Twitter users shared photos and stories after Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain implemented an embargo on Qatar Monday.
Saudi Arabia cited the false item as part of its decision for a diplomatic, economic blockade on Qatar.
The president praised Middle East countries' actions against the tiny Gulf state over Islamist militant support.
The chief executive of Qantas said that Qataris traveling to Dubai would be offered “alternative routes” after the UAE cut ties with Qatar.
President Donald Trump appeared to take credit for several Gulf countries severing ties with Qatar.
"We are friends," Trump told Qatar's leader during a filmed meeting. "And one of the things that we will discuss is the purchase of lots of beautiful military equipment."
American officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar.
Just two weeks ago, Trump urged Gulf leaders to work together to fight terrorism.
Qatar said its news agency was hacked after the controversial statements appeared online.
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The evacuation of civilians in four besieged Syrian towns is also part of the deal.
Qatar currently works within a CIA program that provides arms and training to rebels fighting Assad.
Authorities detained the woman after she reported being drugged and raped on a night out.
Amnesty wants World Cup sponsors such as Coca-Cola and Adidas to pressure FIFA into improving working conditions.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the mass abduction.
"I believe it is because of prejudice and racism that we have this bashing campaign against Qatar."
A BBC crew was arrested after investigating labor conditions for World Cup construction workers.
Senior diplomat meets with top Israeli and Hamas officials to broker five-year truce.
Having been initially rebuffed, the owners of the huge banking district accepted a bid of £2.6 billion today
The report highlights the presence of slavery in countries such as Moldova, Russia and Qatar
The Emirate is operating a contradictory policy towards extremists - sheltering Islamist groups while participating in U.S.-led airstrikes on Islamic State targets
Sepp Blatter, Fifa's president, announced that the results of an investigation into allegations of corruption surrounding Qatar’s World Cup bid will not be released to the public
A member of the Fifa Executive Committee has said that he does not think the tournament will take place in Qatar due to health fears