AP News Guide: What to know about the Qatar crisis
July 2, 2017
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar likely faces a deadline this weekend to comply with a list of demands issued by Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties to the energy-rich country, though its leaders already have dismissed the ultimatum.
Here's a look at the ongoing crisis, the worst to grip the region since Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait.
A COUNTRY TARGETED
Qatar is a nation about the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut which juts out like a thumb on the Arabian Peninsula into the Persian Gulf. It has the highest per-capita income in the world due to its natural gas rese...