The Qatar government banned its citizens and residents from leaving the country, as the extended deadline to meet a list of demands set by several West Asians nations draws close, media reports said.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, at a joint press conference, said that further steps against Qatar will be taken at the appropriate time in line with the global law.
A joint statement issued by foreign ministers of the Saudi-led bloc revealed that Qatar had rejected the demands previously sent to Doha by Arab countries.
"The four states which said that Qatar must be isolated, so to speak, now say 'We want Qatar to stop terrorist financing, that they do not offer terrorist protection, that they stop intervening in the region.' All other demands are no longer addressed", Gabriel said.
As The Two-Way reported, on June 22 the countries gave Qatar 10 days to comply with a list of demands including shutting down the Doha-based Al-Jazeera news network, severing ties with "terrorist organizations" and cutting ties with Iran. Mr Trump has backed the steps taken against Qatar, but over the past week has appeared to move more closely in line with his secretary of state, who has staked out a more neutral position. Erdoğan said the same terms were presented to Saudi Arabia for Turkey to build a base in the kingdom, but Riyadh "wanted time to think it through".
A crisis in the Persian Gulf showed no sign of abating Wednesday, after four Arab states announced they will continue - and perhaps escalate - their isolation of neighboring Qatar, which they accuse of supporting terrorism.
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On Tuesday, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel visited officials in both the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has underlined his country's support for Qatar once again and expressed discontent with the demand for the closure of a Turkish military base in Doha.
Predictably the Saudi embassy in London categorically denied the claim but the accusation comes at a time when United Kingdom ministers are under public pressure to finalise their own report on UK-based Islamist groups, following a series of deadly bomb blasts carried out by religious extremists in the country. They also imposed an economic and transport blockade, which ended air links with Doha and closed the crossing at Qatar's only land border with Saudi Arabia.
Asked about the possibility of discontinuing Qatar's membership in the Gulf Cooperation Council, Sheikh Khalid said: "This is for the GCC to discuss".
Qatar's foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani.
Also on Wednesday, the White House announced that a telephone conversation was held between US President Donald Trump and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fatah el-Sisi.
Juan Martin del Potro needed seven match points, but he also advanced, beating Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 (2), 6-4. Otherwise, I feel they should give up the spot. "I just can't wait to get out there".
Police have cordoned off the area, and are treating the crash as an accident caused by operator error, local media reported. The driver told authorities at the scene he accidentally hit the gas instead of the brake, according to both sources.
July 29th, I am expecting Tonya Evinger to give me the type of fight that can help us both earn our first UFC performance bonus". We were supposed to fight before and then it'll be unbelievable , we're gonna fight for title belt in the UFC at 145".
And Kevin Rudd said it appeared the United States was on brink of triggering a trade war with China over inaction on North Korea. Trump announced on Twitter that he would be talking on the phone with leaders from Germany, Italy and France on Monday.
They were demanding greater voting rights for Hong Kong , as well the immediate release of the Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo . Pro-democracy Hong Kongers like Mr Ng would like the city's people to be able to nominate their own candidate.
The informal meeting will be attended by the BRICS leaders, who will hold their summit in September in Xiamen, south China. Representatives for the White House did not immediately reply to a request for comment.
Lendl added that Murray is "hitting the ball really well" and that he's satisfied by Murray's performance in practice . ANDY MURRAY hobbled off the practice court deepening fears that he may pull out of Wimbledon.
Further north, sub-$2 prices were rampant across metro regions including Tampa, Orlando, Melbourne and Vero Beach. The drop in prices came despite a 4 cents per gallon increase in Tennessee's state gas tax, effective Saturday.
Manny Pacquiao will go down as one of the best fighters of his generation, entering this bout with a 59-6-2 career record. Bradley will be among the boxing luminaries who will attend this weekend's big show at the 52,500-capacity rugby venue.
Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam champion, is the No. 10 seed at Wimbledon , which gets underway Monday in England. His wife also received injuries from the accident, including several broken bones.
Microsoft reorganizes sales efforts; layoffs loom
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For Greater Boston, showers and storms overnight Friday
We'll see a stretch of very mild weather from Friday through Sunday before a chance of some storms returns Sunday into Monday . A low around 66 Saturday night , with mostly clear skies and winds coming from the south at around 5 miles per hour .
Pacers Trade Paul George to the OKC Thunder
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Aston Martin Vantage AMR is last hurrah for current-gen model
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