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Al-Jazeera's offices have been shut down by authorities in Saudi Arabia and Jordan.

Doha is the world's largest exporter of natural liquefied gas.

Qatar hosts Al Udeid military base, the largest U.S. airbase in the Middle East. Qatar long has denied funding extremists.

Those countries along with others cited the reason to cut ties with Qatar to the later continuation of supporting terrorist groups and interference in the internal affairs of other states.

On Sunday, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Sabah said in a statement that Qatar is "willing to hold a dialogue" to end the crisis and that unity among Gulf nations remains "paramount". He was speaking as his Bahraini counterpart met with Turkey's president in Ankara.

Kuwait, which has retained ties with Qatar and has often acted as a mediator in regional disputes, said it wanted to resolve the dispute "within the unified Gulf house".

"The state of Qatar, in accordance to its firm beliefs and principles, works on avoiding political conflicts with states and governments when dealing with their people", is said. They had already earlier in the week blocked direct flights between their countries and Qatar.

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In separate statements Saturday, they lauded Trump for his supportive stance.

Analysts have raised the prospect of a palace coup in Qatar, a hereditary monarchy with a history of such changes in leadership.

The crisis began in part over what the Qataris described as a false news report planted during a hack of its state-run news agency.

"The siege of Qatar is not only a gross violation of the rights of Gulf citizens (both Qatari and non-Qatari), but also the rights of expat residents in the State of Qatar", the NHRC said in the statement.

President Donald Trump on Friday urged Qatar to stop funding terrorism, claiming credit for and endorsing the decision of Gulf nations to ostracize their neighbor. Kuwait's ruler, meanwhile, is making an effort to help mediate.

Additionally, Qatar Airways is now using longer routes to its European and North American destinations, including direct flights to the world's busiest global airport in Atlanta, after Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt barred Qatari flights from their airspace.

He also rejected "a military solution as an option" to resolving the crisis, and said Qatar could survive "forever" despite the measures taken against it.

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