Hopes fade as Gulf crisis hits 100-day landmark

September 12, 2017

SUPPORTING THE EMIR. In this file photo, Qataris write comments on a wall bearing a portrait of Qatar's Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in Doha, on July 6, 2017. (AFP)

As the boycott of Qatar by a Saudi-led bloc of countries approaches its 100th day Wednesday, experts have warned the increasingly bitter dispute could last into 2018 and beyond.