From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
The Iraqi prime minister has accused Qatar and Saudi Arabia of effectively declaring war on his country.
He says they're funding Sunni fighters in Anbar province, an area the Iraqi government is struggling to bring under control.
Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports on the comments made as at least 47 people were killed by a suicide bomber in the city of Hilla. Al Jazeera also speaks to Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Qatar's former ambassador to the United Nations and the United States: