02:43 - Source: CNN
Nations cut ties with Qatar
CNN  — 

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and a growing list of other countries have cut diplomatic relations with Qatar over its alleged support of terrorism.

The move was announced early Monday and is sending tremors through the region.

Main developments:

  • Yemen, Maldives join Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Egypt in suspending relations
  • Qatari nationals given two weeks notice to leave UAE
  • Airlines including Emirates and Etihad suspend flights to Qatar from Tuesday
  • Qatar says move is “unjustified” and expresses “deep regret” over the decision
  • Dispute stems from report about Iran carried by Qatar News Agency
  • Qatar claimed the news agency had been hacked
  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urges countries to work out their differences