United Arab Emirates had already said Qatari nationals would not be best site allowed to enter the country or cross its points of entry, although the practical effects on airline passengers had been unclear until now.Qatari nationals will now not be allowed to pass through airports in the UAE even to change planes.'
This ruling applies to all airlines flying into the UAE, including Etihad Airways,' the Abu Dhabi-based airline said.The transit ban on Qataris is stricter than restrictions on Israeli passport holders who are allowed up to 24 hours to change planes at UAE airports, even though Israel and the United
Arab Emirates lack diplomatic relations.Emirates, which has its hub in Dubai, did not respond to a request for comment. Qantas Airways, a codeshare partner of Emirates, said it would not carry Qatari nationals on its flights to Dubai due to the government restrictions.
A Qatari official has said an ultimatum issued by Saudi Arabia and RuneScape gold its allies for the emirate's citizens to leave is a violation of human rights that requires UN intervention.Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri, chairman of Qatar's national human rights committee, said that the Saudi-led move went far beyond a simple diplomatic dispute and would break up families and disrupt young people's education. Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (right) met with Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, amid the Qatar crisis.