Summer has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere and the heat is also rising in the Middle East as tension has reached a boiling point with regard to Qatar.
This Sunday, several countries in the region announced that they were cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar. These five nations are Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain, and Yemen. According to multiple news bureaus, Saudi Arabia is leading the charge against Qatar, as Saudi Arabia claims that the country supports terrorists in Iran.
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