Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain agree to return ambassadors to Qatar, signaling near end to rift

November 16, 2014 10:45 PM

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will reinstate their ambassadors to Qatar after withdrawing them in an unprecedented move eight months ago.

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council, which also includes Kuwait and Oman, had been rattled by the rift in relations that was widely seen as a result of Qatar's support for Islamist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood throughout the region.

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