Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi says he will discuss establishing a "permanent ceasefire" in Gaza with his Egyptian counterpart as Egyptian security officials confirm that Hamas's leader Ismail Haniya will also be in Cairo.
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Diplomats from Qatar and some states boycotting it exchanged heated words at an Arab League meeting. Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of attempting regime change while the kingdom maintains that Qatar supports terrorist groups in the region.
Egypt protests a US decision to withhold some military aid as a US delegation including presidential adviser Jared Kushner is in Cairo for meetings on the Middle East peace process.
In a joint statement, the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt said the political and economic boycott of Qatar will continue.
Without stating whether Qatar had rejected the ultimatum as was widely expected, state-run KUNA says Kuwait's emir asked Saudi Arabia and three other countries that have boycotted Qatar to extend their deadline by 48 more hours.
Led by Saudi Arabia, several states in the Middle East and Africa have severed ties with Qatar since June 5, accusing the gas-rich Gulf state of supporting terrorism and Iran. Qatar denies the allegations.
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