Me­di­at­ing Qatar row

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

DOHA: US Sec­re­tary of State Rex Tiller­son vis­ited Qatar yes­ter­day to help break the dead­lock in a dis­pute be­tween the tiny, en­ergy-rich na­tion and four Arab states, putting pres­sure on the Amer­i­can al­lies to patch up their dif­fer­ences.

He will visit Saudi Ara­bia to­day, which shares Qatar’s only land bor­der.

Sau­dia Ara­bia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emi­rates and Egypt broke off re­la­tions with Qatar last month and have ac­cused it of sup­port­ing ex­trem­ist groups. – AP

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