Qatar Prepares for Sanctions If Brotherhood Dispute Escalates

(Financial Times-UK) Simeon Kerr - At a stormy meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council this month, Saudi officials threatened to close air space or its land border to Qatar unless Doha reins in support for the pan-Arab Islamist Muslim Brotherhood, which is banned in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Executives in Doha say official planning is under way to deal with any potential sanctions.

2014-03-17 00:00:00

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