Gulf leaders meet for Saudi summit set to end long-running row

Gulf leaders were meeting Tuesday in Saudi Arabia for their annual summit, a day after a major breakthrough was achieved in the years-long dispute between a Saudi-led bloc and Qatar. Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani arrived in the city of Al-Ula in north-western Saudi Arabia, the site of the summit. He was warmly welcomed by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Wearing face masks, the two hugged each other. The two are expected to sign a formal agreement to end the rift between the two countries. The meeting will be chaired by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman. In 2017, Saudi Arabia,…

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