Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, was quoted in May as praising Gaza’s ruling Hamas movement and calling Iran an “Islamic power”.
“The Washington Publish story today that people really hacked the Qataris can also be not the case,Inch he told the London-based think-tank Chatham House.
Saudi Arabia, the Uae, Bahrain and Egypt enforced sanctions on Qatar on June 5, cutting diplomatic and transport ties using the small Gulf monarchy, after accusing it of financing militant groups and allying using their regional arch-foe Iran. Doha denies the accusations.
(Reporting By Karin Strohecker Writing by Jumana Fraije Editing by Alison Johnson)
Anwar Gargash denied as false a tale within the Washington Publish that reported U.S. officials saying the UAE had orchestrated the hack of Qatar’s condition news agency.
LONDON — The Uae wasn’t accountable for an alleged hack of Qatari websites which helped spark per month-lengthy diplomatic rift with Doha, the UAE’s minister of condition for foreign matters stated on Monday.
However, Gargash stated the UAE wouldn’t escalate its boycott by asking companies to choose from using the services of it or with Qatar.