This file photo taken on December 17, 2017 shows a military aircraft performing near flares during Qatar's national day celebrations in Doha. AFP / STRINGER
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The U.S. State Department approved $467 million worth of potential foreign military sales to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said in separate approval notices Thursday.Qatar has fallen out with fellow U.S. allies in the Gulf, led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, over its alleged support for militant groups and ties with Iran.President Donald Trump initially took the Saudi side in the dispute, but the U.S. military relies on Qatar for its biggest base in the region and American diplomats have sought to reconcile the parties.
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