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Qatar row: Saudi Arabia shuts local Al-Jazeera office

LiveMint logoLiveMint 05-06-2017 AFP

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 license it was granted,” the official Saudi Press Agency reported.

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