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Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

Jun 05. 2017
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By Agence France-Presse

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RIYADH - Saudi Arabia on Monday shut the local office of Qatar's Al-Jazeera global news channel after the kingdom and other Gulf states severed ties with the emirate.

"The Ministry of Information closed the office of the Al-Jazeera channel and withdrew the licence it was granted," the official Saudi Press Agency reported.

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