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Qatar has accused the United Arab Emirates of supporting the 9/11 attacks in New York as a diplomatic war of words between the tiny oil-rich state and its Sunni Arab neighbours continues.
Several Gulf countries and Egypt cut transport and diplomatic ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing it of supporting radical Islamist groups. But Doha has accused the UAE of hypocrisy, arguing that it has had prior involvement in acts of extremism.
“Emiratis, not Qataris, were among the hijackers who flew planes into the Twin Towers,’’ Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar’s ambassador to the U.S., said in an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal Sunday.
“The UAE was singled out in the 9/11 Commission’s report for its role in laundering money to terrorists.”
Would the US people demand payback?
originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
Why stop there ?
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines to join forces against ISIS terrorists.
USA special forces have joined the battle to crush Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town, officials said on Saturday, as government forces struggled to make headway and 13 marines were killed in intense urban fighting.
He added that Indonesia and Malaysia have offered to share intelligence information to crush extremism at the regional level.
As the fight against ISIS-linked Maute militants continues in Marawi City, the Philippines this week appeared to reverse its position on worldwide military cooperation.