Qatari media outlets this week circulated US reports of hacked e-mails allegedly belonging to the UAE ambassador to the US, Yousef Al-Otaiba.
Arab observers speaking to Al Arabiya have blasted this as a Qatari attempt to increase tensions in the region following last month’s rift between Gulf states.
Qatari media outlets, citing The Intercept, reported Otaiba’s e-mail inbox as being hacked, and published the e-mails.
The report said that the hackers provided The Intercept, the Huffington Post – whom Qatar funds its Arabic version – and the Daily Beast with the content of the e-mails.
UAE Embassy in Washington
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