Tillerson agreed to work toward seeking a resolution to a Saudi Arabia-led effort to isolate Qatar, the gulf country’s foreign ministry said.
Firas Modad, analyst at IHS Markit, takes a look at the rising tensions in the Middle East, with specific comment on Qatar.
Bob Crandall, Former American Airlines CEO, weighs in on Qatar Airlines' proposal to buy a stake in American Airlines and its possible impact on U.S. carriers to sustain their route systems.
Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt call for the closure of broadcaster Al-Jazeera
Several Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia had snapped diplomatic ties to Qatar.
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew chat about Qatar Airways' desire to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines.
Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly, weighs in on airline partnerships and Qatar Airways' desire to acquire ten-percent stake in American Airlines.
Qatar has been forging an independent foreign policy since the discovery of gas and a palace coup.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's biggest test will be whether or not he can satisfy the kingdom's appetite for jobs, say two experts.
The suggestion was first raised by Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker two weeks ago when he approached Parker at an industry conference in Cancun, Mexico.