Trump Admin Offers to Mediate Middle East Crisis After Arab Nations Reject Qatar

President Donald Trump and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani

The Trump administration is offering to mediate a percolating crisis in the Middle East that has seen several key Arab nations break relations with Qatar, a top U.S. military ally that has played a central role in American counter-terrorism operations, according to multiple U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about the situation.

Iran Blames Saudi Arabia for Terrorist Attacks on Tehran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech during a parade on the country's Army Day

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard blamed Saudi Arabia for launching coordinated terrorist attacks Wednesday in Tehran against the national Parliament and a shrine dedicated to the nation’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, according to a statement from the military group.

Arab Powers Sever Qatar Ties, Citing Support for Militants

The Arab world’s strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, re-opening a festering wound just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump’s demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism.