Saudi Arabia Gives Qatar 24 Hour Ultimatum As Analysts Warn Of "Military Confrontation"

Tyler Durden's picture

Shortly after imposing a naval blockade in the immediate  aftermath of the Qatar diplomatic crisis, one which left the small Gulf nation not only politically isolated and with severed ties to its neighbors but potentially locked out of maritime trade and crippling its oil and LNG exports, on Tuesday SkyNews Arabia reported that Saudi Arabia has given Qatar a 24 hours ultimatum, starting tonight, to fulfill 10 conditions that have been conveyed to Kuwait, which is currently involved in the role of a mediator between Saudi and Qatar.

According to media report, among the key demands by Saudi Arabia is that Qatar end all ties Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas.

While there was little additional information on the Ultimatum and more importantly what happens should Qatar not comply, Al Jazeera reported that Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, left Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after holding mediation talks with the Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz to try to defuse an escalating crisis between Arab countries and Qatar. No details were given on the talks.

In addition to Saudi Arabia's aggressive approach, Egypt's Foreign Ministry accused Qatar of taking an "antagonist approach" towards Cairo and said "all attempts to stop it from supporting terrorist groups failed". Qatar denied the allegations, with a Foreign Ministry statement describing them as "baseless" on Monday.

Speaking to Al Jazeera, analyst Giorgio Cafiero of Gulf State Analytics, a geopolitical risk consultancy based in Washington, DC, said: "I think the Kuwaitis as well as Omanis ... fear the prospects of these tensions escalating in ways which could undermine the interest of all six members of the GCC.

"There are many analysts who believe that a potential break-up of the GCC has to be considered right now."

"If these countries fail to resolve their issues and such tensions reaches new heights, we have to be very open to the possibility of these six Arab countries no longer being able to unite under the banner of one council," said Cafiero.

He added that if tension escalates, some have warned of a "military confrontation".

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land_of_the_few's picture

Wouldn't be so sure. That al-Thani dude looks pretty sneaky

Deep In Vocal Euphoria's picture

not much fuel in the tank left america....this big game you're playing it won't end well....im gonna stay silent from now on...,not much fuel in the tank left...

Pure Evil's picture

Yes, keep repeating it over and over again until we won't know who's more insane. You or Hillary.

Jethro's picture

Qatar gets backed by Iran (Straits of Hormuz) and Yemen (Straits of Mendeb). Egypt might be tempted to put an increased fee to access the Suez.

Totally_Disillusioned's picture

Saudi has been working with CIA to take over Yemen as an alternate port to the Straits of Hormuz

Cordeezy's picture

So that is why they needed those new weapons LOL

 

 

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Totally_Disillusioned's picture

Wonder what was discussed with POTUS Trump that caused Saudi Arabia to rally the arabs against Qatar?

Robert Trip's picture

Trump is blowing the Saudis.

911?

He doesn't give a fuck.

Very disappointed.

Grandpa just called Trump an asshole.

Deep In Vocal Euphoria's picture

you fucking idiot.

 

YOU THINK AMERICANS CARE ABOUT 911?!?!?!? THEY DONT!!!!!!!! 

THEY DONT GIVE A SINGLE FUCKING FUCK ABOUT 911!!!!

 

god damn fucking zombies........ im so glad im not american...fucking brainwashed, dumbed down zombies....

 

WANNA KNOW WHO FUNDS TERRORISM!? HINT: ITS NOT ONLY QATAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! god damn fucking hypocrites!!!! im done! 

BustainMovealota's picture

Too bad, thats some damn good vitriol.

BustainMovealota's picture

At least he's not bowing to these camel fuckers,, yet.

Deep In Vocal Euphoria's picture

are you dumb in the fucking head!? he just gave the camel fuckers 350 billion fucking dollars!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! HE GAVE WAHABISTS 350 FUCKING BILLION DOLLARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DO YOU UNDERSTAND?½!?!?!?!?!?!

BustainMovealota's picture

Bullshit,, need to read.  Its was a arms deal.  They pay us.

Deep In Vocal Euphoria's picture

FUCKING MORON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ZOMBIE NATION!!!!! FUCKING AMERICAN MIDGET!!!!

Txpl9421's picture

Qatar must be sitting there saying, "What the fuck? I show up ten minutes late to the last meeting and now I'm the asshole?"

Robert Trip's picture

"Making Ratheon and Boeing great again."

directaction's picture

Qatar has 14 old French Mirage fighters piloted by British
Saudi Arabia has over 450 primarily US fighters.
It'll be a short war.

Yars Revenge's picture

Qatar has a lot more than 14 planes if Putin gets the 3 am phone call.

earleflorida's picture

where in ksa are they prey tell?

 

Boomberg's picture

It's the Russians' fault. No seriously. You can't make this stuff up.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/06/politics/russian-hackers-planted-fake-news...

earleflorida's picture

whose on first, and whose on second...[?]

...as Israel has stole home base!?!

finehowdoyoudo's picture

This is the genius of a former head of Exxon being put in charge of the state department! How to cure an oil glut? Easy, just rub out one of the members of OPEC. Problem solved, prices will rise again and we can replace lost production with all the new fields coming in in the Gulf of Mexico. And this will also improve ties with Tillerson's pal Putin as higher oil prices will put more money in his pocket. Rex buddy, good going! Always knew he was a great negotiator. Now to wipe out Aramco and get the Saudi fields back in the hands of the good old U.S. of A.

Pure Evil's picture

That might work if Qatar was know for its oil production, but its not.

Kaeako's picture

I wonder what Muslim Brotherhood Turkey thinks about this. Doesn't look too good for that Erdogan feller. Didn't they have some military treaty with Qatar as well? Seems like Trump's trip to the ME really put things in motion. Potentially 350 billion in weapons sold, and a "great Arab alliance" is forming to counter anti-Israel factions such as Hamas and Iran. Saudis and Egypt get to settle the score with Qatar. Wowsies, massive moves in just a few days.

ClickNLook's picture

Are the weapons sold or given?

And this recent Little Kim play added some missleheads in close proximity to Iran...

Time to restock bomb shelters ladies and gentlemen.

Lucky Leprachaun's picture

"Are the weapons sold or given?" Arabs pay, Israel, America's Gretest Friend, get them gratis.

YourAverageJoe's picture

Let's just hope the check's cleared the bank.

Ms No's picture

The local countries not in the coalition to screw Qatar based on ludicrous accusations are Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq, Pakistan (Saudi buddies) and obviously Iran.  Maybe a couple of others.

They don't sound like they plan on giving them enough time to negotiate or for everybody to dispute the biggest terrorist funder accusing Qatar of doing what it actually does.  Shutting down Al Jazeera would just insure that Qatar can't defend from allegations.  They just had a gay sword party with Agent Orange and huge weapon shipments may have already happened. 

 

Davidduke2000's picture

I cannot wait for Iran to destroy saudi arabia, it looks like saudi wants isis to win over al-Qaeda and have a common front against Assad, however Iran who can beat all gulf states togther is on the verge to bring a real democracy to the kingdom and the emirates. 

Boston7708's picture

Yes a nice way to steal the oil natural gas and gold reserves!

Oh I think they have weapons of mass destruction as well, send in the Americans to clean up the riches whoops mean the weapons they don't have......

ClickNLook's picture

I'm kind of confused, who is grabbing who by the pussy?

Vageling's picture

Yes, Trump. We saw. You sold your soul to the takfiri. Now this. No, this helps. The uber ME crook bullying the little crook. Turkey walks ofcourse... And we give them towelheads weapons to accomplish this. Which is not in the sake of the region. Besides... Will they ever pay? I doubt it. 

FUBAR! Get on board or be outcasted. Sounds familiar! All antifefe and shit. 

Kefeer's picture

Now it becomes crystal clear that the Saudi "western proxy" state is being used to create proxy wars all over the middle east.  Has anyone ever asked why we are in Yemen or why we have funded, armed and trained the Saudi's to INVADE Yemen; what the hell did they ever do?

Yemen has one of the largest oil fields off-shore that is undeveloped and just like the war in Syria has always been about LPG pipeline; so all of this is about that love of money.

Satan is the ruler of this world and becoming more apparent every day!  The day these people burn in a literal hell will never be soon enough.

Lucky Leprachaun's picture

I have found that the explanation to seemingly inexplicable American foreign policy actions can always be got by asking does it benefit Israel. It's amazing how easily things click into place if you do that. The (not very)  Hidden Hand is always active, directing American dupes and traitors to do their bidding.

Magooo's picture

The Protocols Of Zion
Published 1903

 

A one page summary

 

 

* Place our agents and helpers everywhere

* Take control of the media and use it in propaganda for our plans

* Start fights between different races, classes and religions

* Use bribery, threats and blackmail to get our way

* Use Freemasonic Lodges to attract potential public officials

* Appeal to successful people's egos

* Appoint puppet leaders who can be controlled by blackmail

* Abolish all rights and freedoms, except the right of force by us

* Sacrifice people (including Jews sometimes) when necessary

* Eliminate religion; replace it with science and materialism

* Control the education system to spread deception and destroy intellect

* Rewrite history to our benefit

* Create entertaining distractions

* Corrupt minds with filth and perversion

* Keep the masses in poverty and perpetual labor

* Take possession of all wealth, property and (especially) gold

* Use gold to manipulate the markets, cause depressions etc.

* Introduce a progressive tax on wealth

* Replace sound investment with speculation

* Make long-term interest-bearing loans to governments

* Give bad advice to governments and everyone else

 

 

 

"I care not what puppet is placed on the throne of England to rule the Empire, ... The man that controls Britain's money supply controls the British Empire. And I control the money supply."  Nathan Rothschild

 

 “Once a nation parts with the control of its currency and credit, it matters not who makes the nation’s laws. … Until the control of the issue of currency and credit is restored to government and recognized as its most sacred responsibility, all talk of the sovereignty of parliament and of democracy is idle and futile.” — Mackenzie King, Canadian Prime Minister 1935-1948.

 

"I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world no longer a Government by free opinion, no longer a Government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men." - Woodrow Wilson, after signing the Federal Reserve into existence

 

 

“Some of the biggest men in the United States, in the field of commerce and manufacture, are afraid of somebody, are afraid of something. They know that there is a power somewhere so organized, so subtle, so watchful, so interlocked, so complete, so pervasive that they had better not speak above their breath when they speak in condemnation of it.”  ? Woodrow Wilson

Kefeer's picture

In 1921, the London Times presented conclusive proof that the Protocols was a "clumsy plagiarism." The Times confirmed that the Protocols had been copied in large part from a French political satire that never mentioned Jews—Maurice Joly's Dialogue in Hell Between Machiavelli and Montesquieu (1864). Other investigations revealed that one chapter of a Prussian novel, Hermann Goedsche's Biarritz(1868), also "inspired" the Protocols.

directaction's picture

The Jewish-owned fake media said the Protocols was fake.

Uh, okay. That settles it. The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion is real.

Ms No's picture

I was totally open minded to the possiblity that they were fake, however, how does one explain that a hundred year old document has proven to be so completely prophetic?  Awful big coincidence isn't it?  If it was a fake it was somebody being aware of their MO publishing it to expose them, and then claiming different authorship.  It still hasn't changed the fact that we are looking at it right now.

earleflorida's picture

coming from woody,'the pinocchio mouth`peace advocate[?], to the proletariet ears,... is like lenin saying the great revolution was for the peasantry--- it just got out of yOUR hands?

[and] do prey tell, what asshole would tell the world[?]--- other than someone to holocaust a few million!?!

give me a fucking break!

Ps.   Do you know the difference between a zionist and a jew?

here's a hint: think zionist christian [wahhabism) crusaders v. sunni (?vs.?) shia

Gorgeous's picture

"no longer being able to unite under the banner of one council"  PLEEEZE NOOOO! Arabs not united??? That would, like, literally, suck.  Q support for Hamas, MB, Shias, ISIS...pleze, give us a break with the Ter-R-ism cover.

US tells KSA to hit Iran where it hurts with a swift kick to the Pars Gas Field by taking over Qatar's side of the pond and disrupting Q gas production with Ahhla's holy hand grenades.

If Europe can't get Qatari gas through Syria, with the KSA taking a juicy cut for toll fees, then aint nobody going to get it, least of all the Iranians.   Am I wrong?

 

earleflorida's picture

qatar makes all its money shipping bulk 'LNG' which the ksa has no control over...

now,... if australia starts dumping in qatars playground, the 'strait of hormuz' becomes a factor and  could play big tyme with iran and qatar having to swollow-hard and choosing an estranged [?] marriage of convenience thus making KSA a non-factor with uae and oman at the mouth of the arabian sea becoming pawns.

so waht ya gonna do pawn!?!

king me? 

Gorgeous's picture

You are right about the LNG today.  But the more profitable CNG pipeline of the future is the chess game.  Q has already pledged vows to Russia.

https://www.ft.com/content/86c658e8-401d-3582-815e-3e7dc4861c0d

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-rosneft-privatisation-insight-i...

So a marriage of convenience with her little sister Iran would be distasteful but expedient.  And right out, as far as the US and it's constellation of GCCs is concerned.

Interesting that pipelines *could* go thru Jordan and Israel to get to the Med, but no one seems to be talking about invading them.  Just curious.

smacker's picture

"According to media report, among the key demands by Saudi Arabia is that Qatar end all ties Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas."

Since when does Saudi Arabia (funder and supporter of terrorism) have the Allah-Given-Right to dictate to Qatar (fellow funder and supporter of terrorism) as to who it has ties with?


Kaeako's picture

Emperor Trump speaketh, and the world listeneth. And the Saudis saw that it was good.

Vageling's picture

I'm sure some Islam cleric already made his fatwa . These guys never sleep. Must bring fatwaz. Not like that means much, as it's non binding. Just like Western referendums. But the whole Islam is based on backward logic. The same cleric can dress up little boys and rape them. All halal, ofcourse. No corruption there, right? 

Trump went over and kissed the mighty prince on the cheek. Trump being Trump, he has no clue. Now the prince is acting like a spoiled child. Duh! Stop bowing down, doing the kowtow and tell these fuckers straight. But no... Useful idiots be like useful idiots. And you know what Japanese wisdome says about fools! "Unless an idiots dies, he can't be cured." 

smacker's picture

Yeah, you're right. I have a name for these people: Full Retards.

I like this bit you wrote:

"I'm sure some Islam cleric already made his fatwa . These guys never sleep. Must bring fatwaz."

I think we should ask supermarkets to sell them: Fatwaz: BOGOF

(Buy One Get One Free). ;-)

83_vf_1100_c's picture

Somebofy save my seat, gotta run to the store and stock up on popcorn. Also call Red Adair. Some oil and gas wells are gonna need extinguishing.

  Will Qatar back down?

  Will Iran back Qatar?

  Will the US enter yet another M.E. fray?

  Tune in again tomorrow to find out on Arabian Nights of Our Lives.

newmacroman's picture

I can tell you are an Albeerian.

Ole Red