A top fundraiser for Trump also filed a lawsuit last month against Qatar and lobbyists working for the state, alleging they hacked his and his wife's emails as part of the ongoing dispute. The event is organised by the Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) in collaboration with Qatar's Ministry of Energy and Industry's industrial zones department and Modern Talent, an Oman-based company that specialises in organising events and conferences. "We are cooperating with the United States of America to stop funding of terrorism around the region". Qatar denies the allegations and says the moves attempt to undermine its sovereignty.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani listen to the US national anthem during an honor cordon at the Pentagon April 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Yet nearly a year later, the crisis has remained deadlocked, despite Qatar's efforts to address at least the US concerns, even allowing Treasury Department officials into its central bank.
Over the months, Trump's administration has lost patience with the crisis, especially after an early USA effort to mediate a resolution sputtered.
"This is the biggest attraction of our app apart from various salient features to make it more user-friendly", he said. "There are a lot of good things happening".
Qatar's emir, US defence secretary praise 'strategic relations'
The deal comes amid severe diplomatic tensions in the Persian Gulf region which pit a Saudi-led quartet of states against Doha.
There have been other signs that Trump is warming to the Qataris.
The whirlwind PR tour of the USA by Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has put a bright spotlight on the Kingdom's spat with Qatar.
"... Waxaan rabaa inaan u mahadnaqo Madaxweyne Trump si shaqsiyan isugu mashquuliyey xalinta khilaafka dalalka GCC (Khaliijka), wuxuuna sidoo kale gacan nasiiyey xiligii xayiraada nala saaray, waxaana sidoo kale u mahadnaqayaa shacabka Maraykanka taageerada ay nasiiyeen..." ayuu yiri Amiirka Qatar oo la hadlayey warbaahinta xiligii uu la kulmayey Trump.
She said at the time Trump looks forward to discussing ways to strengthen ties between the two countries and "advance our common security and economic priorities".
"During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology".
Information for this article was contributed by Ken Thomas of The Associated Press.
90000-year-old human finger fossil in Saudi desert challenges migration theory
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