The terrorist designations, also enacted by Bahrain and Egypt, were announced early on Friday, after the Turkish parliament approved accelerated plans to send troops to the country's base in Qatar, and as Dohacalled for United States president Donald Trump to mediate. He said that while he was meeting with Arab leaders in Saudi Arabia last month and calling for them to unify against extremism, they had "pointed" at Qatar as a terrorism funder. "We lead the region in attacking the roots of terrorism", the Qatari statement said. The state airline Qatar Airways has been forced to suspend its flights to the countries that imposed the blockade. On sectarian grounds also, Sunni-dominated Arab countries are mainly unhappy with Qatar's growing relations with Shia-dominated Iran.
In a press conference called Friday, Tillersoncalled on Saudi Arabia and a group of Arab countries on Friday to immediately "ease their blockade" of Qatar and "put forth a good faith effort to resolve the grievances they have with each other". The nations withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar and cut off air, sea and land travel to the peninsular nation, which is rich in oil but depends heavily on imported food.
CBS News has confirmed the Federal Bureau of Investigation is helping Qatar's government investigate a breach of a state-run news outlet that ran the fake story. The Riyadh summit - where Trump showered Qatar with praise - left no hints that a rift of this magnitude was about to erupt. A June 7 report by CNN said intelligence collected by FBI investigators indicated Russian hackers planted the fake news attributing false statements to the emir.
Qatar is home to the largest USA military base in the region. Adrian Rankine-Galloway said the tumultuous regional spat would have "no impact" on American military operations in the region, according to Voice of America.
JEDDAH: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saidQatar must do more, "more quickly" to combat extremism.
Those comments stood in contrast to the more nuanced, de-escalatory comments of Tillerson, who was also in the Rose Garden during Trump's remarks.
He demanded that Qatar, as well as the other nations, take steps to curtail support for terrorism.
Initially when the Gulf States descended on Qatar, America tried to play a reconciliatory role.
"Qatar has a history of supporting groups that have spanned the spectrum of political expression from activism to violence", Mr Tillerson said. Trump says he consulted with Saudi Arabia and others on a recent trip to Riyadh, and made a decision to call out Qatar for its "very high level" of terror financing.
After speaking with leaders in the region, Tillerson said Friday in Washington that he believes the countries involved in the dispute - all USA allies - are stronger together, and "the elements of a solution are available".
In his desperation to take credit for Saudi's move, to showcase it as an example of his ability to shape global events, Trump appears to be throwing Qatar under the bus. The Qatari government has bankrolled the Muslim Brotherhood and affiliated groups with billions of dollars across the Middle East. Qatar was a key supporter of the Mohamed Morsi-led regime in Egypt, and members of the Egyptian Brotherhood have lived in Doha for decades. "Qatar and its big rivals are fighting each other, but indirectly and on other people's territory", said Yemeni analyst Farea al-Muslimi. A Pentagon spokesman praised the Qataris' "enduring commitment to regional security", while a State Department spokesman characterized the usa relationship with Qatar as "strong" and commended Qatar's efforts to curb terrorist financing.
But Tillerson said the crisis was indeed affecting the US military.
Qatar long has denied supporting or funding terror groups.
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Trump bashed Qatar as a "funder of terrorism at a very high level" and called on it to stop funding terrorist organizations. The Arab countries aren't just recalling diplomats; they're also closing airspace to Qatar and restricting access by sea.
He "knows that it's changing and that the U.S. has to be responsible for it and that's what we're going to do", she said. White House press secretary Sean Spicer also refused to answer repeated questions on the subject last Friday.
In fact several of the entities and individuals identified are explicitly affiliated to the Government of Qatar, the report said. It follows a previous listing of scores of organizations in 2014 by Saudi Arabia and the UAE during a previous spat with Qatar.
Other members of the public accused Saudi Arabia and Iran's long-time foe, the United States , of backing the attacks. Hossein Sajedinia told the semi-official ISNA news agency Wednesday night that police are interrogating the suspects.
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Nevertheless, the Foreign Ministry said that the Malaysian Embassy in Tehran will continue to monitor the situation. The intelligence ministry said security forces had arrested another "terrorist team" planning a third attack.
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