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Social media platform Twitter briefly suspended the account of Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera Arabic early Saturday.

Al-Jazeera is known to be a strong backer of extremism and terrorism through broadcasts of videos belonging to terrorist organizations in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Bahrain.

These organizations are in contact with it and provide it with the videos, which Al-Jazeera posts on its Twitter account, in violation of the platform’s rules and regulations.

Doha uses the satellite network as a tool of instigation against other countries.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain have cut all diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing it of backing terrorism.