline Royal Air Maroc cancelled flights via Doha to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Egypt after they severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, state news agency MAP and the airline's customer service said on Tuesday. Morocco has refrained from taking sides in moves to isolate Qatar, but some of those Gulf nations are its close...

  • MOROCCO'S ROYAL AIR MAROC CANCELS FLIGHTS THROUGH DOHA TO UAE, SAUDI ARABIA, YEMEN AND EGYPT FOLLOWING THEIR DECISION TO CUT TIES WITH QATAR- STATE NEWS AGENCY, AIRLINE.

  • Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (2nd L) welcomes U.S. President Donald Trump to dance with a sword during a welcome ceremony at Al Murabba Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017.

    President Donald Trump's public support for anti-Qatari forces could complicate U.S. diplomatic efforts, one analyst said.

  • * "Enough is enough' Saudi Arabia says of Qatar. Trump wrote on Twitter that a recent trip he made to the Middle East was "already paying off" and cast an anti-Islamist speech he made in Saudi Arabia as the inspiration for a decision by Arab powers to sever ties with Qatar in protest at what they say is the Gulf nation's support for terrorism. U.S. officials were...

  • *Arab powers cut ties with Al Jazeera owner Qatar on Monday. *Qatar accused of using channel to attack Arab governments. CAIRO, June 6- As one Arab state after another announced it was severing ties with Qatar, the tiny Gulf monarchy's flagship television channel Al Jazeera did not react like other broadcasters-- it updated its news ticker but its presenters said...

  • *At delicate moment, Trump blasts Qatar. *Some banks dial down business dealing with Qatar. President Donald Trump, wading into a deep rift among Arab states, said on Tuesday his trip to the Middle East was "already paying off", as governments there took a hard new line in accusing Qatar of funding militant groups.

  • *Food import supplies to Qatar disrupted. Just a day after Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies severed transport links with Qatar over a diplomatic row, bans on Doha's fleet using regional ports and anchorages threatened to halt some of its exports and disrupt those of liquefied natural gas. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed...

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    U.S. President Donald Trump has waded into the worst split between powerful Arab states in decades.

  • *Food import supplies to Qatar disrupted. Just a day after Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies severed transport links with Qatar over a diplomatic row, bans on Doha's fleet using regional ports and anchorages threatened to halt some of its exports and disrupt those of liquefied natural gas. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed...

  • *At delicate moment, Trump blasts Qatar. *Some banks dial down business dealing with Qatar. In fact, U.S. officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar in a coordinated move with Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, current and former officials in Washington told Reuters.

  • *At delicate moment, Trump blasts Qatar. *Some banks dial down business dealing with Qatar. In fact, U.S. officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar in a coordinated move with Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, current and former officials in Washington told Reuters.

  • Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain said on Monday they would cut all ties including transport links with Qatar, the world's top seller of liquefied natural gas, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Industry sources and traders were closely watching for any disruptions to natural gas supplies from Qatar to the UAE and Oman. The pipeline, which links Qatar's...

  • RIYADH/ DUBAI, June 6- Saudi Arabia and Bahrain on Tuesday revoked the licences of Qatar Airways and ordered its offices to be closed within 48 hours, as the two Gulf Arab states severed transport links with Doha in a diplomatic row. Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation said in a statement any licences granted to Qatar Airways employees would also be...

  • RIYADH/ DUBAI, June 6- Saudi Arabia and Bahrain on Tuesday revoked the licenses of Qatar Airways and ordered its offices to be closed within 48 hours, as the two Gulf Arab states severed transport links with Doha in a diplomatic row. Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation said in a statement any licenses granted to Qatar Airways employees would also be...

  • *Some Saudi, UAE, Bahraini banks await central bank guidance. *Qatar central bank says it will provide liquidity if needed. Banking sources said some banks from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain delayed letters of credit and other deals with Qatari banks after their governments cut diplomatic ties and transport links with Doha on Monday,...