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Monday, 5 June 2017

Saudi Arabia said the move was necessary to protect the kingdom from what it described as extremism,

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jun/05/saudi-arabia-and-bahrain-break-diplomatic-ties-with-qatar-over-terrorism

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain break diplomatic ties with Qatar over 'terrorism'
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The hypocrisy of the ruling families and Junta in some Middle Eastern countries is appalling, when it is they themselves that "export" terror to the west generally and particularly the United Kingdom.
However, no doubt some apologists in government, will find the words to praise the move, particularly from Saudi Arabia, as they are our strong allies in the "war on terror". The Saudi's also purchase £billions of weapons, aircraft and other assorted military hardware from our arms industry (much of which goes straught to ISIS). The Saudi arabian "government" also has control over vast amounts of oil, which probably has little effect on our support for them.