Qatar keeps gas flowing to UAE despite blockade

The United Arab Emirates warned on Wednesday that anyone showing sympathy with Qatar over sanctions imposed by its Gulf neighbors could face up to 15 years in prison. "They said they would take a hard line on funding... extremism, and all reference was pointing to Qatar", he said.

"The rights to information and to free expression should not be held hostage to diplomatic wrangling between Gulf monarchs", CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Sherif Mansour said from Washington, D.C.

Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah on Wednesday set out for Dubai in hopes of containing an unprecedented diplomatic row between Qatar and a handful of other Arab states, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

Gargash, the UAE minister, told Reuters in an interview it would be very complex to disentangle the "very diverse" business ties between Qatar and its neighbours but suggested this might be necessary.

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"The President offered to help the parties resolve their differences, including through a meeting at the White House if necessary", the White House said.

Among diplomats and former United States officials there was shock that Trump would so openly pick sides in what is effectively a dispute between allies.

The moves isolating Qatar, which denies aiding terrorists, are disrupting trade in commodities from crude oil to metals and food, and deepening fears of a possible jolt to the global gas market, where the tiny Gulf state is a major player.

The forward headquarters of US Central Command, responsible for military operations in the Middle East and the fight against IS, is based in Qatar.

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The ratings agency has said Qatar's economy could be severely hit by the decision announced earlier this week by a raft of countries to cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar. Trump tweeted, causing dismay in foreign policy circles. Officials say that the president and his top aide and son-in-law Jared Kushner have been impressed by Saudi Arabia's dynamic young deputy crown prince Mohammad bin Salman, who is vying to become the country's next king.

Sources said the UAE and Saudi Arabia have already cut exports of white sugar to Qatar.

The United Arab Emirates, along with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and other Arab nations severed ties with Qatar and have cut off land, sea and air access. Al-Jazeera - the Doha-based channel which has been highly critical of the Saudi royal family - has also been a thorn in their side.

A government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said yesterday "we are in talks with Turkey and Iran and other countries".

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