Rabat - On Monday morning, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates announced that they had cut all ties with Qatar (Kuwait and Oman have not taken a public stance). Yemen, the Maldives and one of the ruling factions in Libya later followed the movement.

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
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Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat.