In May President Donald Trump, right, held a bilateral meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Qatar's isolation and the political crisis engulfing the country stems from accusations by its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. In June Trump firmly positioned himself with Arab states in their standoff against Qatar.
In May President Donald Trump, right, held a bilateral meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Qatar's isolation and the political crisis engulfing the country stems from accusations by its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. In June Trump firmly positioned himself with Arab states in their standoff against Qatar. Evan Vucci AP
In May President Donald Trump, right, held a bilateral meeting with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Qatar's isolation and the political crisis engulfing the country stems from accusations by its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. In June Trump firmly positioned himself with Arab states in their standoff against Qatar. Evan Vucci AP

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