UAE says TV station platforms terrorists and should be controlled, as US tries to mediate in Saudi Arabia on regional crisis

The anti-Qatar alliance launched a fresh attack on the Qatar-funded broadcaster al-Jazeera Arabic, accusing it of having “blood on its hands” and inciting hate, violence and discrimination.

Noura al Kaabi, the UAE minister responsible for media regulation, told the Guardian the station had given a platform to “some of the most dangerous terrorists in the world” and needed to be subject to new and externally-monitored editorial controls.

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