Qatar finds way round embargo but 'nightmare' continues

Qatar finds way round embargo but 'nightmare' continuesNearly a month since Qatar was isolated by its Gulf neighbours, residents of the emirate have learned to adapt to the daily realities of living with the embargo. “The government has found alternatives and there is no problem (of shortages)… despite a slight price increase we can cope,” says Mohammed al-Chib, shopping at a Doha supermarket. On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and moved swiftly to isolate Doha, accusing Doha of supporting extremism.

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