Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera workplace in Qatar row: Ministry

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By AFP|Published: 05th June 2017 09:22 PM

Personnel of Al-Jazeera International operate at the information workshop in Doha, Qatar.
Personnel of Al-Jazeera International operate at the information workshop in Doha, Qatar.

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday closed the regional workplace of Qatar’s Al-Jazeera international information network after the kingdom and also various other Arab states cut connections with the emirate.

“The Ministry of Information shut the workplace of the Al-Jazeera network and also took out the permit it was given,” the main Saudi Press Agency reported.

It implicated the network of advertising “terrorist teams” and also sustaining rebels in Yemen, after Riyadh as well as a few of its allies consisting of Egypt reduced polite relationships previously Monday over Qatar’s claimed assistance for teams consisting of the Muslim league.

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Independently, beIn Sports, a subsidiary satellite network of Al-Jazeera, went offline in the adjoining United Arab Emirates, claimed an authorities in the UAE which was additionally amongst those to reduce connections with Qatar.

“We are obtaining a great deal of telephone calls concerning this … (the networks) are presently off air in the UAE,” claimed an authorities at the DU telecoms firm, without specifying about why.

Cairo has actually charged Al-Jazeera of sustaining the Muslim Brotherhood which it condemns for physical violence after Egypt’s armed forces ousted the activity from power in 2013.

3 Al-Jazeera reporters, consisting of a Canadian and also an Australian, were restrained in Egypt in between 2013 and also 2015, activating global objections.

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