Gulf-Qatar Diplomatic Split, An Overwhelming Sympathy for Qatar On GCC Social Media Created A PR Nightmare

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On June 5, three GCC members; Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, announced their decision to sever diplomatic relations with Qatar. This included a land, air, and sea blockade on the country. Those announcements were only the first phase of a number of extremely bizarre decisions that were announced over the following week, most…