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Qatar's isolation: What lies ahead

Qatar, with the world's highest per capita income, has always been aloof to the Saudi dominance

M Muneer 

M Muneer The vested interests of a few sheikhs in Saudi Arabia, and their yes-men in the UAE (United Arab Emirates), that led to the isolation of Qatar is indeed yet another example of how Islamic society is getting divided day by day. It is said that by the time the world, as we know it, ends, Islam will have more than 72 sects. Instead of forming a Middle East Union for economic growth, these countries nurse ego-based politics and let the West control them. The ten-day deadline for Qatar to bend its knees and bow down to the Saudi-led four-nation bloc (UAE, Bahrain and Egypt) has ended on ...

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First Published: Wed, July 05 2017. 22:42 IST
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